Sunday, August 26, 2007

Video Resumes Continue to Gain Traction

The idea of the "video resume" is catching on, and employers seem to be warming up to it. With YouTube as an obvious destination for hosting your video resume, now other specialized services like WorkBlast and JobMatchPro are coming online to carry the momentum forward into their business models. Even CareerBuilder has jumped into the fray with their own Video Resume service, and Monster is testing the waters in India. Here are some pros and cons and helpful tips for creating a video resume of your own:

For IT people in Philly looking for work, I think it is a wonderful differentiator (for now), as it gives you an opportunity to connect with your potential employer in a way a plain text resume just cannot.

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