Monthly Archives: August 2013

Jobma vs. Intern Sushi

Are you a college student or recent grad trying to get a leg up in your job or internship search? Want to differentiate yourself beyond your resume? Well going online is a great place to start. There are a plethora of job search sites and social media pages that can be utilized as self-promotional tools.

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WHY JOBMA SERIES: Jobma vs. TalentRooster

When looking into utilizing video in your job search, it is important to review your options carefully before deciding which online resource is the best option for you. Many sites offer similar features, among them being video capabilities, but these differences are important. If you’re going to invest your time and effort into using one

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WHY JOBMA SERIES: Jobma vs. Mayomann from the Job Seeker P.O.V.

As a job seeker that has opted to create a video resume, it can be confusing to know which video resume website you should register for. There are several platforms, and they are not all the same in terms of functionality and features. This series is written to provide you the information to know and

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Seriously Though, Why Video?

Sure, creating a video resume can take a bit more time and effort than simply updating your text resume. Is it really worth the time and energy to write a script, get dolled up, and find a location to shoot (and re-shoot) this video? One of the foundations of Jobma as a platform rests on

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Use Video the Way You Need It

Jobma allows users to upload a 60 second video to their profile which is then attached to their resume. This video pitch is intended to be used for a video resume, which is generally just a person talking to a camera about who they are and what they can do. Utilizing video in this way

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Video Resumes: The Importance of Audio

When utilizing a video resume it is of utmost importance to speak clearly and audibly. Here are some small, yet exceptionally important, errors to avoid when recording your video resume. 1. Being too Loud – Nobody likes to feel like their being yelled at. Make sure the volume of your video reflects your natural volume level when

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Employers: How to Be an Effective Video Resume Viewer

When it comes to making the hiring process as effective and efficient as possible, video resumes are the way to go. If you haven’t utilized them in your hiring process before, however, it can be confusing and overwhelming at first to know how to go about viewing them. What do you want to keep an

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Clearing Your Name for the Job Search

Maintaining your online presence is not only important while job searching, but throughout your career. Information found about you online can either help your overall reputation and personal brand, or damage it. With that being said it is important to regularly search your name, and monitor any content that you have no control over. Damaging

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Brains Over Beauty

We all know that good looks and beauty can give someone a leg up in the professional world. But how much energy should I focus towards dolling up for my next interview? Will it really make that big of a difference? And more importantly, what does this mean for my video resume? All of these

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Custom URLs and Social Media

Personal branding is extremely valuable in today’s job search. That is without question. Once you’ve crafted a brand message and image that you want to project to the larger world, it’s time to get down to business. It is important to consistently incorporate your brand throughout both your in-person and online presence. While carrying yourself

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