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12 07, 2023

Six Soft Skills Every Designer Needs: Part Two

By |2023-07-12T14:48:29-07:00July 12, 2023|Job Search|

The six soft skills a designer needs continue in today's post.  These last three soft skills are critical for designers growing into leaders in their firm and in the larger community. You can view the first video here. The full blog can be read here.

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 [...]

19 07, 2022

How to Stay Positive When Your Job Search Stalls

By |2022-10-20T13:10:46-07:00July 19, 2022|Architecture, Blog, UI/UX|

Many candidates say that searching for a job is much harder than the work itself. Always upbeat, you put in hours each week scouring job postings, applying for positions that seem like they could be a match, checking your phone to see who wants to reach out for an interview, and then going to those interviews. You even follow up with a personal thank you note.

20 05, 2022

Design+Dialogue: Is Happiness Enough?

By |2022-10-20T13:10:47-07:00May 20, 2022|Architecture, Blog, UI/UX|

Is happiness enough? DBI is a global recruiting firm focused on the Architecture and Interior Design Industry.  Each year we place candidates across the globe, supporting their career growth and goals.  Of course, we love what we do and enjoy seeing our candidates flourish as they join exciting firms and [...]

12 04, 2022

3 Helpful Tips to Create a Stellar Job Offer

By |2022-10-20T13:10:48-07:00April 12, 2022|Architecture, Blog, UI/UX|

With more job openings than ever in architecture and design, firms are discovering that they are competing against each other for the same top talent. Recruiters who partner with design firms have observed, “There are a lot of openings right now, but they're just aren’t a lot of candidates. When [...]

3 08, 2021

Crafting Your Resignation Letter Effectively

By |2022-10-20T13:10:51-07:00August 3, 2021|Blog, Architecture, UI/UX|

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 [...]

27 05, 2020

DBI Wednesday Tips: Pocket Portfolio

By |2022-10-12T10:10:50-07:00May 27, 2020|Architecture, Blog, UI/UX|

In this post I share the concept of the Pocket Portfolio.  As more and more talent is thinking about a new career DBI has been having some great conversations about portfolios.   The pocket portfolio is so simple but can truly be a make or break idea. Check it out.  

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