Think back to before the Pandemic started (I know, it seems like last year) but go with me. Were your employees engaged? Did they truly participate in the firm? Did they understand the firm goals and strategies? Did they care? Now think about those same employees today. Are you at [...]
As architecture recruiters, we don’t want COVID-19 to get in the way of students entering the profession. But the pandemic continues to impact our industry as firms strategize how to continue their internship programs while keeping everybody safe. Although some employers chose to cancel internships, others were able to offer [...]
As a leader I feel it is critical to be in the trenches, part of the work my teams do. It helps to create a strong corporate culture of trust and allows me to better lead the entire firm forward, removing obstacles and creating opportunities I may have missed if [...]
If there is a silver lining to come out of this recent health threat, it could be that we are learning more about what the pandemic shares in common with climate change, along with some proactive steps that we can take to reduce the negative impacts of both. Let’s review [...]
This is the best interview tool. This is THE ONE tool I have to works in any interview situation. It is free and everyone has access to it. It is Cognitive Empathy.
What is extinct productivity? The old way of motivating talent to be more productive is extinct. There is a new way!
Creatives. Do we need them anymore? It could be argued that the very way we see and perceive the world is because of the creative. But do we need them anymore? Can't computers do the work?
On my way back from Las Vegas, two days of travel, I was thinking about the most important work that I do at DBI. It is not the work I do during the boom times but my efforts in the lean times that make the most impact on me and [...]
In this last installment of why the interview is dead we talk about the feedback stage. This is critical in evaluation of candidates. Hint: it all relates back to the first step! If you want to catch up, the two previous steps are here: The Interview is Dead: The Interview [...]
In this second part of our The Interview is Dead series we talk about how to conduct the in-person meeting to get to know the most about a candidate. If you would like to review the first in the series, you can find it here: