August 2021 YouTube Video Roundup

Our hearts go out to all those, in Louisiana and beyond, who are suffering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Ida. If you’ve been affected by the storm and are seeking assistance, please feel free to call the East Baton Rouge Parish Library at 225-231-3750 for information, or check out their infoguide to disaster recovery resources here.

If, on the other hand, you’re here for information about job search and career advice videos, read on:

job search mastery

how to research employers for cultural fit

Have you ever started a new job. . .and then realized that the working environment is completely wrong for you? Careful research can prevent you from walking into a bad situation. In this video, Certified Career Coach Anne Nowak discusses the different aspects of company culture, as well as strategies for researching company culture before you accept a job offer.

job interview questions

How teens can answer “Tell me about a conflict with a co-worker”

If you’ve never had a conflict with a co-worker, how can you answer this question? Interview questions about conflict are tricky for all jobseekers. The problem becomes much more complicated for young people with little work experience. In this video, Career Specialist Lynnette Lee and guest star Aaliyah Newton discuss the right (and wrong) things to say.

how to answer, “why didn’t your previous job last very long?”

Having an unstable work history – such as a short-term job – can be a red flag to employers. This is especially true if you were let go. In this video, Lynnette Lee and Anne Nowak demonstrate how you can answer this question in such a way that it reassures employers.

how teens can answer, “what is your proudest accomplishment?”

Every jobseeker, no matter how young, has accomplished something they can be proud of. Your academic, extracurricular, community, and personal achievements can showcase your best skills and abilities. In this video, Lynnette Lee and guest star Jessica Budd demonstrate how to wow your interviewer with your answer to this question.

Common Job Application Tutorials

how to apply for a job at rouse’s

Rouse’s is a fast-growing Louisiana-based grocery chain. In this video, Career Specialist Cynthia Payton will demonstrate how to complete their online job application.

Written by Lynnette Lee