30 06, 2022

Some of the Best Ways to Get Promoted in the Architecture and Design Industry

By |2022-07-12T10:53:31-07:00June 30, 2022|Employment|

To get the promotion you're after, you'll have to prove that you've got what it takes as a high-performing employee in four essential areas: technical, architecture, communication, and talent

16 06, 2022

Is Happiness the Most Important Thing for Your Job?

By |2022-07-12T10:34:10-07:00June 16, 2022|Employment|

Some architecture and interior design candidates assume that being content with their current role means they have reached their career goals.Is happiness the most important thing for your job? The answer is no; happiness is not enough.

3 05, 2022

Use These Tips to Build a Better Employee Relationship

By |2022-05-10T14:19:06-07:00May 3, 2022|Employment|

Strong relationships are the hallmark of good business practices. The best leaders hold relationships at a premium and invest in their relationships as aggressively as many invest in their 401ks and retirement plans. By taking a few simple steps that might not be obvious, you can boost employee and team [...]

19 04, 2022

Retention Strategies That Actually Work

By |2022-05-01T18:49:42-07:00April 19, 2022|Employment|

You've seen the migration, and you've likely experienced it in your own design firm. People are leaving their jobs and changing their roles, not just in Architecture and Design but everywhere. Candidates are placing emphasis on meeting personal goals and over-achieving career goals. Having witnessed the decades their parents and [...]

14 12, 2021

3 Main Reasons You Aren’t Getting Recruited

By |2021-12-15T20:01:18-08:00December 14, 2021|Employment|

Job hunts are daunting and time-consuming. Leaving your resume with numerous architecture companies but getting no response can be frustrating. You could be investing hours, days, or weeks on it and still be left with no response. However, that does not mean that you should give up. What you need [...]

23 11, 2021

Becoming a Design Director

By |2021-12-06T17:26:35-08:00November 23, 2021|DBI, Employment|

Once you have accrued 5-10 years of experience in design, you may be considering a move to the coveted position of design director.  The creative lead in this position has likely garnered work experience in various related projects and understands how design and concept become a completed project. Build your design [...]

14 11, 2021

Do Plastic Have a Role in Architecture and Design?

By |2021-12-15T12:41:43-08:00November 14, 2021|Employment|

Plastic is one of the most versatile and durable materials in the architecture and design industry. It has also infamously gained a bad reputation due to its harmful effects on the environment. The crux of the problem is how plastic is being used and managed.   Architecture and design firms [...]

3 08, 2021

Crafting Your Resignation Letter Effectively

By |2021-09-13T12:37:37-07:00August 3, 2021|Blog, Employment, Job Search, Relocation|

Nothing is permanent, especially in business. If anyone can appreciate this change, it is your boss and the company. So, when the tides of change wash ashore, and it is time for you to turn in your resignation letter, keep in mind that these things happen all the time. There [...]

20 07, 2021

Are Part-Time Roles Right For You?

By |2021-09-13T12:36:58-07:00July 20, 2021|Blog, Employment, Job Search, Recruiting, Trends|

From working parents to individuals going back to college, part-time design jobs are a better fit for some people. But, before you decide to accept one of these opportunities, it’s essential to learn the main differences between full- and part-time employees. Although it’s not a federal law, the Bureau of [...]

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