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Film Finders: Exploring Special Topics: Job Search

28 Films for Black History Month, compiled by the New York Times in 2018.

Resources for Job Hunting


The Film & Video Collection can help you with your career goals!  Explore videos about interviewing, the job search, resume writing, and other relevant topics in the boxes below.  To learn about more resources (DVD and eVideos) available to you in these areas, check the subject searches in the bottom box.  If you have questions about these resources, feel free to Ask Film & Video.

Exceptional Interviewing Tips

Guides viewers through the job interview process with advice from business professionals. Divided into three sections, the video provides information on what to do before, during, and after the interview.

Available on DVD.

Making an Impact : The Graduate Job Interview

Shows real students and graduates being interviewed by actual recruiters. See extracts from each interview and hear the selectors give their verdicts and the candidates reflect on their own performance.

Available on DVD.

In Your Ear: The Job Interview

Follow Peggy Klaus, a career and communications coach, as she takes an anxious job seeker under her wing. Peggy and her client discuss the importance of eye contact, confident body language, confident tone, and good grammar and vocabulary. But Peggy takes her mentoring a step further: during the interview, she feeds instructions via a remote transmitter to the applicant, who wears a tiny earphone receiver. Peggy’s strategy focuses on forcing the potential employee to proactively “drive the interview.”

Available on DVD.

Keys to Getting HIred

Job seekers who are proactive in the job search land better jobs in less time. In this series, career coaches and former job seekers will examine the most effective ways to uncover job leads, connect with employers, and demonstrate hireability. 


Job search Steps that Get Results (pt. 1):  Available Streaming

Resumes and Cover Letters that Work (pt. 2):  Available Streaming

Ace the Interview and Get the Job (pt. 3):  Available Streaming

Resumes : A How-to Guide

Jeff wants to work in the information technology field. Cindy dreams of being a gourmet chef. Over the course of this program, these students learn how to write functional, chronological, combination, and newsletter-style resumes using information on their skills and experience that they identify through two exercises: Personal Inventory (to capture the “what”) and Showing Your COLORS (to uncover the “how”). Ways to get a resume in front of a decision maker’s eyes are also addressed, and insightful snippets of commentary by a career counselor and an HR professional are interspersed throughout.

Available on DVD.

Additional Film & Video Resources on Job Searching

The resources featured on this page concern job search skills.  The Library's Film & Video Collection provides access to many other video resources available on other related topics to University of Delaware Library users.  These resources can be found using DELCAT Discovery.  The following searches (with results limited to Film & Video materials) will provide information on additional resources for the job search:


Subject:  Employment Interviewing

Subject:  Job Hunting

Subject:  Resumes