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If you’re serious about your career as a sound engineer you need to be serious about self-improvement and managing your relationships with clients!
Jon describes the purpose of a live sound engineer, and how you constantly need to keep learning and investing in yourself by going on courses – gaining knowledge will always increase your skill level and make you more employable. Have many strings to your bow! This keeps your income flowing, especially with the seasonal nature of our work. He talks about the importance of relationships and the way you present yourself.
To have a successful career as a sound engineer, you need to be constantly learning, upgrading your skills and know how to manage your relationships. Jon Burton talks about the personal skills you’re going to need to step up from pub gigs to the big shows.