As we start 2013, Pam talks about being open to receiving opportunities, friendships, and help from unexpected sources.
Category: Jobs & Recruiting
When it comes to finding ways to sabotage your career efforts think of how a poor Thanksgiving turkey wound up a sacrifice for the joys of your holiday meal. It’s not so much that you have to be plucked, sucked and tucked to fit into your turkey suit, but what have you done to help escape your fate? Here are five sure fire ways to slaughter your career in any season.
These are three sentiments we have all felt at one time or another when it comes to how we may feel about our careers.
Before you turn into a cast member from “The Walking Dead” know that you can manage the loss of your career and let it RIP.
It might be nice to placate your client but in some cases, realizing you know best and following your instincts may be your best defense.
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?
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.