Secondary Catalogue

Series: Careers


10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

This programme, presented in an amusing way, explores the 10 things that job seekers must avoid when going for a job interview. The programme follows one job seeker and interviewer and covers the range of issues involved in a typical job interview.

Adam Wilkinson: School Leaver

Adam Wilkinson discusses making the leap directly from school into PwC and gives an insight to his role there.

Amy Lowry: Technical Analyst

Amy Lowry of Alchemy Technical Services discusses her role as a technical analyst.
An Introduction to UCAS

An Introduction to UCAS

The UCAS process can seem daunting for students. This clip explains how the process works and helps students to begin their application.

Anita May Goulding: Adobe Strategic Developer

Interview with Anita May Goulding from Adobe about strategic development.
Answering Interview Questions

Answering Interview Questions

Job interviews can be an anxiety producing experience for many people, yet there are a number of ways you can effectively prepare for that interview and decrease your anxiety. This programme looks at the way preparation and anticipation of...Show More

Aoife Sheridan: Team Leader in Financial Crime

PwC's Aoife Sheridan gives an insight to her role as team leader in financial crime.
Are You Job Ready?

Are You Job Ready?

The programme takes you through the requisite skills and knowledge a senior secondary school student or tertiary student needs to be aware of to be able to perform successfully and comfortably in the workforce. The material in the programme...Show More
Benefits of Work Experience

Benefits of Work Experience

The benefits of doing a work experience placement are far wider reaching than getting two weeks off from school or college. Pupils undertaking a work experience placement stand to broaden their understanding of the world of work and build their...Show More

Careers of the Future

Explores what new career paths will open up in the future.
Child Development Careers

Child Development Careers

Catch a glimpse into a variety of careers that work directly with the growth and development of children. The Child Development Careers program allows viewers to discover the benefits and challenges of working with children through personal...Show More
Choosing Your Degree Subjects

Choosing Your Degree Subjects

Before a student can begin writing their personal statement they need to be confident that they have made the right choice of degree course. This clip delivers clear and accessible advice on how to approach this decision.
Choosing Your Sixth Form Studies

Choosing Your Sixth Form Studies

This clip provides clear information and advice to help students choose subjects for 6th form study. This also includes a clear explanation of the Russell Group Facilitating List and its implications for students.

Claire Hillis: Graduate Programme at Bank of Ireland

Claire Hills discusses the graduate programme at the Bank of Ireland.
Common Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Common Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Mistakes are often made during an interview, so resumes and application letters need to be precise and clearly written. This programme looks at the mistakes commonly made by people applying for a job. Included is a case study depicting common...Show More
Communication

Communication

Communication in the workplace is more than speaking and listening, as Emma, Lucy and Martin quickly learn. Whether you are serving a customer, receiving instructions, or being assertive in the interests of safety, understanding messages and...Show More
Customer Service

Customer Service

The quality of a customer service experience can determine whether businesses get a customer for life, or for a one-off transaction. Just about any business will tell you that the most important focus in their dealings with customers is to ensure...Show More
Customer Service

Customer Service

The quality of a customer service experience can determine whether businesses get a customer for life, or for a one-off transaction. Just about any business will tell you that the most important focus in their dealings with customers is to ensure...Show More
CVs in the Real World

CVs in the Real World

It's a great job and it looks like everyone's applying for it. What's more, there's a mountain of CVs and applications. So which CVs and out, and which don't? And why? We follow a real world example of what happens when a large employer...Show More

Dana Doherty: Software Developer at Learning Pool

Software designer Dana Doherty discusses her work at Learning Pool.

Ella McCann: BrightStart Apprentice at Deloitte

Ella McCann discusses her apprenticeship for Deloitte on the Brightstart scheme.
Emerging Occupations: New Jobs of the 21st Century

Emerging Occupations: New Jobs of the 21st Century

Employment markets are changing rapidly. Technological innovation, the prominence of global markets and the need for environmental sustainability are all influencing the modern job market. In this programme we examine some emerging job markets...Show More
Employability Skills

Employability Skills

What do employers want? What makes someone stand out as a star employee? The skills learned during a work experience placement stand young people in good stead when they’re ready to enter the world of work. They’re skills that are critical to...Show More
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

In this programme we find out what it takes to start your own enterprise and become your own boss. We follow the fictional story of Olive Bushel, a dynamic young woman with a passion for social media, as she starts her own e-business in the...Show More
Expectations versus Reality

Expectations versus Reality

Everyone has heard horror stories of work experience gone wrong, leading to some misunderstandings and negative expectations in the lead up to a summer placement. This video puts expectations side by side with the reality of work experience from...Show More