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  • How to get an Architecture Internship
    July 26, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    Archslate aims to secure an architecture internship for individuals who to be introduced into the real world of architecture. We will talk about the various ways to get an architecture internship and make it an invaluable learning experience.

  • 4 Major Mistakes to Avoid while Hiring for your Firm
    July 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    Often, recruitment is a tedious process, and people make a lot of common mistakes during the hiring process. That’s where we step in to help out and here’s how!

  • How to Overcome Bias in Your Hiring Process
    July 24, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    We want to talk to you about hiring bias, how to identify you have a hiring bias, why you must overcome it, and how you can do so. So dive right into this insightful read!

  • 5 Steps You Should Take from A Young Age to be a Successful Architect
    July 23, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    There’s a couple of tips we have for you to become a successful architect at a young age. Travel the world, make and maintain connections, keep up with trends and build a kickass portfolio to make it big!

  • Unpaid Internships - Are They Worth It?
    July 22, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    If you’ve ever accepted or thought of accepting an unpaid internship, we’re here to dissuade you. It’s malpractice that has to stop and here’s why. Read on to know more.

  • What is an Architecture Internship really like?
    July 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    From 3D Rendering to Social Media duties, from when to look for Internships to potential salaries, we talk about the A-Z of what an Architecture Internship is really like.

  • Archslate - A platform for, by, and with the students
    July 7, 2021 at 4:00 PM

    Archslate is a platform for, by, and with the students for students of the past are leaders of the future. Read to know what we do to help further the goal of employment for students.

  • Covid-19 and the shift in architectural design | Sustainable and healthy environments
    July 5, 2021 at 1:00 PM

    The pandemic has called for a shift in architectural design and in this article we look at how that shift is now going to occur to give way to a more sustainable, virus-resistant, and healthy environment.

  • Social Housing - How it helps and why governments need to invest in it?
    July 1, 2021 at 1:30 PM

    With the pandemic hitting the world, social housing solutions are the need of the hour, and here’s why we think it's something the government needs to invest in.

  • 4 Ways your recommendation letter can land you your dream Architecture job!
    June 24, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    Found your dream job and all that's standing in between is a recommendation letter? Well, that's where we step in with tips that’ll get you just the referral you need. Read on to find out more!

  • Archslate | A tool that is helping Architecture firms bring in diversity through hiring.
    June 18, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    Diverse hiring is the only way to go and we at Archslate are doing all that we can to ensure we become an equal opportunity platform for recruitment. Read on to know a little more about the steps we are taking in the right direction.

  • Why women architects should be equally remunerated compared to their male peers.
    June 14, 2021 at 6:30 PM

    The Equal Pay Act was passed in the year 1963 and until 2021 women are fighting the cause of pay parity. In this article we discuss why this gap is widening everyday and must be nipped in the bud.

  • How to decide if you should be working with a Small, Medium or Large office?
    April 21, 2021 at 4:30 PM

    While applying for a job, the scale of an office is an important consideration for many architects. What to expect from a small, medium or large scale office in terms of work experience, learning and growth?

  • How to find an Architecture job in four steps
    April 9, 2021 at 5:00 PM
    “Ping” goes the laptop, it’s an email. My heart is beating at the speed of lightning. It’s an email from the architecture firm I applied to last week. With a shiver in my arm and quiver in my mannerism, my hand hovers over the mousepad on my keyboard. I so...
  • How to start an Architecture practice that sets you apart from the rest
    March 29, 2021 at 12:30 PM

    Why should a client hire you and not your competition? Here’s how you could determine what sets your practice apart from the rest and effectively communicate the same to your potential clients.

  • Negotiations: How to win more clients without compromising your fees
    March 17, 2021 at 4:00 PM

    Fee negotiations often arrive at an awkward stage where compromising your fees seems to be the only way to get hired. The article lists a few pro tips for young architects to help them master fee negotiations without any compromise.

  • How to make a financial plan for your Architecture practice
    March 8, 2021 at 5:00 PM

    Effective financial planning for a business ensures that the short-term and long-term operating costs are covered and that your business shows a structured, steady growth. These tips will help you create the best financial plan for your architecture practice.

  • 7 everyday habits that save 50% of your portfolio making time
    February 25, 2021 at 9:00 AM

    Your portfolio needs some prepping before you jump into making it. If you dedicate a little time daily or weekly for these 7 habits, you will be able to save a considerable amount of your portfolio making time and avoid the last minute hustle.

  • Ultimate tips to make a 10-page portfolio that will get you hired
    February 10, 2021 at 9:00 AM
    The first time someone opens your portfolio, they swiftly scroll through it to get a sense of how well it is designed. For a recruiter, it gives them a sense of how much time they would spend reviewing your portfolio. If they see that your portfolio is too...
  • What Architecture firms really look for in your portfolio?
    January 8, 2021 at 9:00 AM

    Your architecture portfolio communicates more than just the content. It is a reflection of your personality as a design professional. In addition to the projects you showcase, Architecture firms review your portfolio itself as a design communication project.

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