Do I generally recommend making a video or, what has become more common, creating a web resume, NO. You have to know your audience. Although you may think your idea is clever, that you look great, and that your content sets you apart, prospective employers may not. But there are some times where the potential reward will outweigh the risk. Read the entire column if you are thinking about a video resume. The columnist writes the weekly "Your Career" column for msnbc.com and chronicles workplace issues in her blog, CareerDiva.net.
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