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23 02, 2021

Why You Need a Mentor This Year

By |2021-04-06T10:18:03-07:00February 23, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Trends|

The ongoing pandemic has created challenges and roadblocks for many professionals in design and architecture. Some have unexpectedly lost jobs. Some have had to adjust to working from home for the first time. Others have had to put schooling on pause. One bright side in all of this is that [...]

1 09, 2020

Tips for Getting Hired During Economic Uncertainty

By |2021-04-07T06:27:28-07:00September 1, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design, Job Search|

Between furloughs and cutbacks, the ongoing pandemic has upended a lot of people’s careers. Many professionals in architecture and design have found themselves in a position where they suddenly have to search for a job during an economic slowdown. Here are some tips to share on your resume, on social [...]

25 08, 2020

Architecture Industry Update: Top Line

By |2020-08-31T16:12:21-07:00August 25, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Industry Update, Interior Design, Trends|

The global pandemic hit the architecture industry hard. In the second quarter of 2020, almost three-fourths of design firms saw a decrease in their billings. When something unexpected happens to the economy, companies tend to put major development projects on hold. Fortunately, it isn’t all bad news. Some sectors of [...]

18 08, 2020

How to Cultivate a Positive Work Culture

By |2020-08-31T16:19:32-07:00August 18, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Employer Branding, Interior Design, Interviewing, Leadership|

A positive work culture can make your architectural firm the company everybody wants to work for. These tips will help minimize negativity in the workplace and cultivate a positive work culture.Identify the Root of the ProblemUsually if you have multiple employees who seem to have a bad attitude, there is [...]

11 08, 2020

Steps to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

By |2020-08-31T16:30:15-07:00August 11, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design, Job Search|

By now, most architectural firms know that emotional intelligence is important for successful leadership because it allows leaders to better empathize with their team, control their emotions, make smarter decisions, and reduce conflict in the workplace. Many leaders, however, do not realize that there are simple steps to improve their [...]

4 08, 2020

Tips for Attracting and Working with Generation Z

By |2020-08-31T16:30:59-07:00August 4, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Employer Branding, Interior Design, Interviewing, Leadership|

Over the past decade, there has been a lot of discussion about how to attract and retain millennials in architecture and design. However, recently, the focus has shifted toward Generation Z, or those who were born between 1997 and 2012. A large portion of this generation has either just entered [...]

28 07, 2020

How to Improve the Candidate Experience

By |2021-04-07T06:28:53-07:00July 28, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Employer Branding, Interior Design, Interviewing, Leadership|

As the architecture employment market becomes more competitive, companies need to find strategic ways to improve the candidate experience. Providing candidates with a positive experience during recruitment improves the overall reputation of your company, increases the likelihood of your top pick accepting an offer, and helps new hires start off [...]

21 07, 2020

The Post-Pandemic Workspace

By |2020-08-31T16:28:42-07:00July 21, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Interior Design, Leadership, Trends|

The COVID-19 pandemic will have an ongoing effect on work environments. Moving forward, businesses will want workspaces that offer more flexibility, increased collaboration, and provide more opportunities for social distancing. In addition, workspaces will need to accommodate more technology and remote work environments. Here are some things you can expect [...]

14 07, 2020

How to Create Resilience in Your Career During Uncertain Times

By |2021-04-07T06:28:55-07:00July 14, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design, Job Search|

There’s no question that 2020 has brought a lot of uncertainty for the architecture and design industries, as the global pandemic continues to affect the economy. But times of hardship offer the perfect opportunity to build resilience in your career. Below are some tips to create resilience in your career [...]

7 07, 2020

How to Improve Your Firm’s Intercultural Competence

By |2021-04-07T06:28:59-07:00July 7, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Interior Design, Leadership|

The importance of intercultural competence has become a popular conversation in architecture and design as firms strive to reinforce values of equality and justice and to eliminate unconscious bias from the workplace. Below we’ll cover some ways to improve your firm’s intercultural competence. What Is Intercultural Competence? When a company [...]

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