Life Is What You Make It: Leadership Lessons From Eleanor Of Aquitaine

Here’s just a tiny portion of what today’s bad*ss bitch was adept at: arithmetic, history, the constellations, household management, embroidery, needlepoint, sewing, spinning, weaving, conversation, dancing, backgammon, checkers, chess, playing the harp, singing, music, literature, riding, hawking, and hunting!1 Impressed yet? Eleanor of Aquitaine was not only a boss at all of the above-listed skills,

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Why Museums Produce Great Employees

Searching for your next great hire? Look no further than your local museum. Most museums are fast-paced, customer-facing, community-focused institutions that cultivate valuable skills for almost any industry. So whether you’re an employer looking for new staff, or a museum worker in the market for a new job, it’s time to recognize all awesome transferable

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More Than A Remote Chance Of Success

Forget the flying cars, the robots that will do your laundry, and the moving sidewalks in every major metropolitan area. The real innovation of the future is remote work, and we’re here to dispel a few common myths about this approach to business. Now, when you heard the term “remote work,” there’s a good chance

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Museum Squad Goals Vs. Museum Roles

Curatorial, Events, Programs, Education, Conservation, Sponsorship, Visitor Services…museums all over the world have diverse collections and diverse organizational structures. In some museums, one person may be what three people are in another museum and some museums may not have any staff. Instead, they’re entirely volunteer run. Whilst the staff composition may vary between museums, the goal of

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Museum Buzzword Balderdash

Board game aficionados will be familiar with Balderdash. In the game originally published in 1984, players create fictitious definitions of real words and attempt to convince others that their definition is the real deal. The game has sold over 15 million copies worldwide since hitting the market but has even older roots in a classic parlor game

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MuseNews May Roundup

Here at Museum Hack we think museums are f***ing awesome. We’re constantly hearing awesome stories from our museum partners — stories about new exhibits and even some pretty weird and wild stuff! We wanted to share the amazing news items that come across our virtual desks, so we’re putting together a monthly roundup of some

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EMP Spotlight: Makenzie Witter

We’re profiling interesting projects from in the museum field to show the amazing research coming from Emerging Museum Professionals.  Have an awesome museum project you want to share? Email julia@museumhack.com!  My name is…Makenzie Witter I am the Museum Educator at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY. I graduated from Seton Hall University in May

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Updates from the Museum.Jobs team!

We’ve been working hard to make Museum.Jobs the best resource for the best museum jobs. Our posts are only for museums and related cultural institutions, to provide a free resource and access to Museum Hack’s network of museum professionals. But there is a room to grow in the museum world, particularly when it comes to

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