Tag: Résumés

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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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 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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4 New Trends in Job Seeking

Here are four trends in the world of human resources, that might apply increasingly to showbiz job seeking. 1.Longer Résumés The old advice to keep your document to one page has definitely gone by the wayside. Hirers generally expect to

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Interview: Producer Ron Singer

  My friend Ron Singer of That’s Hollywood has been working as a UPM, Line Producer, Post Production Supervisor and Producer of indy feature films since 1998, after being an actor for 10 years. Known for such enjoyable fare as

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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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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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