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Dimoff, Diane

Works: 48 works in 83 publications in 2 languages and 2,754 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Instructional films  Short films  Documentary television programs  Children's films  Popular works 
Roles: Host, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Diane Dimoff
Food safety by Inc Educational Video Network( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the processes of safely handling, preparing, and storing food to prevent foodborne illness
MyPlate : Understanding the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the USDA replaced MyPyramid with MyPlate, the goal was to simplify dietary recommendations by providing at-a-glance guidelines without having to weigh and measure at every meal. This program explores the key concepts of MyPlate and how it correlates to the more detailed Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including portion sizes, proportions, food group choices, and caloric balance. The video explains why it⁰́₉s a good idea to fill half your plate with produce, and even breaks down which vegetables edge out others in terms of fiber and nutrients. Stressing the impact of poor eating habits on health, it discusses fat and salt intake, high-fructose corn syrup and other sugars, and whole versus refined and enriched grains - and suggests seafood and other protein choices beyond just meat. A critical update to any health curriculum
Planning your business : research, goals, and business plans( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old saying, "People don't plan to fail, they fail to plan," rings especially true when it comes to creating a company. This video helps aspiring business owners plan to succeed, with advice from veteran entrepreneurs on clarifying goals, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a potential enterprise, and establishing a realistic pathway to prosperity. Challenging the viewer to take a serious look at his or her own ability to take risks, manage an organization, and go toe-to-toe with competitors, the program offers insight into market exploration, determining a viable market niche, gauging the level of need for a product or service, learning about one's customer base, and deciding on the most appropriate business structure. Writing a detailed and comprehensive business plan is also a major topic
Bad weather, safe driving : life-saving tips( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best advice for driving in heavy rain or snow is not to! But, if you have to hit the road in bad weather, there are steps to take that greatly improve your chances of staying safe. This program offers a wealth of tips for driving in rainstorms, high winds, and fog, or when snow, ice, or flooding make for hazardous road conditions. With the help of a driving instructor, a police officer, a mechanic, a meteorologist, and even water-rescue personnel, the video also advises on how to prepare a vehicle for trips in bad weather - even if your vehicle has four-wheel drive. Students learn what to do if vapor forms inside the windshield, how to handle hydroplaning, the dangers of black ice, and when to just pull over and wait it out
How to read a financial statement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sports, the stat sheet shows who won and lost, as well as how or why each team won or lost. These numbers also tell coaches and players what they're doing right and what they need to work on. In the world of business, that stat sheet is known as the financial statement-or simply "the financials." The financials tell the owner or manager the same thing: what you're doing right, what you need to work on and how your stats compare to your competitor's. This video covers the basics of reading and understanding a financial statement
Barriers to communication and how to overcome them( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A closed door, an exasperated expression, a noisy workstation, a cultural misunderstanding-all of these are examples of "noise," a general term for anything that gets in the way of effective communication. The key to overcoming communication barriers is to be able to identify and understand them. This program explains the various types of noise and details specific examples of physical, organizational, emotional, nonverbal, cultural, language-related or written barriers. Through expert interviews and creative vignettes, the video offers solutions to overcoming these common communication barriers
Food-Borne Illness( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes common -- and serious -- food-borne illnesses, how they're spread, and how they can be prevented through careful food handling and proper food preparation. Tips for selecting safe food at the market and the optimal temperatures for cooking meats and eggs are covered as well
Common Job Interview Mistakes : What NOT To Say or Do( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's true that a jobseeker needs to stand out from the crowd, but there are good and bad ways to do that! Having all the right credentials and experience doesn't count for much if a candidate comes off as unprepared, unmotivated, and unprofessional in an interview. This video shows how to avoid that fate with concrete advice from experts, eye-catching graphics that reinforce core concepts, and clear-cut dramatizations that illustrate interview dos and don'ts. For newcomers to the job market, a firm grasp of the "don'ts" definitely comes in handy, after all, young people may not realize they should turn off their cell phones before an interview or refrain from asking too early about the position's salary. From tips on ensuring punctuality to strategies for giving the most positive, team-oriented impression possible, this is a first-rate informational resource for employment counseling and business education
Kitchen Safety( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using examples and what-if situations, this video explains how to safely use and store knives; how to operate small appliances and the stove without accidents; how to prevent bruises, shocks, and burns; and how to put out a fire (and when to simply evacuate and call 911)"--Publishers web site
You're Hired! : Job-Winning Interview Strategies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides young adults with information on how to prepare for a job interview. Includes information on how to define job goals, research a company of interest, communicate stengths and skills, and the best ways to follow up after an interview. Also provides examples of common interview questions that can be difficult to answer
Parenting 101 : basic skills for raising confident children( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Practical advice on building a strong parent-child relationship, teaching and reinforcing desirable behavior, creating an environment that stimulates intellect and confidence, developing a routine that offer reassurance and stability, and working through parental conflict constructively. Concise dramatizations that highlight problems and solutions are combined with helpful commentary from educators, counselors, and psychologists."--Video case
Communication essentials by Integrity Training( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the challenges of entering the workforce, this four-part series helps high school and college students increase their listening, speaking, writing, and reading skills
"You're the boss"( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Designed for anyone weighing the decision to launch a business, as well as those who want to push full-steam ahead, this five-part series provides inspiration and nuts-and-bolts guidance on building a thriving company. Business experts and successful entrepreneurs shed light on a wide range of issues--from branding and marketing to managing employees to long-range planning."--Container
Finding Your Customers : Marketing and Advertising Your Business( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Packed with advice from experienced entrepreneurs, this video highlights smart ways to generate recognition for a start-up business. Topics include the need for targeted messaging that connects with the customer base, effective website building and development, networking through community involvement, business referral or liaising with other firms, and small-scale advertisihg based on repetition rather than splash"--Container
Personal finance essentials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides students with tips and real-life scenarios on how to manage their personal finances, with a focus on financial decision-making methods and creating a budget
LinkedIn for Networking and Job Search : Basic and Advanced Techniques( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most powerful tools at a job-seeker's disposal is the career networking web site LinkedIn. More than 200 million people have a professional presence on LinkedIn, and that number is growing every day. This program explains how to create an effective LinkedIn profile and use the site to connect with potential employers. Supplemented by tips from hiring managers and social media experts, the video also covers "building a brand," gaining introductions and developing a network, adding endorsements to a profile, finding unadvertised jobs, and more. Recommended as an important update to any career-search curriculum that wants to show why resumes alone are no longer enough."--Container
Personal finance essentials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a series providing teenagers and young adults with tips and real-life scenarios on managing personal finances, this program focuses on the different ways to save and invest money and the risks and rewards of each
Digital Communication Skills : Dos and Don'ts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From texting to email to video calls, digital technology has transformed how we communicate with each other. But in formal situations like at work or in school, which forms of communications are appropriate, and when? Viewers of this video, especially digital natives, may be surprised to discover that communicating isn't just about sharing information--it's creating it--and that the ways in which emails, texts or voice messages are composed and conveyed may make the difference in impressing or disappointing an employer or co-worker. Even for late adopters of digital technology, this video has important points on what you should do--and what you don't want to do--when it comes to email, texting, video-conferencing and using the phone for business calls or voice mail."--Container
Personal finance essentials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a series providing teenagers and young adults with tips on managing personal finances, this program focuses on the subject of taxes, covering both earned and investment income taxes, workplace tax benefits, and filing an annual tax return
Disabilities at work : successful job hunting for people with disabilities( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For anyone who thinks "disabled" means "unemployable", this video quickly dispels that myth and shows how to begin the job-hunting process by identifying skills, strengths, and interests. Viewers are provided with a basic explanation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its guarantees of equal opportunity, as well as an overview of the kinds of companies and organizations that often take the lead in hiring disabled applicants."--Publisher's website
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