Episode 234

Video Interviews Are Here to Stay (Ep 234)

How to Present Yourself in Video Interviews

Are you feeling apprehensive about transitioning to video interviews? You're not alone. Many seasoned professionals find themselves out of their comfort zone in this digital-first approach. However, video interviews offer a unique opportunity to showcase your charisma, professionalism, and the unique qualities that make you the perfect fit for the role.

Video interviews are a new staple in modern recruitment processes. So, in this podcast episode, Michael Smith, CMO of UseVerb, explains the significance of adopting video formats as a strategy to stand out in the competitive job market, offering practical advice on making this platform work for you.

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Timestamps to guide your listening:

  • 00:59 Mike Smith's Background and Journey 
  • 01:54 From Engineering to Chief Marketing Officer: Mike's Career Evolution 
  • 04:19 The Shift from Oil and Gas to Marketing: A Personal Transformation 
  • 05:35 Embracing Change and Finding Purpose Beyond Titles 
  • 06:29 The Power of Personal Connections in Career Transitions 
  • 14:51 Introducing UseVerb: Revolutionizing the Hiring Process 
  • 15:15 Navigating Video Interviews: Challenges and Opportunities 
  • 23:03 Rehumanizing Recruitment in the Digital Age 
  • 25:53 Navigating Bias in Recruitment with Video Interviews 
  • 25:56 Overcoming Performance Bias in Hiring 
  • 27:00 The Power of Video in Showcasing Personality 
  • 30:47 Enhancing Recruitment with AI and Authenticity 
  • 32:03 Best Practices for Creating Effective Short Videos 
  • 35:49 Feedback from Employers and the Impact on Recruitment 
  • 42:20 Addressing Common Concerns and Misconceptions 
  • 48:17 Final Thoughts and Encouragement 

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job-hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

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I'm Renata Bernarde, a former CEO and senior executive, now dedicated to helping professionals succeed in advancing their careers. I believe that you can have the best career. One that satisfies your financial and personal needs, brings you joy, and adds value to your life.
I designed career services that can meet your needs and your budget. So, if you're a seasoned professional at a career crossroads, seeking to align your next job with your life's purpose, then let's redefine your career path together and turn aspirations into achievements. Are you ready? Let's embark on this journey together.

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