Month: July 2020



Monday Motivation| Test Yourself and Your Technologies

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week You probably heard many times that you should schedule a practice interview with a mentor or a friend before the big day comes, and that’s still true in the age of virtual interviews. But there’s one more thing to consider while we’re social distancing:…

COVID-19 | NYFA Classifieds Announces 50% Discount

Discounted rate to go into effect beginning Monday, August 3. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) empowers working artists and emerging arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development. We aim to be a resource to artists, arts administrators, and students everywhere, especially when so many in…

Monday Motivation | The Value of Transferable Skills

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the job market, creating scarcity in certain positions and industries. What to do when you don’t have direct professional experience in the industries that are currently hiring? Trust the value of your transferable skills! Expertise in things like…

Announcing | Keep NYS Creating Project Grant Recipients

The Keep NYS Creating program is helping to support 42 projects from across New York State. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), in partnership with New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), is proud to announce the recipients of the Keep NYS Creating Project Grant. The program was established to help artists in…

Monday Motivation | An Accomplished Resume

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week When writing about your previous job experiences, don’t just make a bullet point list of your tasks. Tell employers how you exceeded expectations while tackling them, and don’t be afraid to list your accomplishments beyond the scope of your everyday work. But don’t write…