Program Contents: 24 minutes
Copyright Date: 2008
Available in the United States Only
A job interview is a crucial opportunity to shine—but before that happens, a would-be employee needs to sell his or her abilities in writing. This program helps students identify, organize, and promote their skills and experience during the application phase of a job hunt. Starting with a period of personal reflection and goal-setting, the video guides viewers through the critical components of cover letters and resumes, with emphasis on clarity, simplicity, appropriate formats and styles, and the best ways to make up for lapses in work history or experience. Using the STAR method to answer selection criteria questions is another important topic. Contains brief references to Australian employment Web sites.