5 Tips To Grow Professionally While Working From Home

How to grow professionally while working from home includes; Advocate for yourself, keep your network alive, invest in learning, become a time management guru, step up and seize the opportunity. It can seem challenging to focus on career development while working remotely. Especially during COVID-19, when you might have the kids, pets and even extended

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Design Census 2019

The Design Census is an open and collaborative resource for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping the design practice today. Learn more at https://designcensus.org Section I — Who is designing in 2019? A wide-angle view of the backgrounds of designers practicing in the field today. Section II — How do designers work?

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6 Critical Hiring Updates For Virtual Jobs

Critical Hiring Updates For Virtual Jobs

How to assess the candidates character and cultural fit with out meeting in person-6 updates includes: Clearly labeling position as WFH, Define boundaries of search by geo-targeting by zip code, Screen for relevant qualifications by adding target questions, assess soft skills and emotional intelligence, Interact based on workflows to simulate work conditions, engage virtual culture

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7 Top Tips To Help You Start Your New Remote Job

How to start your new Remote job 7 tips inculdes: Understand your role ask alot of questions. Know how your managers and coworkers communicate (phone, video, email, text). Establish relationships start with casual conversations introducing yourself. Ask valuable questions and reach out to your mangers and coworker for clarification. Create a routine, a structure and

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How To Be Optimistic, Even When You’re Feeling Pain And Despair

33% of people are medially optimistic only 13% highly optimistic. All outcomes are improved when people are optimistic…two techniques to increase optimism 1. When possible and to feel less intense emotional and physical reactions. Replay negative experiences from a self distance 3rd person “as a fly on the wall. 2. Increase your time spent with

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This week, architects and designers responded to racial inequality

Removal of statues is an opportunity to acknowledge slave trading of the past with an appropriate memorial…like a statue of protesters taking down a slave trader. Other opinions include Architects choosing to stop working on spaces that imprison and treat people inhumanly. The week on Dezeen, graffiti artist Banksy sketched a memorial to slavery, architects and designers created

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Architecture Community Experiences a Noticeable Impact on Mental Health Since Pandemic

Architecture Community Experiences

Uncertainty about the future was top of the list of what is impacting Architecture Communities mental health. A loss of social life and/or work culture had the highest number of responders. Of 122 responses 87 reported they had not received mental health assistance and/or resources from their employers or schools. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for

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The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice

The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice

Uncertainty about the future was top of the list of what is impacting Architecture Communities mental health. A loss of social life and/or work culture had the highest number of responders. Of 122 responses 87 reported they had not received mental health assistance and/or resources from their employers or schools. In the wake of the

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An Open Letter to Graduating Landscape Architecture Students

Landscape Architects are uniquely talented designing systems for both people and nature at all scales. Land8 is encouraging you to pursue your dreams of being a Landscape Architect. A “growing” field! Dear graduating landscape architecture student, I am thinking of you all as you graduate—Congratulations and well done! You have spent a lot of time

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