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TikTok wants to be LinkedIn for Gen Z, launches TikTok Resumes for video job applications

TikTok launched the pilot program "TikTok Resumes" on Wednesday, hoping to connect Gen Z to job openings at major companies like Chipotle, Shopify, Target, and Alo Yoga. The program is only accepting video resumes for a limited time, with applications open through July 31.As of this year, there are more Gen Z users on TikTok than on Instagram— Over half of the app's user base is younger than 24 years old. Comparatively, only 19.3% of Linkedin users belong to Gen Z. TikTok users have already been using the platform as a tool for sharing career advice as well as providing tips for job openings, interview etiquette, and resume-building advice, Insider's Aleeya Mayo reported. "...