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Breaking Into Publishing

Breaking Into Publishing Author Kevin Sullivan
ISBN-10 0990589706
Release 2014-10-20
Pages 168
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The essential resource for anyone searching for a job in the dynamic field of publishing. From magazines, to newspapers, and various types of book publishing, this timely resource provides tips and tricks that will help you navigate this unique industry. Breaking Into Publishing provides a detailed industry overview including department and position descriptions, key terms to help you speak the industry's language, industry-specific interview questions, information and insight to give you a competitive edge in the job marketplace, tips on how to market yourself to hiring managers, how to use social media in your job search, and profiles of people that have secured jobs in the publishing industry and related fields.



How to Get a Job in Publishing

How to Get a Job in Publishing Author Alison Baverstock
ISBN-10 9781408105580
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 288
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Careers in the media have always been popular, but publishing is particularly competitive, with thousands of graduates trying to get a foot in the door. This targeted, practical guide is ideal for anyone who wants to work in publishing, whether on traditional books and magazines or online publications. It will help readers to get that all-important first job and includes: Working out if publishing really is for you Overviews of different types of publishing Explanations of different roles and departments (editorial, production, sales, marketing and so on) Top tips on how to make it in the industry Advice from leading industry figures



Get in the game

Get in the game Author Marc Mencher
ISBN-10 0735713073
Release 2003
Pages 293
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Covers the job market, demonstrations, interviews, salary negotiations, râesumâes, and networking for readers who would like to get involved in the game industry as designers, programmers, artists, or producers.



Pick Me

Pick Me Author Nancy Vonk
ISBN-10 1118040414
Release 2010-12-14
Pages 240
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Advertising is a fantastic industry, but actually getting a job (or even your foot in the door) can seem next to impossible. Whether you're a student or a young professional loaded with questions, this one-of-a-kind guide shows you how to land a job and how to thrive once you're in and the pressure is on. Authors Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin are seasoned creative directors and longtime creative partners. In Pick Me, these industry leaders answer your toughest ad career questions, like: Is advertising right for me? How do I build a killer portfolio? How do I get an interview with the elusive creative director? Should I accept an unpaid internship? How do I find the right partner? How do I beat creative block? How do I avoid burnout? Plus, fourteen industry superstars share their insights and explain how they broke into the business. You'll hear from Bob Barrie, Rick Boyko, David Droga, Mark Fenske, Neil French, Sally Hogshead, Mike Hughes, Shane Hutton, Brian Millar, Tom Monahan, Chuck Porter, Bob Scarpelli, Chris Staples, and Lorraine Tao. Forget the clichés this is advertising as it really is. If you're hell-bent on making it, this informative guide will put you on track for a career in one of the most exciting businesses on the planet.



Getting a Job in Private Equity

Getting a Job in Private Equity Author Brian Korb
ISBN-10 9780470456880
Release 2008-12-03
Pages 198
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If you're seriously considering a career in private equity, you have to become familiar with how firms hire. With Getting a Job in Private Equity, you'll gain invaluable insights that will allow you to stay one step ahead of other individuals looking to secure a position in this field. Here, you'll discover what it takes to make it in PE from different entry points, what experience is needed to set yourself up for a position, and what can be done to improve your chances of landing one of these limited opportunities.



How to Get a Job in Television

How to Get a Job in Television Author Elsa Sharp
ISBN-10 9781408125748
Release 2014-03-10
Pages 304
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'Incredibly timely, practical advice for developing contacts and skills' Jo Taylor, 4Talent Manager at Channel 4 TV is a notoriously difficult industry to get into and progress within. There is no set career path and 70% of applicants rely on contacts to get a foothold. Based on the author's experience as a TV researcher, series producer and recruitment executive, this contemporary guide will help thousands of hopefuls break into TV. It is packed with inside information and advice from training bodies, HR executives, and people working in the industry at every level, including for example: Conrad Green - the multi award-winning British Executive Producer of American Idol and Dancing With the Stars (US) Tim Hincks - Chairman of Endemol (makers of Big Brother) Grant Mansfield - Chairman and MD of RDF Television Kate Phillips - Head of Development at BBC TVFrom the do's and don'ts of work experience, the role of the researcher, the 'seven stages of CV', pathways to series producer and how to move up the ladder, this is the TV job hunter's bible.



How to Launch Your Wine Career

How to Launch Your Wine Career Author Liz Thach
ISBN-10 9781934259061
Release 2009-09-01
Pages 354
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Written by successful and respected industry professionals, How to Launch Your Wine Career gives practical, real-world advice on how to land, develop, and succeed in a career in wine making and production, vineyard management, marketing and sales, public relations, writing, education, winery management and administration, direct-to-consumer sales, and more. Featuring interviews with some of wine's most prominent figures—including winemaker Heidi Barrett and wine writer James Laube of Wine Spectator—the book builds a career from the ground up, explaining job descriptions, educational and skill requirements, the career ladder, how to get started, and job hunting strategies. Each chapter ends with a helpful resource guide of available conferences, books, and websites. The appendix provides a detailed action plan worksheet to help the prospective applicant plan, plot progress, and nail that killer wine industry job.



Breaking Into the Game Industry

Breaking Into the Game Industry Author Brenda Brathwaite
ISBN-10 1435458044
Release 2011-06
Pages 291
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Provides an overview of the game industry and offers advice from experienced professionals on entering the video game industry.



Breaking Into UK Film and TV Drama

Breaking Into UK Film and TV Drama Author Matt Gallagher
ISBN-10 1523676000
Release 2016-07-11
Pages 322
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Breaking Into UK Film and TV Drama, written by industry insider Matt Gallagher (founder of crewing website thecallsheet.co.uk) is a comprehensive guide for new entrants to the UK's creative industries, offering in-depth advice and practical tips on how to break into the business and build a sustainable career. The book also includes unique contributions and advice from leading organisations such as AMPAS, BAFTA, Creative Skillset, Film London and WFTV, as well from Oscar and BAFTA-winning talent including Amma Asante (director, A United Kingdom), Steven Hall (VFX DoP, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Rebecca O'Brien (Producer, I, Daniel Blake). Adrian Wootton, Chief Executive of the British Film Commission,says: "A refreshingly honest, remarkably comprehensive view of the challenges, opportunities, and obstacles faced by those entering the UK film industry. Backed up by well-researched facts, historical analysis and real insight from an array of talented professionals it is a valuable guide to this wonderful business." Lizzie Evans, runner (Holby City, Spectre), says: "The ultimate secret weapon for anyone aspiring to work in drama. Packed full of facts and information and with interesting insights from industry pros, this book will equip you with all the knowledge you need to kickstart your career (and give you tips on how to get ahead once you're in)." A comprehensive guide to finding work in UK Film and TV Drama for new entrants and graduates. Includes information on... How to find work in the Film and TV Drama industry How Prep, Production, and Post really works Understanding the paperwork Guide to the UK job market and production companies How to write a brilliant CV and cover letter Advice on networking, finding jobs & building a career Plus.... 10+ interviews with experienced Oscar and Bafta-winning crew 50 'pearls of wisdom' from the best in the business (more below) 100+ job titles and departments explained 200+ Film and TV terms explained in our glossary 250+ useful links and resources Insight from the people who worked on Gravity to Game of Thrones, This is England to Downton Abbey, Sherlock to Bond. You will find this book packed with authoritative insider knowledge from some of the very best in the business Includes exclusive comments and career advice from: Lord David Puttnam, Producer, Chariots of Fire Carola Ash, Director of AMPAS (The Oscars) Europe Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive, BAFTA Alison Small, Chief Executive, The Production Guild Dinah Caine CBE, CEO, Creative Skillset Amma Asante, Director, Belle Roy Button, Executive Vice President, Warner Bros. Productions Jacqui Taunton-Fenton, Head of BBC Drama Talent Jed Mercurio, Writer/Director, Line of Duty Debbie Vertue, Head of Production, Hartswood Films, Sherlock John Yorke Head of Company Pictures Rebecca O'Brien, Producer, Sixteen Films, I, Daniel Blake Gillian Berrie, Producer, Sigma Films, Under the Skin Sarah Greenwood, Production Designer, Beauty and the Beast Neil Corbould, Special Effects Supervisor Saving Private Ryan Nigel Heath, Hackenbacker Studios, Downton Abbey Nicky Ball, Creative England Crew & Facilities Manager Vicki Allen & Tamana Bleasedale, Calltime Company David Worley, Camera Operator, Game of Thrones, Indiana Jones Andy Lowe, Gaffer, Paddington Flora Moody, Make Up & Hair Artist, The Avengers: Age of Ultron James Cox, Stunt performer, Star Wars: The Force Awakens Mark Sanger, Editor, Gravity



The Day of the Duchess

The Day of the Duchess Author Sarah MacLean
ISBN-10 9780062379467
Release 2017-06-27
Pages 400
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The one woman he will never forget… Malcolm Bevingstoke, Duke of Haven, has lived the last three years in self-imposed solitude, paying the price for a mistake he can never reverse and a love he lost forever. The dukedom does not wait, however, and Haven requires an heir, which means he must find himself a wife by summer’s end. There is only one problem—he already has one. The one man she will never forgive… After years in exile, Seraphina, Duchess of Haven, returns to London with a single goal—to reclaim the life she left and find happiness, unencumbered by the man who broke her heart. Haven offers her a deal; Sera can have her freedom, just as soon as she finds her replacement…which requires her to spend the summer in close quarters with the husband she does not want, but somehow cannot resist. A love that neither can deny… The duke has a single summer to woo his wife and convince her that, despite their broken past, he can give her forever, making every day THE DAY OF THE DUCHESS



In the Country

In the Country Author Mia Alvar
ISBN-10 9781780749808
Release 2016-04-07
Pages 368
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A pharmacist living in New York smuggles drugs to his ailing father in Manila, only to discover alarming truths about his family and his past. In Bahrain, a Filipina teacher drawn to a special pupil finds, to her surprise, that she is questioning her own marriage. A college student leans on her brother, a labourer in Saudi Arabia, to support her writing ambitions, without realizing that his is the life truly made for fiction. And in the title story, a journalist and a nurse face an unspeakable trauma amidst the political turmoil of the Philippines in the 1970s and ‘80s. In the Country speaks to the heart of everyone who has ever searched for a place to call home. From teachers to housemaids, from mothers to sons, Alvar’s powerful debut collection explores the universal experiences of loss, displacement and the longing to connect across borders both real and imagined. Deeply compassionate and richly felt, In the Country marks the emergence of a formidable new writer.



The Teen Vogue Handbook

The Teen Vogue Handbook Author Teen Vogue
ISBN-10 9780698197220
Release 2014-11-28
Pages 288
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Amy Astley, Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief, says: "The Teen Vogue Handbook is a dream book, a truly creative book filled with tips on the stylish life from the top people in the industry." The key to this book is the mix of beautiful pictures, career advice and profiles of everyone and every aspect of the fashion industry. There are hugely famous people interviewed (Marc Jacobs, Bruce Weber, Patrick DeMarchelier) alongside assistants and others who are just getting started. The book includes 6 sections: Designers, Editors, Stylists, Beauty, Photographers and Models. And in every section, the people in the profile share simple tips on how to live the Teen Vogue lifestyle, now.



Make the Cut

Make the Cut Author Lori Coleman
ISBN-10 9781317567776
Release 2014-07-16
Pages 230
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First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Careers in Media and Communication

Careers in Media and Communication Author Stephanie A. Smith
ISBN-10 9781544320809
Release 2018-03-09
Pages 184
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Skills for finding and securing a job in mass communication Careers in Media and Communication is a practical resource that helps you understand how a communication degree can prepare you for a range of fulfilling careers; it gives you the skills you will need to compete in a changing job market. Award-winning teacher and author Stephanie A. Smith draws from her years of professional experience to guide you through the trends and processes of identifying, finding, and securing a job in in mass communication. Throughout the book, you will explore the daily lives of professionals currently working in the field, as well as gain firsthand insights into the training and experience that hiring managers seek. Key Features: Real stories from current practitioners describe the day-to-day work experience you can expect in an entry-level position, as well as give you insight into the skills and aptitudes that hiring managers are seeking. Detailed career profiles introduce you to a variety of careers and help you identify the skills needed to be successful in each line of work. An overview of current industry trends familiarizes you with the hiring needs and practices in mass communication industries.



6 Steps to BREAKING Into Pharmaceutical Biotech and Medical Sales

6 Steps to BREAKING Into Pharmaceutical  Biotech and Medical Sales Author Aaron Beyer
ISBN-10 1618630091
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 184
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In "6 STEPS TO BREAKING INTO PHARMACEUTICAL, BIOTECH & MEDICAL SALES: HOW TO GET A JOB AS A PROFESSIONAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE IN 2 WEEKS OR LESS," I have made it easy by detailing the entire process in 6 Easy Steps so that, in as little as 2 weeks, you can have a job offer and a great career ahead of you. With these proven interviewing and hiring strategies, you will be prepared, confident and ready to break into the highly competitive and lucrative Medical Sales field career as a Professional Sales Representative in Medical Sales, Pharmaceutical Sales or Biotech Sales. You may be thinking: Is this really the right career for me? Let me help you out. If you are outgoing and energetic, like the flexibility to work on your own, like to work hard, and like to be rewarded for your hard work, and want opportunities for advancement, then this is the right career for you. In this book you'll discover: Industry Insights, Company Links, Sales Representative Resumes, Job Search Resources, Interviewing Strategies, and Preparing for All Phases of the Job Interview.



Getting a Job in Computer Graphics

Getting a Job in Computer Graphics Author Sean Wagstaff
ISBN-10 9780782151435
Release 2006-02-20
Pages 243
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Get the Inside Track to Landing an Enviable Job in Computer Graphics Breaking into the wildly creative and fiery 3D/Effects industry is a tough proposition. With so many talented people competing for each alluring job, it's imperative that candidates grasp what employers look for and make every attempt to stand out. Maya Press, a joint publishing effort between Sybex and industry leader Alias, brings you this definitive and practical guide to help you land that first job or advance your current job in the computer graphics industry. Getting a Job in CG: Real Advice from Reel People is rich with candid strategies and priceless insights straight from industry and academic leaders, job recruiters, and employers. Through interviews, case studies, and sample demo reels on the CD, this book teaches you how to: Discover the myriad job possibilities from the obvious to the obscure Identify precisely what tools, skills, and knowledge employers seek Determine your best training options: college, art school, or do-it-yourself Recognize what staffing agencies and in-house recruiters are looking for Build an extraordinary resume that gets noticed Find out where to go to meet the right people and tap into networking opportunities Acquire the know-how to ace the job interview Produce an exceptional and applicable demo reel that will help you land the job Emulate the career paths of successful artists This book's companion website, www.3djobs.com , serves as a research hub packed with supplementary information and links to vital sources. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.



Breaking In r

Breaking In r Author Amina Horozic
ISBN-10 0983664315
Release 2014-05-01
Pages 288
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"Get specific advice from the exact people you want to work for; learn what creative directors are looking for in your portfolio; avoid the common traps that most portfolios fall into"--Page [4] of cover.