Job hunting in the architecture and design field can be stressful as you try to navigate an uncertain employment market and find a job that aligns with your long-term career objectives. Enlisting the help of an architecture recruiter can make the job hunt much more fruitful. Here’s how you can [...]
In this post I share the concept of the Pocket Portfolio. As more and more talent is thinking about a new career DBI has been having some great conversations about portfolios. The pocket portfolio is so simple but can truly be a make or break idea. Check it out.
As architecture and design firms move forward, it’s important to think strategically about company culture and how it can facilitate growth. This year has taught us that the values and behaviors of a company matter. In the future, customers and employees alike are going to expect businesses to exhibit compassion, [...]
Having an online architecture or design portfolio is a must in today’s fast-moving, digital world. It is a critical tool in being able to attract potential employers in a tight job market, an excellent way to stay organized as you add new projects to your resume, and a great way [...]
I am starting a new vlog series called Business as Unusual. It is a new playlist on YouTube. Here is my first post, Listening at the Point of Need. This tip is about how to adjust your expertise to meet new needs and challenges. Enjoy.
The recent rise in unemployment means the competition for jobs in architecture will be higher than usual this year. Job hunters need to do everything they can to stand out from the pack. There are a lot of people looking for jobs right now, you don’t want to get lost [...]
What is your firm's Virtual Corporate Culture? As work from home, and hire from home, becomes more common place architecture and design firms need new ideas on how best to promote their corporate culture. This week's tip is simple and very impactful. Here are a few other posts regarding virtual [...]
As the world continues to face an unprecedented global pandemic, the architecture industry needs strong leaders more than ever. Strong leaders thrive during times of hardship by inspiring others, alleviating their fear, and providing guidance and reassurance. A Source of Support Professionals in architecture need support right now. Employees are [...]
This last tip in the architectural virtual interview series is about crushing the after interview.
For many architecture professionals, the biggest challenge of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic is the lack of socialization. Humans are naturally social and crave human interaction, so it is hard for them to go long periods without seeing their friends and coworkers. If you start to feel disconnected [...]