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 [...]

20 04, 2021

How to Resign from Your Job Gracefully

By |2021-04-16T12:46:58-07:00April 20, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Change is afoot!  The pandemic has created a seismic shift in every industry.  The same goes for Architecture.  Many designers are moving to find a dream job, be closer to family, or a lower cost of living. When it is time to change, you need to resign.  And it is [...]

15 04, 2021

What Architecture Leaders Want to See in Your Portfolio

By |2021-04-16T12:35:08-07:00April 15, 2021|Architecture, Blog, Employment, Interior Design, Leadership, Portfolio, Trends|

Architects and Interior Designer have the great advantage and the great curse of providing a professional portfolio as part of their overall personal brand.  But what should be in a portfolio?  What are leaders looking for? When building a portfolio for your next job application, what should you try to [...]

21 05, 2020

4 Free Websites to Get Your Architecture Portfolio Online

By |2020-05-21T09:45:00-07:00May 21, 2020|Portfolio|

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 [...]

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