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 […]

Entertainment Jobs Q&A – Interview Technique Edition

I have to admit, our weekly Entertainment Jobs Q&A column is one of my favorite things to write. I feel I can speak a little more casually, like we are all sitting across from each other sharing ideas over a good meal. Of course, there are thousands of you and only one of me, so […]

16 Ways to be Just Another Mediocre Job Seeker

You’ve been a job seeker for months, tried various tactics, read industry blogs, had some interviews…but nothing good has happened in some time. Chances are, you’re mediocre. You haven’t made yourself good enough to be hired, but you also aren’t bad enough to be completely ignored. If you are offended by that statement, I’m sorry, […]

How to Get a Job by Thinking Like a Hiring Manager

Someone out there is in control of your employment future. You don’t know them yet, but I promise you, despite your concerns, they are human. They too have had sleepless nights worried about an interview, sweaty palms while waiting in some nondescript lobby and walked out thinking they “blew it” more than once. At some point […]

Steps to Prepare for Your Job Search – Part 4

Every job interview experience is different, but they all revolve around one advanced concept that we explain in part 4 of our job search series (here’s part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 5). Enjoy! WIE pre job search 4 Video Transcript for “Steps to Prepare for Your Job Search – Part 4” Brian Clapp, WorkinEntertainment.com […]

Job Interview Mistakes That Can Really Hurt Your Chances – Part 5

Our 5-part series on job interview mistakes that can really hurt your chances of being hired concludes with this short video explaining one last thing you should avoid no matter how tempting it is! Click here to watch part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4. Job Interview Mistakes 5 Video Transcript for “Job Interview Mistakes That Can Really Hurt […]

A Job Interview Tip to Help You Stand Out for the Right Reasons

Hiring managers weed through piles of resumes, conduct countless interviews and meet hundreds of candidates yearly – so how in the world do you stand out from the crowd of people shuffling through? Outside of your technical skills and wonderful personality there are some tactics you can employ that will help you become employed. Our […]

Video: Tips for a Successful Informational Interview

The age old cliche, ‘it’s no what you know, but who you know’ still holds some value for people entering a entertainment job search. But how do you get to know people in the entertainment industry when you are just getting started? Brian Clapp, WorkInEntertaiment.com Director of Content explains an underused technique to get to […]