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10 08, 2021

How To Handle Counteroffers

By |2021-09-13T12:38:35-07:00August 10, 2021|Blog, Branding, Job Search, Portfolio|

As an architectural design firm, you understand what’s at stake when top talent gets a wandering eye only to leave you crying in the rain because you were “out-offered.” How does a firm combat the counter offer your potential new employees a going to get? Here are a few ideas:   [...]

3 08, 2021

Crafting Your Resignation Letter Effectively

By |2021-09-13T12:37:37-07:00August 3, 2021|Blog, Employment, Job Search, Relocation|

Nothing is permanent, especially in business. If anyone can appreciate this change, it is your boss and the company. So, when the tides of change wash ashore, and it is time for you to turn in your resignation letter, keep in mind that these things happen all the time. There [...]

27 07, 2021

How to Improve Your Personal Brand

By |2021-09-13T12:41:43-07:00July 27, 2021|Blog, Branding, Portfolio|

If you want to land your dream architecture job, you have to focus more on personal branding. Earning a Bachelor of Architecture is an excellent place to start, but you have to remember that most candidates are going to have the same degree that you do. The end goal is [...]

20 07, 2021

Are Part-Time Roles Right For You?

By |2021-09-13T12:36:58-07:00July 20, 2021|Blog, Employment, Job Search, Recruiting, Trends|

From working parents to individuals going back to college, part-time design jobs are a better fit for some people. But, before you decide to accept one of these opportunities, it’s essential to learn the main differences between full- and part-time employees. Although it’s not a federal law, the Bureau of [...]

13 07, 2021

Take a Break from Work

By |2021-09-13T12:45:40-07:00July 13, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Industry Update, Trends|

With the last year’s pandemic, the work environment has changed. More people are working from home or working in a hybrid situation. This has led many employees to come to the point of fatigue, feeling overworked, and depression. The trend for Americans to be overworked is not new. Twenty percent [...]

6 07, 2021

How to Increase Trust and Psychological Safety in the Hybrid Workplace

By |2021-07-04T17:09:09-07:00July 6, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Promoting psychological safety is not a one-time effort but a process of communication and understanding, as well as responsiveness and decision making. When looking at how technology affects psychological safety in the workplace, it is important to consider the entire picture. These days, even retail design jobs are affected by [...]

29 06, 2021

Get Past Your Creative Block

By |2021-06-25T08:51:50-07:00June 29, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Every creative has experienced some degree of a creative block. Creative blocks are not limited to only traditional visual artists and writers. All creatives, including designers in interior design jobs and architecture jobs, look for ways to tap into creative ideas when they've hit a wall. There are different reasons [...]

22 06, 2021

How to Make a Great Impression at Your New Firm

By |2021-06-25T08:44:04-07:00June 22, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Making a great first impression at your new firm can be fun, exciting, and a little unnerving. So naturally, you want to connect with your coworkers and feel comfortable in your work environment. If you’re a naturally outgoing person that possesses a lot of confidence, meeting people may be more [...]

9 06, 2021

Have You Worked With an Industry Specific Recruiter?

By |2021-06-30T13:25:27-07:00June 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 [...]

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