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Remarkable Resumes: Tips From Industry Insiders

Do you struggle to craft a resume that accurately reflects you and your diverse skill set? Do you have the sneaking suspicion that yours won’t make the cut in an ever-changing, competitive entertainment industry? These days, how important is that resume to getting you that interview, audition or meeting?  

In this informative panel/workshop, you’ll get the answers directly from people that receive and review resumes every day. Discover key mistakes you can avoid making and learn how to professionally package all you have to offer. 

Bring along your current resume and receive invaluable, on-the-spot feedback. You'll be ready to jumpstart 2013.

Christina Burz
has been recruiting senior executives since 1990. Now an executive search and management consultant with Carlsen Resources, Inc, she has specialized in the communication and entertainment industries, including cable, broadcast, publishing and new media. She has recruited executives at the CEO, COO, and CFO levels as well as new teams for start-up companies.

Nancy Goldman
is a former television development executive and coach. She is currently the job developer at the Made in NY Production Assistant Training Program. An adjunct professor at Manhattan College where she teaches communications, she also facilitates workshops for job seekers on using personal storytelling in interviews.  

Angela Mickey
is the managing director of casting at bicoastal Liz Lewis Casting Partners, where she has cast projects since 1999. Clients include America's Got Talent with Howard Stern, Kindle, Emirates Tourism, Capitol One and Panasonic. In addition to dealing with thousands of talent submissions, Mickey also hires casting and support staff.

Hassana Tutt is an entrepreneurial talent acquisition strategist and forward-thinking senior recruitment leader with a proven track record of success hiring best-in-class professionals for media/entertainment organizations.

Patricia S. Schwadron
(moderator) has been the career counselor supervisor for The Actors Fund Work Program for over 13 years. Patch has worked in both Los Angeles and New York. 

Produced by Amanda Prasow.

NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.