by MIKE CLUM, Production Hub As a video producer or production company, booking a local freelancer for your client-facing shoot is not a task to take lightly. Book the wrong person and you’ll be in quite a jam. Going through the freelance hiring process is half like giving a job interview, and half selling the crew […]Read more "CHECKLIST FOR HIRING AN OUT-OF-TOWN SHOOTER"
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: Harley David Rubin Would YOU like a job you can do from home, in your jammies, on your own schedule? Doesn’t that sound great? Then consider becoming a freelancer! Just know — there’s no starting salary, no benefits, no support staff, and no free coffee. And no clients or leads. But if you follow my […]Read more "Your 6 Step Guide to Going Freelance"
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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"
By Matt McCue, Behance 99U “If you don’t take full advantage of the schedule flexibility that self-employment allows, you’re doing it wrong.” Vacations are a minefield for independent creatives. While the full-time, salaried workforce can take holidays and still get paid, freelancers have to tread carefully—taking time off means not making money. And it’s not […]Read more "5 Ways Freelance Creatives Make Unpaid Time-Off Work"
by The Glassdoor Team When it comes to the interview process, research and preparation for the interview can often times determine your chances of making it to the next step. One of the best ways to get ready for a job interview is to practice your responses to any and all interview questions – even […]Read more "The 50 Most Common Interview Questions"
December 12, 2014 by Ben Whisenhunt via LinkedIn Group “Film & Video Editor” Ben Whisenhunt Freelance Producer/Editor via LinkedIn user’s group “Film & Video Editor” writes: “Are there any websites out there for freelancer to find work that don’t completely destroy the industry? It seems that almost all of the work is bid work, budgets […]Read more "Freelancer Websites to Find Work"
September 12, 2014 by LightLeakLove.com Deciding on what to charge clients for your freelance video editing work can be pretty intimidating. You may have an idea on what you want to charge based on the industry average, but sometimes that little voice in your head starts to pipe up and you become embarrassed that you are […]Read more "How to put a dollar sign on your freelance work (and come out on top!)"
April 4, 2014 by… We all know that technology progresses more and more rapidly as the years go by. The development of technology means that more and more NLE’s (non linear editing platforms) are being created, and as a result, its becoming more and more important for video editors to show their worth in other […]Read more "Improve your work quality and speed in 5 easy steps"