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Streaming Media, DVDs and Videos at RTC Library: Job Search

Explore RTC Library's media collection. Find resources to teach interpersonal and occupational skills.

Writing Resumes and Interviewing


Common Job Interview Mistakes. What to say - and not say - in the job interview. 25 minutes. Closed captioned. Find it: Media  650.144 COMMON 2011j.

The Job Seeker: Do You Have What it Takes? Reality show format, pitting three job seekers against each other in tests of preparing applications, cover letters, resumes, and interviewing. 21 minutes. Find it: Media 650.14 JOB-SEE 2011d 

Landing a job in the Trades. Covers creating a resume, interviewing for a job, and more. 19 minutes. Find it: Media 690.023 LANDING 2006j

Before You Apply: Resumes, Portfolios And Your Online Persona.  Did you know that 45% of employers use social networks to screen candidates?  This DVD looks at crucial steps in the job search include preparing your resume or portfolio -  and making sure your online persona doesn't cost you an interview. 28 minutes. Closed captioned.  Find it: Media  650.14 BEFORE 2011y.  

Disabilities at Work: Successful Job Hunting for People with Disabilities.  Skills and techniques for creating a persuasive portfolio for potential employers. Information about the Americans with Disabilities Act. Networking in person and on the internet and much more. 27 minutes. Closed captioned. Find it: Media  650.014087 EFFECTI 2012j.

Getting the Job: Job Search and Networking.  The very basics of searching for work,  including developing an "Elevator speech", searching for jobs online, interpreting job ads,  and using government, school, and informal resources - like networking - to find hidden jobs. 26 minutes. Closed captioned. Find it: Media  650.1 GETTING 2011j.

Interviewing Strategies. To shine in an interview, you need to know yourself, the job, and the company. 29 minutes.  Find it: Media 650.144 INTERVI 2004s

Get Ready in Your Job.  You've got a new job!  What do you need to do before your first day?  This DVD covers the preparations you need to make before you start.  18 minutes. Closed captions. Find it: Media  650.14 GET-R 2006i

Sell Yourself: Successful Job Interviewing. Amusing vignettes from the job search process. Learn to avoid common errors and deal with weaknesses in your resume or work experience. 23 minutes.  Find it: Media 650.144 SELL-Y 1999.