Some of the most popular streaming videos that GRCC’s Library licenses are those in Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight collection from Films on Demand. Candid video interviews with professionals across multiple industries cover topics including: keys to success in the field, education and certification requirements, general workplace atmosphere, a typical day on the job, industry-specific challenges, what the future holds, advice for breaking into the profession, and more.
This series contains 240 career videos. New videos this month include:
GRCC’s Academic Video Online / VAST database is regularly supplemented by new video, and this one will inform us all as society deals with the rise in mental health social problems and how police handle them with crisis intervention training.
Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops addresses how police officers address the mental health-related issues they encounter daily. This HBO Documentary film “follows two police officers with the San Antonio Texas Police Department who are diverting people away from jail and into mental health treatment, one 911 call at a time.” Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number. For more resources, check out the Criminal Justice Subject Guide.
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.
Every month, streaming videos are added to GRCC’s Films on Demand (FOD) video database. What grabbed my attention this month was Insights and Strategies: Investigations. In this 6-video series, former homicide task force leader and author, Colin McLaren, discusses various techniques, procedures, and considerations when handling investigations in the workplace or as part of a task force.
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