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New Ziggeo Videos Launched

This past week was a big week for Ziggeo. In addition to launching our main introductory video, Introduction to Ziggeo, we launched a number of additional videos. They include:  How Ziggeo Works, Instructions for Candidates, one highlighting the Ziggeo Dashboard and another on How to Record Videos on Ziggeo.  We also launched a number of […]

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Ziggeo Introductory Video Launched

We just launched a brand new video introducing Ziggeo to the world.  It features a unicyclist, juggler of staplers, and an eyeball that can move in a single direction while the other stays still! Here it is: Introduction to Ziggeo Many thanks to Adam Watstein of Sharpshooter pictures for putting this together in just one week’s […]

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Ziggeo Use Case #7: Screening Interns

Yesterday I wrote about Ziggeo being the new cover letter.  I pointed to a friend who could have imagined it being really useful when screening to find law interns. So naturally today I want to feature Ziggeo’s use case #7: screening interns —  a great use for Ziggeo.  With so many folks trying to get  […]

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Ziggeo: The New Cover Letter

A friend of mine wrote me this morning praising the usefulness of Ziggeo. While interviewing for law interns, he’d gone through “29 minutes of Interview hell” with numerous “time-waster” interviews. He went on to say: ” I was just recently decrying the decline of the cover letter, which used to serve, in some ways, as […]

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Ziggeo Use Case #6: Screening Salespeople

I’ve heard several folks mention you shouldn’t screen people based on how they look or act on video.  And yet in the case of screening salespeople, it’s clear that first impressions are key. So whether you’re screening to hire sales clerks in shops, sales reps who visit different stores or sales folks who call on […]

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Ziggeo Use Case #5: Screening Babysitters, Nannies and Au Pairs

I got the idea to start Ziggeo when I was looking for an au pair for my three kids.  The service we were using allowed au pair candidates to post short videos of themselves.  It was then I had my “aha” moment.  In just a few second of watching each video I knew if an […]

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Ziggeo Use Case #4: Screen Anyone on Craigslist

Today’s use case is a general one.  You can use Ziggeo to screen anyone you find through Craigslist. If you think about it, most anyone who posts on Craigslist is someone you don’t know whom you can’t automatically trust.  By asking folks you meet through Craigslist to submit short videos for your private viewing, you’ll […]

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Launch of Ziggeo in Open Beta

I am excited to announce the launch of Ziggeo in open Beta.  Now anyone can sign up for Ziggeo and start using it right away. We’ve included a feedback button on the right side of each page of the site.  We hope you’ll let us know your thoughts. Also, we’re looking for testimonials so if […]

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Ziggeo Use Case #3: Screening Dates

As part of our on-going series featuring different use cases for Ziggeo, today I am featuring Use Case: #3: Screening Dates. Dating is not a world I know, but speaking with friends familiar with that world, they confirmed that Ziggeo could be useful in pre-screening blind dates. So for instance, if someone contacts you out […]

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Ziggeo Use Case #2 – Roommates

Oliver told me the other day he met someone recently who interviewed 50 guys to be his roommate. That’s right, 50 guys.  If you figure you can’t get away with fewer than 20 minutes meeting each of them  (plus at least 10 minutes transportation) that’s at least 30 minutes in each meeting which means  (OK, […]

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