Entertainment Jobs Q&A: The Wrong Way to Apply for Jobs

Our Entertainment Jobs Q&A column is going video style again – this week we handle a question from Annabel who wants our opinion on a job application technique. Enjoy! WIE shotgun resume technique.MTS Video Transcript: “Entertainment Jobs Q&A: The Wrong Way to Apply for Jobs” Brian Clapp, WorkinEntertainment.com Director of Content: Our Entertainment Jobs Q&A […]

Ten Factors That Will Lead to Success in Entertainment Careers

The question comes weekly, “I want to work in entertainment, but I don’t really know how, or what I want to do. Can you help?” The person asking this question excites me. They have a vision of what they want from life, but are unburdened by preconceived notions.  They are open and willing to tackle […]

Tips for Negotiating on Your own Behalf

Not every job provides you the opportunity to negotiate, sometimes for entry level jobs it’s in your best interest just to get your foot in the door, but after that first gig is in the books it’s time to make a case for something more than what is being offered. Most of us are workers, […]

The Type of Skills you Need for Entertainment Jobs

WorkInEntertainment.com Director of Content Brian Clapp has a new pet peeve. Brian believes in clear, actionable career advice and when he reads other blogs touting something he thinks is a complete farce, he’s not afraid to speak his mind. Let us know if you agree or disagree with his take on the skills you need […]

Four Myths About Entertainment Careers and Why You Should Ignore Them

The world of entertainment does not fit into the norms of other careers, because the path to success is far from linear. If you want to be an Accountant you are programmed from day one to go to college, get your undergrad in business, proceed directly to the best MBA program you can get into […]

Video: The Key to Finding Success in the Entertainment Industry

If you are looking for success in the entertainment industry, sometimes it takes more than just tangible skills. This short video from WorkinEntertainment.com Director of Content Brian Clapp will explain: WIE successful people.MTS Video Transcript for “The Key to Finding Success in the Entertainment Industry” Brian Clapp, WorkinEntertainment.com Director of Content: I believe the entertainment […]

How to Beat Everyone Else Looking for Entertainment Jobs

At the end of each school year approximately 3,695,000 people will graduate with an advanced degree and, in theory, enter the workforce. The majority (1.8 million) will have a bachelor’s degree in tow and begin applying for jobs – prepared to share their internship stories, shiny GPA and discuss the collegiate clubs they sat on the […]

How (and Why) You Should Delegate Tasks in Your Entertainment Job Search

No one has ever said “I love job searching!” or “Conducting a job search is fun!” It’s time consuming, confusing, and frustrating. We believe you should take a systematic approach to job searching which helps streamline the process, make it repeatable and in turn, less frustrating and time-consuming. One important step is delegating certain tasks […]

Ready For Your Entertainment Job Search? Better Do This First

Nobody has ever said job searching is fun. It could be exciting, it could be important and it should be a learning experience…but I’ve never heard anyone say that it’s fun. And before you start imagining this blog post is about, ‘The secret to having fun in your job search’, it is not, because no […]

Four Changes to Your LinkedIn Profile That Will Help You Score a Job

This article is a guest post from social media and tech strategist Camille McClane, you can read more of her work on her blog A LinkedIn profile is getting close to being on equal footing with a traditional paper resume. With LinkedIn increasing in popularity of use, at over 200 million users and growing, it’s […]