Get a head start on your video introduction

Knowing what to say in your video introduction on Hiya is very important, it instantly lets an employer know what you are looking for in a role, who you are as a person and where you want to head in your career. To give you a head start, we have put together some example scripts that you can use to get inspiration.  You can tailor these to suit you and your career aspirations.

Listed below are different approaches you might decide to take; whether you’re a student, casual worker, looking for a career change, progressing in your career or simply starting your career journey, these should guide you through making a lasting impression!

Keepin’ it casual

Hi, my name’s [your name], I’ve been working as a for the last [x] years. I started working in the [your current industry] industry in [the year you started] and love it, but I think it’s time for a change to further my career.

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I’m looking to pursue a job in the [industry you want to work in] industry. The skills and knowledge I have picked up over the years would really see me exceed in this field.

I’m really interested in working as a [the role you want], as I believe this role would suit me perfectly and really allows my personality to shine through. I’m an outgoing, happy person that loves people and helping others out.

In my spare time, I love to [your main hobby] and enjoy [spending time with friends and family?]. Also, another interesting fact about me is [I used to live in America?].

Thank you so much for your time and I hope you consider me for your next hire.

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Feel like being more formal?

Hello, my name is [your name]. I’m a highly qualified and capable [Administrator?] from [your location], and I’m looking to further my career in the [industry you want to work in] industry.

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I started my career at [where you started your career] as a [first role] and have worked my way up to [current job title]. I’ve been extremely privileged to work across a broad range of clients and have managed large teams in the process.

I’m an extremely competent worker and confident in my skills to get any task handed to me done on time. Although I’m super focused in the workplace, I’m also very approachable and friendly, fitting into any team environment.

Outside of work my interests include [surfing] and [fine dining]. I also have active involvement in [my local footy club] and a [volunteer] for my local [charity].

I believe I will be the perfect fit and a strong asset to your team, I hope to hear from you soon. Thank you.

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Still a student?

Hello, I’m [your name], I’m a full time [what you’re studying] student at [your University], looking for part time work.

I have mainly been working in [the industry you’ve been working in] as a [the role] over the last [x] years, but think it’s time I started looking for something more inline with my career path.

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I’m extremely hard working and have a strong drive to complete all tasks handed to me, I think I’d be perfectly suited to any team. I’m looking for a role as a [the role you want], as I’m really passionate about the [industry you want to work in] and feel it will help me build the skills I need for my future.

Being a student means my hours are flexible and I will be available to work most part time roles and as many hours as possible.

In my spare time, I like to do [something impressive] and [something awesome]. I also like to keep my mind active by reading [favourite book series].

I really hope you enjoyed learning a bit about me and I look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you.

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Recently Graduated

Hello, I’m [your name], and I’m proud to say I have just graduated from [Your Uni] and have a (BA?) in [your field of study]!

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I am looking to start my career journey in the [the industry you want to work in] industry as a [role you want], and really hope to get the opportunity to use the skills I’ve learned over the past [x] years. From here I want to continue to grow as an employee and progress within a company, kicking goals along the way.

As I have been a student for the last [x] years, my experience has varied across different industries. I did gain some experience in the [industry you want to work in] industry, as a part of my work experience mission while I was at Uni. I made it my goal to obtain as much work experience in my field before graduating. I worked at [the company] doing [list of tasks] for about [x amount of time] and love every minute; I also obtained some very useful knowledge along the way.

My interests include [something impressive] and [something awesome]. I also enjoy [list other exciting hobbies or interests].

I hope my introduction has shown you that I would be a suitable candidate for a position in your business and we get to meet soon. Thank you.

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