21 st Century Resumes. How to stand out among the masses Reasoning + Guidance + Resources Presented by Kristyna Borden . What is a video resume?.
How to stand out among the masses
Reasoning + Guidance + Resources
Presented by Kristyna Borden
A video resume is a short video created by a candidate for employment and uploaded to the Internet for prospective employers to review. The video resume describes the individual's skills and experience.
A video resume can be created by a professional or you can create your own. Some job search and networking sites (like Jobster and MyWorkster) provide a means for users to incorporate video resumes into their profiles. Jobster video resumes are hosted by YouTube.
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For a crisp and clear video consider editing your video using the
Dress professionally in business attire, just as if you were going to an in-person interview
Keep your video resume short: one - three minutes
Look at the camera not at the desk or table below you
Don't speak too fast
Make sure there isn't any background noise and that the wall behind you isn't too busy
Practice what you're going to say ahead of time
Start by mentioning your name (first and last)
Focus on your professional endeavors, not your personal ones
Discuss why you would be a good employee and what you can do for the company that hires you
Thank the viewer for considering you for employment
A creative means of organizing, summarizing, and sharing artifacts, information, and ideas with personal and professional growth.
A portfolio is a sampling of the breadth and depth of a person's work conveying the range of abilities, attitudes, experiences, and achievements.
Have a class project or presentation that requires media equipment? UTS can help. Check out laptops, projectors, screens, cameras, camcorders, and other media equipment free of charge.Here’s How You Do It:
Students who would like to check out laptops and/or other equipment must have their professor or organization’s advisor notify UTS. This can be done via a written memo or e-mail to UTS Media Services. See contact information below. Be sure the memo includes the student's name, PantherID, pickup and return dates.
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Students must return equipment on the same day that they are checked out.
We will provide you with a Media Custody Form that must be kept with the equipment at all times.
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Non-linear Editing - Allows you to edit your video scenes in any order and then put them onto the timeline in the final order you wish to view your program. Changes can be easily made in non-linear editing. We support Final Cut Express. Your final project can be on VHS, CD-ROM, or DVD.Duplication- Made available to students who want to make their own copies of their programs. Copies are made one at a time.Consulting- We provide consulting on planning your video project, camera techniques, audio techniques, which edit system to use, and training on how to use the edit systems.
Modesto A. Maidique Campus – GL 141Phone: 305-348-2820Fax: 305-348-3745
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