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Workplace Essential Skills video excerpts

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Planning to Work, 1
Duration: 1 minute, 8 seconds
Recognizing and identifying your talents.

Planning to Work, 2
Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.
Identifying the public library as a resource for job hunting.

Planning to Work, 3
Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.
Setting employment goals; understanding commitments required to complete job training and education.

Matching Skills and Job, 1
Duration: 54 seconds.
Discovering your transferable skills.

Matching Skills and Job, 2
Duration: 2 minutes, 13 seconds.
Recognizing benefits of getting trained on the job.

Matching Skills and Job, 3
Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.
Identifying resources for job openings; learning to understand language of newspaper and other job ads.

Matching Skills and Job, 4
Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.
Presenting yourself effectively to prospective employers.

Applying for Jobs, 1
Duration: 3 minutes, 16 seconds.
Identifying parts of a job application and filling out a job application.

Applying for Jobs, 2
Duration: 1 minutes, 49 seconds.
Making a good impression on a job application.

Resumes, Tests, and Choices, 1
Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds.
Presenting yourself effectively on a job resume.

Resumes, Tests, and Choices, 2
Duration: 47 seconds.
Identifying screening tests required for employment.

Interviewing, 1
Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.
Identifying job interviewing strategies.

Interviewing, 2
Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.
Identifying useful job interviewing strategies.

Ready for Work, 1
Duration: 2 minutes, 2 seconds.
Recognizing challenges in keeping a job.

Ready for Work, 2
Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.
Identifying responsibilities and appropriate behavior in the workplace.

Ready for Work, 3
Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds.
Recognizing what employers value and reward from employees.

Ready for Work, 4
Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.
Recognizing relevance of taking responsibility for learning on the job.

Learning at Work
Duration: 1minutes, 26 seconds.
Recognizing significance of showing initiative at work; taking advantage of opportunities for growth.

The Language of Work
Duration: 1 minutes, 37 seconds.
Recognizing buzz words and the language of work; recognizing how to be a good listener in the workplace.

Communicating with Co-workers and Supervisors, 1
Duration: 3 minutes, 8 seconds.
Communicating with co-workers and supervisors; avoiding bad talk; working as a team member.

Communicating with Co-workers and Supervisors, 2
Duration: 3 minutes, 52 seconds.
Identifying conflict resolution strategies in the workplace.

A Process for Writing, 1
Duration: 3 minutes.
Recognizing effective writing in the workplace.

A Process for Writing, 2
Duration: 4 minutes, 33 seconds.
Identifying a purpose, audience and format for writing.

Reading for a Purpose
Duration: 1 minutes, 52 seconds.
Skimming, glancing and scanning for information.

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