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How did you get your start doing audio visual technician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

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Bjp19th@*****.*** in Westminster, Maryland

105 months ago

When going back for a second interview with company what guidlines should one take in expressing more knowledge of industry.

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dnnlly.com_jhn@yahoo in New Rochelle, New York

101 months ago

The techniques that got you a second interview, reliable punctual and on time (which means at least 15 min early.
There are many good media, video, audio, production and technical schools but the most important skill is to be the human sponge, i@ ask good question but listen first then respond briefly with expanding on things you don't understand. "Research" don't wait to be told what to know go out and find it, there are many in house training programs available (CTS) and standardize by Infocmm, ESTA and online training. Know the company and it's history, the names and title of the interviewer (read the desk name plate/shirt signs) and pay attention!! If you don't know ask if you get a snappy response just say "Thank You"!! Write information down/ put it in your I-Phone/ Blackberry, Study yourself, know your own information, half of the people had someone write their resume' and don't know what is on there. Be honest, be excited, make yourself a 30 second commercial explaining you experience and desire to work for the company other wise you will be caught off guard. Later on you will develop a natural ability but nobody starts that way, use the parts of you cover letter (did I say get help writing a good cover letter)in your 30 second commercial. The 30 second commercial may seem to be short amount of time but when you deliver it you will cover the basic and pertinent points of you experience, education and desire. Less education (more desire) more education (more desire) it's the same either way. Interviewers mostly have in the can questions to revel any defects of character having nothing to do with the job, study these online or ask an HR professional, department of labor specialist and take their job search and interviewing classes offered weekly. The answer to your question I left a microphone in the sound system we rented, met the right person, applies myself with no reservations, gain valuable knowledge, show up to work!!

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newtonkoshi in Honolulu, Hawaii

100 months ago

The Reader's Digest:

BA Theater and Drama
Offset Lithographer Pre Press Image Journeyman
PropsMaster Honolulu Theater for Youth
Stage Hand DiamondHead Theater
Resident Stage Manager Hawaii Theater

Upon resignation as RSM there was an oppourtunity for freelance work as there was a large convention and the need for "Technician" was high...right place, right time...also "network" of co-conspirators / technicians...

Audio Visual Freelance Technician PROJECTION Presentation Technology < in house AV provider Hawaii Convention Center< START of AV career.

Operations Manager PROJECTION Presentation Technology

Director of Audio Visual Services PROJECTION Presentation Technology
CTS Certified InfoComm 2004

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Avactions Alexandria,VA in Morocco

73 months ago

Audio Visual Actions, Inc (AVA) is a full service audio/visual rental and multimedia productions company. Our company is based in the Washington, DC area while still providing services nationwide. We offer superior audio/visual equipment rentals, staging and event coverage, multimedia design and post production services. We focus on delivering quality service, support, and products to our clients ranging from small dinner presentations and full day meetings to large, multi-day conference events. We provide superior service to a variety of venues such as: hotels, restaurants, banquet halls, convention centers, corporate and government offices, churches, theaters, embassies, universities, parks, and private homes.

Contact us

5641-C General Washington Drive.
Alexandria, VA 22312

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