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 #8018 Graphic Designer
 #14467 HVAC
 #14468 Pipefitter
 #14469 Plumber
 #14470 Electrician
 #14471 Welder
 #14578 Auto Mechanic
 #14579 Band Director
 #14580 Florist
 #14581 Park Ranger
 #14582 Potter
 #14583 Chef
 #14584 Insurance Agent
 #14585 Physical Therapist
 #14586 Letter Carrier
 #14587 Paralegal
 #34496 Career and Life Values
 #34507 Informational Interviewing and Networking
 #34512 Introduction to Career Planning and Implementation
 #34520 Career Advantage: Series Conclusion
 #34493 Introduction to Career Advantage
 #34495 Self-Knowledge and Beliefs
 #34497 Personality and Interests
 #34499 Keeping Track of Self-Knowledge and Exploration
 #34502 The Changing Workplace: Technology and Globalization
 #34503 What Employers Want: Skills and Attitudes
 #34505 Generating Career Options
 #34506 Researching Career Options: New Technologies and Current Techniques
 #34508 Evaluating Career Options
 #34509 Overcoming Barriers to Employment
 #34514 Goal-Setting and Action-Planning
 #34494 Where Are You Now?
 #34498 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 #34501 Introduction to Career and Educational Exploration
 #34504 What's Out There: How the World of Work is Organized
 #34510 Lifelong Learning
 #34513 Decision-Making Strategies
 #34515 Finding Opportunities: New Technologies and Current Techniques
 #34516 Staying on Track in Your Work Search
 #34517 Resume Preparation
 #34518 Interviewing Strategies
 #34519 Interview Follow-up
 #26645 The Winning Look(+$10)
 #14379 Handling Difficult Questions(+$20)
 #14380 Interview Preparation(+$20)
 #14381 The Four Stages of Interviewing(+$20)
 #8014 Selling(+$30)
 #8015 Business Detail(+$30)
 #8016 Industrial(+$30)
 #14408 Occupational Preparation(+$30)
 #14409 Investigating the World of Work(+$30)
 #14410 Self-Awareness and Your Career Options(+$30)
 #14417 Physical Performing(+$30)
 #14418 Leading & Influencing II(+$30)
 #14419 Leading & Influencing I(+$30)
 #14420 Humanitarian(+$30)
 #14421 Accommodating(+$30)
 #14422 Mechanical II(+$30)
 #14423 Mechanical I(+$30)
 #14424 Protective(+$30)
 #14425 Plants and Animals(+$30)
 #14426 Scientific(+$30)
 #14427 Artistic(+$30)
 #14606 Career S.E.L.F. Assessment: Finding a Career That Works for You(+$30)
 #17683 Behind the Scenes-Hospitality/Hotels(+$30)
 #24220 HVAC(+$30)
 #24221 Carpentry(+$30)
 #24222 Electrical(+$30)
 #24223 Masonry(+$30)
 #24224 Welding(+$30)
 #24782 Behind the Scenes-Printing(+$30)
 #27430 Behind the Scenes-Inland Shipping/Barges(+$30)
 #30676 Real Jobs, Great Trades!(+$30)
 #30677 Women in the Home Building Industry(+$30)
 #20403 Tech Prep: Having a Winning Attitude(+$30)
 #20404 Tech Prep: School to Work Transition(+$30)
 #24575 10 Basics of Business Etiquette(+$30)
 #29104 Getting High: Not in the Job Description(+$30)
 #8028 Tough Times: Finding the Jobs(+$30)
 #8029 Tough Times: Making the Most of Your Job(+$30)
 #14527 Directing Your Successful Job Search(+$30)
 #33359 Log On for Success: Using Internet Job Sites(+$30)
 #8472 Web Resumes(+$30)
 #14415 Your Resume: A Self-Portrait(+$30)
 #8243 Careers in Science: From Archaeologist to Zoologist(+$40)
 #8474 Understanding and Using the O*NETtm(+$40)
 #14613 Careers Without College(+$40)
 #25371 EMTs, Nurses, Therapists, and Assistants(+$40)
 #25376 Health Technicians and Technologists(+$40)
 #29135 Careers in Criminal Justice(+$40)
 #8401 The Exceptional Employee: A Guide to Success on the Job(+$40)
 #14617 Job Survival Kit(+$40)
 #14646 Take This Job and Love It: Keys to Surviving Your New Job(+$40)
 #8005 Networking on the WWW and Beyond(+$40)
 #8019 Shhh! I'm Finding a Job: The Library and Your Self-Directed Job Search(+$40)
 #8021 Ten Ways to Get a Great Job: Back to the Basics(+$40)
 #8248 Connect on the Net: Finding a Job on the Internet(+$40)
 #30668 Common Mistakes People Make in Interviews(+$40)
 #36998 The Right Job for Your Personality(+$40)
 #36999 Career Evaluation(+$40)
 #37000 Finding a Job(+$40)
 #37001 Interviewing for a Job(+$40)
 #37002 Succeeding on the Job(+$40)
 #8006 Exceptional Interviewing Tips: A View from the Inside(+$40)
 #8007 Ten Commandments of Resumes(+$40)
 #8008 The Ideal Resume(+$40)
 #8013 Extraordinary Answers to Common Interview Questions(+$40)
 #8484 Strategies for the Interviewer(+$40)
 #8485 Strategies for the Interviewee(+$40)
 #11350 Defining and Developing Your Portfolio(+$40)
 #11351 Using and Maintaining Your Portfolio(+$40)
 #14657 Effective Resumes: Reading Between the Lines(+$40)
 #17694 Options after High School Graduation(+$50)
 #24974 Mapping Your Career Plan(+$50)
 #26672 Tracking Your Interests and Abilities(+$50)
 #29320 The Patient Care Nursing Team(+$50)
 #29321 Health Information Management(+$50)
 #29322 Pharmacy Technician(+$50)
 #29740 Education & Training(+$50)
 #29741 Health Services(+$50)
 #29742 Information Technology Services(+$50)
 #29743 Scientific, Engineering & Technical Services(+$50)
 #32127 Transportation, Distribution & Logistics(+$50)
 #32128 Law, Public Safety & Security(+$50)
 #32129 Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources(+$50)
 #32130 Manufacturing(+$50)
 #33363 Hospitality & Tourism(+$50)
 #33364 Architecture & Construction(+$50)
 #33365 Human Services(+$50)
 #34898 Marketing, Sales & Service(+$50)
 #34899 Government & Public Administration(+$50)
 #34900 Business, Management & Administration(+$50)
 #34901 Finance(+$50)
 #36912 Spotlight on Careers in the Arts(+$50)
 #36913 Spotlight on Careers in Travel and Hospitality(+$50)
 #36914 Spotlight on Careers in Education(+$50)
 #36915 Spotlight on Careers in Medicine(+$50)
 #36916 Spotlight on Careers in Housing and Real Estate(+$50)
 #36917 Spotlight on Careers in Science(+$50)
 #36918 Spotlight on Careers in Entrepreneurship(+$50)
 #36919 Spotlight on Careers in Food(+$50)
 #36920 Spotlight on Careers in Fitness and Sports(+$50)
 #36921 Spotlight on Careers in Technology(+$50)
 #37656 Engineering(+$50)
 #37662 Rescue(+$50)
 #37666 Entrepreneurship(+$50)
 #37677 Aquaculture(+$50)
 #37681 Heavy Equipment Operation(+$50)
 #37682 Music(+$50)
 #37683 Rail Transportation(+$50)
 #37686 Textiles(+$50)
 #39108 Internet Careers: Front-End, Back-End & E-Everywhere(+$50)
 #39266 Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources(+$50)
 #39261 Health Care, Medicine, and Science(+$50)
 #39263 Computers and Information Technology(+$50)
 #39264 Education and Social Services(+$50)
 #39267 Manufacturing and Transportation(+$50)
 #9320 Unemployment: Understanding the Grieving Process(+$50)
 #14523 Making It on Your First Job(+$50)
 #17688 Rebounding from Job Loss(+$50)
 #25785 Life after High School: Succeeding in the Workplace(+$50)
 #26532 Teens for Hire(+$50)
 #33879 First Impressions: Etiquette and Work Habits for New Employees(+$50)
 #6501 How to Find and Keep a Job(+$50)
 #30573 Tough Times Job Strategies(+$50)
 #39020 Finding a Job(+$50)
 #39021 Resumes and Job Applications(+$50)
 #39022 The Job Interview(+$50)
 #8441 Job Search Tactics for People with Disabilities(+$50)
 #8442 Resumes and Applications for People with Disabilities(+$50)
 #8443 The Job Interview for People with Disabilities(+$50)
 #26922 Your First Resume and Interview(+$50)
 #39209 Resumes: A How-To Guide(+$50)
 #24919 Veterinary Medicine(+$53)
 #24920 Science/Technology(+$53)
 #24928 Architecture(+$53)
 #24930 Chemistry(+$53)
 #24931 Clinical Lab(+$53)
 #24932 Mechanical Engineering(+$53)
 #24933 Nursing(+$53)
 #24934 Physician(+$53)
 #24935 Podiatric Medicine(+$53)
 #24936 Psychology(+$53)
 #24937 Radiology(+$53)
 #24939 Teaching(+$53)
 #24940 Women in Engineering(+$53)
 #25258 Educational Planning for Your Career(+$58)
 #26075 Planning and Preparing for a Career in Technology(+$58)
 #26919 Your Aptitudes: Related to Learning Job Skills(+$58)
 #26923 Your Future: Planning Through Career Exploration(+$58)
 #26925 Your Interests: Related to Work Activities(+$58)
 #26931 Your Temperaments: Related to Work Situations(+$58)
 #8113 Effective Use of the Telephone in Your Job Search(+$59)
 #14374 Succeeding in Your Interview(+$59)
 #14375 Getting Ready for the Interview(+$59)
 #8473 Life after Prison: Success on the Outside(+$59)
 #17689 The Business of Baseball(+$60)
 #24596 A First Look at Careers(+$60)
 #17690 A+ in the Workplace: Developing Positive Behavior(+$60)
 #24589 9-5 Survival Guide(+$60)
 #25125 Coping with Change in the Workplace(+$60)
 #25413 Feedback on the Job: Accepting Criticism(+$60)
 #25501 Getting Along with Your Supervisor(+$60)
 #25526 Happily Ever After... Setting Goals(+$60)
 #25772 Learning to Solve Problems(+$60)
 #26122 Promotability(+$60)
 #26553 The 7-Day Professional Image Update(+$60)
 #14437 The Cambridge O*Nettm Series(+$78.95)
 #8654 High-Tech Jobs: The School-to-Work Connection(+$90)
 #24604 A Second Look at Careers(+$90)
 #8027 Tough Times Job Strategies(+$99.95)
 #25377 Exploring Health Occupations(+$119.95)
 #8483 Power Interviewing Skills: Both Sides of the Desk(+$119.95)
 #11349 The Portfolio Resume Series(+$119.95)
 #14377 The Video Guide to Interviewing(+$139.9)
 #24868 Career Exploration:You're in the Driver's Seat(+$139.95)
 #14376 The Vocational Interviewing Series(+$157.95)
 #14411 Choices Today for Career Satisfaction Tomorrow(+$169.9)
 #29059 Behind the Scenes-Industrial Field Trips(+$169.9)
 #14473 Career Connections(+$199.75)
 #37429 From Parole to Payroll: A Process of Persistence(+$229.9)
 #8440 Access Unlimited: The Job Search Series for People with Disabilities(+$229.9)
 #34492 Self-Knowledge and Exploration: What Do I Really Want?(+$239.7)
 #26000 Careers for the 21st Century: On the Job Today(+$259.9)
 #20379 Vo/Tech Ins and Outs(+$309.8)
 #34511 Career Planning and Implementation: How Do I Get What I Want?(+$319.6)
 #29739 Career Clusters(+$319.85)
 #32126 Career Clusters 2(+$319.85)
 #33361 Career Clusters 3(+$319.85)
 #34897 Career Clusters 4(+$319.85)
 #14588 Vocational Visions Career Series(+$359.55)
 #34500 Career and Educational Exploration: What's Out There for Me?(+$359.55)
 #36997 Complete Job Search System(+$359.8)
 #25257 Career Guidance Videos(+$449.8)
 #25662 The Children's Dictionary of Occupations Instant Career Center
 Package"(+$731)"
 #31129 Career Exploration: Your Roadmap to a Successful Career S.M.A.R.T. Box(+$760)
 #36911 The Road to Success: Stories of Career Satisfaction in Popular Fields(+$859.55)
 #14416 The Video Guide to Occupational Exploration(+$939.35)
 #39256 Top Careers in Two Years(+$949.5)
 #34491 Career Advantage: Strategies for Success(+$998.75)
 #17693 Career Encounters(+$1168.4)
 #36947 The Complete Career Clusters(+$1399.25)
 #36068 Careers, Volume 1(+$1529.15)
 #37651 Career Options for Women: Emerging Opportunities(+$3108.3)

Product Description:
#8018 Career Exploration - Graphic Designer (Run time 18 min.) DVD $39.95

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 Outlook Handbook and the Dictionary of Occupational Titles are arranged and how each can be used to investigate many different careers. This comprehensive series is the fastest and easiest way to inform students of the vast array of opportunities available in some of the most lucrative trade professions. An attractive, appealing recruitment piece for this lucrative career field. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15- to 20-minute video.


#14467 Career Exploration - HVAC (Run time 17 min.) DVD $39.95

HVAC 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 Outlook Handbook and the Dictionary of Occupational Titles are arranged and how each can be used to investigate many different careers. This comprehensive series is the fastest and easiest way to inform students of the vast array of opportunities available in some of the most lucrative trade professions. An attractive, appealing recruitment piece for this lucrative career field.A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14468 Career Exploration - Pipefitter (Run time 19 min.) DVD $39.95

Pipefitter 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 Outlook Handbook and the Dictionary of Occupational Titles are arranged and how each can be used to investigate many different careers. This comprehensive series is the fastest and easiest way to inform students of the vast array of opportunities available in some of the most lucrative trade professions. An attractive, appealing recruitment piece for this lucrative career field.A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14469 Career Exploration - Plumber (Run time 17 min.) DVD $39.95

Plumber 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 Outlook Handbook and the Dictionary of Occupational Titles are arranged and how each can be used to investigate many different careers. This comprehensive series is the fastest and easiest way to inform students of the vast array of opportunities available in some of the most lucrative trade professions. An attractive, appealing recruitment piece for this lucrative career field.A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14470 Career Exploration - Electrician (Run time 17 min.) DVD $39.95

Electrician 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 Outlook Handbook and the Dictionary of Occupational Titles are arranged and how each can be used to investigate many different careers. This comprehensive series is the fastest and easiest way to inform students of the vast array of opportunities available in some of the most lucrative trade professions. An attractive, appealing recruitment piece for this lucrative career field.A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14471 Career Exploration - Welder (Run time min.) DVD $39.95

Welder 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 Outlook Handbook and the Dictionary of Occupational Titles are arranged and how each can be used to investigate many different careers. This comprehensive series is the fastest and easiest way to inform students of the vast array of opportunities available in some of the most lucrative trade professions. An attractive, appealing recruitment piece for this lucrative career field.A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14578 Career Exploration - Auto Mechanic (Run time min.) DVD $39.95

Auto Mechanic is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14579 Career Exploration - Band Director (Run time min.) DVD $39.95

Band Director is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14580 Career Exploration - Florist (Run time 12 min.) DVD $39.95

Florist is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14581 Career Exploration - Park Ranger (Run time 15 min.) DVD $39.95

Park Ranger is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14582 Career Exploration - Potter (Run time 15 min.) DVD $39.95

Potter is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14583 Career Exploration - Chef (Run time 14 min.) DVD $39.95

Chef is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14584 Career Exploration - Insurance Agent (Run time 11 min.) DVD $39.95

Insurance Agent is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14585 Career Exploration - Physical Therapist (Run time 15 min.) DVD $39.95

Physical Therapist is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14586 Career Exploration - Letter Carrier (Run time 12 min.) DVD $39.95

Letter Carrier is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#14587 Career Exploration - Paralegal (Run time min.) DVD $39.95

Paralegal is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Vocational Visions.The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video.


#34496 Career Exploration - Career and Life Values (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

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. (29 minutes)


#34507 Career Exploration - Informational Interviewing and Networking (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

The significance of networking and informational interviewing is made clear in this video. It shows students how to find networking opportunities and contacts, as well as develop techniques for conducting informational interviews. (28 minutes)


#34512 Career Exploration - Introduction to Career Planning and Implementation (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

Putting ideas into action is the focus of this overview video, which outlines steps expanded upon in subsequent episodes: making a career decision, creating an action plan, and launching the search for work opportunities. (28 minutes)


#34520 Career Exploration - Career Advantage: Series Conclusion (Run time 27 min.) DVD $39.95

The final episode of the Career Advantage series reviews several methods for remaining focused and positive while searching for work opportunities. It demonstrates ongoing self-assessments for building and managing a successful career, and emphasizes the development of one-year, ten-year, and lifetime goals. (27 minutes)


#34493 Career Planning - Introduction to Career Advantage (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

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. (29 minutes)


#34495 Career Planning - Self-Knowledge and Beliefs (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

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. (29 minutes)


#34497 Career Planning - Personality and Interests (Run time 27 min.) DVD $39.95

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. (28 minutes)


#34499 Career Planning - Keeping Track of Self-Knowledge and Exploration (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video expands the Personal Career Profile by helping students recognize their preferred values and interests, as well as their current and potential skills. (28 minutes)


#34502 Career Planning - The Changing Workplace: Technology and Globalization (Run time 27 min.) DVD $39.95

This video focuses on how technology has changed work, and outlines basic concepts of how and where work can happen. Students are introduced to the principles of global business and the skills essential to stay employable in a global economy. (27 minutes)


#34503 Career Planning - What Employers Want: Skills and Attitudes (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

Attitudes and characteristics essential for success are explored in this video. It shows students how to recognize their transferable skills and evaluate work readiness. (28 minutes)


#34505 Career Planning - Generating Career Options (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

Techniques for generating a list of career possibilities are featured in this video. Students are encouraged to brainstorm ideas and emphasize quantity over quality of ideas at this stage of the process. (28 minutes)


#34506 Career Planning - Researching Career Options: New Technologies and Current Techniques (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video focuses on finding career options using both print and electronic sources of occupational information. Using key information categories, students develop approaches that will lead to strong and thorough research efforts. (28 minutes)


#34508 Career Planning - Evaluating Career Options (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video illustrates how to evaluate career options based on the Three C's: content, conditions, and compensation. It expands on the Personal Career Profile and explains how to use information gathered from occupational research. (28 minutes)


#34509 Career Planning - Overcoming Barriers to Employment (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

Legal issues related to hiring and workplace discrimination are outlined in this video, as well as techniques for confronting and challenging discrimination. Questions designed to gauge a company's corporate culture are presented. (29 minutes)


#34514 Career Planning - Goal-Setting and Action-Planning (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video helps students establish criteria for attainable goals and objectives, and shows them how to evaluate goals on the basis of these criteria. Students begin to draft their own goal lists and action plans for implementing their search. (28 minutes)


#34494 Job Search - Where Are You Now? (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

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. (29 minutes)


#34498 Job Search - Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

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. (28 minutes)


#34501 Job Search - Introduction to Career and Educational Exploration (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

Changes in the world of work are examined in this video. It introduces three major areas of change-technology, globalization, and workforce demographics-as well as strategies for adapting, which are expanded in following episodes. (29 minutes)


#34504 Job Search - What's Out There: How the World of Work is Organized (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video points out distinctions and similarities between industries and functions. Several primary industries and job functions are described, giving students insight into types of work that they might enjoy. (28 minutes)


#34510 Job Search - Lifelong Learning (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video offers a range of educational options for reaching career goals, including vocational training, community college, and undergraduate and graduate degrees. The benefits of experiential education, such as internships, are also presented. (28 minutes)


#34513 Job Search - Decision-Making Strategies (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video looks at rational-linear and intuitive decision-making techniques. Personal decision-making style is featured, showing how a person's values, willingness to take risks, and ability to be objective all influence the decision-making process. (28 minutes)


#34515 Job Search - Finding Opportunities: New Technologies and Current Techniques (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

This video illustrates how to access the hidden or unadvertised job market, guiding the development of a networking statement and presenting methods of seeking work, including cold calls, temporary assignments, and volunteer positions. (28 minutes)


#34516 Job Search - Staying on Track in Your Work Search (Run time 28 min.) DVD $39.95

Stress management and time budgeting techniques are introduced in this video, along with an overall approach to staying motivated and focused. (27 minutes)


#34517 Job Search - Resume Preparation (Run time 27 min.) DVD $39.95

This video covers the development and use of chronological and functional resumes. Students learn how to create accomplishment statements that use action verbs and display concrete results. (27 minutes)


#34518 Job Search - Interviewing Strategies (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

Three essential steps in interview preparation are spotlighted in this video: knowing one's self, knowing the position, and knowing the company. The STAR, or Situation-Task-Action-Result, framework is featured. (29 minutes)


#34519 Job Search - Interview Follow-up (Run time 29 min.) DVD $39.95

This video presents specific steps to go through after an interview, with a focus on maintaining a network and keeping up the momentum of the job search. How to turn a rejection into a positive experience is also discussed. (29 minutes)


#26645 Career Transition & Success - The Winning Look (Run time 11 min.) DVD $49.95

This video explains the importance of dressing appropriately in the business world-for job interviewing as well as for continued success on the job. It explains ways of dressing for different situations and how the first impression you give is an important and lasting one. (12 min.) A Meridian Production.


#14379 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Handling Difficult Questions (Run time 28 min.) DVD $59.95

This program teaches how to prepare for commonly asked questions, how to tactfully answer illegal questions, and how to prepare for skeleton questions. Emphasis is placed on giving students an understanding of what interviews look for and how to turn disaster questions into interview assets. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video.


#14380 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Interview Preparation (Run time 24 min.) DVD $59.95

This video shows students what they can do before an interview to ensure their success, including proper dress and grooming; researching the job being applied for, the company being interviewed with, and the industry the job is in; and verbalizing skills and communicating abilities. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video.


#14381 Resume Writing & Interviewing - The Four Stages of Interviewing (Run time 28 min.) DVD $59.95

This program covers the four stages of interviewing and how to be prepared to deal with the issues and questions unique to each stage. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video.


#8014 Career Exploration - Selling (Run time 22 min.) DVD $69.95

Selling is a twenty-two minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#8015 Career Exploration - Business Detail (Run time 25 min.) DVD $69.95

Business Detail is a twenty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#8016 Career Exploration - Industrial (Run time 21 min.) DVD $69.95

Industrial is a twenty-one minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14408 Career Exploration - Occupational Preparation (Run time 30 min.) DVD $69.95

This video focuses on how to develop and implement an effective, realistic educational/training program. The first part focuses on the importance of high school course and program selection. The second part covers postsecondary educational and training opportunities. Students learn about high school course selection 1) as a means of expanding interests, 2) for job entry after high school, and 3) for further postsecondary education and training (vocational, community college, four-year college, etc.). Also discusses types of military education and training, apprenticeship programs, and professional programs. Comes with extensive support materials. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video and student/teacher manual.


#14409 Career Exploration - Investigating the World of Work (Run time 28 min.) DVD $69.95

This video demonstrates specific techniques that allow students to relate knowledge of themselves to the world of work. Investigating the World of Work emphasizes considering broad occupational areas before considering specific jobs; understanding how occupations are organized; matching knowledge of self (goals, values, interests, etc.) with occupational groups; and using available resources (books, software, etc.) to make informed decisions. A method for allowing students to systematically narrow down their potential career choices is demonstrated. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video and student/teacher manual.


#14410 Career Exploration - Self-Awareness and Your Career Options (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This program focuses on showing students how to identify and organize information about themselves. In this entertaining video, five young adults discover that knowledge of oneself is the first important step in career planning. Interacting with each other and a school counselor, they learn the importance of understanding their goals, values, personalities, interests, work activity preferences, temperaments, skills, and abilities and why this information is necessary to make an informed, intelligent career decision. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video and student/teacher manual.


#14417 Career Exploration - Physical Performing (Run time 31 min.) DVD $69.95

Physical Performing is a thirty-minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs.A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14418 Career Exploration - Leading & Influencing II (Run time 43 min.) DVD $69.95

Leading & Influencing II is a forty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14419 Career Exploration - Leading & Influencing I (Run time 41 min.) DVD $69.95

Leading & Influencing I is a forty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs.A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14420 Career Exploration - Humanitarian (Run time 23 min.) DVD $69.95

Humanitarian is a twenty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14421 Career Exploration - Accommodating (Run time 26 min.) DVD $69.95

Accommodating is a twenty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14422 Career Exploration - Mechanical II (Run time 45 min.) DVD $69.95

Mechanical II is a forty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14423 Career Exploration - Mechanical I (Run time 44 min.) DVD $69.95

Mechanical I is a forty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14424 Career Exploration - Protective (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

Protective is a twenty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14425 Career Exploration - Plants and Animals (Run time 24 min.) DVD $69.95

Plants and Animals is a twenty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14426 Career Exploration - Scientific (Run time 46 min.) DVD $69.95

Scientific is a forty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14427 Career Exploration - Artistic (Run time 46 min.) DVD $69.95

Artistic is a forty-five minute video which is part of the series, The Video GOE.The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14606 Career Exploration - Career S.E.L.F. Assessment: Finding a Career That Works for You (Run time 30 min.) DVD $69.95

STOP! Before you start looking for a job, take a good look at your S.E.L.F. This program shows how to assess your Strengths, Experiences, Lifestyle, and the way you Function best. Each of these elements is part of your S.E.L.F. and all should be considered when choosing a career. This program stresses the importance of knowing who you are and what direction you want your life to take before fitting your S.E.L.F. into the world of work. The key to finding the right job or career is asking your S.E.L.F. the right questions. This entertaining program discusses the questions job seekers need to answer.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 32-minute video.


#17683 Career Exploration - Behind the Scenes-Hospitality/Hotels (Run time 20 min.) DVD $69.95

What happens behind the scenes at a major hotel, from the moment you enter the lobby until checkout time? This video takes an up-close look at the variety of people it takes to make a person's stay away from home comfortable and pleasant in every way. Beginning with the doorman and bellhop, moving on to the check-in desk, peeking into the storage closets where all the linens are stored, and even getting inside the business offices, we will see that there are lots of job possibilities in the fast-growing hospitality business. One 21-minute video. A Meridian Production.


#24220 Career Exploration - HVAC (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

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 series serves as an introduction to the vast opportunities in vocational interest areas and the need for qualified workers in these lucrative occupations. Important contact information is also provided for students interested in finding out more about vocational training programs. These programs will serve as a valuable resource to excite and motivate prospective students to consider a career in these high-demand and financially rewarding occupations. One 15-minute video. A Shopware Production.


#24221 Career Exploration - Carpentry (Run time 13 min.) DVD $69.95

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. The series serves as an introduction to the vast opportunities in vocational interest areas and the need for qualified workers in these lucrative occupations. Important contact information is also provided for students interested in finding out more about vocational training programs. These programs will serve as a valuable resource to excite and motivate prospective students to consider a career in these high-demand and financially rewarding occupations. One 15-minute video. A Shopware Production.


#24222 Career Exploration - Electrical (Run time 17 min.) DVD $69.95

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. The series serves as an introduction to the vast opportunities in vocational interest areas and the need for qualified workers in these lucrative occupations. Important contact information is also provided for students interested in finding out more about vocational training programs. These programs will serve as a valuable resource to excite and motivate prospective students to consider a career in these high-demand and financially rewarding occupations. One 15-minute video. A Shopware Production.


#24223 Career Exploration - Masonry (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

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. The series serves as an introduction to the vast opportunities in vocational interest areas and the need for qualified workers in these lucrative occupations. Important contact information is also provided for students interested in finding out more about vocational training programs. These programs will serve as a valuable resource to excite and motivate prospective students to consider a career in these high-demand and financially rewarding occupations. One 15-minute video. A Shopware Production.


#24224 Career Exploration - Welding (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

Welding 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 series serves as an introduction to the vast opportunities in vocational interest areas and the need for qualified workers in these lucrative occupations. Important contact information is also provided for students interested in finding out more about vocational training programs. These programs will serve as a valuable resource to excite and motivate prospective students to consider a career in these high-demand and financially rewarding occupations. One 15-minute video. A Shopware Production.


#24782 Career Exploration - Behind the Scenes-Printing (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

From the daily newspaper to the ticket that admits you to the movie, the printing industry is responsible for most of the magazines, brochures, flyers, coupons, and posters that you read. This program is a must for students interested in graphic arts and the printing industry. One 16-minute video. A Meridian Production.


#27430 Career Exploration - Behind the Scenes-Inland Shipping/Barges (Run time 26 min.) DVD $69.95

This video will take you to America's major rivers and the Great Lakes in order to go behind the scenes in the inland shipping industry. We hear from workers on the job and others who keep the cargo moving while learning the facts about barges: what they are, how they operate, where they travel, who "drives" them...even how much they weigh. Shipping by barge is a mode of transportation that is still critical to getting products such as grain, oil, and iron ore to market. A Meridian Production. One 26-minute video.


#30676 Career Exploration - Real Jobs, Great Trades! (Run time 12 min.) DVD $69.95

In this video, four young teens try their hands at home building and decorating on real work sites with experienced tradesmen. John, a professional mason, shows Nora how to lay bricks for exterior house walls and decorative yard sculptures. Andre, a contractor, teaches Misha how to construct the framing for a townhouse. Painter and decorator Pat instructs Camille on pasting wallpaper and stenciling interior walls. And Jim, a licensed electrician, shares some of his tricks of the trade with Peter. Concise and engaging, this video is an ideal introduction to the building-related trades. (13 minutes)


#30677 Career Exploration - Women in the Home Building Industry (Run time 9 min.) DVD $69.95

For decades, women have enjoyed professional success and personal satisfaction at every level of the home building industry, including light commercial construction and maintenance. Drawing on interviews with both women and men, this video presents some of the many opportunities for women in the building-related trades. In two segments, the program explores how they got their starts, what they like about their work, and what motivates them, as well as the challenges of entrepreneurship and gaining acceptance in a predominantly male industry. In "Mastering a Trade," an electrician who is also president and owner of her own company, an engineer with Wyndham Garden Hotels, and a drywall finisher discuss their experiences. In "Leading the Team," a construction project manager and the president and owner of a remodeling firm talk about what it is like to be the woman in charge. (9 minutes)


#20403 Career Transition & Success - Tech Prep: Having a Winning Attitude (Run time 16 min.) DVD $69.95

Disabled cycling champion John Rhinehart talks about using a positive attitude to reach goals and overcome life's obstacles. Shown competing in cycling races, as well as performing the routine tasks of daily life, this video serves as a real motivational tool to help young adults strive to reach their own personal goals. One 16-minute video. A Shopware Production.


#20404 Career Transition & Success - Tech Prep: School to Work Transition (Run time 12 min.) DVD $69.95

Using Mt. Hood Community College as a background, this video shows how Tech Prep and Applied Learning are helping students prepare for the high-tech jobs of the future. It's a great way to introduce the concepts of Tech Prep and help viewers visualize how training in school will assist them in achieving their life goals. One 12-minute video. A Shopware Production.


#24575 Career Transition & Success - 10 Basics of Business Etiquette (Run time 22 min.) DVD $69.95

Discusses the serious issues of professional etiquette in a comical fashion that will both entertain and instruct students and employees in the vital areas of etiquette and protocol. Prepares students for many different situations where a knowledge of professional etiquette will be essential. Includes inter-office etiquette, meeting protocol, introductions, dining etiquette, travel, and handling potentially awkward situations with grace. (22 min.) A Meridian Production.


#29104 Career Transition & Success - Getting High: Not in the Job Description (Run time 20 min.) DVD $69.95

Whether you work on an assembly line in a factory or write computer programs for a company's accounting department, you have a right to a safe and drug-free work environment. This program is designed to help viewers of all ages understand their rights and responsibilities on the job, to increase their protection from coworkers whose critical thinking and decision-making skills may be impaired through substance abuse. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Meridian Production. (20 minutes)


#8028 Job Search - Tough Times: Finding the Jobs (Run time 30 min.) DVD $69.95

Tough Times: Finding the Jobs teaches the importance of researching these effects on the community in which individuals are seeking employment and examining economic development strategies for their regions and states.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#8029 Job Search - Tough Times: Making the Most of Your Job (Run time 25 min.) DVD $69.95

Tough Times: Making the Most of Your Job discusses communication skills, flexibility, company knowledge, and the willingness to take on extra responsibilities and learn new skills. These are stressed as stepping stones to career advancement and job security. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#14527 Job Search - Directing Your Successful Job Search (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This three-part video demonstrates the processes and techniques necessary for successful job entry. Emphasis is on the fact that searching for employment is a full-time job, requiring an active, determined, and organized effort. The tools necessary for an effective self-directed job search are demonstrated including cover letters, resumes, letters of recommendation, and more. In the second part, job seekers are introduced to "networking" as a likely means of finding where jobs are. This section also covers more traditional methods such as help-wanted ads, employment agencies and placement offices, and follow-up techniques. The last part covers how to interview, and post-interview follow-ups. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 45-minute video and The Cambridge Job Search Guide.


#33359 Job Search - Log On for Success: Using Internet Job Sites (Run time 18 min.) DVD $69.95

Show your students how to find great jobs fast-with the Internet. This video will tell them everything they need to know to start blazing an electronic path to outstanding career opportunities. It covers how to find and then effectively search mega-job sites, industry- or profession-specific sites, and individual company sites; how to prepare Web-ready and E-mail-compatible resumes and cover letters; how to fill out online questionnaires; and how to save, organize, and keep track of what's been posted and sent. The video also clues viewers in to what information not to post, like social security numbers, so bad guys won't be able to scam them. In an Information Age job market, success begins with a click! A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the career standards from the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee. A Cambridge Educational Production. (19 minutes)


#8472 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Web Resumes (Run time 30 min.) DVD $69.95

There are cell phones, emails, faxes, multi-telephone conferencing, video conferencing...the list goes on and on. This is also true in the job search. The resume has undergone several changes in the past ten years. In some cases, a basic cover letter and resume are no longer enough to attract an employer's attention. This video program takes a look at various resume alternatives and how to best utilize these nontraditional formats to your advantage.Topics covered include Web and Electronic Resumes-deals with the newest wave of resumes to come along. Viewers learn how to effectively put together a resume for the web, how and where to post it, and how to get it noticed. Creative Resumes-What are they? How do you put one together? What occupations lend themselves to this type of resume? Looks at various types of creative resumes such as video and creative writing. Target Resumes-gives viewers information about targeting a specific career and creating a resume specific to this career. Information on how to develop your capabilities, accomplishments, experiences, and other important information directly related to the position you're seeking. Mid-Life and Re-Entry Resumes-More and more people are discovering they must take charge of their lives. This change is sometimes by choice and sometimes by necessity. Layoffs, technological advances, and job dissatisfaction are all factors that can lead to career changes. In addition, there are more women than ever returning to the work force after taking time off to raise a family. This section deals with how to handle the unique challenges facing these individuals and how to create the most effective resume for them. The program includes interviews with a resume professional, job search counselor, and individuals from the Online Career Center. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#14415 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Your Resume: A Self-Portrait (Run time min.) DVD $69.95

This video presents all the information any job-seeker needs to compose the ideal resume. The first section stresses the importance of overall appearance of the resume. Because prospective employers form their initial impressions based solely on the resume, emphasis is placed on being neat, organized, and precise. Your Resume: A Self-Portrait gives specific suggestions on how to create an attractive resume through paper selection, spacing, underlining, boldfacing, and reproduction (typed versus printed). The next section provides detailed explanations and specific examples of all the major sections that compose an ideal resume. Additionally, students are presented with exercises and tips on skill identification, organization, and presentation. This video then contrasts the Functional and the Chronological types of resumes and who should use each type. The last major section of the tape presents information on the Cover Letter. Students learn the format and content required as well as specific examples of effective cover letters. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video and manual.


#8243 Career Exploration - Careers in Science: From Archaeologist to Zoologist (Run time 20 min.) DVD $79.95

What is it really like to have a career in science? What jobs are available? How do you prepare for a scientific career? This informative, entertaining program surveys the wide-ranging world of careers in science. Interviews conducted at the National Youth Science Camp add a personal touch, as students and presenters share fascinating stories about their goals, research, and work. Additional interviews with science professionals offer students a look at the diverse group of men and women working in science today. Viewers learn about the nature of scientific inquiry and how scientific thinking is applied in day-to-day work activities. The video also describes aptitude, skills, education and training, and work activities common to science careers. Some of the fields represented in the program are aeronautics, archaeology, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, meteorology, nursing, paramedical, pharmacy, research, space exploration, teaching, veterinary medicine, and zoology. A great way to motivate students, and to encourage investigation of career opportunities in science. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 20-minute video.


#8474 Career Exploration - Understanding and Using the O*NETtm (Run time 28 min.) DVD $79.95

The O*NETtm is fast becoming the reference manual of choice for guidance counselors, job placement coordinators, and other career specialists. This database offers a vast array of information about hundreds of occupations. Among the many functions of the database, the O*NETtm is designed to replace the Dictionary of Occupational Titles with a greatly improved system for describing and classifying occupational information. This video program begins by describing how the O*NETtm can be used, how to identify the most pertinent information, and how to extract valuable facts from the wealth of data presented for each occupation. Interviews with individuals from current state introductory test sites show how this data can be used in conjunction with other career resources such as the OOH and GOE to provide a complete career exploration system. The video also shows several established programs utilizing information from the O*NETtm to assist welfare-to-work participants, students in school-to-career curriculums, and participants in other government programs. This comprehensive video will help you understand the benefits of the O*NETtm system and how to use it to its full potential. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#14613 Career Exploration - Careers Without College (Run time 27 min.) DVD $79.95

It doesn't take a college education to realize that a college education is not for everyone. Today, over fifty percent of those graduating from high school choose to go on to some form of postsecondary education. Does that mean those who are college bound have decided on a career and mapped out their life? Hardly. Many go on to college simply because they don't know what else to do. Others spend four years of study and a lot of money only to wind up with a piece of paper and no real job guarantees. Careers Without College spells out some of the other options available to today's high school graduates. Through humorous scenes, objective narration, and interviews with real people, viewers follow fictional, average students as they explore the possibilities before them. This production examines some choices for graduates, what careers are available to high school graduates, and how to find them. Careers Without College intertwines sketches and gags, narration and interviews, edited in the MTV-style that young adults identify with.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#25371 Career Exploration - EMTs, Nurses, Therapists, and Assistants (Run time 18 min.) DVD $79.95

In this video, viewers are able to focus on those health care jobs which are more heavily involved in caring for people. Emergency medical technicians provide basic life support procedures before patients are transported. We learn about the various levels of experience and how they differ. The duties of nurses, therapists, and assistants are also covered, including training, job skills, and other pertinent information. A Meridian Production. One 15-minute video.


#25376 Career Exploration - Health Technicians and Technologists (Run time 18 min.) DVD $79.95

This video provides a comprehensive look at the field of health technicians and technologists. These jobs deal with diagnosing and treating illnesses using computers, machinery, and other tools. Viewers learn about a typical day on the job, the type of training and certification needed, and how to earn these qualifications. We see dental technicians and hygienists, dental laboratory technicians, EKG technicians, nuclear medicine technologists, dosimetrists, sonographers, cytotechnologists, phlebotomists, and others. This is an excellent resource for students who wish to learn more about this field. A Meridian Production. (15 minutes)


#29135 Career Exploration - Careers in Criminal Justice (Run time 22 min.) DVD $79.95

Job opportunities in criminal justice are on the rise. This program looks at a number of different occupations, ranging from entry-level positions to those requiring a four-year degree. Experts and people on the job share firsthand information about what their work is like. Some of the occupations discussed include local and state police officers, detectives, correctional officers, bodyguards, FBI agents, probation and parole officers, private investigators, and special government agents. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Meridian Production. (22 minutes)


#8401 Career Transition & Success - The Exceptional Employee: A Guide to Success on the Job (Run time 24 min.) DVD $79.95

This program emphasizes the traits and employee skills needed to take an active role in career success and advancement. Through interviews with employers and employees from some of the world's most successful corporations, the viewer learns the essential qualities needed to succeed: Contribution, Teamwork, Attitude, and Organization. Part one demonstrates the importance of making a contribution to the company. In part two Exceptional Employees discuss how teamwork and effective communication are valuable assets. Attitude is the third quality, and viewers learn the best attitude for the workplace. Lastly, organizational skills are covered and discussed. Those new to the work force must strive to be exceptional in order to succeed, and this program demonstrates how to take responsibility for career advancement and success. A Cambridge Educational Production. (24 minutes)


#14617 Career Transition & Success - Job Survival Kit (Run time min.) DVD $79.95

A lot of people think the best way to keep a job is to just do what you are told. That is part of it, but not all of it, by far. Today's employers are looking for people who can truly contribute to the company-someone who can handle responsibility, be flexible, and adapt! This enlightening program explores common-sense rules to follow and exactly what employers are looking for in the next person they hire, such as: a can-do attitude; being punctual; adapting to any situation; respecting customers, supervisors, and co-workers; and many other unique characteristics and qualities that make a valuable employee. The Job Survival Kit creatively shows viewers how to strive to be as good at their job as they can, while making useful recommendations of how to keep a job diary, approach the annual review, and handle a disagreement in the office. This is a smart resource that should be viewed by anyone looking for a job or anyone who has just landed a job. A Cambridge Educational Production. (30 minutes)


#14646 Career Transition & Success - Take This Job and Love It: Keys to Surviving Your New Job (Run time min.) DVD $79.95

What do a positive attitude, adaptability, dependability, loyalty, and interpersonal skills have to do with each other? All are named by employers as the most important traits new employees can bring into their organizations-traits that are seldom taught in a school curriculum. While entry- level employees may feel that once they have been hired by an organization their worries are over, this exceptional video prepares them for the realities of the workplace. Focusing on adapting to individual work environments, viewers visit a variety of employment situations and follow entry-level employees as they evaluate their new jobs and assess where they will fit into the organizations. Viewers learn how to decide the correct attire, how to address and deal with their new bosses, how much socializing is acceptable, how to learn correct office procedures, and what skills their supervisors expect them to have. This entertaining video stresses the fact that when starting a new job, preparation for the expectations of bosses, supervisors, co-workers, clients, and customers often makes the difference between a smooth take-off and a crash landing.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 40-minute video.


#8005 Job Search - Networking on the WWW and Beyond (Run time 28 min.) DVD $79.95

The World Wide Web can be a very overwhelming resource. This program is designed to simplify the WWW so that finding an available position at a company, you are interested in, applying to that company, and even interviewing via the Internet can be fun and rewarding. Included are interviews with those involved in interviewing for jobs advertised on the Internet and those who have found employment this way. Focuses on how to best utilize the WWW to network and find job leads by using search engines such as Lycos, Yahoo!, and other common WWW search techniques. Also teaches the advantages of visiting corporate home pages and explains how to find and use employment and related databases. Teaches how to network and find jobs using other Internet resources such as newsgroups, Telnet, Gopher, and other practical methods that lead to discovering employment listings. Learn how to access information from government agencies and public companies. Those wishing to relocate will learn why the Internet is an ideal tool for finding job opportunities in other areas. Part three focuses on interviewing via the Internet. Helpful advice is offered about how to conduct yourself for this type of interview, how to talk to impress using e-mail, and how to use the telephone properly in the job interview. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#8019 Job Search - Shhh! I'm Finding a Job: The Library and Your Self-Directed Job Search (Run time 34 min.) DVD $79.95

There are two ways to get a job. One, you can hope to get lucky and stumble into the right job, two, you can research and prepare then go get the job you really want! The information needed for this mission can be found in one accessible and inexpensive place: THE LIBRARY! Details how the library gives job seekers the ammunition needed. Shows viewers how to capitalize on strengths, minimize weaknesses, aggressively build a job network, develop valuable contacts, create dynamic resumes and cover letters, and become more confident and better-armed for their actual job interviews! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#8021 Job Search - Ten Ways to Get a Great Job: Back to the Basics (Run time 39 min.) DVD $79.95

This program cleverly takes viewers back to the basics: wherever you can, gain as much education and computer knowledge as possible; name ten people who will be included in your job search network; learn where the jobs are and aren't; know what you do well and be able to confidently discuss it; plus learn how to move vertically as well as horizontally within a company. Ten Ways to Get a Great Job takes a refreshing look at how to find a job by showing viewers how to look now for opportunities that will help them in their job search later-not in the "nick-of-time" or overnight!A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video.


#8248 Job Search - Connect on the Net: Finding a Job on the Internet (Run time 24 min.) DVD $79.95

Businesses everywhere are taking to the Internet. Why? Because it helps companies run their operations smarter, faster, and better-especially when it comes to hiring. If you are looking for employment, the Internet provides a variety of tools to assist in preparing and hunting for one. Viewers learn how to use both traditional and nontraditional job search strategies such as networking, browsing want ads, and posting resumes as they navigate through job search directories and bulletin boards online. Connect on the Net is and easy-to-use, timely production that contains lively discussions about job search techniques found on the Information Superhighway, the smartest resource to date for employers and job seekers. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video.


#30668 Job Search - Common Mistakes People Make in Interviews (Run time 27 min.) DVD $79.95

This highly acclaimed video will help you avoid the pitfalls of the interview process-because getting an interview is only the beginning. Before you walk through the door for an interview, you had better know a few things: what the business is all about, how to stay cool under pressure, and how you feel about working with people of different races and genders. After all, an interview is a serious conversation about business, how you react to stress, and what kind of person you are. Common Mistakes People Make in Interviews is an informative and effective program that helps job seekers anticipate what employers are looking for. Using a wrong way/right way format, the video illustrates the things to do and not to do in an interview so you can convey the right attitude, project a professional image-and get a job offer. Perfect for job-search agencies, libraries, career-oriented classes, or anyone who wants to ace an interview. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (27 minutes)


#36998 Job Search - The Right Job for Your Personality (Run time min.) DVD $79.95

This program shows viewers how to select a rewarding and satisfying career by engaging in a reflective self-assessment process-a process designed to help them gain insights into themselves by looking at different aspects of their lives including their interests, skills, education, training, values, and lifestyle. Shows how to identify and organize a variety of personal information into a form that's optimal for making informed career decisions! A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. Recommended for high school. (11 minutes)


#36999 Job Search - Career Evaluation (Run time 11 min.) DVD $79.95

This program illustrates how to relate interests, skills, education, training, values, and lifestyle to specific occupations in the world of work. Based on the commonsense notion that you do best at what you really like to do, this video shows viewers how to find an occupation with job requirements that closely match their interests. Nothing predicts high workplace satisfaction like a close match between job duties and the employee-to-be! A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. Recommended for high school. (10 minutes)


#37000 Job Search - Finding a Job (Run time 13 min.) DVD $79.95

This program discusses the many ways a person can find job openings through a wide variety of job search methods-online job boards, want ads, state and private employment services, networking, informational interviews, the Yellow Pages, and more. Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each method, but emphasizes using all available methods to obtain the widest choice of job offers in the least amount of time. A terrific overview of the best and quickest ways to get a job! A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. Recommended for high school. (13 minutes)


#37001 Job Search - Interviewing for a Job (Run time 12 min.) DVD $79.95

The most intimidating and the most crucial part of a job search, the interview either results in a job offer or it doesn't...no second chances. This program covers preparing for an interview, dressing for an interview, using body language to good advantage, articulating skills and abilities, answering difficult questions, and handling salary and benefits issues. Emphasis is placed on being prepared and relaxed during the most important step of the job search process. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. Recommended for high school. (12 minutes)


#37002 Job Search - Succeeding on the Job (Run time 10 min.) DVD $79.95

Is the hard part over once a person lands a job? No, the hard part has just begun! This program shows viewers not only how to survive on the job, but how to get ahead, too. Attitude, timeliness, dress, ethics, grooming, teamwork, conflict resolution, and getting along with co-workers are among the topics discussed in this video. Interviews with employers are interspersed with commonsense narration to provide solid advice for any newly hired employee. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. Recommended for high school. (10 minutes)


#8006 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Exceptional Interviewing Tips: A View from the Inside (Run time 28 min.) DVD $79.95

The job interview is one of the most taxing and stressful experiences that we go through in our lives. This video guides the viewer through the interview process with an enthusiastic host and representatives from four of the most successful businesses in the country. These representatives give advice on how to conduct yourself professionally in the interview situation and how to impress the interviewer with your poise and personality. The video is divided into three sections: what to do before, during, and after the interview. It begins by preparing the viewer with several tips for an impressive resume and suggestions for developing a strong mental attitude before the interview. To aid this preparation, fifty of the most frequent and most difficult questions asked in an interview are listed in the workbook and discussed on tape so you can practice them and be ready. Personal appearance, when to arrive, what to bring, and what to ask are all covered in the useful section on "during the interview." It gives beneficial suggestions on how to answer the dreaded "Tell me a little about yourself" and "What are your weaknesses?" questions. The video also discusses the timing and contents of thank-you letters. Several example thank-you letters are included in the workbook. The video fully prepares viewers for a successful interview experience. A must for every person getting started in the job hunt.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video and workbook.


#8007 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Ten Commandments of Resumes (Run time 35 min.) DVD $79.95

Resume writing is considered by many to be the most difficult part of the job search process. It is tough to know what the employer is looking for, and even more difficult to express your abilities in a way that gets attention. Discussing ten important tips for writing an excellent resume, this exciting video gives the viewer the knowledge needed to stand out in a crowd of job seekers. An outstanding resume is more important than ever today because of growing competition in the job market. This program helps job seekers create effective, dynamic resumes. Topics covered include the importance of focusing on the employer's needs, not your own; how to use powerful assertions; how to inspire and excite the employer; and much more. Also covered: tips to make the "skills and accomplishments" section and the "list of qualifications" section of the resume intriguing, not boring. A must for anyone seeking a career.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 35-minute video.


#8008 Resume Writing & Interviewing - The Ideal Resume (Run time 21 min.) DVD $79.95

One of the most difficult tasks job-seekers face is putting together an impressive resume. This program shows how to do it by highlighting the best of the job applicant's achievements, skills, and abilities, whether they are first-time job-seekers or established professionals. Topics include the purpose of the resume; various styles; what information to include and what not to include; what will likely catch an employer's eye; and how to write an effective cover letter. Electronic resumes-how and where to post them on the Internet-are also covered. A Cambridge Educational Production. (21 minutes)


#8013 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Extraordinary Answers to Common Interview Questions (Run time 22 min.) DVD $79.95

"What can you tell me about yourself?" "Why do you want to leave your current job?" "What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Common questions, but difficult to answer. This program uses a quiz-show format and career experts to help job-seekers recognize good and bad answers to many of the most common questions-with an emphasis on preparation on the part of the person interviewed. Key principles of effective interviewing are outlined and applied in simulated interview situations. A Cambridge Educational Production. (22 minutes)


#8484 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Strategies for the Interviewer (Run time 22 min.) DVD $79.95

This program goes beyond the standard interview practices to help the interviewer determine what assets the potential employee possesses that fit the company's needs. Learn about laws that affect the interview process and discover how to "read between the lines" to get past the standard wall of answers given by applicants. The secrets of effective power interviewing are uncovered. Interviewers learn what types of questions to ask to uncover the true work habits of the interviewee and how he or she will react in various work situations. Discover the benefits of using the telephone to conduct screening interviews and identify ways to learn the most about the applicant before the first face-to-face meeting. The program also discusses using features of the Internet for pre-screening purposes and to get a feel for the applicant's knowledge and familiarity with advancing technologies. An important preparation tool for anyone involved in the interview process on the employer's side of the desk.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 28-minute video.


#8485 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Strategies for the Interviewee (Run time 27 min.) DVD $79.95

Strategies for the Interviewee helps viewers determine what types of jobs or careers they are most qualified for and what to expect during the interview. Strategies for the Interviewee goes further than just discussing typical "tell me about yourself" types of questions by preparing viewers for any style of interview. Emphasis is placed on the necessity of becoming familiar with new technologies used in the interview process, including Internet teleconferencing, video interviewing, and more. Learn how not to be eliminated during telephone and face-to-face screening interviews by being prepared and armed with appropriate information. Viewers learn what the interviewer is looking for in the best applicant and the chances they may need to take to set themselves apart from other applicants...and receive a job offer. Contains interviews with human resource personnel to provide firsthand information on new interview concepts and uncovers the secrets of successful interviewees.A Cambridge Educational Production. One 28-minute video.


#11350 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Defining and Developing Your Portfolio (Run time 17 min.) DVD $79.95

Artists have been using portfolios of their work for years, to show prospective employers what they can do. Shouldn't all job seekers cash in on that idea? This program focuses on the steps involved in compiling a career portfolio, from gathering the individual components to tailoring them for use with different job categories. Work samples and other elements, such as a statement of confidentiality, a mission statement, a set of goals, a resume, and letters of reference, are highlighted. Plenty of on-screen examples show how it all comes together. A Cambridge Educational Production. (17 minutes)


#11351 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Using and Maintaining Your Portfolio (Run time 21 min.) DVD $79.95

As a tool for organizing thoughts and boosting confidence, a career portfolio is unbeatable. But once it's created, how is it actually used at an interview? After driving home the importance of thoroughly researching every target company and customizing the portfolio for each job opportunity, this program demonstrates the use of the portfolio to leave a prospective employer with a very favorable impression. Maintaining a career portfolio for use at annual performance reviews and as a touchstone for career development is also encouraged. A Cambridge Educational Production. (21 minutes)


#14657 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Effective Resumes: Reading Between the Lines (Run time min.) DVD $79.95

How do you create an attention-grabbing resume that will compel employers to call you for interviews? What do employers look for in a resume? How can you make seemingly unrelated jobs, skills, accomplishments, and activities work as assets in your resume? This upbeat and entertaining video answers these and many other questions that arise when first-time job seekers begin their resume preparations. Students learn the difference an effective resume makes in a successful job search and tips for giving theirs the vital edge over competitors. Employers discuss what turns them on and off when looking through a stack of resumes and site examples of resume bloopers...examples to steer clear of! Interviewers discuss their role as a detective-Reading Between the Lines to investigate the true personality and qualifications of an applicant. Students learn different types of and formats for resumes, what should and should not be included, what kind of print and paper to use, how to write a cover letter and why, and how to write a resume that will motivate the prospective employer to dial their number to set up an interview. One employer was quoted, "To begin the job hunting process without an effective resume is like starting across the country with two flat tires...It's a sure bet you won't get very far!" This program ensures a job search with all necessary parts in excellent working order! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 60-minute video.


#17694 Career Exploration - Options after High School Graduation (Run time 19 min.) DVD $89.95

A fast-paced overview of ALL types of education and training available after high school, from apprenticeship programs to four-year university. Join students in different situations to discover that there is a place for everyone to prepare for a career that meets individual needs and preferences. A Meridian Production. Video version. (19 min.) Windows CD-ROM version also available.


#24974 Career Exploration - Mapping Your Career Plan (Run time 19 min.) DVD $89.95

Books...articles...occupational dictionaries...even the Internet...offer a wealth of information about all kinds of careers. But the challenge is discovering how to tap into the various resources. Teens must learn how to set goals. Job shadowing, externships, internships, volunteer work, special classes, and summer jobs are just some of the important stops on the path to career preparation. But most essential: get advice, get experience, and get training! A Meridian Production.One 16-minute video.


#26672 Career Exploration - Tracking Your Interests and Abilities (Run time 18 min.) DVD $89.95

No one has all the answers when it comes to figuring out what to do for the rest of their lives...especially teens! But they do need to ask good questions...like What do I like to do? What am I good at? What is important to me? As they create individual profiles, and explore options, students will discover their personal interests, strengths, and values. These will become the basis for pursuing a good career match. A Meridian Production.One 16-minute video.


#29320 Career Exploration - The Patient Care Nursing Team (Run time 15 min.) DVD $89.95

Wherever people need wellness services, acute care for an illness or injury, or medical support when bedridden or shut-in, nurses are standing by. This video introduces students to the rewarding career of nursing, the largest healthcare profession in America. Incorporating interviews with working nurses from a range of medical specialties, the program describes the challenges that nurses face in a variety of work environments-including hospitals, clinics, schools, and homes-and outlines the education and licensing process that nurses must complete. The importance of organization, coping with stress, and the personal and emotional benefits of nursing are also communicated. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Meridian Production. (15 minutes)


#29321 Career Exploration - Health Information Management (Run time 15 min.) DVD $89.95

Compiling and retrieving up-to-date information on patients' illnesses, injuries, and medical history is more important than ever for effective medical care. This video focuses on opportunities in the field of healthcare information management and technology. Examples of HIM-related positions are covered-including medical billing specialist, diagnostic and procedural coder, and privacy officer-along with the two main types of schooling that precede a HIM career: an associate degree leading to work as a Registered Health Information Technician, and a baccalaureate degree required for employment as a Registered Record Administrator. Patient confidentiality is an important subject in the video. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Meridian Production. (15 minutes)


#29322 Career Exploration - Pharmacy Technician (Run time 15 min.) DVD $89.95

To support the crucial work of pharmacists, special technicians are often employed to assist patients and customers. This video shows students what it's like to be a pharmacy technician-a specialization in high demand at many medical facilities and drugstores. The core duties of a pharmacy tech are outlined, including stocking, retrieving, counting, pouring, weighing, mixing, packaging, and even pricing medications. The video also explores the responsibilities of ensuring accuracy and communicating with physicians and insurance providers to verify prescriptions and coverage. In addition, the opportunities afforded by on-the-job training and educational programs are highlighted. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Meridian Production. (15 minutes)


#29740 Career Exploration - Education & Training (Run time 18 min.) DVD $89.95

Careers in education are not only rewarding for those who pursue them but vital to society as a whole-without educators and teachers, there would be no doctors, plumbers, lawyers, or electricians. This video presents four distinct occupations in the field: elementary teachers, teacher's aides, administrators, and librarians. People working in these jobs discuss their responsibilities and what each position requires in terms of training and academic credentials. A Cambridge Educational Production. (18 minutes)


#29741 Career Exploration - Health Services (Run time 17 min.) DVD $89.95

Aside from doctors and dentists, there is a wide range of health service occupations, from paramedics on the "front lines" of accidents and illness to therapists assisting a patient's full recovery. This program looks at the required training, qualifications, and licensing for emergency medical technicians, pharmacists, physical therapists, and dental hygienists. The video also points out the differences between a dietetic technician and a dietician as well as a licensed practical nurse and a registered practical nurse. Health care professionals in all these positions talk about the rewards of their chosen careers. A Cambridge Educational Production. (16 minutes)


#29742 Career Exploration - Information Technology Services (Run time 19 min.) DVD $89.95

It has been called the information age, and there is no doubt that for the foreseeable future those who know how to work with computers will be in great demand in the job market. In this video, people employed in the field as computer engineers, computer programmers, systems analysts, and database administrators discuss the skills and educational background needed for their careers. A Cambridge Educational Production. (18 minutes)


#29743 Career Exploration - Scientific, Engineering & Technical Services (Run time 18 min.) DVD $89.95

Whether it is a computer screen or an airplane engine or a bridge, someone has to decide how big it will be and how it will work. The men and women in the scientific, engineering, and technical services field create the designs and draw up the plans that determine how things will be built. This program will offer insights into the jobs of a civil engineer, an electronics technician, a hazardous waste technician, and a water and liquid waste treatment plant and systems operator. A Cambridge Educational Production. (18 minutes)


#32127 Career Exploration - Transportation, Distribution & Logistics (Run time 21 min.) DVD $89.95

So much of life really comes down to moving things. So it's no surprise how many different career paths the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Cluster offers. In this program, people who work in various occupations within the Cluster discuss their jobs, as well as the education and training they needed to acquire them. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. (21 minutes)


#32128 Career Exploration - Law, Public Safety & Security (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

To serve and protect-whether as a paralegal, EMT, police officer, or in a host of other roles-that's what the challenging occupations in this Cluster mean. This program profiles a number of men and women who work in these fields, highlighting how they got started in terms of training and education. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. (22 minutes)


#32129 Career Exploration - Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (Run time 21 min.) DVD $89.95

If providing food and making the world a little greener sound like appealing goals, this fact-filled program will point out and explore many of the appropriate occupations by talking with men and women who work in the Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Cluster. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. (21 minutes)


#32130 Career Exploration - Manufacturing (Run time 29 min.) DVD $89.95

From choosing raw materials to designing assembly processes to inspecting the final product, the Manufacturing Cluster is the place where things get made. This program goes inside the diverse world of manufacturing by presenting the career profiles of a number of people who hold different jobs there. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. (18 minutes)


#33363 Career Exploration - Hospitality & Tourism (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

The hospitality and tourism cluster is all about providing food, lodging, and entertainment to people when they're away from home. This program provides an inside track on what the work is like by talking to a travel agent, hotel manager, baker, and waitress. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. (22 minutes)


#33364 Career Exploration - Architecture & Construction (Run time 20 min.) DVD $89.95

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. A Cambridge Educational Production. (20 minutes)


#33365 Career Exploration - Human Services (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

Because it's all about interacting with and helping other people, the Human Services Cluster is also where some of the most personally rewarding careers can be found. This program shows what Human Services has to offer by spotlighting several diverse jobs in the field. A preschool teacher, clinical psychologist, social worker, and cosmetologist discuss what they love about their jobs and what they did to get started. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. (22 minutes)


#34898 Career Exploration - Marketing, Sales & Service (Run time 21 min.) DVD $89.95

There will always be a place in America's consumer-centric culture for energetic go-getters in the areas of marketing, sales, and service. This program, set in a marketing agency environment, introduces students to an account director/senior associate, an account director/partner, an associate creative director, and a managing partner. Background information on the field in general-and the education needed to really excel-is included. Also, the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships is stressed. A Cambridge Educational Production. (21 minutes)


#34899 Career Exploration - Government & Public Administration (Run time 23 min.) DVD $89.95

Dedicated public servants in the spheres of government and public administration are the backbone of America-and most of them don't live anywhere near Capitol Hill. In this program, a city manager, a community relations manager, a police officer, and a park ranger/director of parks, recreation, and forestry answer a barrage of questions designed to help your students understand the ins and outs of these occupations as they learn what it's like to live "a day in the life." A Cambridge Educational Production. (23 minutes)


#34900 Career Exploration - Business, Management & Administration (Run time 23 min.) DVD $89.95

When it's time to get down to the business of business, introduce your students to some people who make their living at it. This program profiles a corporate accounting assistant, an administrative assistant, an account director, and a principal at a commercial real estate services firm. Together they cover a lot of ground as they discuss the challenges and rewards of their work, providing information on necessary skills, educational credentials, and personal qualities. A Cambridge Educational Production. (23 minutes)


#34901 Career Exploration - Finance (Run time 20 min.) DVD $89.95

Money, they say, makes the world go around. But who keeps all those daily transactions moving, and how do they do it? Let a group of finance pros do the explaining with this program on the Finance Career Cluster! As your students watch, they'll discover that wealth management specialists, accountants, bank managers, and stockbrokers are all linked by one common thread: the management of assets. Lifelong learning is stressed as these finance professionals share their knowledge about their areas of expertise. A Cambridge Educational Production. (19 minutes)


#36912 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in the Arts (Run time 18 min.) DVD $89.95

How do three talented individuals translate their unique artistic sensibilities into action? This program explains. Section one focuses attention on Jacques d'Amboise, one of the world's finest classical dancers and founder of the National Dance Institute, which exposes thousands of inner-city school children to the magic and discipline of dance. Section two introduces viewers to Andre Andreev and Dan Covert, lead designers for many of MTV's premiere award shows and the founding duo of high-profile graphic design shop Dresscode. (18 minutes)


#36913 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Travel and Hospitality (Run time 17 min.) DVD $89.95

One of Fortune's Most Admired Companies, jetBlue is dedicated to bringing humanity back to air travel. And HK Hotels, family-owned and -operated accommodations infused with charm and Old World service, has been featured in Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure. In section one of this program, Eric Brinker tells how he overcame severe dyslexia to become jetBlue's Director of Brand Management and Customer Experience, while in section two, Henry Kallan, President and owner of HK Hotels in New York City, recalls how he emigrated from the former Czechoslovakia at the age of 21 and got his humble start in the hotel industry as a busboy. (17 minutes)


#36914 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Education (Run time 17 min.) DVD $89.95

Gaston Caperton overcame dyslexia to become the Governor of West Virginia and President of the College Board-provider of the SAT, AP exams, and CLEP tests. In section one of this program, Caperton explains how his struggle with dyslexia fueled his dedication to the promotion of education. In section two, Virginia Jose, an art educator at South Bronx Preparatory School and a practicing professional artist, discusses what teaching means to her. She also shares why art is so important to her-a message she also strives to communicate to her more than 120 students each week. (17 minutes)


#36915 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Medicine (Run time 17 min.) DVD $89.95

Section one of this program profiles Dr. Swayam Sadanandan, a member of New York magazine's Best Doctor Hall of Fame: her dedication to treating sickle-cell anemia as head of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, her efforts to provide social services to patients and their families, and her irrepressible optimism. Section two turns the spotlight on Michele Speer, RN, breast cancer survivor and Nurse Coordinator for the Women's Breast Center at Stamford Hospital's Tully Health Center. Her mission? To provide support, education, and advocacy for each of her breast cancer patients. (16 minutes)


#36916 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Housing and Real Estate (Run time 18 min.) DVD $89.95

Before he opened his own construction company, Ted Herz worked in the chemical industry. And Arnold Penner, head of his own multimillion-dollar real estate development/investment business in New York City, started out as a car salesman. In section one of this program, Herz discusses his frustrations in the corporate world, how he turned his home remodeling hobby into a full-fledged career, and the kinds of things that have to be considered when dealing with so many projects and clients. In section two, Penner talks about the appeal of real estate and how hard work has paid off for him as he tours viewers through several of his NYC properties. (18 minutes)


#36917 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Science (Run time 19 min.) DVD $89.95

Section one of this program introduces viewers to Donna Shirley, who tells the story of how a small-town girl with a keen interest in flying made a remarkable career for herself at NASA, where she has been Project Engineer for the Cassini mission to Saturn and head of the Mars Exploration Program. Section two puts Ira Mellman under the microscope-a music major who ended up with degrees in cell biology and human genetics and has gone on to become Vice President of Oncology at Genentech and Sterling Professor of Cell Biology and Immunology at Yale University. (19 minutes)


#36918 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Entrepreneurship (Run time 20 min.) DVD $89.95

Since its founding, Paul Orfalea's Kinko's empire has grown to more than 1,500 stores and 23,000 employees worldwide. And Pleasant Rowland's American Girl dolls, second only to Barbie in U.S. sales, made her $700 million when she sold her company to Mattel. How did these incredible entrepreneurs do it? Section one of this program profiles Orfalea, who talks about overcoming dyslexia while growing up and his business philosophy, which is based on his freethinking, creative style. In section two, Rowland describes her motivation in creating the American Girls and how her special approach to marketing and distribution has helped make them so popular. (20 minutes)


#36919 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Food (Run time 21 min.) DVD $89.95

Cato Corner Farm in Connecticut produces handmade gourmet cheeses prized by the upscale Blue Hill restaurants in New York. Section one of this program introduces viewers to the art and craft of cheese-making through the experiences of the mother/son team of Elizabeth MacAlister and Mark Gilman, who talk about the joys and challenges of their business as they demonstrate how they make and market their cheeses. In section two, Dan Barber-one of America's top chefs and owner of the Blue Hill restaurants-explains why he became a chef, how he ended up owning two restaurants, and why he's so enthusiastic about using locally grown foods. (21 minutes)


#36920 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Fitness and Sports (Run time 17 min.) DVD $89.95

Cindy Sites was a ballet dancer; Ray Anderson played football and baseball in college. Section one of this program focuses on Sites' success as owner of Go Figure Fitness, a small chain of studios where she and her staff teach her Figure Method-a combination of Pilates, yoga, and classical ballet technique. Section two tracks the career of Anderson from Stanford University and Harvard Law School, to sports agent to the likes of the Colts' Tony Dungy and the Cardinals' Dennis Green, to Executive Vice President of the Atlanta Falcons, to Vice President of NFL Operations. (17 minutes)


#36921 Career Exploration - Spotlight on Careers in Technology (Run time 18 min.) DVD $89.95

What is it like to be a visionary, to have a hand in shaping the future through important technologies? Section one of this program showcases the environmentally clean, zero-emission Ballard Fuel Cell as Geoffrey Ballard himself explains how he developed it against all odds. In section two, Bob Mason, cofounder of the direct-to-Internet TV service Brightcove, discusses why he and partner Jeremy Allaire started the company, Brightcove's place in the Internet revolution, and career options in the ever-changing high-tech industry. (18 minutes)


#37656 Career Exploration - Engineering (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the engineering field. This program profiles Elizabeth Nethery, a product support engineer who tests and customizes prosthetics; Elisabeth Paul, a computer software engineer in the aerospace industry; and Daisy Lung, an environmental engineer who conducts site assessments for real estate clients. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)


#37662 Career Exploration - Rescue (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

Meet three trailblazing women who have embarked on successful careers as EMT and rescue personnel. This program profiles Danielle Gagnon, a paramedic in Montreal's emergency medical service; Julie De Grandpre, a rescue diver in the Canadian Coast Guard; and Pamela Kryskow, a firefighter with experience in a wide variety of emergencies. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)


#37666 Career Exploration - Entrepreneurship (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

Introduce viewers to three women who have found success and satisfaction by helming their own businesses: Lisa Nadeau, a maple syrup producer whose company started as a side business to her dairy farm; Christine Zacharko, an optician who runs Glasses to Go, a mobile optical dispensary; and Jessica Dawe, a pest control producer who breeds and sells crop-friendly insects. Commentary from associates rounds out the descriptions of each woman's accomplishments. (24 minutes)


#37677 Career Exploration - Aquaculture (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the business of aquaculture. This program profiles Sondra Lambie, a nursery technician who cultivates large shellfish crops; Camille Wiencke, a fish health technician who cares for farm-raised Chinook salmon; and Nancy Emard, a trout farm owner who sells about 100,000 fish annually. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)


#37681 Career Exploration - Heavy Equipment Operation (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

This program profiles three women who have embarked on successful careers as heavy equipment operators. Chelsea Orvis is a haul truck op who transports excavated oil-rich material; Stephanie Jacques is the first woman in Quebec to be professionally trained as a crane op; and Nathalie Desrosier is a tarmac heavy equipment op who clears snow and ice from landing areas. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile. (24 minutes)


#37682 Career Exploration - Music (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the field of music. This program profiles Sandra Schultz, a sound engineer and technician who records and mixes for music producers; Shelley Park, a guitar builder who produces between 12 and 20 instruments per year; and Alice Bernier, an electronic music composer who works out of her own high-tech studio. Commentary from colleagues and associates rounds out each description. (24 minutes)


#37683 Career Exploration - Rail Transportation (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

Meet three women who have embarked on successful careers in railway transportation. This program profiles Brenda Cox, a yard foreman who loads and organizes rail cars for train assembly; Rebecca Mann, a technical officer who tests the structural and mechanical limits of rail cars; and France Robert, an electronics systems technician who performs safety tests on passenger trains. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)


#37686 Career Exploration - Textiles (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

This program profiles three women who have fashioned successful careers in the textile industry: Nathalie Jacques, a planning manager for an upholstery and fabric manufacturer; Myriam Phaneuf, a research and development technician who creates new textile designs thread by thread; and Tarah Jakubiak, Vice President of Sales for an international fabric producer. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile. (24 minutes)


#39108 Career Exploration - Internet Careers: Front-End, Back-End & E-Everywhere (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

E-commerce, e-learning, e-zines, eBay-what's the common denominator? The "e" of course! But in today's fast-paced, highly connected world, that "e" doesn't just stand for "electronic"; it stands for "everywhere" as more and more people link up online. This program travels the Web to explore Internet careers in three main areas: the front end, the back end, and everywhere in between. Front-end insights come from a programmer, a graphic designer, and a quality assurance tester; back-end information is provided by a webmaster, a help desk specialist, and a sales associate; and an IT recruiter, an advertising sales rep, and an entrepreneur explain how they've integrated the Internet into their careers. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. Recommended for high school and college. A Cambridge Educational Production. (22 minutes)


#39266 Career Exploration - Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

This program rounds up a diverse group of workers in the fields of food, agriculture, and natural resources-a food service manager, a dietetic technician, an agricultural manager, a dairy farm manager, a landscape supervisor, an environmental science and protection technician, a water treatment plant operator, and an aquaculture technician-to illustrate what they do and how they go about doing it. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (25 minutes) Available beginning February 2009.


#39261 Career Planning - Health Care, Medicine, and Science (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about half of the 20 fastest-growing jobs in America are in the healthcare, medicine, and science areas of the health industry! This program spotlights an LPN, a dialysis technician, a surgical assistant, and a physical therapist, who each help fight illness and repair injury; a pharmacy technician, a dental hygienist, and a dispensing optician, who each help improve the quality of life; and a medical records technician, who keeps track of each patient's medical history. And because pets are "people" too, the program also interviews a veterinarian assistant! Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (25 minutes) Available beginning February 2009.


#39263 Career Planning - Computers and Information Technology (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Over the course of just a couple of decades, technology has totally transformed the workplace-and the world. This program talks tech with a webmaster, a multimedia specialist, a computer-aided drafter/designer, a network/systems administrator, and a cybersecurity expert-a few of the people using today's high-end hardware and software to shape the present and create the future. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (25 minutes) Available beginning February 2009.


#39264 Career Planning - Education and Social Services (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Directly or indirectly, people working in the education and social services fields make their living by helping others live better lives. This program profiles a preschool teacher, a vocational education instructor, and a school administrative assistant as well as a drug and alcohol abuse counselor, a social and human services assistant, and a recreation worker. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (25 minutes) Available beginning February 2009.


#39267 Career Planning - Manufacturing and Transportation (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Living in a world of virtual this and virtual that hasn't eliminated the need for making real-world products and delivering them to people who want them. This program spotlights three cutting-edge technicians-aerospace, robotics, and laser-and three professionals who keep things moving: a distribution manager, a dock supervisor, and an air traffic controller. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (25 minutes) Available beginning February 2009.


#9320 Career Transition & Success - Unemployment: Understanding the Grieving Process (Run time 33 min.) DVD $89.95

Losing a job is one of the common denominators of life in America: everyone has lost one-or knows someone who did. How do people cope with this particular form of loss? This straight-talking program considers the concerns and feelings that people often experience after job loss. The six topics examined are the realities of losing a job, why people identify with their jobs, the different ways job loss affects people, understanding the emotions associated with losing a job, finding support, and taking action to find a new job. A Cambridge Educational Production. (30 minutes)


#14523 Career Transition & Success - Making It on Your First Job (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

You're hired! To a job seeker, no two words sound more beautiful. But after you're hired, what steps should you take to assure that your venture into the working world will be a success? This fast-paced, comprehensive program utilizes a dialogue format highlighted with testimonials from entry-level workers and their supervisors to emphasize the need for developing adaptive skills and positive attitudes. Students are shown that school and work environments contain many similarities such as authority figures and specific rules and regulations. Major differences such as having others depend on your performance are also discussed. Work habits including punctuality, attendance, initiative, and personal relations with co-workers, supervisors, and the public are shown to be vital ingredients for job success. The last segment deals with the importance of adjusting to particular work situations encountered and how those adjustments are directly related to job performance. With the job market so competitive, students need all the help they can get in establishing themselves as valuable assets in the workplace. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video and program guide.


#17688 Career Transition & Success - Rebounding from Job Loss (Run time 16 min.) DVD $89.95

Buyouts, plant closings, mergers. They all come down to someone losing a job. This kind of loss affects everyone differently. This important program helps viewers see how losing a job often parallels the trauma experienced after a death. In both cases, individuals must go through a grieving process that includes working through various stages. We also learn strategies for finding the positive opportunities in this dramatic change that touches so many people every day. A Meridian Production. One 17-minute video.


#25785 Career Transition & Success - Life after High School: Succeeding in the Workplace (Run time 21 min.) DVD $89.95

As students take their places in the workforce, they will need to quickly acquire important work-related behaviors such as punctuality, respect for managers and coworkers, and a willingness to follow company guidelines. They must also develop good communication and time management skills, to help them work efficiently. This program shows how five teenagers successfully adjust to the workplace environment as they share their achievements as well as their fears and concerns. Keys to success are reinforced throughout as each of the new employees deals with job-related difficulties. If a picture is worth a thousand words, this video will speak volumes to students as they prepare to make their transition to the world of work. A Meridian Production. (21 minutes)


#26532 Career Transition & Success - Teens for Hire (Run time 13 min.) DVD $89.95

Many teens have no idea what type of job to look for or what to expect when they begin their first job. Their parents may lecture and warn them but often to no avail. By following teens on the job and examining the responsibilities each job holds, viewers gain invaluable insight into what awaits them in the workplace. Each of our storytellers is successful on the job, but discusses the challenges and hard work required in keeping up with schoolwork and home responsibilities. They share tips regarding time management, setting goals, and appropriate behavior on the job as well as share the rewards of holding a job. A Meridian Production. One 15-minute video.


#33879 Career Transition & Success - First Impressions: Etiquette and Work Habits for New Employees (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

A bad first impression is hard to shake...something Jason, Marita, and Chris are about to find out on their first day at work. This video will save your students from common workplace blunders by showing them how to present a polished appearance, use positive body language, and demonstrate a can-do work ethic. Donna Panko, a professional corporate image consultant, shares her knowledge while the Wall of Wasted Opportunities-an animated rogues' gallery of employees who blew their first impression-memorably drives the program's message home. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to the career standards from the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee. A Cambridge Educational Production. (22 minutes)


#6501 Job Search - How to Find and Keep a Job (Run time 30 min.) DVD $89.95

This program provides expert advice on how to land a job and to manage a career in today's uncertain economy. We follow a hiring manager reviewing hundreds of applications and learn what about an applicant's resume causes them to be chosen for an interview. We then watch these interviews, and learn from career counselors the secrets of successful interviewing. Once an employee is hired, we see that factors besides education and intelligence are critical to career success. Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, discusses his theory of emotional intelligence and shows how it impacts careers. Finally, we learn about a new set of skills that everyone needs to know in order to be best prepared for the rapidly changing job market of the future. (30 minutes)


#30573 Job Search - Tough Times Job Strategies (Run time 24 min.) DVD $89.95

Whether you're just entering the work force, a recent grad, or changing careers, this program will help you develop strategies to find and keep a job in today's challenging economy. Packed with examples and practical advice, the video features interviews with people in many different jobs and professions, as well as valuable tips from career counselors. Through their real-world experience and guidance, you'll learn how to research career options, utilize employment opportunity resources, and discover ways to network. Because landing a position is only half the battle, this program offers novel tactics on diversifying your marketable skills that will offer flexibility and increase your value in the eyes of any employer-especially when companies are forced to downsize. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (24 minutes)


#39020 Job Search & Corrections - Finding a Job (Run time 23 min.) DVD $89.95

This program examines the many job-hunting methods available to those seeking employment, with specific tips and pointers directed to ex-offenders entering the workforce. Interviews with employment specialists, ex-offender service providers, and employed ex-offenders provide suggestions on the best and quickest ways to find work-and get ahead. Job search methods covered include want ads, employment services, networking, information interviewing, and using the Internet and the Yellow Pages. Featured experts include Linda Manson, Pamela Superville, and Ray Jones. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A Cambridge Educational Production. (23 minutes)


#39021 Job Search & Corrections - Resumes and Job Applications (Run time 20 min.) DVD $89.95

This program demonstrates how resumes and job applications can be used effectively to find satisfying employment. Popular types of resumes are presented, with an emphasis on those that are more effective for ex-offenders. In addition, specific ways to incorporate prison education programs and to handle time gaps in employment history are discussed. Resumes and job applications are vital job-hunting resources, so having skill in preparing them can make a real difference. Featured experts include Linda Manson, Charles Fleming, and Janet Ginzberg. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A Cambridge Educational Production. (20 minutes)


#39022 Job Search & Corrections - The Job Interview (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

What mistakes do ex-offenders commonly make during a job interview? This program is designed to help prepare job candidates to make the most of their meetings with prospective employers. Topics in this thorough job-hunting tool include dressing for success, using body language to convey positive messages, clearly articulating pertinent skills and abilities, coping with difficult questions, and negotiating salary and benefits. Featured experts include Linda Manson, Jason Cosley, and Janet Ginzberg. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A Cambridge Educational Production. (22 minutes)


#8441 Job Search & Disabilities - Job Search Tactics for People with Disabilities (Run time 23 min.) DVD $89.95

This program begins with a brief overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and examines some of the many resources that are available to help you begin your job search. It shows you how to target companies of interest to you, and provides tips on networking that will help expand your opportunities. Traditional as well as nontraditional job-search methods are explored, including classified ads, employment agencies, and the Internet. A Cambridge Educational Production. (23 minutes)


#8442 Job Search & Disabilities - Resumes and Applications for People with Disabilities (Run time 25 min.) DVD $89.95

This program covers two of the most important parts of the job search process. Resumes and applications are critical in deciding if you move on to the next step, the interview. What do you want a potential employer to know, or not know, about you? Should you reveal a disability at this point? How do you use your resume or application most effectively to sell yourself? The program details these critical steps while explaining how the Americans with Disabilities Act provides protection against discrimination. A Cambridge Educational Production. (25 minutes)


#8443 Job Search & Disabilities - The Job Interview for People with Disabilities (Run time 23 min.) DVD $89.95

This program presents strategies for dealing with adversity during an interview, and shows you how to divert the emphasis away from your disability and toward your skills. It demonstrates specific ways to show the interviewer your strengths and resourcefulness and how they would be useful on the job. The three key elements for success are discussed, along with the impact of a positive attitude, your rights according to the law, and tips for staying positive during the job search process. A Cambridge Educational Production. (23 minutes)


#26922 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Your First Resume and Interview (Run time 17 min.) DVD $89.95

The school-to-work transition attempts to help students move easily from the classroom to the workforce and this video provides clear, unequivocal information about the resume and the interview. Learn why employers like resumes and what kinds of information should be included. See the different styles of resumes and why one style might be preferable to another. The interviewing process will also be covered, including an overview of what the employer hopes to learn. The video will not only provide a clear idea of what kinds of questions viewers can expect but also give behavior do's and don'ts. A great way to offer helpful points to students who are facing their first job experience. A Meridian Production. (17 minutes)


#39209 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Resumes: A How-To Guide (Run time 35 min.) DVD $89.95

Jeff wants to work in the information technology field. Cindy dreams of being a gourmet chef. Over the course of this program, these students learn how to write functional, chronological, combination, and newsletter-style resumes using information on their skills and experience that they identify through two exercises: Personal Inventory (to capture the "what") and Showing Your COLORS (to uncover the "how"). Ways to get a resume in front of a decision-maker's eyes are also addressed, and insightful snippets of commentary by a career counselor and an HR professional are interspersed throughout. Engaging and informative, Resumes: A How-To Guide is an excellent introduction to resume-writing for students with little or no job experience-yet. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. Recommended for grades 10-college. A Cambridge Educational Production. (35 minutes)


#24919 Career Exploration - Veterinary Medicine (Run time 29 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24920 Career Exploration - Science/Technology (Run time 27 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24928 Career Exploration - Architecture (Run time 28 min.) DVD $92.95

PRIVATE A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24930 Career Exploration - Chemistry (Run time 28 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24931 Career Exploration - Clinical Lab (Run time 14 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 14-minute video.


#24932 Career Exploration - Mechanical Engineering (Run time 13 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 13-minute video.


#24933 Career Exploration - Nursing (Run time 26 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24934 Career Exploration - Physician (Run time 27 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24935 Career Exploration - Podiatric Medicine (Run time 28 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24936 Career Exploration - Psychology (Run time 28 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24937 Career Exploration - Radiology (Run time 29 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24939 Career Exploration - Teaching (Run time 27 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#24940 Career Exploration - Women in Engineering (Run time 29 min.) DVD $92.95

A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video.


#25258 Career Exploration - Educational Planning for Your Career (Run time min.) DVD $97.95

Demonstrates the importance of the educational planning process by exploring concepts such as lifelong learning, credentials, and competencies and how education is related to work, leisure, and to life roles such as family and citizenship. (22 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26075 Career Exploration - Planning and Preparing for a Career in Technology (Run time 37 min.) DVD $97.95

Students, teachers, and parents will find this video both informative and entertaining as Jon and his Uncle Marc, a nighttime talk show host, explore the world of educational planning and technology preparation. Jon's indecision about his future prompts his uncle to do a show on the topic, including interviews with experts. Live in-studio guests-a professional career consultant and a liaison from the business community-are combined with a surprise visit to Jon's school counselor. Using all professional actors, the talk show format, complete with a live band, keeps the attention of viewers as they learn about technology preparation and explore future options. Includes an extensive instructor's guide and a companion guide for parents and guardians. A Meridian Production. (37 min.)


#26919 Career Exploration - Your Aptitudes: Related to Learning Job Skills (Run time min.) DVD $97.95

Your Aptitudes: Related to Learning Job Skills is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Career Guidance Videos.These five videotapes were developed for use with the CEPP Career Exploration and Assessment materials to deal with the topics of Career Exploration, Interests, Temperaments, Aptitudes, and Educational Planning. They also may be effectively used with other related Career Guidance materials and most state Career Information Delivery Systems. The User's Guide provides the purpose, content overview, key concepts, and discussion questions/answers for each of the videotapes. (15 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26923 Career Exploration - Your Future: Planning Through Career Exploration (Run time min.) DVD $97.95

Your Future: Planning Through Career Exploration is a seventeen-minute video which is part of the series, Career Guidance Videos.These five videotapes were developed for use with the CEPP Career Exploration and Assessment materials to deal with the topics of Career Exploration, Interests, Temperaments, Aptitudes, and Educational Planning. They also may be effectively used with other related Career Guidance materials and most state Career Information Delivery Systems. The User's Guide provides the purpose, content overview, key concepts, and discussion questions/answers for each of the videotapes. (17 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26925 Career Exploration - Your Interests: Related to Work Activities (Run time min.) DVD $97.95

Your Interests: Related to Work Activities is a thirteen-minute video which is part of the series, Career Guidance Videos.These five videotapes were developed for use with the CEPP Career Exploration and Assessment materials to deal with the topics of Career Exploration, Interests, Temperaments, Aptitudes, and Educational Planning. They also may be effectively used with other related Career Guidance materials and most state Career Information Delivery Systems. The User's Guide provides the purpose, content overview, key concepts, and discussion questions/answers for each of the videotapes. (13 min.) A Meridian Production.


#26931 Career Exploration - Your Temperaments: Related to Work Situations (Run time 15 min.) DVD $97.95

Your Temperaments: Related to Work Situations is a fifteen-minute video which is part of the series, Career Guidance Videos.These five videotapes were developed for use with the CEPP Career Exploration and Assessment materials to deal with the topics of Career Exploration, Interests, Temperaments, Aptitudes, and Educational Planning. They also may be effectively used with other related Career Guidance materials and most state Career Information Delivery Systems. The User's Guide provides the purpose, content overview, key concepts, and discussion questions/answers for each of the videotapes. (15 min.) A Meridian Production.


#8113 Job Search - Effective Use of the Telephone in Your Job Search (Run time 22 min.) DVD $98.95

This informative and entertaining program shows how to use the telephone to optimize networking, informational interviewing, and other job search strategies. It shows how to add a personal touch to an Internet job search. Also covers the use of the Yellow Pages, developing a powerful phone script, setting up interviews, and developing extraordinary job referral networks. A terrific resource for anyone's job search arsenal. A Cambridge Educational Production. (23 minutes)


#14374 Job Search - Succeeding in Your Interview (Run time min.) DVD $98.95

This well-thought-out program is specifically designed to help vocational job seekers understand the job interview process and prepare to successfully communicate with the interviewer. Viewers learn about the phases of the interview (introduction, selling yourself, fitting-in, and departure) and how to use each phase to their advantage. Using specific examples of and dramatizations from vocational interview situations, this program covers what interviewees should and should not do in clear and simple language. Succeeding in Your Interview covers not only the questions job seekers must be prepared to answer, but also the questions they should prepare to ask. Finally, the program explains step-by-step how to create a positive, enduring impression and what to do when the interview is over. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video.


#14375 Job Search - Getting Ready for the Interview (Run time 27 min.) DVD $98.95

This program starts with a humorous dramatization of an interview for a vocational position in which the interviewee is totally unprepared. That interview is then contrasted with a successful interview in which the interviewee's preparation, conduct, and dress result in a job offer. This video explains, step-by-step, how the student can get information about the job and the company prior to the interview. Getting Ready for the Interview explains how to develop and refine techniques for verbalizing acquired job skills, personal strengths, and abilities. This program is an invaluable aid for vocational students or adults who will face a job interview. A Cambridge Educational Production.One 30-minute video.


#8473 Job Search & Corrections - Life after Prison: Success on the Outside (Run time 42 min.) DVD $98.95

This information-packed program illustrates the specific steps needed to transition from incarceration to a rewarding life, and examines the many pitfalls that must be avoided along the way. Parolees discuss their successes and failures, while parole officers provide insights into why not all ex-offenders succeed. Also examined are where to look for employment and how to make the most of the work experience and skills learned in prison. A Cambridge Educational Production. (42 minutes)


#17689 Career Exploration - The Business of Baseball (Run time 35 min.) DVD $99.95

Careers highlighted: Administrative Assistant, Publicity Director, Marketing Director, General Manager, Trainer, Traveling Secretary, Equipment Manager, Ticket Director. A Meridian Production. (35 min.)


#24596 Career Exploration - A First Look at Careers (Run time 31 min.) DVD $99.95

o Airline Pilot o Architect o Bank Teller o Brick Layer & Stone Mason o Compositor & Typesetter o Correction Officer o Dental Hygienist o Drywall Applicator & Finisher o EKG Technician o Electrician o Firefighter o Forester & Conservationist o Geologist o Guard o Health Services Administrator o Hotel Clerk o Industrial Engineer o Insurance Agent & Broker o Jeweler o Kindergarten & Elementary Teacher o Librarian o Mechanic, Automotive o Meteorologist o Nuclear Engineer o Nurses' Aide & Orderly o Occupational Therapist o Optician o Photographer o Printing Press Operator o Reporter & Correspondent o Roofer o Speech Pathologist & Hearing Specialist o Store Manager o Tile Setter o Tool Programmer o Travel Agent o Underwriter o Upholsterer o Veterinarian o Water & Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator. A Meridian Production. Two videos, 30 minutes total.


#17690 Career Transition & Success - A+ in the Workplace: Developing Positive Behavior (Run time min.) DVD $99.95

A positive attitude is essential on the job. When Florence receives a negative performance review, she is forced to confront her weaknesses. Using humorous vignettes in the present and in her childhood, Flo demonstrates why she's in trouble. With a little help from an unseen narrator, Flo recognizes that attitude, responsibility, and communication are the key to her success on the job and takes steps to improve. Along the way, she learns that "doing the job is just not enough anymore...the employee with a positive attitude is going to get ahead"-a valuable lesson for all students! (18 min.) A Meridian Production.


#24589 Career Transition & Success - 9-5 Survival Guide (Run time 20 min.) DVD $99.95

Success secrets vital to the newly employed or about-to-be employed person are discussed in this program. Work habits, wardrobe, grooming, communication, telephone etiquette, and courteous treatment of co-workers and customers are all emphasized to give employees and prospective employees the knowledge and skills needed to project a positive, successful business image. (21 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25125 Career Transition & Success - Coping with Change in the Workplace (Run time 16 min.) DVD $99.95

If you think that change is something that can be ignored, you're wrong. Change in the workplace, and every area of our lives, is inevitable. This program examines change in the workplace-why it's happening, what some people's reactions are to it, and how to cope to survive. A Meridian Production. One 15-minute video.


#25413 Career Transition & Success - Feedback on the Job: Accepting Criticism (Run time 22 min.) DVD $99.95

Video version. Viewers meet two young managers who help workers with appropriate responses to feedback in different work situations. Whether feedback is true, unclear, or downright false, we discover how to respond in a way that enables us to develop confidence, separate our reactions from our feelings, and learn from the situation. Using live-action video, the CD-ROM program guides the user through a series of learning objectives and interactive testing to make sure the information is absorbed. After each section of the video, pertinent questions are asked. If viewers give the wrong answer, they will automatically be taken back to review the video component containing the answer. When they are finished, users can print out a certificate of completion which can be turned in to the course instructor. A Meridian Production. One 22-minute video. CD-ROM version also available.


#25501 Career Transition & Success - Getting Along with Your Supervisor (Run time 19 min.) DVD $99.95

The relationship between supervisors and support staff members can often run off the smooth road of productivity. The major reason for problems between supervisors and staff is a lack of effective, open communication. This program is a dramatization of one employee's problems with his supervisor. The information he receives from the company's personnel manager gets him on track with how to cope with his supervisor's dramatically different work style. Basic tips for effective supervisor/employee relationships are also given, stressing that when support staff helps to make the supervisor look good, it reflects positively upon the staff as well. (20 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25526 Career Transition & Success - Happily Ever After... Setting Goals (Run time 15 min.) DVD $99.95

Once upon a time there was a baker and a butcher who each approached their lifelong goals in very different ways. One was successful and one was not. Use this charming fairy tale to help your students learn to set goals. They'll discover how to make goals an extension of their work values, how to make goals specific, how to set challenging but realistic goals, and how to visualize them. They'll also see the importance of writing goals down and the importance of a reward system. The final outcome of the tale will surprise and amuse your classroom. A charming approach to an important topic...for students of all ages. (15 min.) A Meridian Production.


#25772 Career Transition & Success - Learning to Solve Problems (Run time 13 min.) DVD $99.95

No matter what your work is like, problem situations arise that require you to make decisions. In this program, Mary, a newly appointed Vice President, must solve the problem of improving the company's delivery system. Mary discovers the specific steps necessary to good problem solving. This program will train new and prospective workers to be good problem solvers-a must for today's workplace. A Meridian Production. 14-minute video.


#26122 Career Transition & Success - Promotability (Run time 16 min.) DVD $99.95

Once you're in the door, how do you get the opportunity to advance? This program covers the steps involved in making yourself promotable within an organization. It emphasizes the importance of planning a career path, understanding corporate culture, accepting visible assignments, broadening your knowledge base, and maintaining flexibility. A Meridian Production. (17 min.)


#26553 Career Transition & Success - The 7-Day Professional Image Update (Run time 20 min.) DVD $99.95

Provides a seven-day approach for personal improvement and polishing your image-a necessary asset whether you're a full time student, in the workforce, or both. Covers clothing, accessories, health, and communication-both verbal and non-verbal-and discusses how these aspects of your image impact the way others see you. Will help students' self-esteem and school/work performance. (20 min.) A Meridian Production.


#14437 Career Exploration - The Cambridge O*Nettm Series (Run time min.) DVD $118.9

The O*NET(tm) is fast becoming the reference manual of choice for guidance counselors, job placement coordinators and other career specialists. The newest and most powerful occupational database offers a vast array of information about hundreds of occupations. Among the many functions of the database, the O*NETtm is designed to replace the Dictionary of Occupational Titles with a greatly improved system for describing and classifying occupational information. This video program begins by describing how the O*NETtm can be used, how to identify the most pertinent information and how to extract valuable facts from the wealth of data presented for each occupation. Interviews with individuals from current state introductory test sites show how this data can be used in conjunction with other career resources such as the OOH and GOE to provide a complete career exploration system. The video also shows several established programs utilizing information from the O*NETtm to assist welfare-to-work participants, students in school-to-career curriculums, and participants in other government programs. This comprehensive video will help you understand the benefits of the O*NETtm system and how to use it to its full potential. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#8654 Career Exploration - High-Tech Jobs: The School-to-Work Connection (Run time 27 min.) DVD $129.95

This program, produced and hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent Hedrick Smith, examines America's need for a renewable techno-savvy workforce and the measures that schools and businesses can take to develop it. The focus is on the city of Austin, home of the University of Texas. Although Austin has succeeded in attracting hundreds of high-tech companies such as IBM, Dell, and Samsung, its burgeoning industry has depleted the skilled workforce to the point where companies are looking elsewhere to expand. Local high schools, community colleges, and leading-edge companies have teamed up to institute workforce development programs, which promote careers in science to students still in school, and worker training programs, which groom employees in other occupations for positions requiring technical skills. Although the price is steep, it is one that Austin's industries will gladly pay to remain competitive in the world technology market. (27 minutes)


#24604 Career Exploration - A Second Look at Careers (Run time 33 min.) DVD $129.95

Building on the extremely popular First Look at Careers, this 2-part video set takes an alphabetic Second Look at Careers. We've taken 40 occupations from the Children's Dictionary of Occupations, and brought them to life using real people at work. Students learn about the tools of the trade and the tasks performed on the job. They hear from workers who will tell them how to prepare for each job, including the education and training needed. Best of all, this fast-paced video set encourages your students to begin thinking about the future world of work and is an excellent introduction to career days, job fairs, or classroom units on careers. Use alone or in conjunction with the Children's Dictionary of Occupations. If you've used A First Look at Careers, you'll love A Second Look at Careers. If not, what a great way to introduce students to real world occupations! A Meridian Production.o Aircraft Mechanic o Accountant o Broadcast Technician o Butcher o Carpenter o Chemist o Chiropractor o Dancer o Dentist o EMT o Economist o Farmer o Flight Attendant o Glazier o Home Appliance Repairer o Home Health Aide o Industrial Designer o Information Clerk o Janitor o Judge o Kitchen Worker o Landscape Architect o Lawyer o Mail Carriero Manicurist o Musician o Nuclear Medicine Technologist o Optometrist o Physical Therapist o Quality Assurance Inspector o Real Estate Agent o Respiratory Therapist o Secretary o Telephone Line Installer o Urban Planner o Vehicle Washer/ Equipment Cleaner o Writer o X-Ray Technologist o Yeoman (Armed Services) o Zoologist. Two videos, 33 minutes total.


#8027 Job Search - Tough Times Job Strategies (Run time min.) DVD $139.9

This two-part video series examines the effects of increased global competition, technological innovation, changing demographics, and other factors influencing today's job market. Learn the effects of these changes on the kinds of jobs that are available, and how to plan a strategy to gain the knowledge and experience necessary. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video each.


#25377 Career Exploration - Exploring Health Occupations (Run time min.) DVD $159.9

This two-part series provides a detailed view of the field of medical technicians and technologists, EMTs, nurses, therapists, and assistants. A Meridian Production.


#8483 Resume Writing & Interviewing - Power Interviewing Skills: Both Sides of the Desk (Run time min.) DVD $159.9

This two-volume series takes an in-depth look at the interview process from both sides of the desk. Focusing on the different aspects and challenges faced by both the interviewer and the interviewee, this comprehensive series will be an invaluable resource for everyone. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#11349 Resume Writing & Interviewing - The Portfolio Resume Series (Run time min.) DVD $159.9

Finding a job is tough. There's a lot of competition for good paying jobs. How can a job seeker set himself apart from others? Whether a first-time job seeker or someone who's been in the market for a while, a career portfolio can help job seekers present the best to prospective employers and others who may be able to help them in their job search. A portfolio is a collection of information about the job seeker! It should be designed to help present a wealth of skills to prospective employers. In this 2-part video series, the viewer learns about the various components of a career portfolio, which include goals and values, the resume, work samples, letters of recommendation, works in progress, awards, community service, references, and more. Career portfolio expert Anna Graf Williams, Ph.D., helps viewers better understand which information to include, in order to personalize the portfolio. Armed with a solid portfolio, any job seeker will stand out and be able to show prospective employers exactly what sets them apart from other job seekers. A Cambridge Educational Production. 2-part series, 17-21 minutes each.


#14377 Resume Writing & Interviewing - The Video Guide to Interviewing (Run time 30 min.) DVD $179.85

This three-part video series helps students understand the dynamics of the interview process while gaining valuable insight into effective techniques for landing a job. The series utilizes effective teaching techniques to illustrate how to use the interview process to get the job you want. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#24868 Career Exploration - Career Exploration:You're in the Driver's Seat (Run time min.) DVD $179.9

Technology, re-engineering, and shifting values have redefined the nature of work, so students will enter a much different work environment than their parents and grandparents know. This two-video series takes students on a journey of career exploration and emphasizes that students are in the driver's seat. A Meridian Production.


#14376 Job Search - The Vocational Interviewing Series (Run time min.) DVD $197.9

This two-part video series helps vocational students learn the skills necessary to success in an interview. Using examples of individuals interviewing for vocational jobs (printer, auto-body repair, computer repair technician, secretarial, and more), these programs show how to prepare for the job interview and what to do during the interview to get a job offer. A Cambridge Educational Production.


#14411 Career Exploration - Choices Today for Career Satisfaction Tomorrow (Run time min.) DVD $209.85

These videos emphasize student awareness and identification of personal interests, goals, values, skills, and abilities. Shows how to identify, articulate, and organize personal information and why it is necessary to make an informed, intelligent career decision. Relates this personal information to career selection. Emphasizes considering broad occupational areas before considering specific jobs, understanding how occupations are organized, matching knowledge of self with occupational groups, and using available resources to help students make informed career decisions. Focuses on how to design a plan for entrance into a chosen career field. With the help of a professional career counselor, students learn about high school course selection 1) as a means of expanding interests, 2) for job entry after high school, and 3) for further postsecondary education and training (vocational, community college, four-year college, etc.). A Cambridge Educational Production. One 30-minute video and student/teacher manual each.


#29059 Career Exploration - Behind the Scenes-Industrial Field Trips (Run time min.) DVD $209.85

What do the hospitality, inland shipping, and printing industries have in common? As this stimulating three-part series demonstrates, they all offer fascinating careers to anyone with an eye for opportunity in today's super-competitive job market. Each video overview is designed to help students answer perhaps the single most important question of their lives: "Is this the right work for me?" A Meridian Production.


#14473 Career Exploration - Career Connections (Run time min.) DVD $239.7

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 Outlook Handbook and the Dictionary of Occupational Titles are arranged and how each can be used to investigate many different careers. This comprehensive series is the fastest and easiest way to inform students of the vast array of opportunities available in some of the most lucrative trade professions. An attractive, appealing recruitment piece for this lucrative career field. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15- to 20-minute video each.


#37429 Job Search & Corrections - From Parole to Payroll: A Process of Persistence (Run time min.) DVD $269.85

For the ex-offender, finding a rewarding job is one of the most challenging steps toward building a productive new life. Based on a workshop series by life skills educator Linda Manson, this comprehensive video/workbook series contains solid, real-world content designed to help job seekers find satisfying work, and features informative interviews, helpful tips, and colorful graphics. Featured experts include... • From The Pennsylvania Prison Society: Linda Manson, life skills educator; Pamela Superville, job developer; and Charles Fleming, case manager of the Re-Entry Services Program • From IMPACT Services Corporation: Ray Jones, director of Ex-offender and Parenting Services, and Jason Cosley, program manager of the JOBS Project and Ex-offender Services • From Community Legal Services: Janet Ginzberg, senior staff attorney in the Employment Law Unit A Cambridge Educational Production. 3-part video series, 20-23 minutes each.


#8440 Job Search & Disabilities - Access Unlimited: The Job Search Series for People with Disabilities (Run time min.) DVD $269.85

Finding a job can be challenging. For people with disabilities, the barriers are even greater. Although laws prohibit discrimination, many employers hesitate to hire, or even interview, people with disabilities. This three-part series presents practical, proven strategies that will show you where to begin and what you need to know to find employment in a wide range of careers. A Cambridge Educational Production. 3-part series, 23-25 minutes each.


#34492 Career Planning - Self-Knowledge and Exploration: What Do I Really Want? (Run time min.) DVD $279.65

Section one (episodes one through seven) of the Career Advantage series focuses on helping students recognize their key values, how they envision their various life roles, and what specific skills they possess and wish to develop. Students will be able to incorporate these factors into the process of determining career choices. Designed according to National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC) Guidelines. Recommended by the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA). 7-part series, 28 minutes each.


#26000 Career Exploration - Careers for the 21st Century: On the Job Today (Run time min.) DVD $299.85

Your students will be fascinated by this journey through three of the most popular and profitable industries in the world: the Internet, broadcast journalism, and professional sports. Uncover new opportunities and learn how to set a fast pace on the career track with these action-packed Industry Case Studies! A Meridian Production.


#20379 Career Exploration - Vo/Tech Ins and Outs (Run time min.) DVD $349.75

This fast-paced, entertaining, and intriguing series introduces several occupations in the vast career pathway of 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 series serves as an introduction to the vast opportunities in vocational interest areas and the need for qualified workers in these lucrative occupations. Important contact information is also provided for students interested in finding out more about vocational training programs. These programs will serve as a valuable resource to excite and motivate prospective students to consider a career in these high-demand and financially rewarding occupations. A Shopware Production. 5-part series, 15 minutes each.


#34511 Career Exploration - Career Planning and Implementation: How Do I Get What I Want? (Run time min.) DVD $359.55

Section three (episodes 18 through 26) of the Career Advantage series provides the basis for putting plans into action. Featuring organized decision-making strategies, techniques for accessing complicated job markets, and motivation exercises to maintain focus, this section leads to a new world of challenge and fulfillment. Designed according to National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC) Guidelines. Recommended by the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA). 9-part series, 28 minutes each.


#29739 Career Exploration - Career Clusters (Run time min.) DVD $359.8

In this 4-part series, men and women discuss the background requirements as well as the rewards of their respective careers in education; health services; information technology services; and scientific, engineering & technical services. A Cambridge Educational Production. 4-part series, 16-18 minutes each.


#32126 Career Exploration - Career Clusters 2 (Run time min.) DVD $359.8

What's a better way to find out about a career than by talking to someone who works in the profession? In each of these four programs, men and women with valuable experience talk about their jobs and the kinds of skills and training they needed to successfully acquire them in the fields of transportation, distribution & logistics; law, public safety & security; agriculture, food & natural resources; and manufacturing. Here is the resource students need to see what jobs are out there and how to get them! Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. 4-part series, 18-22 minutes each.


#33361 Career Exploration - Career Clusters 3 (Run time min.) DVD $359.8

With the programs in Career Clusters 3, you can host a job fair in your classroom any day of the year. In this series, people from diverse fields share their experience and advice about the jobs they've chosen and how they got them. Real people in real jobs talk about opportunities in the arts; audio visual technology & communications; hospitality & tourism; architecture & construction; and human services. Correlates to the National Standards for Life Work. A Cambridge Educational Production. 4-part series, 20-24 minutes each.


#34897 Career Exploration - Career Clusters 4 (Run time min.) DVD $359.8

No one knows jobs better than the people who actually do them! This four-part series lets the experts speak, as they share their firsthand knowledge of the following career areas: marketing, sales & service; government & public administration; business, management & administration; and finance. A Cambridge Educational Production. 4-part series, 19-23 minutes each.


#14588 Career Exploration - Vocational Visions Career Series (Run time min.) DVD $399.5

The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational! The interviews, shot on location, answer questions about educational requirements, necessary skills, career-related opportunities, outlook for the future, and salary range for each career. More importantly, these videos really give students a feel of what it is like to work in each of these fields. Exceptional videos at reasonable prices! A Cambridge Educational Production. One 15-minute video each.


#34500 Career Planning - Career and Educational Exploration: What's Out There for Me? (Run time min.) DVD $399.5

Section two (episodes 8 through 17) of the Career Advantage series guides students through the process of finding and evaluating career options, with detailed information on the rapidly changing global economy, issues in hiring and corporate culture, and a wide range of educational choices. Designed according to National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC) Guidelines. Recommended by the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA). 10-part series, 28 minutes each.


#36997 Job Search - Complete Job Search System (Run time min.) DVD $399.75

This comprehensive, concise, five-part job search series is ideal for introducing job seekers to information and techniques that will be helpful in selecting a career and getting a job. Designed to be of use to a wide variety of viewers, these programs are entertaining yet loaded with solid content, informative interviews, helpful tips, and colorful graphics. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. Recommended for high school. 5-part series, 10-13 minutes each.


#25257 Career Exploration - Career Guidance Videos (Run time min.) DVD $489.75

These five videotapes were developed for use with the CEPP Career Exploration and Assessment materials to deal with the topics of Career Exploration, Interests, Temperaments, Aptitudes, and Educational Planning. They also may be effectively used with other related Career Guidance materials and most state Career Information Delivery Systems. The User's Guide provides the purpose, content overview, key concepts, and discussion questions/answers for each of the videotapes. A Meridian Production.


#25662 Career Exploration - The Children's Dictionary of Occupations Instant Career Center" Package" (Run time min.) DVD $770.95

Get everything you need for your Career Center at substantial savings:o Children's Dictionary of Occupations - 20 copieso Activity Masters - both setso A First and A Second Look At Careers - both videoso Children's Dictionary of Occupations CD-ROM - lab pak of 5o Children's Dictionary of Occupations Poster Set - all 26 posters


#31129 Career Exploration - Career Exploration: Your Roadmap to a Successful Career S.M.A.R.T. Box (Run time min.) DVD $799.95

Standards-based MediA Resource for Teachers Developed by CURRICULUM MEDIA GROUP The Career Exploration S.M.A.R.T. Box provides teachers and students with an outstanding blend of multimedia materials designed to support career guidance programs. Correlated to the National Career Development educational standards, the S.M.A.R.T. Box combines core content, creative activities to test comprehension, a Teacher's Guide with suggested lesson plans, and a Teacher's Resource Pack to deliver an enriching and engaging learning experience. Each step of the career quest is authoritatively covered, from self-assessment and occupation research to goal setting and job hunting. The Career Exploration S.M.A.R.T. Box will energize your classroom with a comprehensive, research-based multimedia approach to job searching that provides a balanced mix of videos, CD-ROMs, books, and posters to support your Career and Guidance curriculum. One multimedia set. (c) 2003. The Career Exploration S.M.A.R.T. Box contains: 6 VIDEOS • Career Exploration: You're in the Driver's Seat-Tracking Your Interests and Abilities • Career Exploration: You're in the Driver's Seat-Mapping Your Career Plan • Career Clusters: Education & Training • Career Clusters: Health Services • Career Clusters: Information Technology Services • Career Clusters: Scientific, Engineering & Technical Services 2 CD-ROMs • Careers Without College Interactive • OOH Career Center 1 BOOK • The Ferguson Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills 10 POSTERS (LAMINATED) • Training and Skills • Kick Start Your Career • Career Trek Begins Here • Career Planning "Eye Chart" • Careers Come in Many Flavors • Avoid Career Confusion • Career Paths That Are Crystal Clear • Game of Life • Career Planning • Shoot for the Moon TEACHER'S GUIDE • A Teacher's Guide packed with information: a curriculum map, lesson plans, educational standards, fast facts, program overviews, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, discussion questions, Web site resources, student activities, and a reading list TEACHER'S RESOURCE PACK • A Teacher's Resource Pack of reproducible hand-outs that include student activities and sample resumes and cover letters


#36911 Career Exploration - The Road to Success: Stories of Career Satisfaction in Popular Fields (Run time min.) DVD $899.5

What does Virginia Jose, an art educator at South Bronx Preparatory School, have in common with Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinko's? Or Michele Speer, Nurse Coordinator for the Women's Breast Center at Stamford Hospital, with Brightcove cofounder Bob Mason? Or Cindy Sites, owner of Go Figure Fitness, with Ray Anderson, Vice President of NFL Operations? Each has created her or his own personal road to career success, overcoming challenges and uncertainties along the way. Use this ten-part series to introduce your students to 22 real people who in following their hearts have found lasting satisfaction in their work. A fascinating introduction to popular occupational fields! 10-part series, 16-21 minutes each.


#14416 Career Exploration - The Video Guide to Occupational Exploration (Run time min.) DVD $979.3

The Video GOE is an informative, entertaining, and comprehensive series of 14 video programs covering each occupational cluster. Organized according to the 12 interest areas developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (career clusters), The Video GOE covers all 66 worker trait groups utilizing an easy-to-comprehend and enjoyable format. The program presents a broad range of information concerning each worker trait group including aptitude, skills, education/training, work activities, and work situations. Over 85 interviews with workers on the job give depth, feeling, and insight into each career cluster (worker trait group). Each program is designed for both the convenience of the career counselor as well as the convenience of the viewer. Readily integrated into most career programs. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 20- to 45-minute video each.


#39256 Career Exploration - Top Careers in Two Years (Run time min.) DVD $989.45

In two years or less, students can prepare themselves for a great career! Each program in this 11-part series gives an overview of two or more of the top occupational fields open to those with appropriate education or experience through interviews with people currently working in them. Required education, necessary skills and traits, typical job-related duties and career paths, and tips on achieving success are covered. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. 11-part series, 25 minutes each. Available beginning February 2009.


#34491 Career Planning - Career Advantage: Strategies for Success (Run time min.) DVD $1038.7

This 26-part series guides students through the three phases of career development-Self-Knowledge and Exploration, Career and Educational Exploration, and Career Planning and Implementation. As students create a step-by-step work search strategy based on personal background, life goals, and current and potential skills, they will also observe a variety of people in the work force who describe their experiences, decisions, and ambitions. Commentary from What Color is Your Parachute author Richard Bolles tops off this powerful set of tools for navigating a challenging future. A Faculty Guide is included. Designed according to National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC) Guidelines. Recommended by the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA). 26-part series, 28 minutes each.


#17693 Career Exploration - Career Encounters (Run time min.) DVD $1208.35

Career Encounters features professionals at work, explaining what they do, how they got where they are, and why they find their work so satisfying. Throughout the series the emphasis is on diversity, both in the variety of occupations spotlighted and in the men and women featured. Viewers learn about new developments and technological advances in each field, and about the interests and abilities that are applied in each occupation. The programs include practical information about the educational and certification requirements for entering the professions. A Meridian Production. One 28-minute video each.


#36947 Career Exploration - The Complete Career Clusters (Run time min.) DVD $1439.2

Covering 16 broad occupational categories, the Career Clusters system offers information on practically every job there is! Each and every Cluster is represented in this outstanding 16-part series-a perfect companion to the Career Clusters Poster Set. Correlates to all applicable standards. A Cambridge Educational Production. 16-part series, 16-24 minutes each.


#36068 Career Planning - Careers, Volume 1 (Run time min.) DVD $1569.1

The world of work is a world of opportunity. This 18-program educational video collection will help students identify an exciting field to work in-and then land a rewarding job. Programs include: • Education and Training • Health Services • Information Technology Services • Scientific, Engineering & Technical Services • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics • Law, Public Safety & Security • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources • Manufacturing • The Arts, Audio Visual Technology & Communications • Hospitality & Tourism • Architecture & Construction • Human Services • Tough Times Job Strategies • Common Mistakes People Make in Interviews • Your First Resume and Interview • Life After High School: Succeeding in the Workplace • Log On for Success: Using Internet Job Sites • Professional Image Recommended for high school, technical or vocational school, and training programs. Eighteen full-length videos. (c) 2006.


#37651 Career Exploration - Career Options for Women: Emerging Opportunities (Run time min.) DVD $3148.25

Women who have succeeded in historically male-dominated occupations-many of them in technology, transportation, and high-skilled labor-are spotlighted in this 35-part series. Revealing the personal experiences and insights of women in a wide range of cutting-edge fields, the series raises viewer awareness, confidence, and excitement about career opportunities. Young women who have not yet entered the workforce will see that the sky is the limit, and viewers in general will understand how companies and work environments are enriched by greater diversity. 35-part series, 24 minutes each.




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