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If you'll be out job-hunting soon, video résumés may be one way to stand out from the pack, if you do it right. For jobs in creative fields, such as advertising or the arts, a video résumé can be a nice touch. For traditional fields, stick to the tried-and-true paper résumés.
Tips: Keep the video to two or three minutes long, focusing on why you’re interested in the company and what you can do for them. Speak in bullets to avoid rambling.
These sites can help:
MyPersonalBroadcast.com. Send up to 50 videos and store up to 50 megabytes (from $19.95 per month). TVResume.com. For $25, it designs your home page and uploads your video in RealVideo format. TheEdgeVideoResume.com. For $336.58, you get a script, production help and advice for your job hunt.