How volunteering can help your career Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Employers want what arts graduates have Research shows the skills taught in arts and humanities including communication, critical thinking and presentation are increasing sought by employers. Beating the 17-second trap (locked) The psychological benefits of art work best when audiences slow down but galleries struggle to stop the rush. Beating subconscious sexism in the job market We know people are more likely to hire people like themselves. So how do we break a pattern where Artistic Directors and Gallery Directors are mostly male, even though women are the majority of arts industry workers? Five women, three men honoured in Australia Council awards (Premium locked content) Novelist Kate Grenville, audio artist Madeleine Flynn and theatre director Rosemary Myers are among the eight recipients of the prestigious Australia Council Awards. (Premium content) Premium content Emma Clark Gratton Friday 10 February, 2017 Volunteering can build the skills, contacts and experience you need to have a sustainable career in the arts. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Emma Clark Gratton is an ArtsHub staff writer.