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Why Good Writing is Needed for Better Jobs

Yes, I'm back with another infographic to show you just how integral grammar is for your writing. From a creative standpoint, it's the difference between someone reading your masterwork to the end... or until the third or fourth grammatical in as many pages (or less) forces them to move on. But what about professionally?  How… Continue reading Why Good Writing is Needed for Better Jobs

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9 Serious Lessons In Being Funny From Bob Odenkirk

In my time in the industry, I worked with a lot of very funny people.  Many were obviously funny.  Others kept from being obviously funny.  In turn, many of the obvious ones would hit and burn out.  While the less obvious ones would be discovered much later and appreciated that much more. Bob Odenkirk is… Continue reading 9 Serious Lessons In Being Funny From Bob Odenkirk

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Film Market Success: The ONE Thing You Must Do To Succeed At A Film Market

So you've been honing your scripts.  Getting them juuuuust right.  Been through a dozen edits and notes sessions with a dozen trusted sources.  It's ready. And in less than three weeks, you're gonna hit AFM to pitch it. But what's gonna give you the edge?  That secret weapon to put you ahead of all the… Continue reading Film Market Success: The ONE Thing You Must Do To Succeed At A Film Market

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What Does Your Resume Say About Your Age

Resume trifecta of articles early this week. Today we'll give you ways to Youth-enize your resume.  Why?  Because employers tend to be hesitant hiring older applicants for  various reasons. So we want to make sure your resume reflects someone ready and eager to start, not finish their career, with an employer. This article points out… Continue reading What Does Your Resume Say About Your Age

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Five errors that immediately get your resume rejected at Google

...And just about anywhere else, for that matter. This is part two of our Multi Monday articles.  Focus this week coming from Laszlo Bock, Chief People Officer at Google regarding resumes. I urge... no, beg that my students and grads soak this article in deeply before submitting your resume to us.  Hopefully, for many of… Continue reading Five errors that immediately get your resume rejected at Google