Seven characteristics of successful arts Chairs 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. Actors may soon be replaceable by CGI CGI is close to being indistinguishable from the real thing. Could actors find themselves auditioning against a dead or imaginary competitor? (Premium content) Premium content Caroline Sharpen Monday 6 February, 2017 Finding the right person is critical in an arts organisation where directors play a vital role. 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 Caroline Sharpen is an experienced strategist, consultant and business development practitioner. She is also the principal of Sharpen Creative Industries Consulting, an alliance of specialists and independent consultants working with arts and creative-sector clients.