Stock Options

Who needs a headhunter with these entertainment job seekers' Web sites?

www.creativeplanet.com

This multifaceted site offers a career center section.

Features: Center allows viewers to choose a profession, ranging from engineering to animation. Jobs tend to be more on the technical end. Provides a three-step process for job seekers: find one, prepare yourself and market yourself.

* * *

www.eej.com

Pushed as the online accessory to the Entertainment Employment Journal, site serves as a searchable data base of creative, managerial and technical entertainment jobs and internships.

Features: EEJ features interviews with industry professionals, and articles discussing how to break into the biz, crossover or move up in your career. Also offered are calendar listings of networking opportunities and industry events-conferences.

Fees: Subscriptions run in three- ($35), six- ($60) and 12-month ($95) intervals.

* * *

www.employnow.com

Billed as a film, TV and commercial network for beginners, as well as seasoned professionals. Ideal for actors, comedians, screenwriters and entry-level production gigs.

Features: Free job postings are arranged by titles in one box and available locations in the other. Unique to this site is their Crew Now link, which allows job seekers to post their qualifications and goals for a annual fee of $35. Also available is a downloadable talent directory, Actors Now, which displays photos and profiles. Site also offers standup comedy and screenwriting tips, and casting notices. Also handy are the free audition pointers and available job hotline section, which lists casting numbers.

* * *

www.EntertainmentCareers.Net

Lists available jobs, internships and career information.

Features: Spotlights — on a regular basis — one featured job, internship and employer. Site offers links to studio Web sites and job-line numbers for companies. Also hosts an education center that sells books that present research on industry jobs at a discounted price.

* * *

www.maslowmedia.com

The online division of the specialized recruitment firm Maslow Media Group.

Features: Dubbed the company’s virtual division, this Washington, D.C.-based agency’s online search engine allows job seekers to post resumes and search for available positions. One handy feature is the Situations Wanted bulletin board, which serves as an advertising board for jobs, equipment, volunteers, etc. Also offers advanced searches for high-level executives.

* * *

www.showbizjobs.com

Lists temp-permanent job availability for posts at leading companies in the film, television, recording and attractions industries.

Features: Site features a free job board where searches are executed by company name, job category or geographic location. Respondents may e-mail resumes directly to the respective recruitment office. For a small fee, site also maintains a resume database. Resume posting fees are listed below.

Fee: Six-month membership costs $35.

* * *

www.showbizdata.com

This entertainment business-to-business portal with an industry database added a job listings section to their site in March.

Features: Job listings are a free service of the site as is an e-mail subscription list. Postings range from internships to the executive level.

* * *

*Other sites and resources of note are www.hcdonline.com, www.wetfeet.com, www.vault.com, www.monster.com, www.ifilm.com, and the United Talent Agency job list.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Digital News from Variety

Loading