Should Contractors simply be treated as hired help or indentured servants? Or do they deserve the same respect as other building professionals?
Are you thinking about striking out on your own? Wondering what it's like to work with clients?
What if YOU are the reason you’re not passing the ARE?
Join Eric for a candid interview with Jared Zurn, Director of Examination as they discuss in depth topics related to 5.0. If you're taking 5.0, this is a must listen to episode.
ARE 5.0 is here! And we're scared as hell! Okay, maybe not THAT scared, but we've learned you're worried so we put together the Top 5 Fears for 5.0 to help calm your nerves. We're back! Eric has been talking on the phone to a lot of you and we've been learning of your
Our choices of material selection might seem a minimal undertaking. But when you step back and look at the bigger picture, Architects can have a big impact on the environment simply by the material choices we make.
Although we may not realize until years after architecture school, the problem solving skills and the ability to endure criticism is a valuable life skill that few other educational programs are able to offer.
Eric spent an action packed two days with NCARB a couple of weeks ago to learn all about 5.0 including the new format and the 4.0 transition plan. Tune in as we discuss the highlights of what Eric learned over the two days.
A lot of buzz has been happening within the last couple of months about NCARB's new ARE 5.0 hitting the streets in late 2016. In this episode, we discuss the overview as well as a strategy to transition from 4.0 to 5.0 that includes taking only 5 of the new 6 exams.
It's that time of year to look back on where you've been and look forward to where you want to go. The best way to look ahead is create clear and actionable goals. We discuss how to identify and set goals and help you put steps in place to make sure 2016 is a smashing success!
Maybe you're not able to find a full time job. Or maybe you're looking for a change. Whatever your reason, you might want to consider a new role as a Consultant. You can become a valuable asset to several firms at one time and add more variety to your workload. It could be an alternative
At some point in our young architecture careers, we will be faced with an opportunity to moonlight. It may come from mom or dad, a cousin, or long lost relative. When you're in architecture, word travels among your family and you'll soon hear from Uncle Al who needs a new deck designed. But the question is, should you do it?
For some of us, becoming an Architect is something we have envisioned since we were beginning to walk. For others, we don't realize it until later in life. Becoming an Architect can be one of the most rewarding experiences in your life.
It can be quite daunting when we start our first job in a real architecture firm. There's people running around and we're not quite sure what they do. But we don't have to remain in the dark any longer.
Passing the California Supplemental Exam is a major accomplishment. Us mere mortals require years of studying and practice before we even begin to conjure up the confidence to "sit" for the exam. But Rosannah did it at 23 years old. Wow.
Deciding between working in a small firm versus a big firm is always a difficult choice, especially when we only have experience in one and not really sure how the other one works. How do you know if you should make the switch?
Preparing for the Architect Registration Exam is a difficult undertaking. We need tools that will us understand this process better and give us an edge on exam day. One of the best tools you can have is a better understanding of your Personality Type. Yup, it's time to get to know YOU!
Charlie Klecha, President of aias.org recently took all 7 Exams for the Architect Registration Exam in 7 days as the culmination of his 7 in 7 campaign came to a close. Let's find out how he did. We are excited to be joined again by Charlie Klecha @charliechuck, President of AIAS, to discuss the 7 in 7 campaign and find out his results. You'll be amazed at what he accomplished in so little time.
Mustering up the motivation and courage to take just one of the divisions of Architect Registration Exam can seem daunting. But what if you decided to take all 7 divisions in 7 days? We are excited to be joined by Charlie Klecha @charliechuck, President of AIAS, to discuss the 7 in 7 campaign and find out if he is really nuts in attempting to take all 7 divisions of the ARE in 7 days.
Becoming a valuable employee is an important goal for those of us who want to advance our career. But how do I get there? How do I stand out from the crowd? Eric and I discuss 10 tips to help you become a more valuable employee. It's important to embrace these 10 tips to help you stand out from your peers and there's a pretty good chance your peers are too lazy to embrace all 10. So be sure to seize the opportunity!