Career Longevity: Build Your Brand The Rockstar Way

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Tuesday 15th March, 2011

5:00pm to 6:00pm (CST)

"I can work 'til I'm dead," is the unfortunate battle cry of digital workers from Millennials to Gen Xers. These days, we can expect to hold at least 10 jobs, have 3 career changes and get laid off twice before we retire. That's a whole lot of career change coming our way—and after the worst recession since the Depression, expect it to get worse before it gets better.

How do you sustain? That's what career expert, Allison Hemming will deliver in her presentation, "Career Longevity: Build Your Brand the Rockstar Way"—so you don't burn out or fade away.

From "Remembering your Fans (and Personal Brand)" to "Always be Producing," Hemming will take you through the roadmap to manage your career for the long-haul. And through the lens of rock legends from Bruce Springsteen and Bono to Thom York and David Byrne, motivate you to be intentional, adaptable and accountable so that your career is sustainable.

Powered by a DJ spinning rock classics, Allison Hemming will deliver a fresh, irreverent, and informative presentation that will put you on track to have the rockstar career you deserve that's guaranteed to last decades into the future.

LEVEL: Intermediate

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Allison Hemming

The Hired Guns is a talent agency that represents the best of the digital creative class. This feed features our Gigs, career insights and interesting reads. bio from Twitter

8 attendees

  • Andrea Genevieve
  • Craig Howarth
  • Georgetta Nicol
  • Chris O'Connor
  • Pras Subramanian
  • TheHiredGuns
  • Zach Pousman
  • TyKisha

7 trackers

  • Andrea Nordgren
  • Ben Guthrie
  • kathybabb
  • Liang Shi
  • Simon Doggett
  • Lane Goldstone
  • Zeb Dropkin   ☯

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Time 5:00pm6:00pm CST

Date Tue 15th March 2011

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