Career Focus Video List
Career Focus Videos may be viewed at Learning and Education (3624 Market Street, 1A South) with advance notice; call 215-898-3400 to schedule.
- Build a Network for Work and Life
One of the biggest buzzwords in the business world—“networking”—is also one of the most misunderstood. Networking deserves a lot of credit as one of the best ways to get a career started, but many people are unaware of the long-term benefits it can have on their entire life! As this video makes clear, there’s something for everyone when it comes to networking.
- Closing the Gap: Gender Communication Skills
The “gap” is a result of differences in the way men and women communicate. Recognizing and understanding them will make for more effective communication in the workplace.
- Get Hired: How to Ace the Interview Be Confident and Prepared for Interviews
This video presents key advice to help you be a better communicator about your personal characteristics and career skills. Topics include preparing for an interview, the types of interviews you might encounter, and how to present yourself and your skills in the best possible light.
- Get Ready! How to Prepare for a Successful Job Search
Whether you’re just starting your professional career, looking to change jobs, or searching for a new job after losing yours to a merger or downsizing, starting a job search can be pretty intimidating. Learn and apply specific preparation techniques, however, and your search can be a tool that helps find the right job no matter your circumstances.
- Job Survival Kit
This program explores commonsense rules and describes exactly what employers are looking for, such as: a can-do attitude; punctuality; adaptability; and respecting customers, supervisors, and co-workers. It includes useful recommendations for keeping a job diary, approaching an annual review, and handling an office disagreement.
- Quick Salary Negotiation Video
This entertaining video provides insight into both sides of salary negotiations. Learn how to prepare for, and handle, these all-important conversations.
- Self-Assessment II: Putting Your Skills to Work
This short video will help you identify your strengths, clarify your skills, and determine what’s a good “career fit” for you.
- The Ten Commandments of Résumés
A must for anyone seeking a job change! Topics include how to prepare for your interview, the types of interviews you might encounter, and how to present yourself and your skills in the best possible light—including how to make the “Skills and Accomplishments” section of your résumé intriguing.
- Up Is Not the Only Way
What are lateral moves? Why (and when) can a lateral move be a smart career move? This video offers alternatives to the “promotion is the only success” way of thinking.