Number 1 Question for Musicians: How to Get Your First Job and Make Profits in this Career?
Just like in any other industry, finding your first job in the music industry is really a big
headache. There may be a lot of job opportunities but finding what really fits for you is really
hard. Especially if you don’t have any personal connections in the industry or you don’t even
have an outstanding resume.
Musicians often live with a little income and you really need to give up living in luxury. However,
this will give you the chance to meet amazing people who loves music the same way you do,
experience a lot of unexpected things and increase your knowledge in the industry. These
might be hard at first but these experiences will build the base of your career and develop you
into the artist you dream you’ll be.
The first step is to be aware of the music industry in your own area. You must know the people
in your local music community to know if they have any job opportunities open for you, including
your local bands, and music or records stores.
On the other hand, if you want and you are willing to get a job in the city, there are really a lot of
opportunities for you. You can first check the internet to search for some on line jobs that
interests you. You can also search for music organizations like, radio stations or record labels.
List all the places that interests you and you think you can handle the job requirements they
need. Another way is to search for the company that was in your mind in the first place and look
for the nearest offices you can possibly go to.
After all of these steps, finalize the list of companies you want to work for or the names you can
contact and start the real job searching!
However, these are some tips to remember:
Small companies always need some help and it’s really good to start your career with them.
Mostly, they don’t really require high standards and they just really need someone they can
count on. Remember that you can actually develop your skills with these companies. Be hard
working, passionate and dedicated. Eventually, if you give your best and they decided to put
you on a higher position, it is a win to win situation. However, if you have worked for long hours
and you didn’t really learn anything from them, then maybe it’s time to find another job and
Always remember that finding a job is never easy for anyone. All you can do is never stop
fighting for what you love. Eventually, all of these hard work and experiences will take you to