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For Those Seeking Jobs in Creative Fields, LISTEN UP! Or LOOK Up? Just Look at This.

Ira Glass: radio personality, host and executive producer of This American Life, NPRer, and an inspiration. This video displays a very significant statement about a phase that we all go through. So take a look. Start your morning, afternoon, or night off on a “good to know” note. Without further ado, I present to you: Ira Glass on Storytelling Part 3 Enjoy! Also, I’m pretty sure Ira Glass is a meta-hipster. G.U.M Team

Who are Millennials?

I frequently hear the label “millennial” used to describe people of various ages. However, I’m not so sure that the label is being used accurately. Many don’t care for the title due to the negative connotation older generations tend to apply to it. My question is, are they merely using it to describe someone with a lack of ambition and/or someone who makes foolish statements OR are they actually using it to point out someone in the generation. Together, we will attempt to figure out if you are a millennial. Below are five sources that were used to find an accurate definition. 1. The Atlantic did a bit of investigating and found four things: The Census Bureau only defines baby boomers (1946-1964) “History isn’t always so punctuated.” – Tom DiPrete, Sociology Professor at Columbia U It is difficult to identify generations outside of baby boomers Millennials, according to Strauss and Howe, range from 1982-2004 2.  The UN clarifies the time frame for generations: Traditionalists (1925-1945) Baby Boomers (1946-1964) Generation X (1965-1980) Millennials (1981-2000) 3. Merriam-Webster states that …

Seriously…Stop Being Lazy

Through the years I’ve had many friends ask me how I managed to accomplish (insert accomplishment). For example, I once compiled a list of favorite directors and producers, followed by a list of companies throughout LA. For each company I wrote down their number, email, point of contact (if there was someone designated), and their location. When internship season arrived… Internship season is the period in which one should start applying for internships. This should take place the season before you wish to partake in an internship. For example, if you intend to intern in the fall, you should start applying/looking the summer before, if not SOONER. When internship season arrived, I called around and inquired about when companies would start accepting applications, who I should email, and what I should send. I also looked up tips on questions to ask and how to greet each person I spoke to. Why am I telling you this? Well, many of my friends were impressed by this. There were many adults who were amazed by this initiative …