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For those hoping to pursue a career in any area of visual arts, a good, well-prepared portfolio might just be that golden ticket you’ve been hoping for.
Freelance writing may seem like an unsteady career path, but it can also be one of the most rewarding.
If you’re an actor, singer or musician, auditions are an unavoidable presence in your chosen career path. And yet, the audition process can be a daunting thing, even for the most experienced performer. But the good news is, there are ways you can ensure that you give yourself the best possible chance to nab that dream role.
Eventually you’ll have toiled long and hard enough at your job that you’ll start to think, ‘it’s time I got some recognition – some monetary recognition’.
When the HR department is putting heads on the chopping block, how do you make sure yours isn't the one that rolls?
A career in the arts isn't as straight forward as others, but if you remain focused on your goals there's nothing you can't achieve.
As more and and more jobs are found through social media, making sure you're presenting the right image on yourself online has never been more important.
You may be extremely aware you’re under scrutiny during an interview.But the truth is that scrutiny never really stops, not completely, it just tones down.
The silly season is upon us and the work Christmas party is something you either dread or dance about. Follow these simple tips to keep your career in tact post-eggnog.
At every stage of the job seeking process you need to do your research. And it starts even before a job opportunity becomes available.
You might think a job is perfect for you but if you don’t pick up the phone and try to talk to someone at the organization, how can you be sure?
Whether you’re emerging, midcareer or advancing into senior management it is vital that your CV highlights achievements in each of your previous roles that show your strengths.
The same sorts of criteria you use for preparing a job application can apply for preparing yourself for an interview.
A job comes up in an organisation that you’d love to work for – it’s not the job you want - yet you reason, once I’m in I’ll be able to move into my ideal job.
Some career recruiters suggest that job seekers volunteer their way to a full-time job.
Getting a job in the arts is hard. We all know that, and Glenda Tuttlebee, Recruitment Coordinator at the Sydney Opera House is sympathetic but even when you have all the skills and experience you have to be able to show you’re right for the job on paper.
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