Sunday, May 2, 2010

entertainment industry coach Question 424: Did you say not to put workshops on my resume?

Yes, I did. The difference between looking "green" and looking experienced is how you format your resume. For example: John took a workshop on the Red camera.

If John puts "Red Camera Workshop" under his education, he looks green.
If John puts "Red Camera" under his special skills, he looks like a professional.

The people hiring you don't care that you took classes to learn Final Cut Pro, how to audition for camera, or make-up for HD. They expect it to be one of your skills.

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