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Ferguson's Career Tips

Twenty-one short videos on career topics

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Navigating Career Change

Navigating career change: Cutting edge communication comedy series [Video file]. (2016)

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Looking For A Job? Highlight Your Ability, Not Your Experience - TEDTalks: Jason Shen

Retrieved December 10, 2018, from https://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102567&xtid=160741

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Before You Apply: Resumes, Portfolios, and Your Online Persona

Before you apply: Resumes, portfolios, and your online persona [Video file]. (2011). In Films On Demand. Retrieved June 28, 2016, from http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102567&xtid=42284

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Job Interview Mistakes

Common job interview mistakes: What not to say or do [Video file]. (2012). In Films On Demand. Retrieved June 22, 2016, from http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102567&xtid=44855

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Library Database: Great for career and employment topics

Career & Job Search Advise

Resumes & Cover Letters

Career Exploration

Ferguson's Career Tips: Five Steps to Build Your Network (2018)

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Crossing Lines: Women and Men at Work (2017)

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Sheryl Sandberg: Women Must Learn to "Lean In" (2013)

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Is Partying Online Hurting Your Job Prospects?

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LinkedIn Learning Videos: Jobs and Career Skills

All Madison College Students have access to the vast variety of career-building video content available in LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). Here's how to get started:

First-time users:

Set up your personal Madison College LinkedIn Learning account
  • Set up your account using your Madison College email and password.

  • Step through the form to create your personal Madison College LinkedIn Learning account.

Choose:

whether or not you want to link your LinkedIn Learning account to your LinkedIn.com Profile 
  • You do not have to connect to LinkedIn.com. If you choose to opt out of using a LinkedIn profile, you will have a separate LinkedIn Learning account.

Returning Visit:

  • If you linked your LinkedIn.com profile, you can login from this guide OR login at LinkedIn.com using your LinkedIn username and password. 
  • If you did not link your account, login using your college username and password from this guide. 

Writing a Resume: With Stacey Gordon

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Gordon, S. (2016, May 8). Welcome - Writing a Resume. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from LinkedIn Learning

Job Hunting for College Graduates

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Citroën, L. (2016, April 26). Welcome - Job Hunting for College Grads. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from LinkedIn Learning

Mastering Common Interview Questions

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Sutton, V. (2016, June 9). Welcome - Mastering Common Interview Questions. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from LinkedIn Learning

Turning an Internship Into a Job

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Sutton, V. (2016, July 5). Evaluating the opportunity - Turning an Internship into a Job. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from LinkedIn Learning

What to Do in the First 90 Days of Your New Job

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Bateman, A. (2018, July 18). Before the first day - What to Do in the First 90 Days of Your New Job. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from LinkedIn Learning

Insights from a College Career Coach

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Sutton, V. (2012, October 30). Choosing between a career coach or a career counselor - Insights from a College Career Coach. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from LinkedIn Learning

Figuring Out Your Next Move

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Blake, J. (2018, January 31). Pivoting for impact within your current role - Figuring Out Your Next Move. Retrieved July 2, 2019, from LinkedIn Learning