The country’s biggest job board is plunging into the vidumé (thanks, Gerry) scene. This week it announced plans to “be the first major online job site to launch a new video résumé service, enabling job seekers to enhance their online applications with videos highlighting their qualifications, accomplishments and other key …
I got a nice note from Brodie, star of the video résumé I featured here. I had posted his TVCV, which he’d sent to CareerBuilder’s Disney Dream Job Contest for pirates, parade performers and the like.
Thanks for the link and the kind words. My Haunted Mansion video was not chosen to be a finalist… because my Jungle Cruise video
1. It’s so much cooler than ink on paper.
2. It’s multimedia.
3. The format engenders creativity.
4. Young people don’t write; they text. And design. And code. And video.
5. More jobs in this creativity-driven economy will call for the kinds of skills best showcased interactively.
7. Just shut up and watch this YouTube …
I’m telling you, this vidumé thing (thanks again, Gerry) is catching on. I just got this notice:
Workers across the country are competing to live out a dream job for a day at Disneyland and America votes on who makes the cut.
From March 6 to March 30th, the public can go to http://www.careerbuilder.com/disneydreamjobs and vote for their
I interview well. On paper I may not look like your tippy-top candidate, what with my unpronounceable name and gutter grades and long list of short jobs. But get me in the room with you, and (in most cases) I’ll have you from hello.
That’s why a video résumé is for me. Or so I thought.
As research for this article I just wrote on the …