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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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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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An Employer Perspective: “I Want a Real First Impression”

Video resumes are still controversial. Though many employers are extremely welcoming, some have been concerned about the authenticity of the impression job seekers are leaving with them. If you’re one of those employers, let’s take another look. At first thought, this is a logical concern. The idea behind a first impression is that it shows

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A Video Resume in my College Application?

Are you still unsure about this whole video resume saga? Not convinced that it is the hiring process of the future? In response to your potential uncertainties, I’ll let you know that video resumes are quickly taking off in arenas outside of the workforce. For example, several colleges and universities are now accepting video resumes

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Four Video Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You an Interview

Lucky for you, some of the most common video resume mistakes are easily avoidable once you’re aware of them. Check out this list for four video resume mistakes made frequently by job seekers: 1. Not being clear about your objective. If you summarize your past experiences, list your skills, and briefly discuss your current or

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The Importance of Proofreading Resumes (and Other Fun Facts)

We all know that job searching can be a tough process, especially for those new to the professional arena. Luckily, there’s enough insider information out there to give job seekers a heads up on how to best approach their search. The infographic to the right is filled with statistics about how much time hiring professionals

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Video Resumes: Projecting Confidence through Body Language

The old saying “actions speak louder than words” speaks volumes as to how humans receive and process information. Nonverbal cues make up a majority of the messages that we receive when communicating. That being said, it’s extremely important to manage your tone and body language, especially when making a first impression. When creating a video

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Vine vs. Video: A Tale of Two Resumes

Vine is a relatively new web application (released to android users on June 3rd) that allows users to create six second videos. The app’s features make it possible to either shoot the entire length continuously, or create stop-motion video. All-in-all, it’s pretty awesome. So naturally, creative job seekers have taken to the app as a

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