When do you know it’s the right time to move out of your comfort zone and risk what you have now for the potential of something much better in the future?
Category: Jobs & Recruiting
It’s always good to know what propels you into battle before the appropriate boundaries are drawn. Here are a few “Big C’s “ that you might consider when you look fight for the good jobs.
Pam talks about the tremendous outpouring of resources and community support in the wake of Digital Domain’s Port St. Lucie shutdown.
When it comes to figuring out what makes sense for you in how you handle your career, there are a few basic principles that might help. It does not matter whether you are starting out or have been at this job thing for a while now. What matters is how you arrive at your destination and what are the values you bring along with you to work everyday.
When we shirk off our responsibilities or any thought to how we arrived at our current predicament, we live in a state of denial, a false protection against the fear we have of taking charge of our lives.
How desperate are you really? Would you sell your soul for the right opportunity? Would you get a divorce, cheat on your significant other, steal, or lie for money, fame or a corner office? What lengths would you go to in order to secure your future career aspirations?
It’s great to possess self-confidence and to be self-assured when you are handling the interview process so well, but how do you really know you are acing the interview or living up to a higher standard?
Wherever you live, and whatever point you are at in your career, you must start building your career now, today.
Animation Legend Ralph Bakshi is searching for one "old-school, traditional, full animation-style” animator for the forthcoming “Bakshi Blues.”
Like any seasoned professional worth their weight in contacts, knowing who can help you when you need a job is vital to your long-term success no matter where you are in your career. Creating your client list is like new business development; you need to know where the opportunities are when you go to sell your best commodity, yourself.
Nothing says you are old news because you have not landed the perfect job unless of course you are beginning to believe those tall tales yourself. Here’s how to avoid becoming and urban legend and make recruiters and hiring managers stand up and take notice.
Pam talks about the need to set deadlines for completing your own projects or they just won't get done.
The Visual Effects Society will conduct Career Fairs in Los Angeles, New York and London on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
With Father's Day just around the corner, Pam asked a few people, “What is the best advice you ever got from your dad related to work or career?” Here are some of their answers.
Here are a few simple things to keep in mind the next time you decide it’s not worth your time to interview for a job you are not sure you want.
We often say things to sound prolific, savvy, or with it, but do you know how it sounds to the person sitting on the other side of the desk?
We know what you want from them, but do you really know what they would like from you? Here are a few rules to apply when crafting or updating your resume that recruiters will notice.
The U.S. Depart of Labor reported yesterday that last month, animation industry employers posted 3,800 really cool job openings, though only 17 were for paid positions.
If you have not changed your job interview repertoire in awhile, try a new approach and ask some tough questions that may put you in the lead to become the perfect candidate.
International freelance agency UtopiaPeople has released talentfinder, an iPhone/iPad application made for studios and companies that need to find freelance talents fast for VFX/TVC/Film projects.
Seamus, a 33-year old male Irish animator in his prime, captured by authorities while bus touring through Kuala Lumpur in 2007, is one of the reasons hope remains for the Malaysian animation industry.
Finding your footing on a seemingly slippery slope towards your success is not easy when each step takes you perilously towards your unknown future. It’s okay not to know where you are going at all times, just make sure you know who is in front of you and who has your back as you traverse up your career path.