Use video to sell yourself

Use video to sell yourself

Why do we use a online video platform?

The answer is simple: to make sure we can really effectively sell you!  Alongside your CV, we can demonstrate your soft skills, personality, adaptability and strengths.  This is a real opportunity to shine, so make it count!

How can you use video to sell yourself?

Our video platform can be accessed from phone, tablet, laptop or desktop.  Your focus needs to be on following the top tips below to ensure you make a great first impression.  As this will be your first contact with a company, you need to take this seriously.  Use the infographic below to guide you.

 

Make the most of your video interview

  • Read up on the company so you can demonstrate you are proactive
  • Dress as if this was an interview
  • Choose a clear, clean professional looking background so the focus is on you
  • Make sure the lighting is good and your face can clearly be seen.  Ensure the camera/phone is still and steady
  • Make sure you won’t be disturbed by noise or your phone
  • Practise your answers so they flow and answer the question concisely
  • Show your enthusiasm!
  • Make sure you highlight how your skills and experience would benefit the company
  • Give key examples of how you have shown these skills before
  • Smile and thank the company for their time in considering you.

You can practise as many times as you like and only submit the video once you are happy.  Our consultants will view the video and give you feedback before it is sent out to the company to make sure you have successfully used the video to sell yourself!

Good Luck and remember you can call the team for advice so don’t be afraid to get in touch.