Tag: job applications

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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How to Follow Up on a Sent Resume

Calling the production office to follow up on a resume was always my least favorite part of the process. I hated the feeling that I was bothering people, and for a long time I had the notion that if they

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Writing a Killer Cover Letter book

My next e-book for Kindle is coming along nicely. I’m so looking forward to being able to publish this guide to help you to write great cover letters for each job application. That’s the first key right there – customizing

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My Holiday Gift to You

This is the last chance to get Work In Production Part One FREE for Kindle for at least several months. If you do pick it up, and feel so inclined, I’d love a review. Click on the Buy-It-Now button to

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“How to Format Your Resume” will be FREE for a limited time

You can download my e-book “Work In Production Part One: How to format your resume to start or upgrade your career in Film and Television production” on Thursday and Friday, December 22nd and 23rd, for reading on your Kindle, or

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New Job Searching tips

As people continue to search for jobs they love, and ask me to help them with their resumes, I continue to learn and improve (hopefully) as a resume coach. Here are a couple of things I have learned recently, one

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Time to make some changes

Well it seems that I have to change one of my most cherished procedures and pieces of advice – at least most of the time. I have learned that resume viewing algorithms don’t like PDF’s, and find it challenging to

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Your “Other” Jobs

How do you show that your other work is relevant to filmmaking? Especially when you’re first starting out in the business, you will probably have some, or many jobs, that have nothing to do with making movies or working in

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Don’t Make These Common Cover Letter Mistakes!

Recently I wrote an article at ProductionHub, Tips For Creating a Solid Production Résumé, detailing the top seven mistakes people make on their Production Résume’s. Here’s a companion piece about the seven most prevalent mistakes I see on people’s Cover

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