More companies today are relying on video resumes and video interviews during the hiring process to reduce their travel budgets. They are especially popular in high-visibility executive roles, sales and training positions where the employer is hiring you for your personality as well as your skill set. Jobseekers seem to be slowly adopting this new job search tool as a means to differentiate themselves from the competition. “18% of job seekers have reported participating in video interviews in the past year – more than double the rate of a year ago” according to a recent Right Management survey. Are you prepared to sell yourself on video? Here are a few tips.
- Your video resume should be no more than 2-3 minutes in length.
- Wear attire suitable for a face-to-face interview.
- Make sure you have proper lighting, a non-distracting background, and have eliminated all sources of ambient noise. Continue reading