Working on it

Australia, 1991

Film

An extensive cross section of people relate their experiences of termination and unemployment. Participants provide ideas to assist viewers in obtaining employment including the role of the CES, regularly scanning newspapers, networking with colleagues/mates and especially emphasising the importance of word-of-mouth. Addresses depression vs. motivation, preparation of an up-to-date resume, the importance of pre-interview research and interview tips, particularly selling yourself. Stresses not to give up despite the discouragement of rejection and maintain confidence by adopting a positive and open attitude towards re-education or career direction changes.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

Australia. Dept. of Employment, Education and Training

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1991

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304394

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Job hunting

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Unemployment

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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