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Video Resumes Becoming Popular

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Video Resumes Becoming Popular BY KELLY ROCHE, OTTAWA SUN FIRST POSTED: SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2013 05:32 PM EDT | UPDATED: SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2013 10:41 PM EDT Despite holding high-ranking positions in financial services, Mark Janicki still found a camera disconcerting in a mock job interview setting. “Initially, when somebody tells you they’re going to videotape you — me being an accountant and not being an actor, I was extremely intimidated,” said Janicki. “It’s one thing to talk about your professional qualifications to somebody who’s face to face in an interview situation. It’s another thing to speak into a camera.”…

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No More Paper: Video Resumes A Growing Trend

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No More Paper: Video Resumes A Growing Trend Adriana Zhang News Reporter from Humber EtCetera Employers aren’t just reading resumes anymore, more and more are viewing online resume videos. Entering the words “video resume” in YouTube will generate over 2.5 million hits in 2014 alone. Nick Belling, a 25-year-old software developer from Illabo, Australia, said he created his video resume and uploaded it on YouTube last year, after months of not hearing back from employers. In his creative four-minute video, Belling outlines his background as well as his work experience. “Three days after I made it public, I was contacted…

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Follow Fridays: Lisa Miller

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Follow Fridays: Lisa Miller By Amy Boughner, Virtual Assistant, FiveTwoTwo Communications Original link to publication: http://www.womensbusinessnetwork.ca/?lid=FBD68-75259-R4XER&comaction=show&cid=JWC8N-VKGM7-A3RUE What is your business? Recruiting in Motion is a boutique employment agency that integrates video-clips into their candidate professional profiles, bringing their candidates to life and greatly shortening the hiring process for their clients. We specialize in the permanent and contract placement of staff in Finance/Accounting, Sales/Marketing, Human Resources, Administrative, Operations, Legal, Information Technology and C-Level professionals We assist small, mid-sized and large organizations across almost all industry sectors including: Utilities, Marketing, Retail, Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Insurance, Professional Services, Telecommunication, Consumer-Packaged-Goods, Manufacturing,…

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Video Adds New Dimension of Hiring

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Video Adds New Dimension of Hiring Are Hiring Managers viewing a video clip of you? If not, why not? TORONTO, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ – Hiring is really a numbers game. Employers’ hiring needs are growing, while their recruitment dollars and available time to interview are diminishing. The trend for 2014 is an increased influence of social media to qualify the quality of a candidate. “As companies start to figure out the advantages of the social recruiting terrain, we have to come up with new ways to literally get strong candidates in front of hiring managers” says Andrew d’Eca, a…

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