Tag: entry level

Do the research and make your application spectacular

If you want your resume and cover letter to grab attention and succeed in landing you an interview, and if you want that interview to go well, you must research the company and the people involved. This advice applies to

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When you need people to work for free…

If you have read here for a while, you know that I discourage recent graduates from working for free on low-budget or student projects, in favor of doing any entry level job, on big, high budget films or shows, or

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Divide your credits by media, not department

I always recommend dividing your resume credits up by type of project rather than department. That is how I write resumes for my film and TV clients. Here’s why: 1.It makes it easy for Producers to see that you have

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My book is now available on Amazon for Kindle

Here it is, newly available on Amazon for Kindle. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MTQPITS Here’s an excerpt: “In my film career, I have worked in the production office, a tiny bit of Wardrobe, and in the Art Department, doing everything from On-set Dresser to

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Prepare for Internships

It may seem early, but if you are in College it is time to start thinking ahead to your Spring and Summer internship opportunities. People on regular season TV shows will be planning their hiatus projects and there are new

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Theater Jobs – The Designers

*This is the first of an irregular series detailing the jobs and duties of various professions in show business. The books I link are those I have read and used.  Theater designers work in a wonderful collaboration to bring the

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Cold Calling for Production Jobs

I know. Cold calling is horrible. You feel like a telemarketer or an intruder. BUT the thing is that Production Offices expect to get these calls, and you could actually be doing them a big favor by calling because it

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Why Have a Business Card?

Business cards are a networking tool. The truth is that when you are just starting out, the purpose of handing out your business card is to get one in return from the person you have just met. If you receive

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Welcome

  Thank you for visiting Robyn Coburn Résumé Review. In the coming weeks I’ll be adding more information about writing résumés, customizing cover letters and creating beautiful portfolios for your job searching in the entertainment business. I want to make

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