The Penn State Harrisburg Career Services office has partnered with JobBound, America's career experts, to bring you a series of videos that will assist you with your career exploration, career planning and job search.
In the ten-video series, nationally recognized job search expert Brad Karsh provides tangible advice on students' greatest job search concerns. Each three-minute video is packed with specific tips delivered in an easy to digest and engaging way. By simply clicking on the video, you will receive valuable job search advice. Enjoy!
Note: The videos were purchased through a grant from the Penn State Harrisburg Student Activity Fee Fund.
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|Preparing for a Career Fair|
|So many companies, so little time to make a lasting impression! In three minutes, students learn how to successfully navigate a career fair and make the most out of their company interactions.|
|Five Student Resume No No's|
|We've all seen it! Students make the same mistakes time and time again. This interactive video warns students against the five resume red flags, and it guides them towards creating a resume that gets results.|
|Networking Your Way to a Job|
|Students are advised time and time again to network, yet they simply don't do it. The main reasons are that they are intimidated, and they are not entirely sure what to do. In this power-packed video, students learn a step-by-step plan to network that strips out all the fear and uncertainty.|
|Inside the Mind of the Interviewer|
|The terror-inducing, fright-provoking job interview! Students often consider an interview as a "battle of wits" with the Recruiting Director. Fortunately, this video debunks the myth of the evil Recruiting Director and shows students how to enter an interview relaxed, prepared, and confident.|
|Answering the Salary Question|
|We all know that our students are priceless, but how much does a company think they are worth? One of the most difficult questions to answer is: "What are your salary expectations?" Through real interview scenarios, this video shows exactly how a student should approach the sticky salary question.|
|How Facebook Can Crash Your Career|
|What you do and say online is searchable, and it's available to anyone worldwide. Through real-life examples, students learn how to avoid the potential pitfalls that are sinking careers across the country.|
|The Cover Letter: A Teaser Ad for Your Resume|
|A cover letter should be a teaser advertisement for the resume, so why do 95% of them say the exact, same thing? In this fast-paced lesson, students learn what's wrong with the "typical" cover letter and how to write a short, catchy letter that works.|
|Answering "What Are Your Weaknesses?"|
|Most students dread that infamous interview question: "What are your weaknesses?" In this fun, enlightening video, students see how to avoid the "canned" answers and how to deliver an intelligent and thoughtful answer.|
|Making the Most Out of Your Internship|
|A student's performance in an internship can greatly effect their chances of landing a full-time job. In three minutes, students get the scoop on internship success - everything from attitude and initiative to professional correspondence and appropriate attire.|
|Dress for Success|
|Perception is reality. Although students may try to fight it, the truth is that dress and appearance can go a long way towards building workplace respect. Thankfully, through this video, students discover the essentials of proper interview attire which will ensure a positive first impression.|
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