The Trait Hiring Managers Have Trouble Finding, But Want Badly

We talk incessantly about the tangible skills you need to develop in order to get hired in the entertainment industry, but there is an intangible trait that is highly valued in today’s job market – find out more in this short video: WIE entrepreneurial spirit   Video Transcript for “The Trait Hiring Managers Have Trouble […]

Retail-tainment: A Good Outlet For Drama Graduates?

Image Source Finding a career in acting or dance can be difficult. No one wants to study drama only to end up in a retail job. However, there’s more to the retail sector than your average supermarket or clothes shop. Enter retail-tainment. This is a real thing, I swear I’m not making it up. This […]

How To Start a Music Career Even if you Can’t Sing a Note

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” – Albert Einstein I often think in music. It’s an inspiring set of words for anyone with an appreciation of how music can change […]

A Simple Plan to Start Your Radio Career

Let’s deal with the 500 lb gorilla first – there seems to be some fear of pursuing broadcast radio jobs amongst young people today. With the evolution of internet radio and mobile devices, today’s generation seems concerned that jumping into a traditional radio career would be akin to jumping on board a sinking ship. But […]

Is There A Lot Of Money In Music Festivals?

A festival isn’t cheap to organize and yet new music festivals are springing up all the time – so is it worth it for you to start your own music festival? A love of music and a background in events may be all you need to set up your own festival. Is it the money-spinning […]

6 Rules Every Successful Actor Followed When They Started Out

The road is long. Anyone that has ever thought about a career in acting will tell you that. Not only is it long, it can be pretty rough and ruthless too. Unfortunately, if you get that buzz from being on stage or in front of the camera then you’ll know that you have no other […]

4 (Almost) Essential Steps To Becoming A Music Manager

Image source Unlike working in human resources or as an insurance broker, working in the music industry is one that takes great foresight, planning and skills training. Not just anyone can find their way in the music biz. The music industry is a business that you fight tooth and nail to get into, which can […]

How To Be Considered for Your Dream Job in Entertainment

Chances are since you have landed here at the WorkinEntertainment blog, you are a job seeker, continuing your quest for employment. Chances are this isn’t the only place you have searched for career advice. Chances are you have been inundated with opinions on updating your resume, how to handle a job interview, what internships you […]

Training Gains: The Importance Of Employee Development

If you’re an employer, it’s understandable to want to the best team around you. When you hire employees, you look out for certain character traits, qualifications, and skills, but career progression should never end with a job offer. Most people have a desire to climb the ladder, and as an employer, you can benefit from […]

How A Business Mind Can Help You In The Entertainment Industry

Many people would not associate a business mind with a creative industry such as entertainment. But when you really think about it, the sheer amount of money and assets in such an industry requires a whole load of people with business minds. From the financial departments of huge production companies, to the creative music-lovers who […]