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TikTok unveils new feature to assist with job applications



TikTok unveils new feature to assist with job applications

Video-sharing platform, TikTok, has unveiled a new feature that will allow users to find and apply for jobs effortlessly.

The feature, known as ‘TikTok Resumes’, is a pilot programme that will improve TikTok as a recruitment and job application channel.

The video-sharing platform announced this on Wednesday, as it officially unveiled the feature to users, inviting them to apply for entry-level to experienced positions to companies.

TikTok also collaborated with some top employers like Chipotle, Target, WWE, Alo Yoga, Shopify, Contra, Movers+Shakers, and many more, to increase  recruitment level.

In this regard, users can apply for jobs in these companies utilising TikTok video resume.

The Global Head of Marketing at TikTok, Nick Tran, said, “TikTok Resumes is officially open and accepting TikTok video resumes. We’re humbled to be able to partner with some of the world’s most admired and emerging brands as we pilot a new way for job seekers to showcase their experiences and skill sets in creative and authentic ways,”

“#CareerTok is already a thriving subculture on the platform and we can’t wait to see how the community embraces TikTok Resumes and helps to reimagine recruiting and job discovery.”

To submit a video resume, interested applicants are advised to creatively showcase their skills and experiences and use the #TikTokResumes in their caption when publishing to TikTok.

Marketing Manager at TikTok, Kayla Dixon, said that the new feature is an extension of the TikTok College Ambassadors program.

Dixon said, “TikTok Resumes is a natural extension of our TikTok College Ambassadors program, where we previously employed hundreds of college students as on-campus brand representatives. Like many, college students were impacted by the pandemic and have displayed a resilience and unwavering optimism that’s truly been inspiring. We’re excited to help students and job seekers everywhere unleash their creativity and ‘get the bag!”

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