Six-Figure Hotline: Interviewer Wants Me to Submit a Video

video-icon-Dave OptonAs part of ExecuNet membership, I host a monthly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members submit their most pressing career-related questions, and the career experts who join me provide their thoughts on the topic. I was recently joined on the call by Stuart Levine, an employment attorney, executive recruiter, career coach, and ExecuNet Career Strategist and Raleigh North Carolina networking meetings facilitator. On this call a member asked: “What are your thoughts on video resumes? After a recent fourth phone interview I was asked to submit a five-minute video pitch explaining why I am the best person for the job.”

Here is some of what we had to say:

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Dave Opton

Dave Opton

Dave Opton founded ExecuNet in 1988 to provide a trusted environment where senior-level executives could build career opportunities by facilitating connections to other executives, experts and key market insights. Dave has drawn upon his 35 years of experience in human resources to develop and grow what has become the leading business and career membership network for executives and senior managers. A widely recognized executive career management expert, Dave is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, Fortune, Fast Company, and other leading business publications. Mr. Opton received his BA from Indiana University.

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