February 26, 2020

Fostering Harmony in an Age Diverse Workplace

Age diversity in the workplace is on the rise in Architect and Design firms with a mix of generations working together Boomers, X generation, Millennial, Z generation! A few areas to look at to keep Harmony in this intergenerational workplace mix! Three areas where conflict occurs most in the workplace Communication Style, Work-Life Balance and

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January 29, 2020

The Single Most Important Thing You Need To Know To Create An Engaging Culture

In reading some company reviews from past employees on indeed and interviewing thousands of Architects and Designers it seems some firms can use some help in this area. Give them a reason to believe  People are seeking jobs in Architecture and Design with meaning, purpose and a reason to believe in what they are doing.

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January 15, 2020

Tips for finding your dream Design Job!

Tips for finding your dream Design Job! Seven steps:  1. Self reflection know what your likes and dislikes are and what you are looking for location, role, environment, size. 2. Do your home work research the firm who, what, where, when.  What project types do they specialize in.. 3. Design education is important we do

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June 25, 2018

Architects office layouts-open floor plans, studio style

Open Floor Plans An open arrangement is a non-specific term utilized as a part of a building and inside outline for any floor arrangements that make utilization of huge, open spaces and limits the utilization of little, encased rooms, for example, private workplaces and cubicles. In private outline, open arrangement or open idea depicts the

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February 14, 2020

Attracting qualified candidates to A&D, Architecture & Design Positions

If your company wants to attract candidates with the “right stuff”, both professionally and personally, it’s important to take the time to define what success looks like in the role you are looking to fill. Taking the time to write an accurate, compelling and strategic position description is crucial to the process of attracting the

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January 23, 2020

Having an Architect at the table in the planning process makes for a better future!

When architecture becomes a service using old logic and repeating them and if an Architect maintains an isolated status of “waiting” for a great contract …this is simply no longer enough…”Architects are also Urbanist, it s not two separate professions.” We need an Architect at the planning table always! Thank you for your insights Liz

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October 17, 2018

Stealthy Hiring in a Candidate-Short Market

Stealthy Hiring in a Candidate-Short Market Industries across the nation are suffering from a talent shortage, and the Architectural industry is no exception. As a result, it is more important than ever that project managers make every effort to improve the speed and efficiency of their hiring processes to ensure that A+ candidates do not

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June 6, 2018

How to maintain a healthy lifestyle at the Studio

How to maintain a healthy lifestyle at the Studio. Keeping up a solid way of life while working at an Architect studio can be exceptionally testing. This is the sort of occupation that requires extended periods of time sitting in your work area, confronting the PC screen and stressing your eyes to manage the smallest

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February 6, 2020

Leaving your Architecture position without burning bridges.

Some things to consider when it is time to move on. Take an inventory, ask yourself why? Does your answer reflect rational reasons? Were you passed over after picking up the slack for months, years? Do you feel emotionally abused by your boss and/or managers, dreading coming into the studio every day, unreasonable hours affecting

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January 16, 2020

Is Architecture completely wrong for me?

A majority of an Architects’s workload is not spent on Design rather blended with finance, community and construction realities. This can cause frustration. Mathew Turner suggests there is a solution to this that isn’t giving up on architecture; it is more evolution than revolution, and the answer is in your mindset.. Is Architecture completely wrong

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July 5, 2018

Different Types of Architects and What They Do

Architecture is one of those fields that incorporate a wide assortment of vocation alternatives, attributable to the few points that fall under its area. Modelers take a shot at scales beginning from a little room in a house to a whole city. They configuration, create, introduce, and regulate a wide range of activities. Their insight,

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April 4, 2018

What should I show in my portfolio?

5 Things You Must Include in Your Creative Portfolio Present your work as a case study. Fill your portfolio with however many contextual investigations as could be expected depending on your level of experience. When I connected with employers, I filled my portfolio with huge, lovely visuals. I connected to employers, without any results. “Why?

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