As the percentage of older adults (especially those age 85+) has risen, more employees have struggled to balance the demands of work and the responsibilities involved in providing care to one or more elderly loved ones. Through interviews with employers, employees, and educators experienced in working with caregivers, the nine video segments on this DVD provide useful information for employers regarding how to make workplace environments more supportive of the needs of working caregivers. (2012) – DVD (47:15 – total).
Interactive cd which answers common questions people have about working in the pork industry. (2009) – CD-Rom, Career Planner Workbook (10p).
4/1/98 UWEX satellite videoconference. Defines the methods and equipment that help people in organizations work more effectively and learn flexibility. Demonstrates several important examples of collaborative technology in working and learning, and helps assess readiness to try them. VHS VIDEO, PARTICIPANT PACKET. Part of ‘TECHNOLOGY UPDATE SERIES FOR EDUCATION AND GOVERNMENT’. (1998) – VHS VIDEO (90 min.)
Based on the best-selling business book, “Who Moved My Cheese?” is a simple parable that teaches a way to deal with change in your work and in your life. It is the story of 4 characters who live in a “Maze” and look for “Cheese” to nourish them and make them happy. “Cheese” is a metaphor for what we want in life…good job, loving relationship, money, peace of mind. “The Maze” is where we look for what we want…the organization we live in, family, community. In the story the characters are faced with unexpected change and deal with it in a variety of ways. In the process they discover how to deal with change so they can enjoy more success and less stress. (1999) – VHS VIDEOCASSETTE (13:00), PRINT MATERIALS, WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? (Up to 45 copies of the book may be borrowed for the audience – takes less than an hour to read) **When you order – please specify whether or not you’d like the book to be sent with the video, as well as how many copies you need.**
DeWitt Jones asks if we choose to see the possibilities, do we really believe they’re there? He assures us that there is always more than one right answer. Celebrating what’s right with the world helps us recognize the possibilities and find solutions for many of the challenges before us. (2001) – DVD (23:00), LEADER, GUIDE, WORKBOOK, CD WITH POWERPOINT PRESENTATION.
Describes a “co-active” approach to coaching and the coaching relationship for professionals and volunteers. Coaching is a key component of an organization’s toolkit for developing leaders, working with teams and helping employees at every level achieve their personal and professional best. Reviews coaching fundamentals, skills, practices, and provides reproducible exercises and checklists. (2007) – MANUAL (312p), CD WITH SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS.
Photojournalist DeWitt Jones offers several techniques to help organizations tap their creative potential. Stresses the idea that creativity is an attitude and that “creative thinking” really results from taking a fresh look…one that is deeper and more determined…at the mundane experiences of everyday life. (1999) – DVD (21:00), LEADER’S GUIDE, WORKBOOK, POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON CD-ROM
An excellent team building tool which focuses on Seattle’s World Famous Pike Place Fish. Presents the FISH philosophy which encourages employees to make a personal choice to bring passion, playfulness, commitment and a positive attitude to work every day. (Follow up production “Fish! Sticks” also available – #18760) (1998, 2002) – VHS VIDEO (20:00), PROGRAM GUIDE (88p).
The World Famous Pike Place Fish Guys share what they’ve learned about keeping the energy and enthusiasm of FISH! (see #18757) alive. Can be used as part of a program on vision, accountability, teamwork, orientation, or coaching and feedback. (1999) – VHS VIDEO (17:00), PROGRAM GUIDE (34p).
Four-part production on one video covering all aspects of maple syrup production. Topics covered include: 1. “Maple Syrup – Something Special From Wisconsin (15:00)”; 2. “Tapping the Sugarbush – an American Tradition (10:00)”; 3. “Maple Syrup – Boiling and Evaporation (10:25)”; 4. “Packaging and Marketing Wisconsin Maple Syrup (13:26)”. VHS VIDEO (50:00 total)
Updated version of University of IL research based program designed to help people balance their work and personal lives. Designed to meet the needs of all working adults, it addresses the needs of working individuals systematically across multiple conceptual domains. The flexible curriculum is organized into five categories/workshops, one to two hours each, which can be presented individually or in combination, and can be tailored to address specific audiences. Topics explored include relationshiops with partners, extended family and friends, children (Parenting), work stress and physical and emotional well-being. (2007) – 5 CD-ROMS with printable curriculum materials for Units 1-5, DVD with videos for Units 1-5.
Used in recruitment, provides a personal perspective on working for Extension from nine county agents from the Central District. Also includes comments about the contributions and commitment that Extension has made in the district from Extension clients. (2009) – DVD (21:00)
Skillathon focusing on types of careers in the dairy industry and the type of person or personality best suited to each. Demonstrates the wide variety of jobs available in the industry. Advanced level. (2007) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS. (Dairy Skillathon Series)