Monday Motivation | “Tell Me About Yourself”

Monday Motivation | “Tell Me About Yourself”
Tiffany Smith (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’18), Plant Life (Installation view), 2017, Multimedia installation with interactive photo set

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation!

Tip of the week

Many interviewees dread the seemingly innocent question, “Tell me about yourself.” That’s why we’re sharing a few tips from Alison Green, author of Ask a Manager.

Green explains that interviewees are trying to get a sense of how you see yourself as a professional. Everyone will answer differently. However, “generally a good answer” will last about a minute. You “will summarize where you are in your career, note anything distinctive about how you approach your work, and end with a bit about what you’re looking for next.”

Read Green’s full advice here via The Cut.

This week’s highlighted jobs:

Lead Art Handler
Artech FAS
Seattle, WA

Development Assistant
Symphony Space
New York, NY

Account Associate
Olu & Company
Detroit, MI

Shipping Manager
Jackson Fine Art
Atlanta, GA

Director of Exhibitions & Collections/Curator
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
Philadelphia, PA

This week’s highlighted opportunities:

Branding, Marketing, and Career Assistance
Art Now Management
New York, NY

Creative Residency for Black Puppeteers
Puppet Showplace Theater
Brookline, MA

Call for Artists – May 2022 Artist Showcase
The Rest Gallery
Ithaca, NY

New Theatre and Technology Fellowship
Library for the Performing Arts
New York, NY

– Mary-kate Grohoski, Sales Manager

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This post is part of a regular blog series, NYFA Creative Careers. Let us know what careers you’d like to learn more about by visiting us on Twitter: @nyfacurrent and using the hashtag #NYFAClassifieds.

Mary-Kate Grohoski
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