Marketers know that video is an important strategy to get their message across to their audience. As someone trying to build, maintain, or share their personal brand, you’re a marketer, too…of yourself.

YouTube alone has more than 2 billion views every single day, with the average person spending about 15 minutes each day on the site. Simply put, you can’t really ignore video any longer.

What should you include in your personal video pitch?

  • Who are you?
  • What do you do?
  • What are your passions?
  • What’s your educational background?
  • What experience and skills do you have?
  • What makes you different from everyone else?
  • Why should someone want to hire you, use your services, etc.?

How can you make your own personal video pitch?

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With this service, you can create a custom webpage for every company or person you want to work for. It’s quick, painless — and the first page you create is free. Instead of sending a resume, you can send a tailored video page to your dream company.


On Resoomay, you can create a personalized pitch to show off your personality to prospective employers. With Resoomay’s unique video recording tool, you can show potential employers your passion and separate yourself from the mountain of resumes on their desk. You can also share your page on social media using a custom badge, receive feedback from employers, track emails and find out if a recruiter is recommending you to an employer.

Would you create a personal video pitch? Why or why not? What else would you include in it?


Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder & president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for organizations with products that target job seekers and/or employers. She is also the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships: The Truth About Getting from Classroom to Cubicle (2011), #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (2010), and writes career and recruiting advice for numerous outlets.