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Hunter Talent’s Quick Tips for Managing Your Career

The life of a performer is a hectic one. Learn how to successfully managing your busy career with these simple tips.

A career in the entertainment industry sounds quite glamorous, but it’s not just about having your photos taken or playing a role in front of the camera. As anyone with experience already understands, there’s a LOT more to it than that.

Auditions, finances, rehearsals, self tapes, brushing up on your skills — if you really think about it, there’s so much to do that you might wonder how you’d find the time to handle the actual modelling or acting side of things.

Well, at least you know you’re not alone.

You see as overwhelming as it may seem at first, the truth is that everyone in the industry has the same pressures and responsibilities when it comes to their career.

But it’s often those who understand how to manage the various aspects of their career that succeed in this industry.

And that’s where we come in.

No, we’re not asking you to sign up with the agency (although you can apply if you really want to!)

We’d like to share a few quick tips taken straight from Hunter Talent’s Comprehensive Guide to Managing Your Career. If you’d like full access to this free guide, just scroll on down to the bottom on the page.

In the meantime, here are those quick tips to set your career off on the right foot.

Finding an agency

If you’re currently looking for representation, then it’s time to do some homework.

What you’re looking for is an agency that has a proven track record of working with top brands and production companies. We’re talking about internationally recognised names here.

This gives you an idea of the quality of briefs and opportunities that come into the agency.

You’ll also want to look for online reviews, but remember not to pay too much attention to the odd negative review. Every agency will have one or two of those. It’s when they start to outnumber the positive ones that you really need to take note.

Signing a contract

It’s a pretty exciting moment when you sign with an agency that you get a good feeling about, but you want to take it slowly. Read anything you’re about to sign at least twice just to be sure that you’re happy with it.

You also want to make sure that there is an exit clause that allows both you or the agency to terminate the agreement at any time. This is standard practice and an essential part of any agreement that protects both parties.

Pay attention to your finances

Everyone needs to pay taxes so you really need to keep on top of that. While some clients will deduct P.A.Y.G. tax from your payment, not all of them will. It’s your responsibility to make sure that you’re 100% tax compliant at all times.

Of course, these tips just scratch the surface of managing your career.

So if you’d like to know more about things like…

  • Handling rejection
  • Working without an agency
  • Holidays
  • Improving your skills

…then you’ll need our Comprehensive Guide to Managing Your Career.

Listen, we’ve gone to great lengths to make this the only guide to managing your career that you’ll ever need.

And that’s because we want you to succeed in the industry even if you’re not signed up with Hunter Talent.

Why? Because we’re lovely people of course!

So if you want to learn the ins and outs of managing your career, all you need to do is drop your email address in the box below for instant access to the free guide.

And don’t worry, we’ll only use your email to send you the odd message about a spectacular opportunity or to share a new guide that will help you in your career.

HUNTER TALENT

04/18/2024

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