Industry Insiders - Getting and Keeping a Job in Digital Media

  1. Eva Bitar Arthur, head of the LA Mayor's Office Entertainment Industry Task Force, discusses getting and keeping a job in the world of digital media in general and entertainment in particular. In this episode, she goes over "what it takes" to get a job.

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  2. In this episode, Eva Bitar Arthur explains what "networking" really is -- and how to do it effectively in order to get a job. Hint: it's not about handing out your resume to a room full of strangers! Learn how to build relationships through networking also learn the best way to handle yourself at a networking function.

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  3. The cover letter is often a second thought, but as Eva Bitar Arthur, head of the Los Angeles Mayor's Entertainment Task Force explains, a cover letter is your calling card. Therefore, it must be written with thought, purpose, and professionalism.

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  4. Eva Bitar Arthur, head of the Mayor's Entertainment Industry Task Force, defines what makes a good resume -- and how to tailor everything on your resume to your next job.

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  5. Eva Bitar Arthur, head of the Mayor's Entertainment Industry Task Force, begins with further discussion on how to make your resume attractive. Following this, she gives some strategic points on being a successful candidate in an interview: how to dress; talk; present items in your resume; enroll the interviewer into your ambitions; and follow up with pertinent questions.

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Industry Insiders - Getting and Keeping a Job in Digital Media

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Eva Bitar Arthur, head of the LA Mayor's Entertainment Industry Task Force, describes the process of getting and keeping a job in the digital media industry in general and entertainment specifically. But these lectures are applicable to anyone searching…


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Eva Bitar Arthur, head of the LA Mayor's Entertainment Industry Task Force, describes the process of getting and keeping a job in the digital media industry in general and entertainment specifically. But these lectures are applicable to anyone searching for their first job (or retraining for a new job).

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"Digital Media Industry Insiders" is a series of instructional videos featuring entertainment industry newcomers interviewing pros on all aspects of how the industry works, strategies for entering a particular field, and what areas are primed for greatest job growth.

Sponsored by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Department of Economic and Workforce Development Information Communication Technologies and Digital Media Sector Los Angeles Region.

Our videos are organized by career pathway, with industry pros representing each sector. Each pro is interviewed by recent industry incomers not only in their particular area but also in other crafts to show how the different aspects of production work together -- and where confusions can arise!

For more information about the entire ICT and DIgital Media sector, please check out ict-dm.net.

Individual channels targeting a specific area of production are:

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Post Production: Why "We Will Fix It In Post" Is Hollywood's Biggest Lie: Industry Insiders - Post Production: Why "We Will Fix It In Post" Is Hollywood's Biggest Lie

Sound: What You Don't Know About It Can Hurt You: Industry Insiders - Sound: What You Don't Know About It CAN Hurt You

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Development: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About "Development Hell"...But Were Afraid to Ask: Industry Insiders - Development: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About "Development Hell"...But Were Afraid to Ask

Pilots (pilot episodes for series: Animation, Editing, First AD, Post): Industry Insiders - Series Pilots (Animation, Editing, First Assistant Directing, and Post)

and, for an overview of the Digital Media Educators Conference 2014, please see Digital Media Educators' Conference (2014-2015)

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