Why & How Video is Being Used to Find Jobs

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, you will learn to recognize and assess why and how video is being used in the hiring process.

Learning Objectives

Gain awareness of video interviews and video resumes

  • Recognize why and how video is being used in the hiring process

  • What are asynchronous video interviews

  • What are video resumes

Learning Activities


  • Locate a variety of video resumes and compare style, format, length, production quality and effectiveness of content

  • Identify a variety of video interview software providers; compare resource offerings and interview process

Lesson Resources

Lesson Introduction

Challenges with Communicating on Video

Expanding the Definition of a Job

What are Asynchronous Video Interviews?

Which Industries Use Asynchronous Video Interviews?

What is the Value of Researching Asynchronous Video Interviews?

How is a Video Resume Similar to a Demo Reel?

Lesson Summary: Why & How is Video Being Used to Find Jobs?