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How to Apply

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1.Create a DreamJobbing Profile (if you don't have one already), by clicking on the “Sign Up" button
NOTE: Make sure you fill out your user profile with a short introduction to who you are and include links to your social media profiles.

2. Find an opportunity you'd like to apply for.

3. Create a video (up to one-minute) explaining why you would be great for the opportunity.

4. Click the “Apply Now" button and upload your photo and video application.

How to Create A Video Application

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How To Create A Video Application



1. Get Comfortable.

It doesn't matter whether you are in your dorm room, behind your desk or on location, this application video is about you! So don't worry about where you are. You can do this anywhere.

2. Easiest Way to Film Your Video Application:
Record right from your phone! After you're finished, you can directly upload your video application from your phone to your chosen opportunity.

3. If you have a friend recording you, do the following:
  • Have them stand at least 4 feet away.
  • Hold the camera in landscape mode (with the volume button facing down or the home button facing right).
  • Be yourself. This is a fun way to showcase your passions and tell your story!
4. If you are more comfortable without someone else around, record a selfie.
  • Assume the selfie position.
  • Flip the internal camera so you can see yourself in landscape mode (this time, with the volume button facing up or the home button facing left).
  • Let it rip and have some fun! We can't wait to see your video application.
5. Upload to your video application to your chosen opportunity.
  • Log in to your DreamJobbing Account. (Or create one if you haven't already done so.)
  • Go to your chosen opportunity.
  • Click "Apply Now".
  • Select a photo of yourself. This will be used as your application video profile picture.
  • Select your application video.
  • Click "Next".
  • Agree to any Rules and Regulations (if they are listed) by checking the box.
  • Click "Next".
  • Click “Publish".
Voila! You have applied for an opportunity on DreamJobbing!

MOST IMPORTANT NOTE:
Have fun! Congratulations on the start of changing your story!

I don't live in the United States. Can I still apply?

Every DreamJob is unique! Some require applicants to be a resident of the U.S. or have the ability to work in the U.S., and others are open to anyone in the world! Please check the job description for guidelines.

I am under the age of 18. Can I apply?

Every opportunity is unique. Please check the job description for guidelines.
Sharing, Liking and Commenting

Sharing Your Video Profile with Others

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How to Get Your Video Noticed



Here are some great tips for sharing your DreamJobbing video profile with friends, family, and potential employers:

1. Share your video profile on your social media pages (ie. Facebook Twitter, LinkedIn).
  • Copy and Paste the profile URL directly to your social media pages (recommended).
  • Click on the share buttons at the bottom of your profile.
  • Click on the share buttons for the video applications within the “My DreamJobs" tab of your account.
2. Send an email to friends, family, and potential employers with your video profile URL telling them you are applying for an amazing opportunity.

3. Be creative! The beauty of a DreamJobbing video profile is that it's easily shareable online.
Former applicants have had their video profiles featured in print and online outlets by reaching out to their local press!

I am trying to like and comment on an applicant's video, and when I log in/sign up, it doesn't bring me back to the applicant. Help!

In order to be re-directed to an applicant you are trying to vote for after logging in or signing up for an account, please follow these step-by-step instructions:

1. Go to the video application you would like to comment on and click on "Like Me" when you are logged out.

2. The following message will appear: "You must be logged in to like or comment. If you do not have an account, please sign up."

3. ONLY click the words "LOGGED IN" or "SIGN UP" in that message, which will bring you to the log in/sign up page.

4. Log in or sign up. You will then be redirected to the application you would like to write a comment for.
(Note: It may take a few seconds for your pop up modal to reappear after being re-directed to the page.)

NOTE: This does not work if you are NOT on the video application you would like to comment on or if you decide to go to the top of the screen and click "Log in" or "Sign Up" instead of the words " LOGGED IN " or "SIGN UP " on the application pop up modal.

I'm having issues sharing my Video Profile application on my social media profiles. How do I get my video application to play directly on my social media profiles when I go to share it?

The best way to share your Video Profile application is to copy and paste the profile URL directly to your social media profiles or in an email. The URL is located at the bottom of your Video Profile.

You can also access the list of your Video Profile applications in the "My DreamJobs" section on your account page. There, you will find the URL at the bottom of each Video Profile application.


Video and Photo Issues

My video won't publish or doesn't play once I finish my application. Why is this and what should I do?

Below are some of the most common reasons video applications are not working. In order for your video to work, please withdraw your application and re-apply with the following information in mind:

1. The file size limit on videos is 1.5GB. If your video is larger, please save in a smaller format and re-upload.
2. If uploading from an iPhone with iOS 8, make sure you have upgraded to at least iOS 8.0.2 before attempting to upload.
3. Make sure your video is either a .mov or .mp4 file.
4. Make sure your Internet connection is running properly and you have good reception.
5. Make sure there are no spaces in the video file name. Remove any spaces in the name of your file before uploading.
6. Make sure there are no special characters in the video file name. Remove any special characters in the name of your file before uploading.

My video is upside down. How can I fix this?

In order for your video to work, please go to your account profile, click on "My DreamJobs,” then click on "Edit," and re-upload with the following information in mind:

If filming with an iPhone or cell phone, it's best to keep the camera horizontal (or landscape) and tip the phone to the left (ear speaker on the left, home button on the right, volume buttons down).

Note for the techies: If the video is not filmed in the proper orientation (volume buttons down), the phone will rotate the image to make the user think it is filming it correctly. The phone then puts a tag in the file that tells all other QuickTime players to rotate the video to that position as well. When a user then watches the video on their computer, it still looks right side up. However, when a non-QuickTime player plays the video, it ignores the tag, and will play the video in the orientation it was actually filmed. This is why, no matter how many times a user uploads the video, it still comes in upside down or sideways.

The solution to fix this after the video has already been filmed is to load it into a QuickTime player or related program, rotate the video, and then re-export the video, which should redo the tag telling the video to be right side up.

Why was my video cut off?

In your video, anything after 1 minute in length will be clipped. Video aspect ratios will be formatted to 16 X 9. File size cannot exceed 1.5 GB in size.

How do I replace my video?

In order to upload a new video, go to your account profile, click on "My Opportunities", and then click on "Edit". A pop up will appear allowing you to upload a new video to your application.

My photo is being cut off on my application video. How do I fix this?

The video application image size should be 615px x 346px [or any image on the same aspect ratio (roughly 5 x 3 landscape)]. Images are automatically clipped and scaled throughout the site.

On a Mac:
1. Import your photo into iPhoto.
2. Click on the photo and select “Edit".
3. Click on “Crop", check the “Constrain" box, and click on “Custom" in the drop down menu.
4. Input 615 x 346 in this box.
5. Then move and adjust/scale the crop box on your photo until you like the crop and click “Done".
(If you make the crop box larger, that's fine. It will stay in the 615 x 246 ratio.)
6. Once you've finished cropping your photo, go to “File" and select “Export".
7. Export as a .jpg, maximum JPEG quality, and full size.

On a PC:
1. Open Windows Live Photo Gallery (free downloadable image editor).
2. Click on the picture you want to correct, and then click "Fix" on the toolbar.
3. Click "Crop Picture".
4. Do any of the following:
  • To change the picture's proportions, click “Custom", which allows you to set any picture proportion.
  • To make the picture bigger or smaller and still maintain the custom proportions, press the SHIFT key while you drag a corner of the crop frame.
  • To change the picture's composition, drag the crop frame around within the picture.
5. Click Apply.

I am having technical issues that are not addressed here. How do I contact DreamJobbing?

Please email any technical questions not addressed here to help@dreamjobbing.com.
Account

I signed up for a DreamJobbing account, but I didn't receive a confirmation email with my password. What should I do?

Note: It can take a few minutes to receive the confirmation email. Please be patient and make sure to check your spam folder.

If you haven't received the email within 15 minutes, and it isn't in your spam folder, go to DreamJobbing.com and click "Sign Up." On the sign up page click "Forgot Password." Enter your email address and click "Recover Account." A new password will be sent to your email.

I want to delete my account. How do I do that?

We are sorry to see you go! To delete your account, go to your profile page, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Delete Account." Confirm you would like to delete your account.



I accidentally deleted my account! What should I do?

Unfortunately, if you accidentally deleted your account, your information disappears and is not retrievable. You will need to create a new account and re-apply.

NOTE: Never share your password with anyone.

My hometown and age are visible on my profile. How do I hide this?

To hide your hometown and/or age from being visible on your profile, uncheck the following boxes:
"Hometown is visible on application"
"Age is visible on application"

What are the DreamJobbing support hours of operation?

Monday - Friday, 9:00AM PST - 5:00PM PST
Responses will be sent within 24 hours.

I am trying to sign up for an account but it keeps saying I am entering in the captcha wrong. Please help!

The captcha is case sensitive. Please check your caps lock and try re-entering with upper and lower case letters used when applicable.

I just signed up and received the email with my temporary password. When I go to enter it in, it doesn't work. Why?

The password is case sensitive. Please check your caps lock and try re-entering with upper and lower case letters used when applicable.

How do I edit my DreamJobbing profile or application?

If you need to edit the information in your profile or your application:

1. Scroll to the top right hand corner of the DreamJobbing site and hover on your profile photo.
2. Click on "My Account"
3. Click on "Edit Account Info"
(Note: Here you can upload a new video application and video image as well as update your profile information.)
4. Scroll to the bottom and click "Save Settings"

I applied for an opportunity where applications are set to be privately viewable. Now I can't find my application on the opportunity page I applied for. Where can I view, share, and edit my Video Profile application?

Some opportunities are set to be privately viewable, seen only by the company representative. To view, share, and edit your Video Profile application, do the following:
  1. Scroll to the top right hand corner of the DreamJobbing site and hover on your profile photo.
  2. Click on "My Account."
  3. Click on "My DreamJobs" in the upper left hand corner of your account page.
There you will find the applications for the opportunities you have applied for.