This 26-part series guides students through the three phases of career development: self-knowledge and exploration, career and educational exploration, and career planning and implementation. As students create a step-by-step work-search strategy based on personal background, life goals, and current and potential skills, they will also observe a variety of people in the workforce who describe their experiences, decisions, and ambitions. View Videos.
Finding the right job involves so many different steps and strategies that it’s almost impossible to know where to start. This six-part series helps lay out a clear path to fulfilling employment, beginning with the self-assessment needed to begin the journey and culminating in the best ways to settle into a new and rewarding position—whether it’s in an office or in the trades. View Videos.
This two-part series explores ways in which the workplace can be made more enjoyable for employees, and hence more productive for the business as a whole. Focusing on communication skills and teamwork, the programs use dramatizations to illustrate concepts of sensitivity to diversity, and good coworker relationships. View Videos.
With tips and advice from career counselors, human resources reps, new employees, and seasoned business professionals, this three-part series takes a commonsense approach to the details of job success. View Videos.
This program explores how Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory relates to such disciplines as business, nursing, and psychology. The program examines needs relating to physiology, security and safety, belonging and love, esteem, and self-actualization. View Video.
Author and management expert Kenneth H. Blanchard talks about Abraham Maslow's "hierarchy of needs" concept and how it applies to management. Blanchard argues that when workers are well paid, have job security, and enjoy good working conditions, the organization can then focus on what he calls social esteem needs. View Video.
What motivates us? Why are some more motivated than others? Knowing what motivates people, and keeping them motivated, is essential in business. This film explores motivation and some influential modern theories (including Maslow's Hierarchy), and catches a glimpse of how they play out in the real world. A number of different companies are used as case studies and owners, operators and managers from business and industry provide an insight into how motivation plays out in the workplace. View Video.