by Tanner Shinnick, PremiumBeat.com (This is an excerpt.) Typically, a sizzle reel is a three to five minute summation of your story’s main plot points, narrative approach, direction, and introduction to your main characters. Unlike a stylish, marketing-motivated trailer or demo reel, a sizzle is a cohesive, narrative visual approach that gives your audience an ultra-clear look […]Read more "The Importance of Creating a Sizzle Reel"
by Envato Tuts+ Learn how to build a WordPress portfolio site in just one hour. Find the Adios WordPress theme (and other great free themes on the WordPress site) on Envato Elements: https://elements.envato.com Building a portfolio site can be a daunting and time-consuming task, but with the right tools, it can easily be done in […]Read more "Build a WordPress Portfolio Site in 1 Hour"
by Musicbed.com It’s easy to compare reels to resumés. It’s a make-or-break career moment, an opportunity to get your foot in the door by showing your skills to employers. But, there is one key difference between the two: a reel gives you nothing to hide behind. No pretty cover letter. No “proficient in Microsoft Word.” […]Read more "5 Tips for Making a Killer Reel"
by Charley Mendoza First impressions count, even online. That’s why your professional bio is one of the most crucial marketing materials you’ll ever write. Whether it’s on Twitter, LinkedIn, your online portfolio or employer’s website, your professional bio is the first thing people will read to understand who you are and what you do. What […]Read more "How to Write a Short Professional Bio (With Templates and Examples)"
by RONDA SUDER You’ve got questions, your interviewer has answers. Take advantage! You’re on your way to landing your next job, or your first job, and everything’s going well. After carefully applying to numerous positions, you’ve been contacted to schedule an interview. Woo-hoo! You begin to break into your happy dance. That is, until you realize […]Read more "THE COMPLETE LIST OF ESSENTIAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO ASK"
by Jillian Hamilton Your resume is prime job search real estate. Remove these seven meaningless words from your resume and focus instead on your accomplishments. Creating a resume is hard work. Updating one is challenging. And tailoring your resume is annoying. But this single document is instrumental in opening or locking doors. Words are powerful […]Read more "Remove These 7 Meaningless Resume Words"
by Lillian Childress, Glassdoor We all want a resume that will jump out of the pile into the hands of the HR manager. But how do we craft a resume that is tasteful yet aesthetic, impressive yet not brag-y? Thanks to beautiful templates from Etsy, here are the top resume tips compiled from Glassdoor experts. […]Read more "13 Attention-Grabbing Resume Examples"