Career database that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. Includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.
Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) is a valuable online tool used by library patrons of all ages for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers. Community members can even pursue new career paths with test prep assistance for career certification exams and gain advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking.
In this series of candid video interviews with professionals across multiple industries, viewers get a no-nonsense account from working professionals on topics such as: keys to success in the field, education and certification requirements, general workplace atmosphere, a typical day on the job, industry-specific challenges, what the future holds, advice for breaking into the profession, and more. A valuable collection of videos that allow students and job seekers the ability to essentially go on “informational interviews” across a wide array of industries and professions.
The Ferguson's Career Tips series offers candid, practical advice for improving your career and job-search skills. From the basics of fine-tuning your resume, to acing an interview, to building a strong career network, these videos comment on all aspects of professional communications and interactions. Clear and concise presentations provide insights into managing your career and mastering the skills you need to advance. Each video is vetted and produced by the career experts at Ferguson's. When it comes to landing an interview, a job, or a promotion, the devil is often in the details, and a few small changes to how you present yourself can make all the difference.
This video teaches viewers how to create a "wow" response through enacted practice interviews. These demonstrate ways to impress prospective employers with attire, knowledge of the company, self-assurance, a complete resume. Learn how to respond to difficult questions and which questions should never be asked.
Job interviews provide the opportunity to make a good first impression. In this video, we hear from industry insiders in hospitality, business, health, and manufacturing about what they are looking for when interviewing a candidate.