The art of the perfect fit

Notes from DRAW

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…

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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…

Job Hunting as a Recent Arts Graduate

Our Junior Consultant Emma spoke with Matilda from Hang It Collective, a great new resource for recent arts graduates https://www.hangitcollective.com/, about job hunting as a recent arts graduate. You can still listen to the podcast on their website or read the transcript below. MM: We’re now…

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…