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Future of the U.S. Workforce

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A program containing two panels, each discussing various aspects of the future of the U.S. workforce in the 21st century including technology, evolving labor markets, globalization, education, outsourcing and labor law reform. Each panel takes about one hour, with a series of individual presentations each about 10 minutes long, followed by a question and answer session. Secretary Chao delivered the keynote speech at the end of the program.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pennsylvania - a Message From Industry to You - Texas - Ohio - North Carolina

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From Industry on parade: A pictorial review of events in business and industry, produced weekly by the National Association of Manufacturers to show the latest trends in industry.
Online
 
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Graphic Designer [electronic resource]

Graphic Designer is a twenty-minute video which is part of the series, Career Connections.The Career Connections video series gives viewers the opportunity to investigate various occupations without leaving the classroom. Each information-packed program contains interviews with workers and on-the-job footage to provide a comprehensive overview of these fast-paced, rewarding careers. Educational requirements, skills needed, safety considerations, advancement opportunities, and related occupations are all examined. More than just "a day in the life," these live-action programs provide students with a way to explore diverse occupations and get a feel for what it is like to be employed in each field. The last segment of each program provides a brief summary of how the Occupational Outloo [...]
Online
2008; 1993
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HVAC [electronic resource]

HVAC is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vo/Tech: Ins and Outs.This fast-paced, entertaining, and intriguing series introduces several occupations in the vast career pathway of vocational and technical trades. Viewers are taken on a journey through many different facets of vocational interest areas including welding, masonry, electrical, residential construction, and HVAC. Each fifteen-minute program focuses on one of these particular trades and includes interviews with students preparing for each career and working professionals on the job. The programs carefully define how the participant began in the field, what the vocation means to them, educational requirements, immediate job opportunities, and how they envision the future of each particular occupation. The s [...]
Online
2006; 2001
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Carpentry [electronic resource]

Carpentry is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vo/Tech: Ins and Outs.This fast-paced, entertaining, and intriguing series introduces several occupations in the vast career pathway of vocational and technical trades. Viewers are taken on a journey through many different facets of vocational interest areas including welding, masonry, electrical, residential construction, and HVAC. Each fifteen-minute program focuses on one of these particular trades and includes interviews with students preparing for each career and working professionals on the job. The programs carefully define how the participant began in the field, what the vocation means to them, educational requirements, immediate job opportunities, and how they envision the future of each particular occupation. [...]
Online
2006; 2001
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Electrical [electronic resource]

Electrical is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vo/Tech: Ins and Outs.This fast-paced, entertaining, and intriguing series introduces several occupations in the vast career pathway of vocational and technical trades. Viewers are taken on a journey through many different facets of vocational interest areas including welding, masonry, electrical, residential construction, and HVAC. Each fifteen-minute program focuses on one of these particular trades and includes interviews with students preparing for each career and working professionals on the job. The programs carefully define how the participant began in the field, what the vocation means to them, educational requirements, immediate job opportunities, and how they envision the future of each particular occupation. [...]
Online
2006; 2001
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Masonry [electronic resource]

Masonry is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vo/Tech: Ins and Outs.This fast-paced, entertaining, and intriguing series introduces several occupations in the vast career pathway of vocational and technical trades. Viewers are taken on a journey through many different facets of vocational interest areas including welding, masonry, electrical, residential construction, and HVAC. Each fifteen-minute program focuses on one of these particular trades and includes interviews with students preparing for each career and working professionals on the job. The programs carefully define how the participant began in the field, what the vocation means to them, educational requirements, immediate job opportunities, and how they envision the future of each particular occupation. Th [...]
Online
2006; 2001
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Architecture & Construction [electronic resource]

With over 13 million jobs in the U.S. alone, the Architecture & Construction Career Cluster is simply huge. This program offers a sense of how wide-ranging the opportunities can be by looking at the educational and training requirements, as well as the actual work of an architect, plumber, electrician, and construction and building inspector. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work.
Online
2005; 2004
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Introduction to Career Advantage [electronic resource]

This video provides an extensive overview of the career development process, as well as introducing several people currently in the work force who will tell about their career choices, experiences, and successes throughout the series.
Online
2005; 2004
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Where Are You Now? [electronic resource]

The concept of life roles is introduced in this video, as well as the importance of support. Students evaluate their roles-work, family, leisure, self-improvement, and community-and begin to identify key people in their personal support system.
Online
2005; 2004
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Self-Knowledge and Beliefs [electronic resource]

This video presents simple methods for expanding self-awareness, and explores links between beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors. Students practice identifying personal beliefs about success, and begin to develop their Personal Career Profile.
Online
2005; 2004
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Career and Life Values [electronic resource]

The relationship between students' values and daily choices is discussed in this video, which also connects values to career decisions. Students identify some of their key values and consider how personal background may have shaped them.
Online
2005; 2004
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Personality and Interests [electronic resource]

This video demonstrates the connections between personality, interests, and work preferences. Students get in touch with their primary interest patterns and aspects of their personality through various exercises.
Online
2005; 2004
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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities [electronic resource]

The differences between knowledge, skills, and abilities are made clear in this video, which presents basic skills required by employers and identified by the U.S. Department of Labor SCANS Report. Real-life uses for this information are shown.
Online
2005; 2004
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Keeping Track of Self-Knowledge and Exploration [electronic resource]

This video expands the Personal Career Profile by helping students recognize their preferred values and interests, as well as their current and potential skills.
Online
2005; 2004