Tom Thomson, Managing Partner of Sanford Rose Associates® – Franklin, Featured in College Recruiter

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Tom Thomson, Managing Partner of Sanford Rose Associates® – Franklin, Featured in College Recruiter, The Pros and Cons of Video Resumes

Dallas, TX 12/15/2016

By: Matt Krumrie

Are you a recent college grad looking to get ahead of the competition by creating a video resume? Be cautious before thinking a video resume is the golden ticket to landing an interview, or getting a job.

That’s no surprise to Tom Thomson, managing partner of Sanford Rose Associates, a recruitment firm in Nashville. “The recruiters I discussed this with do not want video resumes,” says Thomson. Here is why, he says:

  • Recruiters and hiring managers see these as highly produced marketing pieces.
  • Most people are not comfortable or feel natural in front of a camera. “You may not want this to be the first impression a potential employer has of you,” says Thomson.
  • It can easily be used to discriminate against highly qualified candidates based on their appearance.

Read More: https://www.collegerecruiter.com/blog/2016/12/13/pros-cons-video-resumes/

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