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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Video Resumes

Are Video Resumes Worth their Weight in Gold?

·         Enter the words "video resume" on YouTube Canada and you will see about 1.3 million hits that have been uploaded since the beginning of 2014.

·         Employers who view videos are assessing professionalism, communication and presentation skills.

·         The human element is reintroduced - employers are connecting using visual and auditory cues.

·         There's a quicker assessment of 'fit' before ever looking at a paper resume.