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Whether you’re a Millennial new to the workforce, a more seasoned employee seeking tips to get ahead, or a manager assigned to mentor new employees, the ten streaming videos in the Cutting Edge Success at Work series can help. “Lessons are engineered for viewers to see a clear picture of success and to maximize effectiveness in communication, prioritization and organization.” This business training series was created by a psychologist and was filmed on location in Los Angeles in 2019.
It’s part of our Films on Demand streaming video database which is updated monthly. Logon with your last name and Raider number.
Take a look at the new 2021 Makematic streaming videos available through our Films on Demand streaming video database. Their Skillsumo series portray young workers from diverse backgrounds who hold a wide variety of jobs from hospitality to manufacturing, logistics and public service. Makematic is an Irish film producer. Their titles have utility for US students, as well as provide a glimpse into job available internationally. There are three Skillsumo series:
Skillsumo FutureProof covers trends in technology and society and how they may impact the future world of work.
Skillsumo Work Inspiration focuses on young professionals in STEM and creative careers within both global brands and regional growth sectors.
GRCC licenses the award-winning Picture a Scientist now available to watch through GRCC’s Academic Video Online database. The film chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. In the film, biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries – including social scientists, neuroscientists and psychologists – who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable and open to all. A K-12 version is also available. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.