Interviews

How to hire the right person : Part 5 – Evaluating the Candidates [Video – 4:10] (2013)

This is the final installment of a five-part video series designed to help employers navigate the hiring process. It focuses on evaluating interviewees and on what to do during the interview.

The narrator encourages employers to put the candidates at ease by explaining the interview process, then following that process. Employers should encourage the job applicant to do 90 percent of the talking in the interview.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-09-20

How to hire the right person: Part 4 - Preparing for the Interview [Video – 4:35] (2013)

This is part four of a five-part series on the hiring process, offering advice to employers on hiring the right person for a job.

The best interviews are based on good job descriptions and job advertisements, the narrator says. She encourages employers to plan their questions in advance, and focus on open-ended questions that will help candidates demonstrate why they are suitable for the job.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-09-10

Literacy – it means more than you think [Video - 0 :15] (2011)

It means having the skills we all need

This is one of four television ads sponsored by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET) to promote a broader understanding of what literacy means.

In this ad, several people are asked what they think literacy is. In response, they talk about how literacy includes the skills needed to get an education, find a good job, and live life to the fullest.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-10-26

From Books as Coasters to Bedtime Stories: Family Literacy in Alberta's Next Generation (2006)

This report summarizes the findings from a study of family literacy in the workplace. The goals of the study were to identify current family literacy practices and the implication for Alberta’s next generation, and to understand the human stories behind statistical data on literacy.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-10-04

Incorporating Digital Technologies in Adult Basic Education: Concepts, Practices and Recommendations (2012)

This document is housed on the AlphaPlus server, where it can be downloaded in PDF format.

The author has combined a literature review with in-depth interviews with educators who are using digital technologies in adult basic education (ABE) programs and to support professional development.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2012-10-01

Rick Mercer Report: Peter Gzowski Invitational Golf Tournament for Literacy [Video - 9:09] (2010)

In 1986, Canadian broadcaster and journalist Peter Gzowski organized a golf tournament to raise funds for literacy. That tournament, the Peter Gzowski Invitational (PGI), evolved into a nation-wide annual event that has raised more than $12 million to support literacy initiatives in the provinces and territories where the PGIs are held.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2012-09-25

What Would You Say to Someone Thinking of Going Back to School? [Video - 4:36] (2012)

This video features adult learners and adult educators offering advice and encouragement to anyone thinking of going back to school.

The learners talk about the satisfaction they felt in discovering new things and realizing that age is no barrier to learning. Some of the learners talk about how their education has given them a chance to help preserve their Aboriginal language.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-08-14

What inspired you to become an adult educator? [Video - 4:01] (2012)

Prepared by the Northwest Territories (NWT) Literacy Council, this short video is part of a series celebrating International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) 2012.

In this video, a community college instructor describes how she was inspired to become an educator in order to preserve the knowledge of Gwich’in, considered one of the most endangered Aboriginal languages.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-08-10

What continues to inspire you as an adult educator? [Video - 1:56] (2012)

This short video is part of a series developed by the Northwest Territories Literacy Council to celebrate International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) 2012.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-08-02

How did ALBE prepare you for what you are studying now? [Video - 2:20] (2012)

In this brief video, two women explain how the knowledge they gained in the Adult Literacy and Basic Education (ALBE) program helped them with further training.

One woman has gone on to become a family literacy trainee and the other is studying in a college program for Aboriginal language and culture instructors.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-07-23

Pages

© 2020 Copian Library