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26 02, 2019

Software, Apps, and Technology That Are Indispensable in Architecture

By |2019-02-22T11:36:58-08:00February 26, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

Over time, technology has transformed the architectural industry. The field has become more experimental, yet also more adaptable. New technology in architecture has allowed design professionals to become more collaborative and meticulous. From BIM and Revit to Cloud Services, here are some software, applications, and technology that have become indispensable. [...]

19 02, 2019

Life After Project Management – Where Do I Go from Here?

By |2019-02-22T11:34:48-08:00February 19, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design|

After finishing college, most people who want to be architects start out in production, developing construction documents. Eventually, they might become project managers, managing other architectural professionals and oversee projects. This is when the architect or designer’s skills are honed, skills that can transfer to many different roles and careers. [...]

12 02, 2019

How to Effectively Manage Your Architecture Career

By |2019-02-27T15:20:05-08:00February 12, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

When it comes to your career, it can often feel difficult to see the forest for the trees. You work hard in the day-to-day and one project becomes another. If this is you, you are not alone. But remember, the responsibility to manage your design career is yours and yours [...]

5 02, 2019

Work-Life Balance in Architecture: Is it Possible to Have?

By |2019-02-04T07:42:30-08:00February 5, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

Architecture is a deeply rewarding field, but it can also come with long hours and high stress. Deadlines are a top priority, and this can create significant pressure. Knowing this, many architectural firms are trying to reemphasize the “life” side of work-life balance. Employees right now expect a level of [...]

29 01, 2019

Career Growth in the Architecture Industry

By |2019-02-04T07:43:07-08:00January 29, 2019|Blog, Design, Industry Update, Trends|

Career growth in architecture is about skill, experience, and timing. If you didn’t get the promotion for you were hoping for last year, 2019 could still be your year! In today’s market, moving you career forward is not as much about paying your dues and showing your loyalty, now you [...]

22 01, 2019

The Savvy Manager: Keeping Your Team Motivated and Inspired

By |2019-02-04T07:43:43-08:00January 22, 2019|Blog, Design, Industry Update, Trends|

As a manager, it is your job to keep your team inspired and motivated. Low-morale hinders both creativity and productivity. The best way to retain your team members is to make them feel appreciated, but this isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Here are some tips to keep your [...]

15 01, 2019

Social Issues: How They Are Impacting Candidates’ Decision-Making

By |2019-01-11T09:37:23-08:00January 15, 2019|Blog, Design, Industry Update, Trends|

Young professionals are more interested in social issues than they have been in years. Concerns about the environment, poverty, community, and inequality have shaped their decision-making processes. This affects what they look for when job hunting. The architectural field is one area that has seen the impact of this shift [...]

8 01, 2019

How to Get Your Portfolio Noticed

By |2019-01-07T08:59:14-08:00January 8, 2019|Architecture, Blog, Design, Interior Design, Portfolio|

To land a job at an architectural firm you need to win the interview. Enter your portfolio! You need to present those skills in a way that makes you stand out. This is where your portfolio comes in. An architectural portfolio is a showcase of your work. The main function [...]

1 01, 2019

2019 Areas of Growth in the Design Technology Market

By |2018-12-21T13:13:55-08:00January 1, 2019|Blog, Design, Industry Update, Trends|

From augmented reality to 3D printing, innovation is transforming the design technology market. We are capable of doing things we never thought possible twenty years ago. To keep up with these changes, the position in demand are changing as well. Some are changing and expanding, some are totally new and [...]

25 12, 2018

How to Work with a Recruiter to Land Your Next Great Opportunity

By |2018-12-17T15:43:03-08:00December 25, 2018|Architecture, Blog, Design, Firm Managment, Leadership|

Looking for work on your own is challenging. It is a full-time job on its own and while you might be able to find a job on your own eventually, you have a much better shot at landing a job that fits your needs if you work with a recruiter. [...]

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