One of the most valuable lessons art students master isn’t technically taught in any classroom. What is their most valuable skill? Resilience. Related: 3 Common Job Search Strategies That Don’t Work Whether you were staring at a blank piece of paper, wondering how to start your next composition, or poised in front of a blank canvas, wondering how to express your next masterpiece, you’ve honed the art of perseverance and resilience. And those traits will serve you well in your job search.