11: "How to Get a Job in the 'Biz" with Cassandra Thompson
Ever dream of breaking into the entertainment industry, but don't have a clue where to start? Cassandra Thompson has some news for you: it can be done, but it won't be easy. Cassandra gave us great insight into the importance of never turning down a new connection, enlisting those in your network to help you get an intro, and writing and responding to emails in a way that'll leave a lasting impression (and maybe even get you a response.)
Cassandra Thompson is a Career Coach and Speaker who specializes in helping others find jobs in the entertainment industry and media and communications fields. With over 10 years experience in television and time in recruiting, Cassandra hasn't just read and researched about what I advise on, she's lived it. When not helping others with their careers, you can find her exploring the different neighborhoods of Southern California, searching for the best iced coffee, or bingeing shows on Hulu.