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Video Resume . Pre-Screening . Live Interview

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Frequently Asked Questions

Jobseekers

General

  1. What should I wear?
    As a general rule, try to wear what you would wear to any other interview. We recommend formal clothes.
  2. Do I have to pay to use this feature?
    No, it is free.

Video resume

  1. What equipment should I prepare?
    You should have a webcam and a microphone at hand.
  2. What software I need to be able to record my video resume?
    No software is necessary.
  3. Where should I record my video?
    Try to record it in quiet surroundings for optimum clarity of sound.
  4. Can I only submit a resume without the video resume?
    Yes, you can. However, employers may overlook a plain resume as they may be focusing more on candidates with a video.
  5. Can I only submit the Visume (should be video resume) without a resume?
    Yes you can. We will provide you two options for submitting your resume, through video or a normal documented CV or you can even submit both to increase your chances of being called for an interview.
  6. Can I share my video resume with other potential employers?
    Yes, by uploading the resume into your profile and then applying for positions within MyStarJob.com
  7. Is there a time limit on how long my video resume can be?
    10 minutes - there will be a countdown.

Pre-Screening

  1. Do I need to answer all the pre-screening questions set by employers?
    You should, as it may increase your chances of being shortlisted.
  2. What should I do if I make a mistake while recording the video?
    You have up to two takes when answering the pre-screening questions set by a company. However while recording your own video resume, you can have as many takes as is needed to make it perfect.
  3. Can I upload my own video instead of recording it?
    Yes you can, just click 'upload' instead of 'record'.

Employers

General

  1. Does the Visume feature replace conventional resumes?
    No it doesn't, it is up to the jobseekers' preference. MyStarJob will provide both options to the jobseekers.They might only submit a video resume or the conventional resume or they might submit both a video resume as well as a conventional resume.
  2. Are the charges per candidate or per position?
    The charges are per position.
  3. Can I use the Visume feature to look at candidates' video resumes without posting a job position?
    No, you may not. You will only be able to view candidates who have applied for your job position - therefore you need to post at least one first.

Pre-screening feature

  1. What kind of questions should I set?
    You can set any questions you want, based on what you want to know about candidates, or any questions related to the job position.
  2. Can I buy the video tools (Pre-screening, Live interview) without subscribing to the Visume feature?
    No, because it is part of the online job posting feature. You will need to post up a job position.

Live interview feature

  1. How many interviewers can be present at the live interview at the same time?
    Up to 4, as the chatroom can support up to 5 participants, including the interviewee.
  2. How many people can I interview at the same time?
    You can only interview one candidate at a time.
  3. What happens if we have to reschedule the live interview?
    You can only reschedule once. We recommend contacting the candidate.
  4. What software should I install to view video resume?
    You don't have to install any special software. Visume works on all major Web browsers with Internet and Flash Player.
  5. What should I prepare for the interview?
    Mics and webcams are required for the interview.