How to talk about your work Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Beating subconscious sexism in the job market We know people are more likely to hire people like themselves. So how do we break a pattern where Artistic Directors and Gallery Directors are mostly male, even though women are the majority of arts industry workers? How to manage intelligent workers (Premium locked content) Creative workers need to know that they are understood and valued as a whole person and not an expendable unit of production value. Why people quit their jobs (Premium locked content) The old adage is that people leave managers, not jobs. But new research suggest that is not necessarily the case. Seven characteristics of successful arts Chairs (Premium locked content) Finding the right person is critical in an arts organisation where directors play a vital role. (Premium content) Premium content Susan de Weger Monday 18 January, 2016 Letting your art speak for itself is a luxury you probably can’t afford. Confident public speaking on and offstage increases your opportunities to work. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in UK by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the British arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Susan de Weger is a musician and entrepreneur. After graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium she abandoned music to pursue an international corporate career; and after a hiatus of 15 years dusted off her French Horn and has recently completed a Master of Music Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Susan was awarded the 2014 Hugh Rogers Fellowship to research the world renowned Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at the New England Conservatory in Boston. She is the founder of Notable Values, a consultancy practice providing advocacy and advice on career planning and entrepreneurship initiatives for musicians.