“Every single day, I have to remind someone that I am, in fact, an Architect. And sometimes not just an Architect, but the Architect.” Zaha Enter the 8th Annual A+Awards for a shot at international publication and global recognition. Submit your projects before March 27th to be in the running. Speaking to The New York Times in 2016, architect Yen Ha
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
RESOURCES FOR CREATING AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO Why do I need a digital portfolio? A digital portfolio gives employers a chance to see your work before you are hired. This puts you at an advantage over other job applicants who may have education and experience, but no representation of the style and quality of their work.
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