INTERVIEW WITH COURTNEY (AKA 'STICKY'), GENERAL MANAGER OF A PUB IN WHISTLER
What do you get when you combine alcohol with skiing? No people, not an off-their-face skiier (as amusing as this is), but rather a pretty awesome job as General Manager of a local pub in Whistler. Courtney, better known as Sticky, tells us more. Read More
Gio's career is proof that hard work pays off...and that if you don't ask, you don't get. Although he's worked across a range of industries, Gio figured out early on in his career that it made more sense to pursue the type of work that he enjoyed, and not just job titles. And it's paid off. Read More
You might think that a finance background is a prerequisite for working at a bank, particularly one of the Big 4 banks. But as with all companies, there are a diverse range of roles - and Heidi's managed to cover a variety of them over the course of her career so far. Read More
Day in the Life of: Kevin Lu, Senior Electrical Engineer at Viva Energy Geelong Refinery
Refineries can be pretty dangerous places if things aren't kept in check. But that's what makes work so interesting for Kevin who works at the Viva Energy Geelong Refinery, which currently supplies more than 50% of Victoria's fuel. But what exactly does his job involve? Read More
Yesterday we posted part 1 of our interview with David Fortescue, Production Coordinator at the Dainty Group. Today we finish it off with some insights regarding how he found out about the role, the type of person who would do well in and enjoy his role, external influencers and advice for people who are interested in pursuing this career path. Read More
Some people are fortunate enough to have been able to marry their work with their interests from the start of their career. But this hasn't come without a few risks and a lot of hustle for David Fortescue, who's the Production Coordinator at Dainty Group, the 5th largest promoter in the world. Some of the events he's been involved in run the gamut of Prince, Iron Maiden, Katy Perry, WWE and some comedy shows.
This interview was jam packed with absolute gems, so we've split it into two parts. We're also trying something a bit different and have included the full audio of the interview which includes some bonus content. Read on to find out more. Read More
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In case you missed it (or just couldn't be bothered reading) here's our summary infographic for last week's Entertainment & Media industry overview. Read More
Having a job in Entertainment and Media must be pretty exciting and glamorous, right? Whilst I’m sure that’s often the case, not everything is as it seems. All that technological change that we wrote about yesterday has meant awesome things for consumers. But rapid change can make it difficult to negotiate a steady career course.
Today we’re taking a look at three jobs in the sector that made us stop and read them twice during our research. It’s a bit of a mixed bag. We can’t say whether or not these are worthwhile pursuing…but it was fun learning about them. Read More
We all liked to be entertained.
We all like to consume media.
But the types of entertainment available to us, as well as the way we access it, has changed dramatically over the past two decades. From the internet, to smartphones and tablets, to streaming video services, to the growing popularity of gaming, this space has never offered more choice. Thank you, technology! Read More