Interior Design

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 [...]

9 04, 2024

4 Home Design Tips to Improve Wellness

By |2024-04-09T09:31:02-07:00April 9, 2024|Architecture, Design|

I recently read an article published in Architizer called “6 Way Residential Architecture Can Impact Your Health”.  It is a fascinating architect about how architects and designers can create with health and wellness as their north star. But what about the rest of us already nested in our homes of [...]

20 02, 2024

Leveraging Social Media to Grow Your Business

By |2024-02-20T10:31:06-08:00February 20, 2024|Leadership|

Social media can be a powerful tool for architecture firms, yet many firms don’t take advantage of TikTok, Instagram, or LinkedIn. Social media can help you establish your identity, attract talent, gain new clients, and increase firm awareness. The Benefits of Social Media Social media is a fast and cost-effective [...]

30 01, 2024

Promote Your Culture First When Hiring

By |2024-01-30T10:04:08-08:00January 30, 2024|Architecture, Talent Acquisition|

One of the best ways to improve the quality of your architecture or design firm’s talent is to prioritize culture fit during your hiring process. The best candidates are looking for a firm that shares their values and goals, so creating a work culture that reflects what professionals want is [...]

23 01, 2024

Retention Strategies for a Hybrid Environment

By |2024-01-23T09:27:51-08:00January 23, 2024|Leadership|

The architecture and design industry, all industries for that matter, are in a new paradigm.   From full-time in the office to hybrid and full work-from-home, unlimited PTO, and hot desks, organizations are rethinking culture from the ground up. Part of the cultural redefinition is how to retain employees.  Firms are [...]

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 [...]

9 01, 2024

How To Create Job Offers That Get Accepted

By |2024-01-09T09:47:15-08:00January 9, 2024|Leadership|

Job Offers that get accepted are easy to create and are not all about base salary!  As we enter 2024 DBI is already seeing new jobs opening and firms of all sizes in need of staff.  Competition is slowly creeping back into hiring for the Architecture and Interior Design industries. [...]

28 11, 2023

Modern Leadership Qualities That Set You Apart

By |2023-11-28T08:47:58-08:00November 28, 2023|Leadership|

Leaders, those that stand out, use very specific qualities in each of their interactions. Take Sir Richard Branson for example, the self-proclaimed rule-breaker owns one of the world’s most recognized brands and has authored several books on important leadership principles. Instead of relying on traditional business strategies, he suggests that [...]

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