Producing a Compelling Video Résumé
In This Chapter
Looking at the basics your video résumé should cover
Keeping your video résumé interesting enough to capture attention
Editing and producing your video résumé
Putting your video out there for the right folks to see
Paper résumés, job applications, and even LinkedIn profiles do a great job of answering a recruiter’s foremost question: “Can you do the job?” However, hiring managers may not be so sure about your presentation skills, leadership presence, or creative abilities. A video résumé allows you to showcase these attributes and can quickly launch you far ahead of any other candidates.
Video résumés augment your job application by letting you use visual, musical, and narrative elements to help you tell your story. They’re ideal for demonstrating your professional presence, presentation skills, or creativity. A concise and memorable video can complement your application powerfully, and it may even be the determining factor in whether you get a callback for an interview.
In this chapter, I help you demonstrate to your ...