This introductory video provides an overview of the series. Viewers are asked to think about their past experiences related to finding a job. Segment host is Crystal Melero, who serves as statewide services coordinator for children who are blind o...Read More
It's a job getting a job and "Biz Kid$" is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 e...Read More
This introductory video provides an overview of the series. Viewers are asked to think about their past experiences related to finding a job. Part of the "Getting a Job for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing!" training module.
Jason Altmann discusses his work history. He began working in middle school. His first job was delivering papers, and he kept this job until he graduated high school. During the summer breaks, he sought additional jobs to help him develop his comm...Read More
How does one make a plan for their future? This segment encourages students to become active participants in planning their futures. Part of the "Getting a Job for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing!" training module.
This segment provides a summary of the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). It is essential that job seekers with disabilities understand their rights and responsibilities especially whe...Read More
Cathy Noble discusses her various jobs. At age seven, she worked in her father's costume and magic shop. She details the ways she felt supported in her work environment; even though, she is deaf. In high school, she worked with her friends at a dr...Read More
American Job Centers (also known as One-Stop Centers) are designed to provide a full range of assistance to job seekers under one roof. Established under the Workforce Investment Act, and reauthorized in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities ...Read More
Rania Johnson was born deaf in Korea. As an infant, she was abandoned on the streets and spent time in an orphanage in Seoul. A family in Minnesota adopted her, and she came to live in the United States. She discusses her educational experiences i...Read More
In this segment, viewers learn about employment support programs. It focuses on the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program. Part of the "Getting a Job for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing!" training module.
In this segment, viewers learn the importance of having a plan in place when searching for a job. The first step in the plan is to write down career goals. These goals help create a vision and guide an individual's job search. Part of the "Getting...Read More
What is the purpose of a job application? This segment focuses on job applications and looks at how they are used by employers. Job seekers need to make sure they are thorough, neat, and accurate when filling out an application. Part of the "Getti...Read More
What should a good cover letter contain. This segment focuses on cover letters, their purpose, and their format. Part of the "Getting a Job for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing!" training module.
What is the purpose of references? In this segment, viewers learn who to include on a reference list, the purpose of references, whether employers even contact references, and what the employer hopes to learn from talking with them. Part of the "G...Read More
What accommodations are typically available during an interview? How does one decide which accommodations are best? This segment focuses on how to prearrange accommodations for communication and what to expect during an interview. Part of the "Get...Read More
In this segment, viewers are given tips for steps to take after interviewing for a job. The discussions include advice for sending thank you notes or e-mails. Viewers are provided a list of "dos and don'ts" after an interview. Part of the "Getting...Read More
What role does attitude play in one's daily life? A positive attitude is critical for achieving personal goals and dreams. It is also essential for having a successful career. Part of the "Getting a Job for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearin...Read More
Viewers learn the difference between "soft skills" and "hard skill." Hard skills are specific, teachable abilities that can be defined and measured; however, soft skills are less tangible and harder to quantify, such as etiquette, getting along wi...Read More
What is the purpose of the resume? This segment focuses on tailoring a résumé for a specific job posting. Viewers also learn what belongs on a résumé and the best format to use. Part of the "Getting a Job for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hear...Read More
What is vocational rehabilitation? What does it mean to be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services? This segment introduces vocational rehabilitation and discusses where to find local offices. Part of the "Getting a Job for Students Who Ar...Read More