WorkInCulture Success Stories

WorkInCulture Success Stories

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Navigating employment in the arts and culture sector.


Pivoting with the Times
Jun 29 • 24 min
Tim Walker, Manager of School Visits Programs for Harbourfront Centre discusses the challenges and silver linings that arts organizations are faced with during the pandemic - and how to pivot with the times. Tim Walker completed his Bachelor of Arts…
There’s No Place Like Working from Home
May 25 • 33 min
Though remote work may be challenging to some, it is becoming the new norm now that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to stay home. In this episode you’ll learn from Kimberly Gibson, Vice President of Client Services at Reason One…
Employer and New Employee Share Their Stories
Feb 24 • 32 min
Looking for work is always a challenge, let alone looking for work in a new city with little to no contacts. It’s also challenging for an employer to review mounds of applications and interview candidates. Hear from a creative newcomer from NYC, Danny…
Managing the Challenges of Switching Careers
Jan 27 • 16 min
Switching careers is never easy. Listen to filmmaker and branding specialist, Amen Jafri (www.amenjafri.com) , who was brought up by an immigrant family, as she talks about quitting a secure position as a civil servant and taking on the challenges and…
Finding Work as an Emerging Cultural Worker
Nov 25, 2019 • 20 min
Listen to emerging visual artist/art administrator, Emily Jung, to hear how she’s job searching in the sector in addition to building skills and experiences. If you are looking for additional resources to help you along your journey in the cultural sector…
Recognize the Importance of Transferable Skills
Oct 28, 2019 • 15 min
Listen to Colin Frotten from the Toronto School of Dance Theatre (https://schooloftdt.org/) to hear how to connect the dots from one job to another. If you are looking for additional resources to help you along your journey in the cultural sector - visit…
How to “Show Up and Show Out” as a Musician
Sep 30, 2019 • 26 min
Thinking about becoming a performer? Listen to Bridgette Anderson (https://www.bridgetteanderson.com/) ‘s success story and find out what it’s like to be in the music scene. If you are looking for additional resources to help you along your journey in the…
The Career Trajectory of an Art Administrator
Aug 26, 2019 • 19 min
Find out how art administrator, Nadine Haddad, secured a position at the Toronto Arts Foundation (https://torontoartsfoundation.org/home) . In this episode you’ll get advice on how you can receive requests for interviews as a job seeker and applications…