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Internet Research: What’s Credible?
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On the Internet, it’s incredibly easy, and fast, to research a topic with a few simple keystrokes. But it’s also incredibly easy to end up with unreliable and non-credible information that makes your research efforts fruitless. With an overwhelming abundance of options after doing an Internet search, how can you tell which results are reliable? In this video, viewers will learn strategies for narrowing down results and honing in on credible sources of information online. Experts such as...

Internet Store Manager—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight
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What is it like to be an internet store manager? In this Career Q&A video interview, Nesha Sanghavi talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success managing an Internet store. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years. Click here for a preview clip.

Job Search Success DVD Series Job Seeking, Employability, Job Application, Work-based Learning
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While technology and global economics continue to shape the job market, one thing never changes: work doesn’t come to you—you’ve got to get out there and find it! This four-part series helps viewers make the journey to fulfilling employment, keeping in mind the many challenges and learning experiences that can crop up along the way. From the earliest phase of researching opportunities to the excitement of beginning a new position, the job search process is presented in an accessible,...

Job Search Success DVD Series: Applications Job Seeking, Employability
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Once you have identified a job that’s right for you, how do you communicate to a prospective employer that you’re the perfect choice—without being able to introduce yourself in person? This video uses case studies and advice from career counseling experts as it explains the ins and outs of the job application process. Profiling two different contenders who are applying for their dream jobs, the program takes viewers through the often detailed and laborious steps of preparing a CV or resume,...

Job Search Success DVD Series: Interviews Job Seeking, Employability, Applications
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Facing a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, but there are clear steps to take that will alleviate stress and offer a leg up against the competition. Good preparation—such as organizing all pertinent written material, conducting mock interviews, envisioning a range of possible settings and scenarios, and developing smart questions to ask—can pave the way to an effective job interview. This program explores those actions and more, helping viewers to keep in mind clear goals and...

Job Search Success DVD Series: Research Job Seeking, Employability, Job Application
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It’s no surprise that finding the right job—one that best matches an applicant’s skills, interests, and goals—requires smart research. But where and how should your research get underway? What are the best methods for maximizing the power of online resources? At what point should you set aside Web sites and social media and get involved in face-to-face discussions? This video offers answers, shedding light on job search engines and other Internet venues that can help identify areas of growth...

Job Search Success DVD Series: Starting a Job Work-based Learning
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Having found and won your dream job, how do you get off on the right foot? This program highlights the importance of making a good impression and maintaining professional standards from day one of employment. Viewers learn about good preparation, common orientation processes, clear presentation and communication, understanding workplace culture, getting along with fellow employees, building relationships, and being aware of health and safety concerns. Featuring expert interviews and realistic...

LinkedIn for Networking and Job Search: Basic and Advanced Techniques Employability, Job Seeking, Resumes, Application, Marketing
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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...

Long Live Walmart: A Debate
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As the largest retail company and private employer in the United States, Walmart has long been a target for critics of corporate expansion. The big-box company, they argue, has pushed locally owned stores out of business and mistreated its employees. Defenders, however, argue that Walmart has provided millions of consumers with low-cost goods and given decent jobs to countless low-skilled workers. Has Walmart been good for America? Click here for a preview clip. ...

Management & Leadership Skills for Supervisors
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What is it? Narratives spoken from experience punctuate this feature-film quality production that portrays the subtle but essential people skills that every great supervisor or leader must have in order to manage their people the right way. Who is it for? Both newly promoted supervisors and experienced managers could use help or a refresher on understanding their people and knowing the right way to approach those tough challenges that seem to come up on a daily basis in the workplace. What...

Management Consultant—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight
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What is it like to be a management consultant? In this Career Q&A video interview, Robert Bliss talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success working as a management consultant. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years. Click here for a preview clip.

Managing Ethics Management
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Managing Ethics brings managers and supervisors into the same situations from the introductory video, Workplace Ethics, and supplements their ethics training with ethical leadership skills necessary for maintaining an ethical workplace.The benefits of working in an ethical company are well known. This managing ethics training video will help your managers and supervisors develop an ethical leadership perspective in order to sustain a culture of integrity among all employees.Managing Ethics...

Market Research Analyst—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight
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What is it like to be a market research analyst? In this Career Q&A video interview, Brittany Gasper talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in market research. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years. Click here for a preview clip.

Marketing Managers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight
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What is it like to be a marketing manager? In this Career Q&A video interview, Ben Plantan talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in marketing. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years. Click here for a preview clip.

Marketing: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? Career Exploration
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This film introduces marketing as a business tool, explaining its history, contemporary usage, and deep seated roots in everyday life and human interaction. It shows how identifying the needs and wants of consumers is the first step to successful marketing and explores the five Ps of marketing: product, place, price, promotion, and people. Click here for a preview clip.

Meeting Management Challenges 1
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Every workplace, no matter how successful, has to deal with difficult situations. But what are the most effective ways of responding to employee issues? This presenter-led program guides audiences through a range of dramatic scenarios, including interviews with key characters who describe their thoughts and feelings as the story unfolds. This is an ideal resource for any business or manager wanting greater insight into their employees and the various strategies for dealing with difficult...

Meeting Management Challenges 2
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Workplaces are fast-paced, challenging, and diverse environments that can create conflict and misunderstanding. Successful resolution of problems among colleagues is a vital aspect of good management. Perfect for managers, staff, and anyone interested in improving communication in the workplace, this dramatization leads viewers through ways to deal with unreasonable demands, individuals who aren't team players, speaking without thinking, and dealing with poor job performance. While an ideal...

Money Smart Financial Planning
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Make “cents" of your finances! How do you money and what do you need to know to get a financial advantage? Make dollars and cents of your money now so you build financial security for your future starting today. Money Smart features financial and business professionals sharing their knowledge and insight into all aspects of money to impart to viewers what they need to know about their finances through short segments, including:Earning – Understanding your paycheck (3:14)Saving and Investing –...

Nurturing Leadership Management
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Are leaders born, or made? This video shows that while certain personality traits may influence leadership abilities, there are also leadership qualities that can be learned and nurtured. Business leaders, politicians, coaches and others share their perceptions of what it takes to be a leader, relating to viewers that observing certain principles and adopting admirable behaviors can help develop leadership attributes. Integrity, honesty, dependability and the belief in an organization’s core...

Operations Processes: Inputs, Transformations, Outputs
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"Operations" is a term used to refer to the core functioning of a business, which is the production, from start to finish, of goods or services. The operations process has three phases: input (raw materials, human resources, capital), transformation (usually involving technology and machinery), and output (the final product or service). The transport of raw materials, distribution of goods, advertising and marketing, finance and management are all part of operations. Using four different...

Pay College Athletes: A Debate
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College sports is a big-money business, with football and basketball programs generating millions of dollars in revenue every year. Is it time to rewrite the rules in college sports and allow athletes a fair share of the profits? Should colleges pay athletes? Click here for a preview clip.

Personal Finance: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? Recordkeeping, Budgeting, Financing
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The skills and examples in this video help students realize that using personal finance skills will impact their lives today and in the future. Real professionals explain how and why learning personal finance was a key to their current and future success. Topics Included: spending & budgeting, saving & investing, managing debt, financial planning and more. Click here for a preview clip.

Playing Your Part DVD Series: Diversity in the Workplace Equity
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In workplaces, as in any other part of society, people are diverse. They come from different cultures and may have different belief systems, values, and religions. There is also diversity in interpersonal styles, mental ability, sexual orientation, age, and ways of thinking and learning. Using dramatized scenarios, this program shows how a wide range of personnel can work together successfully. Topics covered include the scope of diversity, responding sensitively, knowing the guidelines,...

Playing Your Part DVD Series: Workplace Relationships Emotional Intelligence, Work-based Learning
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Daily life at just about any jobsite involves regular contact with colleagues. Having effective staff-member interaction is essential for an organization’s productivity and morale, and for individual job satisfaction. Using dramatized scenarios, this program investigates the workplace relationships among seven coworkers who are collaborating on a new system of customer service management. Topics covered include the role of communication in getting along with others, contributing to activities...

Playing Your Part: Keys to a Successful Workplace Environment DVD Series Work-based Learning, Emotional Intelligence, Equity
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This two-part series explores ways in which the workplace can be made more enjoyable for employees, and hence more productive for the business as a whole. Focusing on communication skills and teamwork, the programs use dramatizations to illustrate concepts of sensitivity to diversity, and good coworker relationships. Viewable/printable worksheets are available online. 2-part series, 20–23 minutes each.Includes the following individual titles (also available individually): Diversity in the...

Professionalism 101 DVD Series: Business Etiquette Work-based Learning, Emotional Intelligence
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How should you balance social media and your job? What’s the best way to ask for a raise? Who should pick up the tab for a business lunch? In this program, both business experts and a focus group of young professionals advise viewers on the proper way to conduct themselves in different types of work-related situations. Among the many topics covered are nonverbal communication and “personal space,” handling dissatisfied callers, when and how to interrupt a busy colleague, composing professional...

Professionalism 101 DVD Series: Professional Image Work-based Learning, Professional Development,
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Being well dressed is only one part of presenting a good workplace image…what if you’ve done your best to maintain fast-track skills and are then asked to perform a menial task? This program guides viewers through a breakdown of just what constitutes career-appropriate demeanor. With an emphasis on having a good attitude, the video discusses handling mistakes, determining dress codes, staying abreast of industry trends, workspace appearance, and even kitchen etiquette. A list of specific—and...

Professionalism 101 DVD Series: Working Together Work-based Learning, Team Building, Teamwork, Emotional Intelligence
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Because career success can depend just as much on getting along with colleagues as it does on job knowledge, this program addresses the issues that most frequently come up when working in groups. Through input from human resources reps, viewers learn how to handle conflict, gossip, and office politics, determine the types of information that should and should not be shared with their supervisors, and understand their organization’s chain of command. The video also covers in-office and virtual...

Professionalism 101: Skills to Succeed and Advance at Work DVD Series Work-based Learning, Emotional Intelligence, Team Building, Teamwork, Professional Development,
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With tips and advice from career counselors, human resources reps, new employees, and seasoned business professionals, this three-part series takes a common sense approach to the details of job success. Each program provides essential information on the big issues (dress codes, asking for a raise) as well as on matters seldom covered (dealing with office politics, surprise visits from higher-ups). Engaging graphics make pertinent points easy to remember, and anecdotes from a focus group of...

Secrets of the Superbrands DVD Series Product Management, Product Planning, Branding, Fashion, Marketing
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No one, it seems, is immune to the power of branding. Not even Alex Riley, host of this enlightening three-part series, can mount a meaningful resistance to advertising and endorsement hype, no matter how hard he tries. With help from marketing specialists and brain scientists, Riley sets out to find out why we buy, trust, and even idolize popular brands. Each episode examines a specific sector of the global economy (technology, fashion, or food) as it winds its way through a pantheon of...

Supermarket Secrets DVD Series Merchandising
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Prepare to unpack the secrets of the supermarkets as this revelatory four-part series goes behind the scenes with Britain’s biggest supermarket chains to find out how they source, make, and move the foods we all buy—on an epic scale. Supermarkets provide 90% of the food we eat in our homes and their control over both our plates and our palates is monumental and invisible…until now. Joining supermarket insiders, this documentary series gets to the heart of how supermarkets bring us the food we...

Supermarket Secrets, Series 2 (3 DVD)
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The landscape of British supermarkets is changing. The big five supermarkets once ruled the high street, and their ubiquitous megastores could be found in every British town. But times, shopping trends and customer needs are transforming. Customer loyalty is fading, online shopping is on the rise, convenience is king and there’s a price war like never before. Supermarkets have had to change their tactics—and fast. Which new trade secrets, technological innovations, and marketing strategies...

Supermarkets: Aisles of Persuasion Merchandising, Consumer Economics
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How does a quick trip to the grocery store turn into an hour-long cart-filling spree? Teach your students how stores persuade us to buy more with strategic store layouts, tricky sale signs, and those extra big carts. Plus, get six tips to turn typical shopping habits into savvy supermarket selections.

Target: Inside the Bullseye Management, Branding, Product Management, Planning
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Walking a fine line between value and luxury, Target mimics the prices of a big box discounter while retaining the sense of an urban boutique. This CNBC Original documentary examines the unique, dichotomous strategy that has enabled the company to avoid many of the problems of its competitors. The report provides an overview of Target’s 100-plus-year history, beginning with the extraordinary salesmanship of George Draper Dayton, moving on through the landmark year of 1962—which saw the first...

The Art of Leadership - One Touchpoint at a Time
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Program Highlights The transformative power of a human connection. Guiding others with a “listen, frame, and advance” mindset. Why inspiring trust is critical to enduring leadership success.Early in his career, after nine years with General Foods, Doug Conant was unexpectedly and summarily laid off from his job. It was devastating, he recalls, yet kind words from an outplacement counselor not only got him through it, but helped shaped his approach to leadership success. It’s in the moments of...

The Innovation Engine Entrepreneurship, Management
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Program Highlights How reframing the question allows an infinite number of solutions. Why rapid prototyping keeps your options open and your failures small. The value of experimenting with un-useless inventions. Why do we need creativity? The world is full of daunting problems, and so are our workplaces. We need solutions. While the scientific method we all learned in school has value for discovery, a similar process for invention is not widely taught—yet is a critical component of true...

The Power of the Rating Agencies Credit, Financing
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The world was shocked when Moody’s stripped France of its triple-A status in 2012, less than a year after the country’s downgrade by Standard & Poor’s. On what did these agencies base their assessment? Was the downgrade justified, or was it a political move on the part of American-based corporations to attack the euro? This program investigates the three top credit rating agencies—Moody’s Investor Service, Standard & Poor’s, and Fitch Ratings—looking at who they are, how they became so...

The Secret World of Lego Careers
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Billund, Denmark is home to the original Lego factory that producers over 1 billion bricks per week. Lego is a brand that stretches beyond the children's market and has a huge following of AFOLs (Adult Fans of Lego). This film follows Justin and Mark as they attempt to become part of the Lego company. Justin aspires to become a Lego designer while Mark wants to launch a magazine marketed to adults who enjoy building with Lego. See inside the Lego factory, get a feel for Lego culture, and...

The World of Work Work-based Learning, Co-op Work Experience, Community-based Learning, Careers
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How important is it to be passionate about one’s work? Does financial stability affect self-esteem? Do we work to live, or live to work? In this program people from a variety of occupations share their views about what they do and how they are adapting to a changing employment environment. Viewers are encouraged to assess their skills and interests when on the search for their ideal job, and to keep in mind the value of having a good balance between work and their personal lives. Produced in...

Transferable Skills DVD Series: Transferable Communication Skills
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Whether we like it or not, we are judged everyday by how we speak, write, listen and how we present ourselves to others. Employers want good listeners, people who can speak well, and write clearly. This DVD also reviews the difference between writing professional electronic messages with proper punctuation and spelling versus personal messages. Viewers will have a good understanding as to what transferable communication skills they possess and where they need to improve. A part of the...

Transferable Skills DVD Series: Transferable Leadership Skills
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Leadership is mostly about behavior. Many people don't realize just how many leadership skills they already carry, as there are many characteristics that help define a leader. Leadership traits include honesty, confidence, inspirational, intelligent, good communicator, and team player. This DVD asks the viewer to do some introspection and think about what leadership skills they currently have, but maybe didn't realize it. A part of the Transferable Skills DVD Series. ...

Transferable Skills DVD Series: Transferable Organizational Skills Professional Development
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The components of good organizational skills include time management, avoiding procrastination, managing paper clutter, calendars, and in today's world, electronic clutter. Since poor organization can lead to unnecessary stress, or worse (getting fired), identifying your strong organizational skills and which ones can use some work is critical to success. Get tips as to how to schedule, prioritize, set goals and meet deadlines. A part of the Transferable Skills DVD Series. ...

Transferable Skills DVD Series: Transferable Problem Solving Skills
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The ability to problem solve is fundamental for career success, but too many of us would rather not deal with problems. Employers look for individuals that work on solutions. Learn how to be an effective, systematic and logical problem-solver. Young workers discuss how they've approached problems in their personal as well as work lives. A part of the Transferable Skills DVD Series.

Transferable Skills DVD Series: Transferable Soft Skills Employability, Job Seeking, Resumes, Application, Emotional Intelligence, Communications
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Being a team player is one of the things we learned in kindergarten, but it's also critical for the workplace. So is knowing how to make proper eye contact, shake hands, dress properly, arrive on time, avoid gossip, and many other personal qualities that we learn through life. People who are part of a family, have friends, or even participate in sports, already possess some important transferable soft skills. This DVD will help them identify their skills and have the opportunity to learn which...

Transferable Skills: What They Are and How You Get Them DVD Series Work-based Learning, Emotional Intelligence, Professional Development, Leadership
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Employers are looking for specific skills when they interview potential candidates. Some of these skills are desired for almost any position in the company - organizational skills, communication skills, and more. These skills, called transferable skills, are often acquired in school or at home. What are these skills? Do you have them? How does someone develop them? Learn from workers and the people that do the hiring at IBM, UC Berkeley, US Navy SEALs, and other organizations what skills they...

Wardrobe Planning: Dressing for Your Body Type Fashion, Apparel Marketing
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Looking for expert advice to dress your best with flattering clothing styles for all body types? Join wardrobe stylist and personal shopper Carly Gatzlaff as she takes viewers through the basics of dressing for your body type by creating a flattering, put-together look that is uniquely you. Wardrobe Planning: Dressing for Your Body Type is a compilation of video segments that cover a variety of hints and tips for both women and men to dress and look your best, including: Dressing for your body...

We the Owners: Employees Expanding the American Dream Entrepreneurship
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Successfully thriving in the global economy of the 21st century requires new business models and strategies to keep the American dream of opportunity and economic prosperity alive. The employee ownership model, such as ESOPs and cooperatives, is an alternative. This film features stories from the founders and employees of New Belgium Brewing, Namasté Solar, and DPR Construction, with workers giving their perspectives on shared ownership structures, highly empowering corporate cultures, linked...

When Presentation Counts: Grooming, Dressing & Body Language Personal Development, Job Seeking, Employability, Job Application, Work-based Learning
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Like it or not, studies show that our appearance, body language and other mannerisms are incredibly important to how someone perceives us. In this video, you will receive tips on grooming and basic styles of dress. You will also discover how verbal and non verbal communication, body language, and posture can impair or enhance your overall image. So whether you're seeking your first job, starting a new job, or just trying to get ahead on the job, remember...you don't get a second chance to make...