The Dos and Donts of Video Resumes

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-10-11

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.

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