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"This feature documentary brings together dozens of professionals from prestigious orchestras, symphonies, and music schools to discuss their personal journeys, and consider how best to achieve excellence in the face of enormous pressure." -- Container.
DVDBlu-Ray
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Roadtrip Nation 2006

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What do you want to do with your life? We're all about empowering people to explore their passions and seek out their own paths in life. Started by a group of friends who hit the road to talk with inspirational leaders across the country, Roadtrip Nation has evolved into an annual PBS series and student movement. 12-part series as seen on PBS. A generation's search to define their own roads in life.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Preparing for the Academic Job Market

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Panel discussion about preparing for the job market.
DVD
2005
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207 Interview Techniques [electronic resource]

Appropriate for either first-time job applicants or seasoned interviewees, this fast-paced program gives tips gleaned from thousands of employers who were asked the same two questions about candidates: "What impressed you most?" and "What mistakes did they make?" Host Stephen Conway, who spent 15 years recruiting for heavy hitters such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Nokia, and Disney, reports that job seekers who followed the advice presented here won more offers-even when they had less experience-than did applicants who thought they didn't need coaching. Divided into seven sections that each end with a bulleted summary, the video also covers topics such as what to wear and when to arrive, along with the fundamentals of crafting a resume.
Online
2008
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135 Interview Answers [electronic resource]

Aren't you overqualified for this position? "Why is there a gap in your work history?" "What would you take on a trip to Mars?" In this instructive and often humorous program, top recruiter Stephen Convoy (Microsoft, Nokia, Disney, Coca-Cola) instructs job-seekers on what to say and what never to say in response to specific interview questions. Divided into sections that reflect key areas of recruiters' interest-personality, competency, behavior, self-motivation, and aspiration-the video presents an array of both good and bad replies. Viewers learn how to handle questions that are common but difficult ("What do you want to get out of this meeting?"), and gain insight into what employers really want to know when they say "Tell me about yourself.
Online
2009
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LinkedIn for Networking and Job Search [electronic resource]: Basic and Advanced Techniques

One of the most powerful tools at a job-seeker's disposal is the career networking Web site LinkedIn. More than 200 million people have a professional presence on LinkedIn, and that number is growing every day. This program explains how to create an effective LinkedIn profile and use the site to connect with potential employers. Supplemented by tips from hiring managers and social media experts, the video also covers "building a brand," gaining introductions and developing a network, adding endorsements to a profile, finding unadvertised jobs, and more. Recommended as an important update to any career-search curriculum that wants to show why resumes alone are no longer enough. A Cambridge Educational/MotionMasters Coproduction.
Online
2014
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Psychometric Testing and Employment [electronic resource]

Psychometric testing, used to assess a candidate's psychological and cognitive suitability for a particular job, is a key stage in the recruitment process for many employers. This interview-led program explains what psychometric testing is and why it's used, the various types of psychometric tests job candidates might encounter, how to prepare for the tests, and the advantages and disadvantages of psychometric testing. Viewers gain insight into psychometric testing from the perspectives of human resources, clinical psychology, and career advice professionals. Produced in Australia.
Online
2013
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Job Interviews [electronic resource]: No Surprises

A job interview can be intimidating for a young job seeker or even an experienced worker looking for a new job. This episode explores different types of interviews so that viewers will know what the can expect during the process. Find out what types of questions you can face, and how role-plays and group challenges are used to determine the suitability of applicants.
Online
2008
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Group Assessment Interview [electronic resource]

Group interviews allow assessors to compare applicants in real time, but if an applicant is unprepared for that atmosphere, it can lead to disaster. This episode features a group interview with five applicants held at an assessment center. Viewers will learn what to expect and how to present themselves in this situation.
Online
2008
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Success at Every Level [electronic resource]

This episode features three examples of successful job interviews. Viewers will meet Erin, Sofia, and Simon and see how they successfully completed interviews for three different positions with the company's HR manager.
Online
2008
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Pitching Your Business [electronic resource]

Promoting your business to perspective clients is a lot like interviewing for a new job. In this episode viewers will learn twenty practical tips to pitch their business without printed material. Find out how to turn objections into opportunities when dealing with a perspective client that does not need or want what you're offering.
Online
2008
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Skills for Answering Questions [electronic resource]

Even the best-prepared applicants can find themselves at a loss when answering some interview questions. This episode shows how to give winning response to tough questions, and how to weave your strengths and sell yourself with your answers including behavior based scenario questions.
Online
2008
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Café Interviews [electronic resource]: Mistakes and Success

Young job seekers can sometimes falter during the interview process, and not even realize they've erred. This episode looks at twelve classic mistakes made during first interviews, and shows how these applicants overcame their lack of experience and turned their performances around by showing enthusiasm and initiative.
Online
2008
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Customer Service Role Plays [electronic resource]

In this episode viewers will see an example of a role play scenario and how it is used during a job interview. Four perspective employees are surprised by this part of the interview, but Sally's coaching sessions have given her a leg up on the competition.
Online
2008
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Graduate Interviews [electronic resource]

How do assessors decide whom to hire? This episode features Matt and Anna, both are applicants who performed well during their corporate panel interviews. With such a close result, viewers will learn what determines success.
Online
2008
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Office Interview [electronic resource]: Confidence and Persistence

Confidence and persistence are the most important tools in your job search. This episode demonstrates how these characteristics pay off for Ben when he misses a deadline to apply for an office administration job, but convinces the manager to interview him for the position.
Online
2008
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Show Enthusiasm and Confidence [electronic resource]

Enthusiasm and confidence can overcome a lack of experience when interviewing for a job. This episode demonstrates how to be proactive by knowing about the business, showing interest, providing examples, and asking great questions.
Online
2008
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Positive Mindset for Interviews [electronic resource]

Having a positive attitude during a job interview can be the difference between getting the job and getting passed over. This episode uses positive scripts to build confidence and overcome anxiety. Get the benefit of coaching, advice on dressing for success, and learn how positive body language will always give you an edge in a competitive job market.
Online
2008
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Receptionist Interviews [electronic resource]

There are important lessons to be learned, even from unsuccessful job interviews. This episode follows Kirra, Charlotte, and Rochelle through the interview process when all three apply for a receptionist position. Though none are successful, they all learn from the experience, as the employer provides feedback on their performances.
Online
2008
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Event Assistant Interviews [electronic resource]

Interviewees can sometimes feel as if they have to jump through hoops during an interview. This episode features Dustin, Kirra, and Charlotte, three young job seekers with virtually no experience who are applying for an event assistant position. There are a lot of questions that they need to answer, but that's not all they have to do! Part of the series Job Interview Success Series.
Online
2008