How To Get A Press Pass To Any Event

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Press & Pro Overview Professionals NYCC welcomes professionals across the full spectrum of the pop culture industries and is happy to provide a Professional Badge to artists, buyers, creators, editors, educators, librarians, licensors, producers, publishers, retailers and writers. Professional Badges are good for entry to NYCC’s Professional-Only Hours as well as all free events held at NYCC all weekend long. Please note: Professional Badges do not guarantee seating and do not include… Read More

How To Write A Resume (Must Read)

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I have met people in their second year of college who have resumes that have not been updated since high school. In fact, I can think of a couple instances of people who don’t even have resumes at all. You can guess what their job situation is like. Not having a strong resume means one of three things: You are completely underestimating the value of a resume. You are extremely confident that… Read More

How To Craft The Perfect Modern Resume

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Writing a resume is such a nebulous activity these days. You have to figure out which type of online resume format is best for you, whether to include a cover letter, how to incorporate social media into your resume, if a video resume is a good idea and what you should include on your LinkedIn profile. Above all that, to get the job, you need to beat out all the other creative… Read More

Infographic Resume For The Creatively Impaired

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As a freelancer or job seeker, it is important to have a resume that stands out among the rest — one of the more visually pleasing options on the market today is the infographic resume. An infographic resume enables a job seeker to better visualize his or her career history, education and skills.  FACT! Unfortunately, not everyone is as talented as the Elliot Hasse (see below), and whipping up a professional-looking infographic… Read More

9 Ways to Impress Me With Your Resume

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I RECEIVE A LOT OF RESUMES AT ROCK-IT, AND WHILE THERE ARE DEFINITELY SOME GREAT CANDIDATES IN THE MIX, I CAN’T HELP BUT QUESTION SOME OF THE SUBMISSIONS that come in. Whether they are from PR newbies or seasoned pros, some are riddled with errors, some spell my name incorrectly, some don’t spell check — it’s a surefire way to not get hired. To help out anybody seeking a new job right… Read More