Lessons from The Daily Show
According to some very credible research by Demetri Martin, "Youth Spotting" expert for The Daily Show, video resumes are becoming more popular as a way to stand out from the crowd in today's competitive job market. (Ok so it’s not credible, but it’s still true, and funny!) In all seriousness, video resumes are opening new doors for job candidates and enabling them to tell a more convincing story about themselves than you can put on paper. Something to think about when on your next job hunt.
Demetri's advice: Keep it short. Don't take naps on camera. And don't cry on your video resume.
My advice: Keep it short. Don’t just tell them why they should hire you - Use the visual advantage to show them why you are the right candidate for a job. Be creative and memorable, but don't make yourself look completely crazy!
Check out the Daily Show segment: http://tinyurl.com/25bt76
Posted by Christy H.