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  • 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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