Two days ago, I went over some of the interview questions that you should be ready for when searching for a job. As a part of your interview, you should also be pro-active and ask questions that will help you gauge whether or not the position and environment is suited for you.
Here are 5 Questions to ask in order to…Continue
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As I discussed in my last post, your portfolio should be as un-complicated as possible and speak for itself. The goal here is to waste little time on mundane graphic details when in actuality, your architectural work should be speaking for you. Now I want to take the portfolio the next step further in order to streamline your job-hunt process.…
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Have you been slaving over your portfolio? Are you on your fifth or sixth different version of it? Do you think about page layouts and binding as you fall asleep? Stop!
Portfolios are built up to be the ultimate in self-expression as if the design and quality of them will define…Continue
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Looking for a new job is stressful regardless of where you are in your career. Job hunting never really gets easier and, for architects, this is compounded by the fact that we need so much more than simply just a resume (i.e. portfolios and work samples). So why would we make this task harder than it really needs to be? If you take a few things into…Continue
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Carole, a loyal reader, wrote me an e-mail about an issue that many of us have experience in.…Continue
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I am starting the lose it with showers in new homes. They just keep getting bigger and bigger; as soon as I think they can't possibly add another feature - POW! - another feature.
Now that I'm out of school it's easier to reflect on the sometimes painful but useful experiences you have during those formative college years. I remember with fondness one particularly painful lesson I learned while presenting a design project in Buenos Aires. My project had started off well enough, but had stagnated (to say the least) to the mid-point in the semester.…Continue