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Nick writes in:
I recently was called by a Production Coordinator I’ve worked with previously for an Office PA position on a TV show. He mentioned the show’s producer/writer was also in need of an assistant, and if I preferred I … Continue reading
So this is going to be a monthly thing, now. We’ll all get together, get drunk, and complain about how little PAs get paid.
Because I really hate it when groups meet up at the same time at the same place … Continue reading
After Sunday’s get-together, I received a few emails like the following1–
I met a lot of people on Sunday but I don’t know a polite way to continue the connection. Do I just call them out of the blue? Email? … Continue reading
Quick note: The time for the TAPA get-together this Sunday is now 4:00pm, rather than 2:00pm.
I wanted to remind all of you that the TAPA podcast will be coming very soon. I’m titling it Crew Call: The Below the Line Podcast. Because it’s not just for PAs; it’s for the whole crew.
Often times, we know … Continue reading
It’s time for TAPA Meet Up 2: TAPA Harder.1
Since everybody drove up to the Valley last time, I thought we ought to move it over the hill this time, to downtown. The Figueroa Hotel has been around since the silent … Continue reading
“So, I have a bunch of business cards. Now what?”
-Fictional Reader I Just Made Up
The TAPAlooza1 Festival went swimmingly. The place was packed when I arrived, and there were still a few small groups of people when I left a … Continue reading
I am just overwhelmed by the response to my networking event. I genuinely wasn’t sure if anyone would want to show up, but over a hundred people have RSVPed on Facebook.
Turns out, this is too many customers for the Federal.1 … Continue reading
Cara writes in:
What are your thoughts on business cards, especially for a young person just starting out and looking to make contacts? I am planning on coming to your meet-up next Sunday. Are business cards appropriate there? What about just in … Continue reading