16 04, 2024

3 Reasons Your Hiring is Broken

By |2024-04-16T09:42:47-07:00April 16, 2024|Leadership, Talent Acquisition|

Hiring the right people can be challenging during rapid company growth. The firm feels pressured to meet all sorts of other demands during this time. Breaking the hiring habits that have worked for decades can be difficult, but the truth is that hiring processes are doomed to fail when they [...]

2 04, 2024

Architects Influencing Construction: A Green Solution

By |2024-04-02T08:50:54-07:00April 2, 2024|Architecture|

I read a recent article in Fast Company (Architects Started Caring About What Their Buildings are Made From. That’s a Good Thing) and was excited to hear a voice talking about the importance of the architect’s influence beyond design. The current model* of the general architectural process is design (technical [...]

16 01, 2024

How To Provide Interview Feedback

By |2024-01-16T09:58:48-08:00January 16, 2024|Leadership|

Sharing feedback with a candidate after the interview is critically important. This process does two things.  First, gathering feedback on the candidate from your interview team helps you decide if the candidate is the right fit for the position. Second, it allows the candidate to better understand how their skills [...]

5 07, 2023

Six Soft Skills Designers Need

By |2023-07-05T11:32:01-07:00July 5, 2023|Interviewing|

Six soft skill designers need to be successful in projects, careers, and design. In this video post, I share a high-level overview of the first three soft skills every designer needs. I share how Communication, Collaboration, and Problem-Solving are critical for every designer. I will share the final three in [...]

28 06, 2023

Design+Dialogue: Resign Gracefully

By |2023-06-28T11:25:52-07:00June 28, 2023|Job Search|

Resign Gracefully.  It may seem easy but in the moment it can be a challenge to ensure you leave your current role professionally and gracefully.  In my current Design+Dialogue, I share four ways to keep your resignation on track, professional, and graceful. I also have a blog post that goes [...]

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