It's the assistant, and here at last is the essential book for how to get a foot in the door and begin your exhilarating climb to Hollywood Power Player. The Hollywood Assistants Handbook is the ultimate insider's guide, packed with practical tips, unwritten rules (#37: Please don't touch the celebrities), quizzes, industry secrets, humor and advice ("Giveaways are never given. They're traded. Most likely for your soul...") All of it priceless knowledge for anyone who's ever dreamed of making it in la-la land. Been there, done that, kept notes: - Minimum-wage workplaces to put you in the path of HPPs - Perfect that resume - Homework: the must-see movies, the must-read books - What to wear to your first interview - Boss genres and personality types - The 18 favorite insults - How to roll calls - Swag! - To gift or not to gift: the holiday dilemma - Why there is nothing better than interns - The 20-10-10 trick to reading a screenplay - Your very own entourage - Appropriate company party behavior - Fail up - Knowing when to quit - Rolodex managementStamm, Hillary is the author of 'Assistant's Guide to Making It in Hollywood ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780761147466 and ISBN 0761147462.