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AmyASM

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Finding the Next Job
« on: Feb 07, 2011, 08:34 pm »
I am an opera ASM currently, but also work in equity houses and have interest in dance, as well.
Is it the best idea to send out "interest" letters to houses I would like to work in before they have a job posted? For example, should I spend some time this month (February) sending out my resume to houses for the fall of 2011? Do I need to wait until a job is posted?
Howdo I know what will be "too pushy" and what will be considered reasonably assertive?


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Re: Finding the Next Job
« Reply #1 on: Feb 07, 2011, 09:50 pm »
Hi Amy, and welcome to the boards.

This topic has been discussed at length on a variety of threads, and I will link you to some as soon as I can, but right now have only a few minutes to return your message. Please feel free to look around the boards and see what you can find in the meantime.


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Re: Finding the Next Job
« Reply #2 on: Feb 07, 2011, 09:50 pm »
I say go for it. That's how I got my current job  ;D  It isn't pushy, it's proactive.

Be sure to write a killer cover letter and that your resume looks fantastic. It helps to have someone who sees a lot of resumes pass their desk take a look and give you an honest critique.

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