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Spark Hire Releases "How to Win the Job (or the Presidency)" Infographic


Spark Hire's infographic helps job seekers campaign for their next job, just like a presidential candidate.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 05, 2012

Spark Hire (, a video powered hiring network that connects job seekers and employers through video resumes and online interviews, has compiled an infographic highlighting how job seekers can borrow the strategies of the presidential hopefuls in order to land their dream job.

The "How To Win The Job" infographic shows how Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are competing for the most powerful office in the country and using every tool in their toolbox to land the job. Networking, branding, social media, and video are all part of their well-rounded presidential campaigns.

Check out some of these interesting stats regarding the relationship between winning the job and winning the election:

  • 62 percent of voters expect candidates to have a social media presence. Meanwhile one in six job seekers found their last job through a social network.
88 percent of Internet users in 2011 got most of their election news online. In the job hunt, 92 percent of recruiters use social media to find employees. As of June, Obama had attended 163 campaign events. It's also said up to 80 percent of jobs are landed because of networking. 13 percent of Obama's social communication was video, while video comprised 24 percent of Romney's strategy. For job seekers recording a video resume, first impressions are formed in seven to 17 seconds.


Job seekers can learn the benefits of tactics utilized on the presidential campaign trail and apply these lessons to get elected to their perfect job. To view the infographic, click here.

About Spark Hire:
Spark Hire is a video powered hiring network that connects job seekers and employers through video resumes and video interviews. By integrating video screening and video interviewing into the hiring process, Spark Hire bridges the gap from the initial application to the final hiring decision. Now job seekers have a better way to stand out and employers have a more efficient way to identify top candidates. For more information, please visit:

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