The Career Coach gives some holiday shopping tips that will help your career and the animation industry in general.
Column: Career Coach
The Career Coach gets into in the Thanksgiving spirit and reflects on the helping hands that gave us aid during the previous year.
In the spirit of Halloween, the Career Coach gives some helpful hints on how not to scare off your network on contacts and connections.
Karen Raugust looks at how convenience and flexibility make distance learning a viable option for animation education and training.
Raquel Benez looks at office politics, the crucial topic to landing a job at a studio and whether schools are preparing students for the dog-eat-dog real world.
Joe Strike sets out to find out how independent animators find work within the system while keeping their independence.
The Career Coach points out various considerations and things to check out before you enter into a relationship with an employer that will hopefully result in a happy employment.
Marisa Materna looks into the little known career and role of school career counselors, guardian angels who must summon up their marketing and publicity savvy and be a strong networking agent to shepherd students into the working world.
The Career Coach explains what recruiters do for their company or client and how to help them land you a job.
Bill Desowitz reports back from the VES Awards, where the best in visual effects for 2003 and the career of George Lucas were honored.
The Career Coach talks about how and why to shop for your next job gracefully without antagonizing your current employer.
The Career Coach talks about ways you can give yourself a big gift during the holidays by helping your career.
This Halloween month, the Career Coach, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, shares some tricks and treats to help you stay employed.
This month, the Career Coach, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, goes tough-in-cheek about her dos and donts regarding sending out your rumto potential employers.
This month the Career Coach, Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, talks about how to test-drive a job or get your foot in the door via an internship.
Fats Waller once said that, and another blues man sang, It Must Be Jelly, Cause Jam Dont Shake Like That! There really was a man named Jam Jam Handy and he ran a 500-person studio in the then gloomy city of Detroit. It was an amazing adventure working there, in that most amazing, little-known but heavyweight studio. I directed my first film there, nearly had my tender career nipped, and discovered John Lee Hooker. 1949-51.
This month the Career Coach Pamela Kleibrink Thompson suggests what you need to get the most out of SIGGRAPH 2003, what to take and what attitudes to leave home.
Terrytoons. Here was my locale that most interests the animation historians. So now I finally have the chance to tell it like it really was. I name names all the names, and print the pix. And all the production details about Tom Terrific. I tell you what I did and what I tried to do a "renaissance" a total make over... and I tell you why it failed.