Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

How Not to do a Video Resume

Friday, August 5th, 2011

How Not to do a Video Resume

The interconnectedness of the internet has made it possible for information to spread faster than ever before, for better or for worse. That makes it very easy to root out fakers.

Case in point: Aleksey Vayner.

The Yale student created a “video resume” in 2006 that he sent to the HR department of financial firm UBS. On the tape, Vayner karate-chopped cinderblocks in half, demonstrated his ballroom dancing skills and bench-pressed 495 pounds. Needless to say, it was hilarious, and the video – titled “Impossible Is Nothing” quickly went viral, exposing even more lies in Vayner’s background (including his claim that the Dalai Lama wrote his college recommendation letter). Needless to say, he didn’t get the job.

He has since taken the video down, but here is a funny parody from Michael Cera: (more…)

So… You want to be a journalist?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

So… You want to be a journalist?

Before venturing out on your Journalism career, you may want to look at this funny video if you want to be a journalist. (more…)

Hypothetical Job Interviews of Your Favorite Film Characters

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

At one point Clark Kent had to be interviewed for his reporter job at the Daily Planet. Clark aced the interview even though Perry White, the Editor-In-Chief at the Daily Planet, is known for being a hard-ass interviewer.

Some of your favorite film characters have been interviewed for various jobs in the past too.

Unfortunately some of them haven’t fared as well as Clark Kent. Here are some hypothetical job interviews from your favorite figures from pop culture. (more…)

Funny – Even Batman Has Job Interview Tips

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Funny – Even Batman has job interview tips

Batman teaches you how to dress for an interview. He gets interviews all the time, so he should know.


Beyond JetBlue: The Pop Culture Guide to Quitting Your Job

Friday, August 27th, 2010

America doesn’t normally love a quitter…unless they do it in style.

People have been buzzing over the epic departure of JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, who quit his job in a dramatic fashion often reserved for movies and daydreams; just after his flight landed in New York City, he unleashed an expletive-laden tirade over the plane’s public address system. He then deployed the inflatable emergency-exit ramp and left for his home in Queens (where he was promptly arrested—oh well).


Extreme Job Interview

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Extreme Job Interview

You only look for a job a few times in your life. Compared with the amount of time you spend actually doing it, investing time and energy in an effective job search repays the effort many times over.

Studies show that people who understand and do well at the job search process enjoy substantially more job satisfaction and higher earnings over the course of their careers.


A Tale of Two Job Interviews: Stephen Colbert chimes in with contrasting Bona Fides

Friday, August 6th, 2010

A Tale of Two Job Interviews: Stephen Colbert chimes in with contrasting Bona Fides

When looking for examples of how to interview, look no further than these two interviews, which prove to be a complete contrast in styles. Enjoy the comedy, fear the repercussions.

Do What You Love

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Do What You Love

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