The Dos and Donts of Video Resumes

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-10-11 Print this article Print

Here are seven steps to follow to make a proper video resume.

Seven Steps to a Proper Video Resume:
  • Do make sure your perspective employer is open to receiving a video resume.
  • Do let your passion and enthusiasm show—youve got 30 seconds to get their attention.
  • Do maintain a professional demeanor and err on the side of conservatism.
  • Do keep it succinct and focused—under 2 minutes if possible.
  • Do create a script, but dont make yourself sound scripted.
  • Dont brag.
  • Dont try to shoehorn in every one of your accomplishments. Check out eWEEK.coms Careers Center for the latest news, analysis and commentary on careers for IT professionals.

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