<b><i>The Complete Guide to Careers in Special Events</i></b> offers students real-world examples and strategies for identifying their best job in special events, securing that job, and developing resources and contacts to sustain career success. The author includes specific information on the necessary skills needed to be successful in this industry, and teaches students ways to best present this to potential employers, and concludes with networking advice and strategies to ensure career growth and success. Every event requires planning--and it starts with understanding the needs of your client. Finding a job is no different--it is its own special event, and following the same planning process can lead you to the job you desire!
Chapter 1: Confirming Special Events as Your Career.
Chapter 2: So Many Opportunities in the Special Events Industry.
Chapter 3: What's So Special About the Special Events Industry?
Chapter 4: Learning: In School and/or On the Job.
Chapter 5: Skills That Make You Marketable.
Chapter 6: Target Companies: Where to Find Opportunities.
Chapter 7: Creating a Resume and Writing the Cover Letter.
Chapter 8: Effective Interviewing.
Chapter 9: The Follow-Up.
Chapter 10: Learning from the Best.
Chapter 11: Life-Long Learning.
Series: Wiley Event Management
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 7th September 2010
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.75 x 19.15
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1