The Ultimate Guide to Films About Job Searches

The Undercover Recruiter

Unfortunately, Hollywood, independent film producers and cable channels all have the same goal with movies: to entertain you and make money. Most job related movies are about greed, corruption, breaking the law by aggressive, desperate folks.

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Job Search in the Digital Age: Video Resumes

Career Alley

Did you know that job recruiters only spend six seconds looking at a resume? To stand out from the crowd, many job seekers are submitting video resumes to complement or replace the traditional paper version. Pay attention to the background when you are filming your video resume.

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How You Could Be Sabotaging Your Job Search With CV Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

Whilst you shouldn’t beat yourself up about lost opportunities, you should make sure you haven’t accidentally sabotaged your job search with the following CV mistakes. The Muse has a useful guide to quantifying your CV statements, even if your job hasn’t involved working with numbers.

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Job Search-Stories Matter

Career Brander

Everyone can conjure up a vision of the Kamikaze pilots either from actual film footage or Hollywood generated re-enactments. As impressive and amazing as that is, there are two lesser known subplots to William’s feat that offer job seekers a moment to ponder their own plight. Despite, setbacks how will you make adjustments and persevere in your job search? . Uncategorized career branding Interview preparation job search job search stories linkedin

A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story


When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. First, they both lived in San Diego, and the jobs were in Austin. The YouTube Job Search & the Power of the Video Resume.

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New Job Search And Career Help Videos With @aboutdotcom

Tim's Strategy

A few months ago, I filmed some new job search and career help videos for with the help of my good friends at Geffner Productions. Working on your job search or career strategy. or “how can you get better at your job and how will that happen?”.

Job Search Lessons from the Indy Movie Scene

Career Rocketeer

Everyone agrees that your resume, job search strategy and attitude should not be taken lightly. This time I chose films that are not well known to make my points and have some fun while doing it. Job Search Perry Newman SEO1

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The 6 Funniest On Screen Job Interviews Ever

The Undercover Recruiter

The 6 Funniest On Screen Job Interviews Ever. Interview Tips film funny Job Interview job search mistakes

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COTJ Reviews Gulpfish: Social Job Search Tool

Corn on the Job

The problem: Applying for jobs on Monster, CareerBuilder, and other large sites can sometimes have us feeling like we just aren’t getting our personality through. Job Search Organization. Television job search application (first of it’s kind).

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5 Reasons Why Storytelling Helps Your Job Search

Career Realism

The film Lincoln is getting rave reviews because it tells a great story in an engaging way. If you’re a job hunter, there are several important lessons you can learn from this movie to aid you in your job search. Job Search career

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3 killer reasons to include Twitter in your job search

Mildred Talabi

There are several ways to get a job through Twitter – you can subscribe to dedicated Twitter job boards, sign up to alerts from job sites in your industry, or conduct regular searches for your ideal jobs using the Twitter search box itself.

FREE Job Guerrilla Job Search DVD

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  If you’re still looking for a job what I’m about to tell you is important.    When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America.

Are You Guilty of Common Female Prejudices at Work?

Ms. Career Girl

Her class is watching a film in which ABC set up different awkward situations to see how the common person reacted, if they would call for help and, therefore, if they were prejudice. They needed someone who “took the job seriously” and would be more conservative for the clients.

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3 Sneaky Ways To Research A Company

Career Realism

When you apply for a job, it's important to do your homework on the company. Here, you can get names (and sometimes contact information) of people who you'd be working with if you got the job. Look closely at what they're tweeting, posting, or filming.

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The Oscars 2011: Job Search Lessons from the Best | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

True Grit True Grit is exactly what it takes to find a job in today’s job market whether you are a six figure executive, a minimum wage worker, or you fall somewhere in between. The rules in résumé writing and job hunting have changed dramatically since the days of John Wayne, as they have in film making as well. These 3 attributes will make you a winning ticket at the job search Box Office. You may think you are out of a job but your not.

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Top 55 Most Popular Facebook Pages for Job Search in 2011


Where most job seekers hang out on Facebook. Film Professionals And Jobs – - 8,565 people like this – Fpnjobs is a easy to use site for Film production resources, Here you can post a JOB, find a JOB, list your film services, or find Film services, and Put the CASTING CALLS and all this is for FREEEEEEEEEE. Australia Jobs – 10,341 people like this – Jobs in Australia. This page is for Job Seekers.

2011 87

Brand Promise: Radio Interview On Marketplace Money

Tim's Strategy

Specifically a post I wrote on the new career: a perpetual job search. It is critical for job seekers (active and passive), small business owners, start-ups, nonprofits or anyone trying to create awareness in a crowded marketplace.

Behind the Camera: Top 5 Movie Jobs

Resume Bear

Sure, it might be nice to be the star in front of the lens, but there are so many components that go into creating a movie, and the job opportunities cover a wide array of talents. Screenwriter – Without you, there wouldn’t be a film to begin with.

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8 Benefits of A Video Resume

Career Alley

A video resume is a rather modern trend that job seekers pursue to stand out among others. So, if you are using a video resume, you are likely to capture attention of an employer and land a job interview. Good luck in your search. Search Millions of Jobs. Jobs by.

5 Tips on How to Record a Successful Video Interview #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Unless you are a massive extrovert and love being the centre of attention most people don’t particularly likes being filmed. Interview Tips Tech Tuesday Technology Job Interview job search video interview

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7 21st Century Careers You Should Consider

Ms. Career Girl

Even if you opt for one of the traditional roles, like being a teacher, there’s no way that job is going to be anything like what it is now, ten years from now. For someone who loves film and who loves travel this is the dream job. A job in the games industry.

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10 Disenchanted Grads We Can All Relate To

Resume Bear

With huge student loans to pay back, few job prospects, and many forced to move back in with their parents, adulthood just isn’t the same as it used to be. While it might be a super small-budget film, it is still worth a watch for grads looking to find a relatable character.

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Finding Internships that Lead to Permanent Placement

Career Alley

The majority of students will not find jobs with their intern companies. Start With Your Search. The first place to start looking for companies that hire interns is with the internship search. more – Prepare for your job while in college. Good luck in your search.

5 Uncommon Careers in Law

Career Alley

When one thinks about a law career, typical jobs that come to mind are police officers, lawyers, judges, or politicians. If you have a bit of creativity, you can weave your experiences into books, television, films, theater, and any other artistic endeavor that people would care to see.

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Alternate Unconventional Careers for Those Different from the Rest…Are You a Dedicated Niche Person?

Career Alley

moment that gets installed in the minds of the viewers, thus also regarded as the stepping stone to film making. Good luck in your search. Related posts: Explore Different Careers With Job Shadowing. Interesting people choose unconventional careers.

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Bright Lights: Tips on Breaking into the Entertainment Industry

Ms. Career Girl

Ask about an internship or part-time job there and start getting familiar with the industry in your own area. Find out about different careers in each field, the skill sets needed and what jobs are emerging. And once you find a job you are interested in applying for?

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Stuck In Quarantine? Be Productive & Get A FREE Mock Interview!

Career Realism

What if I told you there was a way to get feedback on how you answer job interview questions by certified career coaches for FREE without ever having to leave your home? Due to COVID-19 almost all job interviews will become virtual so you need to be prepared not only to answer questions virtually, but also make sure you're answering them correctly. We get the need, which is why we are giving away FREE job interview answer critiques.

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The Internship Movie: A Reality Check


It is true that many college students turn to Google search to find an internship. Online job postings are often known as the “black hole” for good reason. The winning team was to be rewarded with job offers at the end of the summer.

Volunteer Your Way to an Internship or First Job


My nephew Daniel was able to parlay a love of film during college into a wonderful career in video production. He worked at a local film festival and learned all aspects of the business: merchandising, membership, volunteer management, film production and corporate sponsorships.

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No Gene for the Human Spirit: The Genome Project Sucks


Two class sessions were spent time on the 1997 Andrew Niccol film Gattaca starring Ethan Hawke, Jude Law, and Uma Thurman. The film was highlighted in this class because of the conversations its subject was sure to invoke and provoke. The Triumph of the Human Spirit.

2012 157

Four Music Careers In the 21st Century Technology Age

Career Alley

Some of the job will require an understanding of marketing principles and common social media channels. Most of the tasks can be learned on the job either in an agency or in-house, and marketing qualifications can be sought. Related posts: Sound Career Paths: Jobs in Music.

The Best Cities for Young Professionals to Move to For Jobs

Career Alley

The film industry has boomed thanks to tax incentives offered by the state too. Thanks to the University of Texas, an influx of immigrants & lots of space, there are always jobs to be found. Good luck in your search.

2012 295

Best Jobs For People Who Are Creative

Ms. Career Girl

The post Best Jobs For People Who Are Creative appeared first on Ms. Do you find yourself confined by the structure of a typical 9 to 5 job? Creative people need jobs that hone their attention, interests, and skills. This industry is very social, so if you like experimenting with different things and talking to like-minded people, consider a job as a hair-dresser, make-up artist, or everything in between. Photography and film.

2015 148

Five Tips for Surviving Shift Work

Career Alley

If you are deeply in love with your current window treatments, consider putting a light-blocking film over your windows. Career advice Careers Job Search Jobs Self Improvement Shift Work For some people, shift work is nothing but a headache.

2013 269

Career Satisfaction: The Top 10 Best And Worst

Ms. Career Girl

On the other hand, there are lots of examples of people who have lower-paying jobs that are delighted to engage their work every single day. Irrelevance: This condition occurs when workers cannot see how their job makes a difference. Film director.

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Careers That Require The Highest Pain Threshold

Career Alley

If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life,” is a saying that tells career searchers to find something they have a passion for but jobs that people love are few and far between. Sometimes people must settle for a job that is available or one that pays the most money and put their dream job on hold. Some jobs can lead to physical pain and finding a new career may not always be an option but living with constant pain is no way to live.

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5 Tips for Connecting With Coworkers at a New Job

Career Alley

So, you got the job. For some people this is as sweet and easy as taking a bite of pie, but for others it can be the hardest part of a new job. The five tips below should help you get more out of your new job and make friends in the process. To paraphrase a frequently-used film quote (thanks, Fight Club ), people can tell when you’re just waiting for your turn to speak. Good luck in your search. 5 Tips for Leveraging you Social Network in Your Job Search.

2012 238

Careers in Communication: Move Your Career Into Radio Broadcasting

Ms. Career Girl

By this method, you gain on-the-job understanding of an aspect of radio work that you choose while getting hands-on practical experience and, crucially, making contacts with professionals working in the medium.

2017 138

7 Uncommon Ways to Make Your Resume Look More Impressive

Ms. Career Girl

A resume is an important tool in helping you find a job. Visual designer Eric Gandhi secured a marketing job at Google by drafting a resume that resembled the search page of Google. Show your passion for movie classics by drafting an old film poster themed resume.

2017 146

7 Steps to Tweet your way to an Internship or First Job


Twitter is an incredible resource for just about anything, including a job search. Decide now if you are going to use Twitter for your job search. Jessica’s advice to job seekers: “Listen more than tweet in the beginning.

2014 147

Format Wars: What’s the Best Way to Showcase Your Media CV?

Career Alley

If you’re applying to media jobs , it stands to reason that you may wish to present your CV using a medium that is in keeping with the industry you’re entering. Thus, if you’re trying for a digital media job, you might wish to digitally display your CV via an online hosting site. Likewise, if you’re applying for a job in film or television, why not create a video resumé? Good luck in your search. Social Disaster – is your Job Search Safe?

2011 185

Using Video Resumes in Social Recruiting


The topic of video resumes is abuzz in the Social Recruiting and Job Search spaces. This last week I was fortunate to have David Rose ( @yellowdog_01 ) from Yellow Dog Recruiting on the Job Search Secrets webshow talking about video resumes.

2011 125

6 Things to Know Before Pursuing a Degree in MakeUp Artistry

Ms. Career Girl

You are likely going to want to pursue something you are passionate about and find a career where you would enjoy performing your job every day. It is a job where you will be constantly learning and have to work to stay updated on the latest looks. Job Security.

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