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Career & Job Search Resources

Your guide to UTEP Library resources for career information and job listings.

UTEP Library Career Videos

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One of the most powerful tools at a job-seeker’s disposal is the career networking Web site LinkedIn. More than 200 million people have a professional presence on LinkedIn, and that number is growing every day. This program explains how to create an effective LinkedIn profile and use the site to connect with potential employers. Supplemented by tips from hiring managers and social media experts, the video also covers “building a brand,” gaining introductions and developing a network, adding endorsements to a profile, finding unadvertised jobs, and more. Recommended as an important update to any career-search curriculum that wants to show why resumes alone are no longer enough. A Cambridge Educational/MotionMasters Coproduction. (30 minutes)

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This program demonstrates how resumes and job applications can be used effectively to find satisfying employment. Popular types of resumes are presented, with an emphasis on those that are more effective for ex-offenders. In addition, specific ways to incorporate prison education programs and to handle time gaps in employment history are discussed. Resumes and job applications are vital job-hunting resources, so having skill in preparing them can make a real difference. Featured experts include Linda Manson, Charles Fleming, and Janet Ginzberg. A Cambridge Educational Production. (20 minutes)

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This program discusses the many ways a person can find job openings through a wide variety of job search methods—online job boards, want ads, state and private employment services, networking, informational interviews, the yellow pages, and more. Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each method, but emphasizes using all available methods to obtain the widest choice of job offers in the least amount of time. A terrific overview of the best and quickest ways to get a job! A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (13 minutes)

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This video covers the development and use of chronological and functional resumes. Students learn how to create accomplishment statements that use action verbs and display concrete results. (27 minutes)

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One of the most difficult tasks job-seekers face is putting together an impressive resume. This program shows how to do it by highlighting the best of the job applicant’s achievements, skills, and abilities, whether they are first-time job-seekers or established professionals. Topics include the purpose of the resume; various styles; what information to include and what not to include; what will likely catch an employer’s eye; and how to write an effective cover letter. Electronic resumes—how and where to post them on the Internet—are also covered. A Cambridge Educational Production. (21 minutes)

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