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How To: Not answer "How do you manage stress?"

This video teaches how to not answer the question "How do you manage stress?" The woman is interviewing for a journalism position. She begins her response by saying that she reads comic books that talk about being laid back. The video points out that you need to stay professional in your response. She says that others call her a slacker, which is not a good thing to say during an interview. She disregarded the importance of the company and position, which shows a lack of commitment.

How To: Research the job market to find the best job for you

Researching the job market thoroughly and with the correct resources is important to the advancement of your career. Watching this video will establish how to research your career options, find information about companies and familiarize yourself with job titles that are a fit for the degree and/or certifications you have earned as well as your professional background. Find the perfect job today!

How To: Get a job as a freelance bounty hunter

To become a bounty hunter, you will want to first check your state's laws to see if you need to be a licensed private investigator. If you live in Florida, South Carolina, Oregon, Wisconsin, or Kentucky, don't even try it--bounty hunting is not allowed! Otherwise, your first step is to find a client who needs a target to be caught. Bail bond agents employ bounty hunters to track down people who have refused to show up to court. Find out who your target is. Assemble a file, look into any recor...

How To: Answer the "What is your biggest failure?" question

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to answer the question, "What is your biggest failure?" When answering this question, be honest and don't lie. Sharing your feelings will show that you care about work. Your reaction may indicate your response to any future problems. Always indicate if you turned that failure into a success. A strong ending to your answer should express that you learned from your mistake. This video will benefit those viewers who are looking for a job, and would like ...

How To: Answer the "Tell me about yourself" interview question

This video gives you the right way to answer the interview question, "Tell me about yourself". Start with your most significant point. The advice is clearly stated and highlighted by adding text to the video. The example is well done and explains a little of what not to do also. The viewer has an excellent idea of what to expect and how to deal with not only this question, but other similar questions pertinent to job interviews.

How To: Dress for a job interview

Monster.co.uk, a job site, and Color Me Beautiful bring you these tips to dress for a job interview. An important part of landing a job is how you present your self in an interview, so after you practice some interview questions and get your resume ready, you need to start thinking about what to wear.

How To: Write a resume using strong language and keywords

This video tells you what keywords are and where to find them. You will learn how to effectively use keywords in your resume in the form of a list and to build your summary of qualification section. It also shows you how to present the keywords creatively. Watch this video resume-writing tutorial and learn how to use keywords for making a good resume.

How To: Get paid to work out by becoming a personal trainer

For most of us, working out at the gym is a time we have to schedule outside of our other work and family commitments. But how about making exercise your job? No, we're not talking about becoming a pro athelete. Rather, if you become a personal trainer you can work out, help others work out, and get paid good money while doing it.

How To: Negotiate salary terms

In this tutorial, we learn how to negotiate salary terms. If you have just gotten a new job but the salary is not what you were hoping for, there is a way to negotiate the terms. If you have a great benefit package and salary, you will have the career benefits that you want to have. Talk to your boss or the appropriate person to see what you can do to get a higher pay rate at your new job. See if there is a way you can prove your work to get a salary increase. Negotiate with them to see what ...

How To: Negotiate a pay raise with game theory

In this video, we learn how to negotiate a pay raise with game theory. You first need to take into account how much money you are getting an hour with how much you are worth. Make a chart with your boss on there and the other player is you. You will then see if you want to play soft, medium, or hardball with them to negotiate. Think about how your boss will respond to different types of negotiations. When you are finally confident in approaching your boss, you will get respect and get the pay...

How To: Tailor your resume for foreign countries

In this video, we learn how to tailor your resume for foreign countries. When you are writing the resume, you need to keep in mind the: length, content, demands, passport, and hobbies. You should make sure the content is descriptive and you focus on your accomplishments. Don't focus on the family and references, these are not required on the resume. The recruiter wants to know more about your professional life, and if you have a passport to travel. Depending on the country you are traveling t...

How To: Write a related-experience resume when job hunting

In this clip, you'll learn how to write a related-experience résumé when searching for a job. Finding a job can be a tough task even in the best of times. Whether you're out of work or are simply looking to land your dream job, you're sure to be well served by this clip, which discusses few tried and true techniques and best practices for job seeking.

How To: Create a professional resume

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a professional resume with Chuck Aranda. A professional resume shouldn't be very long. It should be around 1 page, and only a half of a page if it needs to be written on another page. Make sure that it not only looks professional and attractive, but it's also easy to read. Tailor your resume to each job you apply to, employers like to know you took time to apply to just their job instead of sending out your resume in mass. Make sure to use an easy to r...

How To: Get free shipping from Amazon if you're a student

Do you order a lot of stuff off the internet, but find your bank account being decimated by shipping charges? Well, if you're an Amazon shopper and are currently a student, then you're in luck! This video will show you how you can use your student status to get a year of Amazon Prime for free, which includes free 2-day shipping on all orders! Just go here.

How To: Communicate with a graphic design client

In this tutorial, we learn how to communicate with a graphic design client. When you are dealing with a graphic design client, you will want to ask them a ton of questions to try to get into their head. If they are hard to deal with, then drop them as a client and don't do business with them. When dealing with other clients, make sure you communicate with them clearly so you both see the same vision and you are working in the right direction. Ask the client what type of budget they have first...

How To: Write and post a winning resume & cover letter

In this video, we learn how to write a winning resume and cover letter. First, you want to remember that your resume online needs to be keyword rich, so you will have greater chances of getting an interview. To find keywords for your resume, look up different job descriptions to change your resume to fit that specific job. List your specific qualities that make you the best candidate for that job. For your cover letter, make sure you always send it along with your resume. You want to capture ...

How To: Minimize the role of politics in your office

Politics have always been an unavoidable part of office life, but that has become even more the case in this down economy when competition between coworkers is more intense than ever. This can be a major problem for managers if their workers start being more concerned about their politicking than their performance. This video for managers offers tips for reducing the role of politics in your office, keeping your employees focused on the task at hand and more productive.

How To: Prepare an elevator speech to help your job search

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to develop an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short prepared speech in which you "sell" yourself to others. The average elevator ride is no longer than 20 seconds, so your speech should be no longer than that. Your speech should describe who you are. Your name, if your meeting a new contact. It should explain what you have to offer, the skills that are relevant to the job you are seeking. What benefit will you provide. This video will benefit...

How To: Negotiate your salary the right way

Congratulations, you've landed the job! But you have no idea how much you're going to make, or what sort of offer you're getting. Watch this video as Brad Karsh walks you through each step of negotiation, even before you get into the interview. Do your research, and make sure you'll be getting paid what you deserve.

How To: Attract more business with feng shui

Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to attract more business with feng shui. To attract more business you need helpful people to hire you or to spread the word about your goods and services. The travel of information is also important in business. Your house should address these areas. First, find the focus room on your energy map by laying the energy map on top of your home floor plan. The travel and helpful people area is in the lower right corner of your home, standing i...

How To: Make an animation resume at ani-jobs.com

This video teaches the simple steps to make an animation resume at Ani-Jobs. An excellent summary is given below. First click on the Resume cafe tab on the top menu, log in or create an account if you don't have one. Select a suitable category like 2d Artist, click the Storyboard sub-category. Add your name to enter the resume building page and start to input your details. In the reel column give the number that comes after "v e" in the link. Upload your résumé, artwork and your comments, lea...

How To: Design a professional looking resume

In this video, groddin99 describes the correct way to write a resume and fashion a cover letter. Groddin99 knows the importance of a clean and formatted resume, and he gives advice and tips on formatting your resume properly, and how to list your previous jobs and your skill set. He also explains how inappropriate it is to draw pictures on the margins of the paper your resume is printed on. Groddin99 has written many books on this subject, and with his tips, you can write and fashion an attra...

How To: Answer the "How do you manage stress?" question

How you manage stress is very important. Stress is an important part of the work environment. It helps to keep you productive and motivated to get the job done. Stress helps to keep you focused on your goals for the job. Setting goals helps to produce necessary stress for the job. If there isn't enough stress, setting higher goals can help. Keeping stress balanced is important. If there's too much, you might need to take a step back and maybe go to lunch by yourself. After hours to relieve th...

How To: List transferable skills on your resume

Learning to highlight transferable skills on your resume is good for recent college graduates or if you are new to a job field because it shows that you have good characteristics that can be applied to your new job. For example, showing your communication skills is very important. Research planning is also critical. Show that you set goals for yourself and that you have clear ideas. Also, giving examples of when you used teamwork in past work experience in your life or in your career is benef...

How To: Format a cover letter in Standard Block format

This video goes over cover letter formats, specifically in Full Block Style. Cover Letters accompany resumes in job applications. They should be sent ahead of the resume. They go over your experience, desires and objectives. The cover letter is important to both employers and employees. A human resources or HR department often receives thousands of letters that it must review before granting a job candidate a job interview or even reading their resume. This is a LIAD Production for World of W...