The art of the perfect fit

Notes from DRAW

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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…