State Of Employment Poll & Review August 24 – 30

Weekly Report Responses from Administrators indicate the shift from furlough to laid off status has continued to decline and the remaining respondents are beginning to level out into three primary groups: unemployed (40 percent), underemployed (37 percent), and employed (23 percent). It’s worth noting that this week saw the highest number of admin respondents, 73, since we began tracking employment status. Among Salaried musicians the small uptick in status at both …

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Shop Talk Last Call: Goals! We Got Goals Around Here!

As promised, today’s post includes the bonus after show content from Shop Talk S01E01: Reaching Diverse Audiences Through The Marcom Lens. This short segment focuses on guests Ann Marie Sorrell and Ceci Dadisman talking about a series of fashion shows designed in conjunction with a multi-year engagement program to improve audience diversity. FYI, this is the segment mentioned earlier in the week that I’m opening up to reader questions. Guests About …

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Ask Now, Or Forever Hold Your Peace

Yesterday’s poll results are clear that an overwhelming number of readers are interested in asking podcast guests questions for the after show segment and since we have three more episodes scheduled to be recorded by the end of the week, you’ll want to get your questions in ASAP.

What Would You Ask?

As the Shop Talk podcast continues to develop, one component that is taking shape is the short after show segment. After wrapping up two recording sessions, it dawned on me that readers might like the opportunity to ask guests questions so to that end, I want to take a moment and gauge interest with this simple, one question poll: If there’s enough interest, we’ll set up a proper upcoming episode guide …

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Shop Talk S01E01: Reaching Diverse Audiences Through The Marcom Lens

Shop Talk is officially up and running and our very first episode for Season 1 focuses on meaningful ways to reach diverse audiences. This episode’s guests include Ann Marie Sorrell, President/CEO at The Mosaic Group, a Full Service Public Relations, Marketing, Events Management, and Government Relations Firm; and Ceci Dadisman, an arts marketer with more than 15 years in the field working with organizations of all sizes and disciplines. We took …

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