Online resumes are impersonal and personal websites are a dime a dozen. So how does a would-be employee get noticed in a tough job market? One way could be by setting up an account and using Hello There, a service that lets job applicants set up their own web pages with personalized video messages. Not only can applicants stand out from the crowd by sending customized video clips to each potential employer, but they can also find out when their video clips have been viewed.
Hello There lets new users set up their first page for free, so there’s no risk in trying out the service. Type in the name of the HR representative or manager at the company you’re applying to, and include a short message introducing yourself or your video. Next, it’s time to create the perfect pitch. Record your video with a webcam, or upload a video you’ve shot using professional equipment directly onto the Hello There site. Give potential employers a way to reach you by adding your phone number or your email address, and include an additional paragraph of information about your experience if you wish. Hello There also lets you add a link or a document to your site. In minutes, your personalized video clip website is ready to be sent.
One of the great things about Hello There is that the service makes it easy to create unique pages for each job you’re applying for. When employers see that an applicant has created original content just for them, they’re more likely to take a second look. For anyone looking for a way to boost up a lackluster resume, put a face with the name, or win over potential employers with a charming personality, Hello There is a really interesting application that could put an end to a drawn out job search.
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