September 2021 YouTube Video Roundup

Good news for jobseekers: The current shortage of workers in many fields means that right now is an excellent time to look for a new job. Even better news: The Career Center is here to help you make that transition and achieve your career goals. Check out our latest YouTube videos for advice on a variety of career-related subjects:

how to pay for college

Trying to figure out how to afford college can seem overwhelming. In this video, we’ll discuss how to navigate the different options for financial aid, loans, scholarships, and grants. The presentation will include explanations of need-based vs merit-based aid, strategies for finding scholarships, and techniques for choosing affordable schools, with especial emphasis on Louisiana-based schools and scholarships.

Seven deadly sins of the job search

part 6: going it alone

As a savvy jobseeker, you’ve prepped your resume, social media, and interview skills. What you may NOT have prepared for is how emotionally draining the job search can be – stressful, disheartening, and lonely. The secret to getting through it: don’t try to go it alone. In this video, Certified Career Coach Anne Nowak discusses the options jobseekers have to get support.

job interview questions

how teens can answer, “what are your greatest strengths?”

If you don’t have much work experience, you may struggle to identify your greatest strengths as an employee. In this video, Career Specialist Lynnette Lee and guest presenter Aaliyah Newton demonstrate how the skills you gained through school and extracurricular activities can transfer over to the workplace. 

Common Job Application Tutorials

how to apply for a job at o’reilly

Calling all car nuts, motorheads, and grease monkeys! In this video, Career Specialist Rick Wright walks step-by-step through the process of applying for a job at O’Reilly Auto Parts.

Written by Lynnette Lee