Author: Nicole Samartino

Nickie is the founder of claywithme and a stop motion animator, video producer, and writer. Learn more about her work at nicolesamartino.com.
  • How I Became an NBC Page – Part 2

    How I Became an NBC Page – Part 2

    When I received an email from one of the Page Program managers expressing interest in my application, I was ecstatic. I sort of felt like there was a very small light at the end of a long, dark tunnel. I graduated Hofstra University in 2009 and the economy was TERRIBLE for recent grads looking for jobs....Continue Reading

  • 8 Ways to be the Worst Mentee Ever

    8 Ways to be the Worst Mentee Ever

    According to every single human who has ever helped someone in need of career development, it is imperative that when working with a mentor who has offered to give you a needed boost, you be as big a jerk as possible. Here are a few ways you can ensure that you’re maximizing your awfulness. 1. Do the...Continue Reading

  • No Job Yet? Here’s What You Might Be Doing Wrong

    No Job Yet? Here’s What You Might Be Doing Wrong

    So you graduated in May, and you haven’t landed your first out-of-college job yet. You’re not alone – according to the Economic Policy Institute, about 14.5% of recent college graduates are unemployed. But what have those few who’ve landed gigs right away been doing right? Here are five ways to get from not-so-funemployed to your dream job....Continue Reading

  • One of the Biggest Pieces of Advice from a Recruiter

    One of the Biggest Pieces of Advice from a Recruiter

    We are always stressing why it's so important to customize your cover letter, and hope that the members of our community apply to opportunities with our advice in mind....Continue Reading

  • Work from Home and Get Stuff Done

    Work from Home and Get Stuff Done

    Working from home sounds like a blessing to some, but for others it can be so dang hard! It’s important to know how to make the most out of being productive on a day you’d rather relax on your couch. The trouble with working from home is that you’re home. In an office, you have your...Continue Reading

  • How I Became an NBC Page – Part One

    How I Became an NBC Page – Part One

    According to Wikipedia, “An NBC page is a person usually in his or her early twenties working in various departments of the NBC television network during a one-year period as a training ground for careers in television broadcasting and entertainment.[1] In addition, pages work as tour guides and studio audience ushers at NBC Radio City Studios in New York City or NBC Universal studios in Burbank, California.” My friends, the...Continue Reading

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