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Many professionals have reservations about online learning courses, but new developments are making them an appealing alternative for time- and cash-strapped arts workers, argue Michelle Wright and Ben Walmsley.
Systemic failures in recruitment and professional development are leading to skills shortages and a damaging lack of diversity among theatre workers, according to a new report.
Arts organisations’ failure to devote proper resources to lifelong learning will lead to the sector falling behind, warns Michelle Wright.
What skills are creative organisations actually looking for in their employees? George Windsor and Cath Sleeman have been analysing job adverts to find out.
Those with experience of bullying in the arts and cultural sector are invited to give confidential feedback to inform a new book.
Young people in creative occupations are almost 50% more likely to have had a parent working in a professional position while growing up, new research has found.
Some freelancers and contractors working in the public sector may be taxed at source via PAYE following changes in legislation. Mahmood Reza explains what has changed and the implications.
The arts sector talks a lot about diversity, but what can actually be done to achieve it? Monica Montgomery suggests ten ways to take action.
How best can we serve the professional development needs of senior fundraisers? Amanda Rigali asked some development specialists what training they would like to receive.
A third of frontline staff in Brighton’s museums have now taken part in a placement programme that is boosting their skills. Helen Graham explains how it works.
Tech and data-savvy millennials are ideal employees for arts organisations, but how can we make the sector attractive enough to recruit them, asks Libby Penn.
How do we best manage an economy in which many people don’t have a salaried job? Michelle Wright discusses the move away from 9 to 5 employment in the arts.
When employees work freelance or have second jobs, issues can arise. Eleanor Deem explains how to avoid the pitfalls and reap the rewards.
The creative sector is growing, so where are the jobs? Pauline Tambling squares up to the challenges facing young people and arts organisations.
Many arts organisations will face increased payroll costs of up to 3% as pensions legislation starts to affect smaller employers.
Might you be guilty of unconscious bias when recruiting? Eleanor Deem discusses what it is and how to avoid it.
Full-time working women earn less than men doing the same level of work at all stages in their careers, with the gap at senior levels having grown since 2006.
Unable to take on unpaid work, Salome Wagaine thought she might be excluded from a career in the arts. Then she found out about the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries scheme.
Tracey Gregory reports on the lifeline provided by Catalyst funding for six small arts organisations in Milton Keynes.
Disappointed by a low take-up in its traineeship scheme, Curious Minds decided to shake things up and think about what disadvantaged young people really need and want, writes Derri Burdon.