13 07, 2021

Take a Break from Work

By |2021-07-04T12:21:16-07:00July 13, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Industry Update, Trends|

With the last year’s pandemic, the work environment has changed. More people are working from home or working in a hybrid situation. This has led many employees to come to the point of fatigue, feeling overworked, and depression. The trend for Americans to be overworked is not new. Twenty percent [...]

6 07, 2021

How to Increase Trust and Psychological Safety in the Hybrid Workplace

By |2021-07-04T17:09:09-07:00July 6, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Promoting psychological safety is not a one-time effort but a process of communication and understanding, as well as responsiveness and decision making. When looking at how technology affects psychological safety in the workplace, it is important to consider the entire picture. These days, even retail design jobs are affected by [...]

29 06, 2021

Get Past Your Creative Block

By |2021-06-25T08:51:50-07:00June 29, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Every creative has experienced some degree of a creative block. Creative blocks are not limited to only traditional visual artists and writers. All creatives, including designers in interior design jobs and architecture jobs, look for ways to tap into creative ideas when they've hit a wall. There are different reasons [...]

22 06, 2021

How to Make a Great Impression at Your New Firm

By |2021-06-25T08:44:04-07:00June 22, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Making a great first impression at your new firm can be fun, exciting, and a little unnerving. So naturally, you want to connect with your coworkers and feel comfortable in your work environment. If you’re a naturally outgoing person that possesses a lot of confidence, meeting people may be more [...]

9 06, 2021

Have You Worked With an Industry Specific Recruiter?

By |2021-06-30T13:25:27-07:00June 9, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

For many of the same reasons that professional athletes, actors, and authors hire agents, when it comes to finding the best talent on the market for design jobs, partnering with industry-specific recruiters is your best bet. In addition to already having access to a roster of qualified candidates, here are [...]

3 06, 2021

What Architecture Firms Look for When Hiring

By |2021-06-03T13:48:32-07:00June 3, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

There were over 6,000 people that graduated with architecture degrees in 2019.  As this talent enters the job market, how does one stand out over the other?  What do architecture firms look for when hiring? Since architecture firms receive hundreds of resumes per posted job listing and usually interview only [...]

18 05, 2021

Get More Done Using Chunking

By |2021-05-19T10:51:00-07:00May 18, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Effective time management is getting even more difficult with all of the new technological distractions we’re constantly surrounded by. One of the keys to getting more done in less time is planning, prioritizing, and streamlining your work. Then, it’s about promoting more efficiency in your life by focusing on the [...]

11 05, 2021

Why Relocating Might Be Worth It

By |2021-05-11T11:39:23-07:00May 11, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

DBI has seen a marked increase in relocating in recent months. The pandemic has driven people to new places, with or without a job.  If you’re ready for a lifestyle change, career growth, lower cost of living, to be closer to family, or really any reason then relocating might be [...]

4 05, 2021

Ways Architecture Firms Can Support Working Parents

By |2021-05-04T21:14:50-07:00May 4, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employer Branding, Employment, Industry Update, Leadership, Trends|

More than half of families have two working parents. Although there are plenty of financial advantages associated with both parents working, it can also be challenging for working parents to balance their personal and professional obligations, especially when many schools and daycares are virtual. It's equally essential for architecture firms [...]

27 04, 2021

How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Love Your Job

By |2021-04-27T04:55:53-07:00April 27, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Trends|

Although some candidates are fortunate enough to land their dream design position, most people often find themselves doing things that they didn’t fully anticipate performing on the job. Nearly everybody is trying to find a healthy balance between the demands in their personal and professional lives. Fortunately, improving your emotional [...]

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