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7 05, 2019

Tips to Master Client Development for Your Architecture Firm

By |2021-04-07T06:38:47-07:00May 7, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Business, Employment, Interior Design|

As a fellow business owner, I understand that one of the most important factors to longevity regardless of your industry is client development. Unfortunately, client turnover is inevitable and for any firm, securing new projects doesn’t happen overnight. It takes a targeted and consistent approach to build new clients and [...]

30 04, 2019

How to Create a Culture that Boosts Your Firm’s Productivity

By |2021-04-07T06:38:53-07:00April 30, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Business, Employment, Interior Design|

Most companies think that hiring top-tier talent is all that it will take to boost their productivity. Even though investing in the best talent will always be an essential element to long-term success, something that is often overlooked by many architecture firms is the clear correlation between the firm’s culture [...]

23 04, 2019

The Cost of Mediocre Talent on Your Business

By |2021-04-07T06:40:13-07:00April 23, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Business, Employment, Interior Design|

You have a choice to make. Do you turn the new candidate away or do you take on work knowing there are gaps in staff because of the tight labor market? Being the owner of a firm, like you, it is very hard for me to turn down business/money. The [...]

16 04, 2019

A Successful Approach to Innovation

By |2021-04-07T06:40:17-07:00April 16, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

The modern architecture and design industries move fast and change constantly. It can be challenging to remain innovative enough to stay at the forefront of the field, but you have to if you want to succeed. You need to create an environment where your team can create and experiment freely. [...]

9 04, 2019

Leadership Transition: Succession Planning Considerations

By |2021-04-07T06:40:25-07:00April 9, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

Succession planning is a critical aspect of running any business but is essential for an active architecture firm. A well thought out succession plan can help ensure your firm remains successful after owners or partners retire or key leaders move on. Here are some strategies to meet the transition head [...]

2 04, 2019

How to Foster Leadership Skills in the Next Generation

By |2021-04-07T06:40:35-07:00April 2, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

Your firm’s next generation of leaders is quickly rising to be the majority of staff in architecture and interior design firms across the country. As time goes by these professionals have taken on increased responsibility as well as leadership roles. Many baby boomers are nearing retirement and these positions are [...]

26 03, 2019

How to Attract Start Talent to Your Design Firm

By |2021-04-07T06:40:44-07:00March 26, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

Every architecture and interior design firm wants to attract star talent, but how do you attract them? What are the looking for? These stars need to be able to see that your firm has what they want. Here are some tips for better understanding high-quality candidates. 1. A Challenge All-star [...]

19 03, 2019

The Benefits to Organizations Who Team with a Recruiting Firm

By |2021-04-07T06:40:45-07:00March 19, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

It’s easy to forget just how intensive the hiring process can be. From creating job descriptions and screening applicants to interviewing candidates and negotiating salaries; handling your own hiring needs can quickly become a significant distraction that prevents you from accomplishing more important obligations. Here are some benefits the growing [...]

12 03, 2019

Self-Awareness Benefits in the Professional Interview

By |2021-04-07T06:41:00-07:00March 12, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

Some of the most successful leaders and entrepreneurs in the world rank self-awareness as a key factor to career success. Self- Awareness is the ability to know one's emotions, strengths, weaknesses. Hiring managers often use specific questions to assess self-awareness during the interview. If you want to stand out from [...]

5 03, 2019

How to Differentiate Yourself and Get Great Job Offers

By |2021-04-07T06:41:07-07:00March 5, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

When you interview at an architectural or design firm, you’re probably competing against several other candidates. Most will have the same skills as you, and many will have similar experience as you. The hardest part of any the job hunt is standing out from the crowd. Here’s how you can [...]

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