Video: The 5 best - and 5 worst - ways to network for a game job
highlights from the 2012 Game Developers Conference a free lecture on the 5 best and worst practices to network for jobs, presented by now senior recruiter for Crystal Dynamics, Lindsey McQueeney.
Some of McQueeney's tips for job match-making success include online networking, local groups and communities, conferences and events, and friends. She also offers practical examples for each, such as joining a local IGDA chapter and volunteering.
Session Name: gHarmony: Networking Your Way into Acquiring Your True Love Job Match in the Game Development Industry
then 38 Studios/Big Huge Games, now Crystal Dynamics
Track / Format:
Game Career Seminar
Feeling unwanted or ignored? Having trouble forging lasting relationships with game studios and developers? Concerned that it’s your breath, your BO, or worse?
Join senior games industry recruiter, Lindsey McQueeney as she addresses the top 5 best and worst ways to make an impression, with a focus on appropriate networking, as well as provides actual Developer anecdotes regarding their first forays into networking their way into the industry.
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