Corey Takahashi, who teaches in the communications department at Syracuse University in New York, asked students to create “bio videos”. These documentary-style “video selfies” provide an opportunity for students to explain who they are, the lives they live, and introduce themselves to the world. These videos have been attributed as a promotional tool for a number of students gaining employment.

There is a great interview with Corey about the project on CBC Spark titled ‘Resumé? That’s so 2016. Millennials are using “video selfies” to land jobs’.

An example of a bio video can be seen below.

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