Landing Expert Videos
Tell Me About Yourself
This is often the first, the most common, and, perhaps, the most important question you will be asked in an interview. You must know how to answer it correctly! It is not only a way for you to describe yourself and frame your abilities, it is also an opportunity, Watch this video to learn why.
A Princeton Library Panel featuring Alex Freund
The Landing Expert, Alex Freund, discusses career strategies for college students and career planners.
Trapped in Unemployment
The chances of finding a job are grim for the four million long-term unemployed in the U.S., but Joe Carbone is looking to change that in his Connecticut town. Scott Pelley reports.
Brutal Job Search Reality for Older Americans Out of Work
Despite a rosier jobs picture in April, for Americans ages 55 or older who have been unemployed long-term, the prospect of finding work is greatly limited. Economic correspondent Paul Solman explores why older workers face joblessness and considerable financial strain.
How to Organize Your Day While In transition
This short video helps people in transition organize their day. It points out the specific activities recommended to follow in order to get connections, leads, referrals and hopefully invitations for interviews.
Read Your Interviewer, Talk in Their Language
When having a job interview you never know the type of person interviewing you. This short video will teach you how to identify the four types and provide guidance as to how to communicate better with each personality.
How to Improve Your Elevator Pitch for Jobs
Most peoples’ elevator pitch is lacking. They sound like everybody else and are not memorable. The elevator pitch has a goal. You want people to connect with you and follow up. Here are a few hints to improve yours.
LinkedIn versus the Résumé
In the past, the résumé was it. Times have changed, though, and employers check out candidates via their LinkedIn profiles. The LinkedIn profile provides much more of what a prospective employer is interested in: a candidate’s appearance, style, recommendations, endorsements, activity on social media, and much more.