mments to get his feedback and you are correct on a number of points. He added that lower level jobs in the US are done by highly skilled individuals in India, at lower wages. There is certainly a lack of opportunities for talent in India.…
Right now, correct.
"Video resumes present all kinds of compliance and discrimination issues"
Only if you already have those issues.
"Video resumes risk coming off as a bit amateurish/cheesy"
Some do, some don't. They are not for everybody.
"Video resumes can also make you look boring, self-important or long-winded"
If they are more than 3 minutes long, I'd nix that candidate.
"Video resumes become a pseudo replacement for the actual interview"
This should NEVER happen.
Video resumes are a good part of the process to vet candidates. They should be used when the candidate is being considered for an in-person interview. You don't read very resume and cover letter that is received. You should not look at every video resume.
As a recovering attorney, I can tell you that there are compliance/legal issues. Problem is that they already exist in the organization. The additional care and requirements that are associated with a video resume are little above what the company should already be doing.
My personal opinion from reading all of the legal nay-sayers on the subject is either they are lazy and have not done their research or they see it as a good way to keep their clients billings coming in.…
s can correct me if it's wrong?), but I was speaking with a friend this week who said that a mere 1% of any community actually speaks up routinely. For RBC that equates to just more than 100 people -- a very small minority, don't you think? All the more reason for throwing your thoughts into the mix as often as you feel for it.
Welcome to the pool, and thanks for jumping in!…