Category Archives: Video Resumes

Why Recruiting Firms Should Have Video Resume Capabilities

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter. Video resumes are the future. The ubiquity of quality video cameras

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3 Tips for Making Your Video Resume Consistent to Your Written Resume

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter.     Consistency in your personal, professional marketing materials is very

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Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Have a Video Resume

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter. Creating a video resume can be a helpful complement to your

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Pros and Cons of a Video Resume (Candidate Perspective)

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter. Video resumes can be an advantage to certain candidates

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The Power of Emotion

I was a server for a couple of years during college. Although serving is typically seen as a minimum-wage, non-impressive, no-degree-required type job, I cannot stress enough how important that position was to me in learning good communication and customer service skills. I learned how to quickly and easily connect with strangers and build lasting

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Just how far can my soft skills get me?

When I first started learning about the idea of soft skills being a critical component of whether or not you are hired, I’ll admit that I was quite skeptical. It’s strange to wrap your head around the fact that a job seeker that has better soft skills but less impressive technical skills when compared to

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The One Thing Keeping You From Getting a Job

When you’re feeling down about being unemployed or frustrated with not being able to find your next opportunity, it can be easy to slip into the habit of having a negative outlook. In addition to that, throw in the fact that you’ve been rejected by the last three employers you interviewed for. Perhaps you’re feeling

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The Top Hiring Complaints

When looking for a new employee, employers want someone who is qualified and talented, excited about the position, and a good fit for the culture of the company. For all of these reasons, they put a lot of time and effort into the hiring process. Despite this willingness to dedicate resources to this process, finding

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Playing the Rules of the Job Search Game

When I first started my own job search process, I thought this scary “real world” phenomenon of finding a full-time job would be a cake walk. Previous internships, a great GPA, and references to speak on my behalf. What was I missing? I was missing a very key part of the equation: an understanding of how

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The Power of Video Exposed

As a job seeker, creating a video resume or completing a video interview may seem like just one more tedious step in the job search process. Although these things do take time, the benefits that you’ll enjoy from utilizing these tools will far outweigh the costs. If you’ve been keeping up with this blog, then

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