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Diane Domeyer

June 12, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.


Introduction

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Introduction

Trends

Trends

Application Profiles

Application Profiles

In Demand Positons

In Demand Positons

How to Land Your First Job

How to Land Your First Job

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Question 1

What Did It Cost?

Question 2

Question 2

Within a field, are employers looking for specialized or generalized skills?

Question 3

Question 3

How do you address ageisim in the hiring process?

Question 4

Question 4

Do you see employers using employee development programs in digital media jobs?

Question 5

Question 5

Are you seeing a sharp divition between frontend developers and designers in the workplace?

Question 6

Question 6

Are you seeing employers trying to hire teams of people who have been working together for some time?


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Where the Jobs are in Digital Media and How to Get Them
Executive Director of Robert Half's Creative Group

Diane Domeyer is executive director of The Creative Group, a specialized staffing service for interactive, design, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals. In this position, she manages operations for the firm's locations in major markets throughout the United States and Canada. Ms. Domeyer is a noted career expert and frequent presenter on hiring and management topics. She has been interviewed by numerous publications, including the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, and more. Ms. Domeyer will be covering the following topics in her talk:

  • What and where are the job? Are there more freelance versus full-time opportunities?
  • Skills in demand
  • Basics of a portfolio
  • What role does a company like TCG play in helping employers/job seekers?
  • What is the best way to help students prepare for and find employment? What skills do you need to get a job?

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Eddie C. Drake

JUNE 13, 2014 - 9:00 A.M. TO 9:45 A.M.

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From Disruption to Delivery; how is technology transforming Hollywood‎.
Vice President, Technology for the Walt Disney Studios

This talk will explore the current state of technology "disruption" in the media and entertainment industry, taking a look at macro technology and business trends as well as consumer behavior. Considerations for iteratively delivering the right product using great user experience and digital analytics will be discussed. We'll also take a brief look at "Disney Movies Anywhere," Disney's cloud-based streaming movie product from the Walt Disney Studios.

Lynda Weinman

JUNE 12, 2014 - 10:00 A.M. TO 10:45 A.M.


Introduction

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Introduction

Introduction

Industry Outlook

Industry Outlook

Lynda’s Story

Lynda's Story

Question 1

Question 1

Who were the first hires you made and why were they right or wrong?

Question 2

Question 2

Where are you physically located?

Question 3

Question 3

Did you consider the social aspect when developing your teaching techniques?

Question 4

Question 4

I really appreciate the low ($25/mo) cost of Lynda.com. Thank you!

Question 5

Question 5

Are any of the Lynda.com classes in foreign languages?

Question 6

Question 6

How do you see the Community Colleges fairing against non-traditional learning venues like Lynda.com?

Question 7

Question 7

It sounds like you are advocating the flipped classroom, is that correct?

Question 8

Question 8

Will Lynda.com offer certificates in the future and, as an employer, do you think this is something education should focus on?

Question 9

Question 9

Have you found a golden mean for the length of a video?

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The Lynda.com Story and the Digital Media Training Market
Cofounder and Executive Chair - Lynda.com

Lynda Weinman is cofounder and executive chair of lynda.com, one of the most successful companies in online education today. Through a comprehensive library of instructional videos taught by industry experts, lynda.com teaches technology, design, and business skills to millions of individual, corporate, academic, and government subscribers.

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