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9 06, 2021

Have you worked with an industry specific recruiter?

By |2021-06-11T12:35:30-07:00June 9, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

For many of the same reasons that professional athletes, actors, and authors hire agents, when it comes to finding the best talent on the market for design jobs, partnering with industry-specific recruiters is your best bet. In addition to already having access to a roster of qualified candidates, here are [...]

3 06, 2021

What Architecture Firms Look for When Hiring

By |2021-06-03T13:48:32-07:00June 3, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

There were over 6,000 people that graduated with architecture degrees in 2019.  As this talent enters the job market, how does one stand out over the other?  What do architecture firms look for when hiring? Since architecture firms receive hundreds of resumes per posted job listing and usually interview only [...]

18 05, 2021

Get More Done Using Chunking

By |2021-05-19T10:51:00-07:00May 18, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Effective time management is getting even more difficult with all of the new technological distractions we’re constantly surrounded by. One of the keys to getting more done in less time is planning, prioritizing, and streamlining your work. Then, it’s about promoting more efficiency in your life by focusing on the [...]

11 05, 2021

Why Relocating Might Be Worth It

By |2021-05-11T11:39:23-07:00May 11, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

DBI has seen a marked increase in relocating in recent months. The pandemic has driven people to new places, with or without a job.  If you’re ready for a lifestyle change, career growth, lower cost of living, to be closer to family, or really any reason then relocating might be [...]

4 05, 2021

Ways Architecture Firms Can Support Working Parents

By |2021-05-04T21:14:50-07:00May 4, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employer Branding, Employment, Industry Update, Leadership, Trends|

More than half of families have two working parents. Although there are plenty of financial advantages associated with both parents working, it can also be challenging for working parents to balance their personal and professional obligations, especially when many schools and daycares are virtual. It's equally essential for architecture firms [...]

27 04, 2021

How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Love Your Job

By |2021-04-27T04:55:53-07:00April 27, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Trends|

Although some candidates are fortunate enough to land their dream design position, most people often find themselves doing things that they didn’t fully anticipate performing on the job. Nearly everybody is trying to find a healthy balance between the demands in their personal and professional lives. Fortunately, improving your emotional [...]

20 04, 2021

How to Resign from Your Job Gracefully

By |2021-04-16T12:46:58-07:00April 20, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Change is afoot!  The pandemic has created a seismic shift in every industry.  The same goes for Architecture.  Many designers are moving to find a dream job, be closer to family, or a lower cost of living. When it is time to change, you need to resign.  And it is [...]

15 04, 2021

What Architecture Leaders Want to See in Your Portfolio

By |2021-04-16T12:35:08-07:00April 15, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Architects and Interior Designer have the great advantage and the great curse of providing a professional portfolio as part of their overall personal brand.  But what should be in a portfolio?  What are leaders looking for? When building a portfolio for your next job application, what should you try to [...]

6 04, 2021

AI Trends That Are Changing the Design Industry

By |2021-04-06T10:15:01-07:00April 6, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership, Trends|

As in many other industries, artificial intelligence is revolutionizing architecture and design. AI-based technology makes it easier for design teams to collaborate, improve efficiency, improve profitability, and more. Here are three current trends in artificial intelligence affecting architecture and design right now. Neural Network Application In architecture, neural networks consist [...]

30 03, 2021

The Executive Skills You Need for Design Leadership

By |2021-04-06T10:16:02-07:00March 30, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership, Trends|

In addition to design skills, there are many other skills necessary to succeed in the architecture and design fields, especially as you move into leadership roles. Here are some of the most critical executive skills that can help you thrive as an architecture and design leader. Project Management Management skills [...]

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