YouTube Video Roundup: January 2021

Happy New Year! In the first month of 2021, we here at the Career Center have been busy producing new videos to help you with your job search. Check ’em out, and be on the lookout for more new videos in February!

Seven Deadly Sins of the Job Search

Part 2: “I just want a job, any job”

Many job seekers think that by saying they’re looking for “any job,” they’re opening themselves up to more opportunities. But the opposite is usually true. In this video, Anne Nowak discusses why an open-ended, unfocused job search could seriously impair your chances of success.

Job Interview Questions

“Where do you see yourself in five years?”

Hiring managers want to know if you’ll be a good fit for the position long-term. In this video, Career Coach Anne Nowak and Career Specialist Lynnette Lee show how to answer this question to demonstrate your commitment and goal-setting skills.

Common Job Application Tutorials

How to apply for a job at Winn-Dixie

In this video, Career Specialist Cynthia Payton walks through the application process at the popular Winn-Dixie chain of supermarkets.

How to apply for a job at Sonic

In this video, Career Specialist Rick Wright walks through the steps of applying for a job at fast-food restaurant Sonic.

Resumes and Cover Letters

Thank-You Letters for the Job Search

One easy way to set yourself apart from the crowd, after an interview, job fair, or networking event, is to send a follow-up thank-you letter. In this video, Resume Writer Lynnette Lee looks at the best ways to write and structure such a letter.

Networking Letters: How to Ask for Help with the Job Search

No job seeker is an island: at some point in your job search, you may need to ask someone for help. Using your network to find leads can jump start your job search, but it can be hard to reach out and ask. In this video, Lynnette Lee takes a look at the best ways to write these networking letters and informational interview requests.

Videos en español

Como Conseguir un Correo Electrónico en Gmail

Para conseguir empleo, es necesario tener una cuenta de correo electrónico para la mayoría de las aplicaciones de trabajo. Este vídeo le guiará a través del proceso de obtener una dirección de correo electrónico en Gmail. Con Anne Nowak.

MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses

Udacity: An In-Depth MOOC Review

Career Specialist Rick Wright reviews one of the more popular MOOCs, Udacity, which is primarily focused on technology courses.