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DRAW March Update

Since Christmas it really has been a case of heads down and all hands on deck at DRAW. Despite the difficulties we have all faced in the last few years it has been so encouraging to see many of our clients posting record years and using this as a springboard to make positive changes to their…

Should Employers Advertise a Fixed Salary on a Job Advert?

There has been a lot of discussion around this topic and so we thought we would add to the wider conservation. Advertising a fixed salary on job advert may sound like a no brainer, but it doesn’t always make sense. So, what should you do? If the role being hired for is within a museum/ public…

In Partnership with… Blank Canvas Coaching

As part of a new partnership we would like to introduce Jade Mitchell and the work of Blank Canvas Coaching. Jade Mitchell set up Blank Canvas Coaching after a long career working in the art industry. This prior experience has enabled Jade to understand the pressures and challenges faced by…

IT’S GOOD IN THE NORTH! Seeking General Valuers….

We are overrun with new General Valuer roles at the moment… see for yourself. As a Scot I am probably biased but it’s great up North! Today is my first day back at work after 2 weeks spent in Scotland and the North Yorkshire coast. We mixed up our time enjoying days in Edinburgh, The…

How to interview online

In the post lockdown working environment online interviews look like they are here to stay. There are elements of efficiency on both sides and can be arranged more flexibly around people’s working day. But how to navigate the online interview and what differences are there to an in person…

Getting Hired Post-Pandemic

The world that we live in has changed dramatically over the last year and so has the way that we work. As part of a series of talks for AWITA last month, the Directors here at DRAW – Nina and Julia, discussed getting hired post-pandemic. Relevant Skills – most importantly you will still…

Employing EU Nationals after Brexit and checking the right to work

Now that the UK have left the European Union employers might be left wondering what this means when it comes to checking whether their staff have the Right to Work in the UK, and what do employees from the EU need to do now? The good news is that there is still time – there are no changes to the…

Employing International workers after Brexit

The UK art world has long enjoyed and benefited from its’ international workforce. Now that the BREXIT process is complete, many employers are left wondering if a skills gap will emerge and if so, how they can engage talent from outside the UK. Free movement with the European Union (EU) ended on…

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Seeking a new junior auction house opportunity?

Getting a foot on the ladder as an Auction House Specialist, or General Valuer can sometimes be difficult. At DRAW we are in daily contact with candidates frustrated at their lack of progress and disillusioned by the competitiveness of the London market for these roles. My advice is consider taking…

IT’S GOOD IN THE NORTH! Seeking General Valuers….

We are overrun with new General Valuer roles at the moment… see for yourself. As a Scot I am probably biased but it’s great up North! Today is my first day back at work after 2 weeks spent in Scotland and the North Yorkshire coast. We mixed up our time enjoying days in Edinburgh, The…

Seeking General Valuers for the Auction world!

I do not think I can remember a time when there were so many vacancies for Auctioneers and General Valuers for auction houses throughout the UK! It seems that the post-pandemic pent up demand for antiques and collectables is driving a very busy recruitment market. So where will all these General…

Returning to work after parental leave

As part of their latest talk for AWITA this week, our Directors here at DRAW – Nina and Julia, discussed returning to work. Here we will focus on returning to work after parental leave. When Julia and Nina first met, one of their common threads was that they had both recently returned to work…