Creative and Nonprofit Job Markets are Doing Well

Creative Job Market Booming

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Creative Jobs in High Demand

According to Haris Silic, a recruiter that specializes in creative and graphic design talent, these roles are in high demand.

UX design and UI design will always be in demand. It is a very particular skill set.

[Conclusion: Advance your career by learning about UX and other types of design, there are some great courses here.]

Higher Salaries at Nonprofits

Even though it’s based on 2014 data, this article shares that workers at nonprofits earn on average $7.86 more per hour than their counterparts at for-profits.

Though the money might not be the primary draw, employment in the US nonprofit sector—the largest employer after retail and manufacturing, according to the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies—is booming. In California, for example, nonprofit employment grew more than 18% from 2007 to 2016, versus 7.3% growth in for-profit sector, according to a new report from Work for Good, a nonprofit jobs board focused on nonprofit careers.

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Consequences of Bad Behavior

Article on misfortunes of the Columbus Dance Theatre here:

Arts council spokeswoman Jami Goldstein said of Columbus Dance Theatre that “the concerns included missed deadlines, a balance of payroll taxes owed dating back to 2012, increased debt, negative net assets, leadership misconduct and lack of board recruitment and oversight.”

The leadership misconduct refers to company founder and former Artistic Director Tim Veach, who resigned in October after allegations of misconduct with two dance students. In March, Veach was found guilty of providing alcohol to a minor.

MoAD Moves

Read up on team announcements at the Museum of the African Diaspora, including new roles for Elena Gross, Exhibitions Associate, Nia McAllister, Visitor Experience Manager, Mark Sabb, Senior Director for Innovation and Engagement, and Nicole Winthrop, Membership Manager and Board Liaison. Congrats to you all!

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