November 5, 2015 by Tim Ryan, Digital Marketer, Video Producer & Director THE 80-20 RULE (PARETO’S PRINCIPLE) It’s been said that 80% of your fruit comes from 20% of your labor – essentially, that 20% of your customers make up 80% of your profits. This is known as the 80-20 Rule or the Pareto Principle, and […]Read more "Making Your Portfolio Stand Out"
August 19, 2015 by Vimeo and Premiumbeat The Best Showreels & Demo Reels Our favorite showreels from around Vimeo. Representing the best in cinematography, color grading, motion graphics and video editing. Need music for your demos or videos? Check us out: premiumbeat.com. And click here for almost 600 inspirational video reels. For example: and […]Read more "Need Some ‘Reel’ Inspiration?"
June 3, 2015 by PremiumBeat.com Maybe it’s time to create an updated reel entitled “Mid-2015?” Or perhaps you’re a recent grad ready to put together your college/intern reel to land a bigger fish? PremiumBeat created a channel in 2014 with their favorite showreels from around Vimeo representing the best in cinematography, color grading, motion graphics […]Read more "The Best Showreels & Demo Reels"
July 31, 2014 by Creative Management Services Elevator Pitch: Going Up Quickly rise above the competition. A winning introduction should begin with an excellent elevator pitch. And you don’t even have to be in an elevator! The Long and the Short An elevator pitch is a verbal description of your business and services that often takes […]Read more "The Elevator Pitch"
July 17, 2014 by Dawn Boyer, Some of the issues I encounter when reviewing job seekers’ resumes are descriptions loaded with subjective language, misleading inclusivity, or passive language. Examples are: Performed flawlessly – subjective, provide results instead of an adjective. Responsible for the managing of contracts – Managed contracts is active, but also tell me […]Read more "120 Powerful Resume Words to Get A Job"
June 13, 2014 by Robyn Coburn, ProductionHub In my work I see a lot of résumés from aspiring filmmakers and recent graduates looking for production jobs. Most people make the same mistakes – but you don’t have to. * Mistake #1: Tiny Contact Information. Make sure that your phone number is large and clear. Even […]Read more "Tips for Creating a Solid Production Resume"
May 26, 2014 by Robyn Coburn, ProductionHub In my work I see a lot of résumés from aspiring filmmakers and recent graduates looking for production jobs. Most people make the same mistakes – but you don’t have to. * Mistake #1: Tiny Contact Information. Make sure that your phone number is large and clear. Even […]Read more "Tips for Creating a Solid Production Resume"
May 23, 2014 by ProductionHub Whether you’re a new grad fresh out of school or an old timer like me, its time to update that resume reel! * Reel them in ASAP. Make sure you update your reel with your most recent project(s) on display. Employers love seeing your latest work and having an up-to-date […]Read more "Tips to Spruce Up Your Reel"
June 27, 2013 by Dawn Boyer, ClearedJobs.net Its been a long while since I posted anything even remotely related to my tab “Job Tips and Networking” so here goes. To be general… …Many job seekers put too much information on their resume. Unfortunately this extra information may hinder their job search efforts. Recruiters look for […]Read more "Nine Things Not to Have on Your Resume and Nine Alternatives"
January 18, 2013 by Remington McElhaney, AEtuts.com The ball has dropped, the confetti has been swept up, and everyone is back at work. I have a feeling that a lot of New Year’s Resolutions have been broken already. Now I’m not a big fan of all the New Year’s celebrations, but there is one […]Read more "8 Ways You Can Get Better in 2013"