Branding Yourself

November 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

No, not that branding. The kind where you market your talents to the world but in a cool and casual way. Last month I went to an AIA DC EAC event about “branding your work [...]

How to get the Most out of Your Career

June 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

So you took that promotion, that career shift, that new job and you are full of optimism and excitement! Your personal goals are at the forefront of your mind and you feel a new sense [...]

4 Ways to Ace your Next Interview!

April 26th, 2017|Categories: Interviewing|

Top Interview Tips Suggestions and pointers from industry hiring & decision makers, curated for you to have a successful conversation with a prospective employer! Come prepared – The people you are meeting are very busy [...]

Upping Your Professional Game

February 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Three ways to position yourself as an emerging design professional. Millennials are the talk of the town, they are taking over the workforce and surpassed baby boomers as the largest generation. Enter world dominance (kidding [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of working with a Career Consultant

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Recruiting|Tags: , , |

How to best utilize a career consultant A candidate walks into my office, they were let go from their firm in mid-August, and it’s now the end of November. They have reached out to every [...]

So…what do you do?

December 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

An essay on being a career consultant. Have you ever asked yourself, “what is a career consultant?” Have you ever wondered what a career consultant does or how they can help you? Don’t worry you’re [...]

What you can Learn from your Fitbit in the Office

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tracking your health vs. tracking your career   Tracking your health Personal health and well-being, that goal we never seem to meet. Whether it’s to give up your food vice, run that half marathon you [...]

Quick Tips for a Great Designer Resume

October 5th, 2016|Categories: Resume|Tags: , , , , , , |

Updating your resume doesn’t have to be a week-long, labor of love. Most of us are not lucky enough to have that much free time or motivated enough to spend a whole weekend rewriting our [...]

How to Stand Out in Your A/E/C Career Search

September 12th, 2016|Categories: Everything Else, Interviewing|Tags: , |

Differentiating Yourself in the Hiring Process Work is booming, firms are busy getting projects out, and they are now looking for high quality candidates to become valuable team assets. And it’s not only in one [...]

Effective Mentoring: Make It Work for Your AEC Career

September 9th, 2016|Categories: Everything Else|Tags: |

Many design and construction firms have formal mentorship programs that pair new professional staff with veteran members of the firm. How effective is your firm’s mentoring program? Don’t have one? Maybe you should help get [...]