Category Archives: Careers

How to buy a palace. And other thoughts on being a charity trustee.

I have just stepped down after almost six years as a Trustee for Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust. I have previously been a trustee for a range of heritage sector organisations including professional development, strategic, and heritage preservation bodies. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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From the Guardian. How to become a museum curator.

How do I become … a museum curator Combine with my advice on Job Applications and give it a whirl.

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Culturapedia | Director Sue’s thoughts on looking for work in the arts

After reading my post on job application tips Sue of Culturapedia tweeted the link below. It’s especially interesting on the culture of job centres and job applications >

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Some tips on job applications.

I have done a lot of recruiting in museums. I always encounter poor applications. Having just read through masses of job applications, I feel the need to provide some tips. It is really frustrating to read applications from: • applicants … Continue reading

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