It may be the most Gen Z way to get a job ever.
Forget typing up all of your work experience and a list of references and sending it to dozens of employers through job sites. TikTok video resumes are a thing now and you can start your job hunt in the time it takes to make a short video.
The social media platform is partnering with a bunch of companies including Chipotle, Target and Shopify, to connect users with jobs that range from entry-level to experienced positions. The new TikTok Resumes pilot program is being tested in the U.S. until July 31.
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You can search for job openings from a bunch of companies on the resume site, record and post your video resume on the app and then go back to the job posting to submit your video resume.
Making a video resume is just like making any other TikTok, but you can specifically showcase the skills and experience you have that make you a perfect candidate so employers know why they should hire you. Also, it's important to use #TikTokResumes in your caption when posting your resume.
If you want to use social media to find work, a recruiter recently spoke to Narcity and shared a bunch of tricks for job hunting on TikTok and Instagram, dropping tips on what you should do to get noticed and how to craft your online presence.