Strengths and Weaknesses of Vr Towards Aep Students

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PART I: INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………..3 I. Background…………………………………………………………………...…..3 1. Definition of Video Resume………………………………………………....3 2. History of Video Resume………………………………………………...….3 3. Popularity of Video Resume in Vietnam………………………………...…3 II. Theoretical framework…………………………………………………...……..4 1. Overview…………………………………………………………………..…4 2. In detail………………………………………………………………….…...4 III. Purpose of the research………………………………………………….…….4 IV. Scope………………………………………………………………………….....4 V. Research question…………………………………………………………..……5 VI. Research method…………………………………………………………….….5 VII. Literature review…………………………………………………………...….5

PART II: MAJOR FINDINGS………………………………………………….….8 I. The differences between AEP students versus NEU students………………….9 II. The strengths of using Video resume towards AEP senior students……..….10 1. Showcase abilities………………………………………………………...….11 2. Impression……………………………………………………………………12 III. The weaknesses of Video Resume and suggestion to handle……………...…15 1. The weaknesses of VR according to AEP Students’ opinions………….....16 2. Suggestion to reduce the weaknesses of VR……………………………..…17 PART III: CONCLUSION…………………………………………………………..19

PART IV: REFERENCES AND APPENDIX………………………………….…..20 I. References…………………………………………………………………………..20 II. Appendix…………………………………………………………………………...22 1. Survey questionnaires…………………………………………………………22 2. Charts…………………………………………………………………………..24 3. Interview questions and answers……………………………………………..30

PART I. INTRODUCTION:
I. BACKGROUND:
1. Definition of Video Resume:
A video resume (VR) is a short video used for job applications. It is created by a candidate for employment or by a professional Videographer for the candidate, and submitted to a prospective employer like a CV (curriculum vitae). In fact, VR may be called visumé or Video CV, and is usually accompanied by a CV in text-based format. VR is an alternative way for job seekers, beyond the traditional CV. The VR describes the individual's professional experience, qualifications and interests of the applicants. The applicant not only demonstrates his/her public speaking but also interpersonal or technical skills to his/her potential employer. It may also include a third party who talks about the candidate's strengths and accomplishments. 2. History of Video Resume:

VR was first introduced in the 1980s for use and distribution via VHS tape. With the modern capabilities of transmitting streaming video via the Internet, VR has taken on new popularity. Famous VR: Impossible is nothing is a 2006 VR by Aleksey Vayner, a student of Yale University who applied for a job with UBS, an investment bank. The video was posted on various blogs, then YouTube, where it became an immense viral Internet phenomenon. 3. Popularity of Video Resume in Vietnam:

In Vietnam, VR is a new concept. It is supposed that the first VR in Vietnam appeared in 2009 (www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PpaHY8fQv8). Young job seekers, as well as employers, are looking for innovation in the recruitment process, so they highly appreciate the idea of VR. Beside YouTube, numerous Web sites for online job application allow uploading VR. These include sites like: SeeCeeVee.com, Trieuvieclam.com, Vinajobclub.com, 1001vieclam.com… This form of job application has not yet been widely popular in Vietnam; however, many employers believed that VR will soon become a trend in the near future. II. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK:

1. Overview:

In fact, VR is not new as it started being used in 1980s, and since then many articles and researches have been conducted to analyze and show the strengths and weaknesses of VR. As the technology explosion, the internet makes it easier to share and transmit information between people which leads to the popularity of VR. Therefore, many discussions have been raised around this trend of job-getting approach all over the world.

2. In details:

In Vietnam; however, many people...
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