Monday, March 15, 2010

Video Resume - Becoming Popular

A video resume is a short video created by a candidate for employment that describes the individual's skills and qualifications and is typically used to supplement a traditional resume.



It is not new, it were first introduced in the 1980s for use and distribution via VHS tape, but the idea never took off beyond the video taping of interviews. However, with the modern capabilities of transmitting streaming video via the internet, video resumes have taken on new popularity. With the rise in video-hosting sites like YouTube and broadband Internet usage, video resumes are becoming more popular.



Video overlay is a new trend in video resumes. With this technology, applicants can present themselves in a brief introduction video that is layered in front of their resume. Some example of video overlay technique use for video resume :-

http://www.executivepreview.com/0609/allison_bailey/sample.html


This is example from youtube for overlay technique with can be apply to video resume.

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