Example of a Video CV

Video CVs are becoming increasingly popular with jobseekers looking to stand out from the crowd, and with recruiters and employers looking to save time and improve accuracy when sifting through CVs.

A video CV helps a jobseeker to enhance their application by showcasing their personality, and some of the skills that are difficult to relay on paper. Skills such as communication, people skills and confidence. But what does this look like in practice? Take a look:

Our top tips for creating a winning video CV

• Keep it succinct – up to 90 seconds in length.

• Focus on the answers to three questions, or focus on three key points.

• Think about what will showcase you best. What are you0r best attributes? Your biggest successes? Why do you want this kind of job? What benefits will you bring to the organisation that you hope to join?