Videos

This is the first video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

The first step to an effective job search strategy is examining your own skills and preferences and determining your Job A and Job B. Job A represents the job seeker's ideal job, while Job B's are those jobs that will help move a job seeker along their career path towards Job A.

This is the second video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

This video examines the importance of conducting research before applying, on an industry, company and position. It is critical that the job seeker is able to align their skills and values to the needs of the organization.

This is the third video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

The focus of this video is on networking and the importance of reaching out to 'weak ties' (people you don't know well) to assist you with job search information.

This is the fourth video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

This video examines how to utilize a tailored approach to applying for job opportunities. It is imperative that a job seeker is able to demonstrate how the skills they have developed through working at a job B allows them to now step in and fill an immediate need for the organizations.

This is the fifth video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

This video examines the Art of the Interview and what that looks like during an effective job search strategy. Includes questions that that the job seeker should and should not ask.

This is the first video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

Skit 1: The foundation for a successful job search is to be able to identify criteria for accepting job B's in order to build competencies for the ideal job (Job A).

This is the second video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

Skit 2: A demonstration of how effective research of a company and job can be beneficial to the application process.

This is the third video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

Skit 3: This clip outlines useful strategies for networking, increasing the success of an individual's job search.

This is the fourth video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

Skit 4: This short clip portrays the value of customizing your cover letter for each position that is being sought.

This is the fifth video in a five part video series on effective job search strategies.

Skit 5: This skit demonstrates how all the previous strategies build up to a successful interview and job offer.

This video provides an overview of an on-line job search learning and management tool called SnagPad, founded by Prof Jean-Paul Hatala. The tool itself helps both job seekers and career practitioners. Job Seekers are able to learn and practice job search strategies for a more effective job search. Career Practitioners can use the system to work with real-time job search data for their clients to provide relevant feedback and suggestions. This video is also available by chapters on youtube.com – simply browse “wisebyplan” channel.

This is the first video in a five part video series on effective financial strategies. This video examines topics that should be discussed and considered as a high school student plans for post-secondary education, including saving, loan options and more. These videos were developed by WISE By Plan, a project funded by Status of Women Canada and were produced by CCO Productions.

This is the second video in a five part video series on effective financial strategies. A second year student tells her story about managing money and post-secondary education. Our Financial Experts give some budgeting advice and help with balancing needs and wants. These videos were developed by WISE By Plan, a project funded by Status of Women Canada and were produced by CCO Productions.

This is the third video in a five part video series on effective financial strategies. The story relayed in this video speaks to financial adjustments and considerations that have to be made while you are looking for work. The Experts give input on various savings tools that are available to help maintain financial balance during this time period. These videos were developed by WISE By Plan, a project funded by Status of Women Canada and were produced by CCO Productions.

This is the fourth video in a five part video series on effective financial strategies. This video stresses the importance of how to maintain financial independence during a relationship and how to prepare for the unexpected. These videos were developed by WISE By Plan, a project funded by Status of Women Canada and were produced by CCO Productions.

This is the fifth video in a five part video series on effective financial strategies. This video focuses on strategies when preparing for retirement as well as considerations and adjustments that need to be made at and beyond retirement in order to increase financial security after work. These videos were developed by WISE By Plan, a project funded by Status of Women Canada and were produced by CCO Productions.