The word ‘entrepreneur’ may have once prompted the image of a Don Draper-esque (from ‘Madmen’) 50-year-old suit and tie wearing man drinking whiskey in his office. But theses days entrepreneurs come in many different shapes and sizes including in the form of two 21-year-old New Yorkers.
It starts with an idea. Big or small. Inspired by a realization of a gap in the market, stemming from a passion or from the desire for huge financial reward… every entrepreneur starts with an idea. Then comes the hard work.
What is Apploi doing to help performers like Marco find work? Watch and find out!
New York City is bursting with aspiring actors, singers, models, dancers and performers. If you just ate at a restaurant or had a drink at a bar, chances are the person who served you is one of the above.
Rushing from Uptown to Downtown Manhattan, Josh runs out of the subway to head toward his fourth audition of the day. He hands the casting agent his resume along with his latest headshots, which is then passed along to the choreographers, producers and directors. Back on the subway, Josh then travels to the bar to begin his 8-hour shift.
5 years ago Alec Brownstein was a copywriter in search of a job. Along with the millions of people seeking work in the midst of a recession, Alec was climbing a mountain of applications, rejections and closed doors.
Looking through your resume, a potential employer can’t taste your famous white chocolate raspberry cheesecake, they can’t watch you mix the perfect Manhattan and they can’t hear you calm an angry customer down in 30 seconds flat. So how can you show off your skills to the employer and stand out from the pile?
When people hear the word ‘branding’ they immediately think of Starbucks, Pepsi or Kim Kardashian… not themselves. Why should you care about branding?
Here’s why: YOU are your own personal brand and employers are deciding whether or not to invest in YOU.