Descriere: Renowned psychotherapist and career counselor Linda Buzzell is the expert in knowing how to create and develop a career in Hollywood. With this book, she shows you how to look at your personality, your strengths, your weaknesses, your special skills, and your talents in order to target your personal goals and maximize your career success. She then explains all the jobs in Hollywood and how to find them, get them, and advance through each stage in your career.How To Make It in Hollywood includes everything you need to know about agents, managers, lawyers, the casting couch, chutzpah, schmoozing, networking, Godfather Calls, rhino skin, Power Rolodexes, handling rejection, constant unemployment, and keeping yourself on the track to your dreams when real life keeps telling you to give it all up and move back to Cincinnati
A revised and updated edition of the career advancement guide that advocates working smarter, not harder, from one of America's premier career consultants. Do your job, do it well, and you'll be rewarded, right? Actually, probably not. According to career guru Donald Asher, advancement at work is less about skillsets and more about strategy. The revised and expanded edition of WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'T, AND WHY details exactly what puts one employee on the fast track to an exceptional career, while another stays on the treadmill to mediocrity. Whether you're new to the workforce, repairing a recession-damaged career, or feeling stagnant and overlooked at work, this book is your ticket to advancement. Learn: ∙ why timing is more important than talent∙ how corporations actually make promotion decisions ∙ how to avoid career mistakes you don't even know you're making ∙ what women in the workforce particularly need to know ∙ and the twelve proven strategies for promotion regardless of your industry and experience If you want to know how to control your career destiny, the solution is to work smarter, not harder. WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'T, ...
How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It's the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. In "Getting from College to Career," Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need "before" starting your first major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including: Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting Subscribe to a daily newspaper E-mail like a professional Make every event a networking success Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement Perform five minutes of stand-up Overprepare for interviews Persist "Getting from College to Career" gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don't start your first job search without it!
For all of the millions of Americans who are out of work, soon to be out of work, or wishing to be freed from unrewarding work--here is the must-have book that will show you how you can make a living by working when, where, and how you want. Newly revised and updated, Barbara J. Winter's guide to successful self-employment is now more relevant than ever before. Drawing on the techniques and ideas of her popular seminars as well as her own thirty years of business expertise and that of other successful entrepreneurs, Winter offers the practical, proven way to launch your own profitable venture. Her indispensable advice ranges from why creativity is more important than capital to how to avoid the most common pitfalls of self-employment and how to develop multiple profit centers. And for this new edition, she has added timely advice on topics including: -how to find opportunity in a chaotic economy -why smart, small and spunky is the 21st Century business model -using the Internet to open the door to fresh opportunities -the best resources to help you create and grow a business that is uniquely your own-how to leave Employee Thinking behind and build an Entrepreneur's Mindset-and much ...