Episode 22: So You Wanna Be An Architect? Here’s Your Roadmap [Podcast]

By |2019-01-21T18:39:14-08:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: Career Strategy, NCARB, Podcast, Profession|

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.

How to ask your Boss for a raise (or to pay for your ARE Exams)

By |2019-01-21T18:39:14-08:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Career Strategy, Profession|

Asking for more money can be a stressful and awkward experience.  In fact, nearly two-thirds of employees don’t ask for a raise (instead they just wait for it to happen).  But by not asking for a raise, you could be hurting your career, as well as your financial future. As architects, we don’t make as much money [...]

Episode 15: 10 Tips To Become A More Valuable Employee [Podcast]

By |2019-01-21T18:39:33-08:00March 6th, 2015|Categories: Career Strategy, Podcast, Profession|

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!

Episode 13: 8 Tips To Help You Land Your First Job In An Architecture Firm [Podcast]

By |2019-01-21T18:39:33-08:00January 19th, 2015|Categories: Career Strategy, Podcast, Profession|

You're in the process of looking for your first real job in an architecture office. You're nervous and may have a feeling of being overwhelmed at the whole process. Well have no fear, Eric and I are here to share our thoughts and experiences, both as an employee and an employer. Eric and I each have over 25 years of experience (that's 50 years for the math wizards) in the architecture profession and we have both been on the side of the employee trying to get the job and the employer having to sift through a pile of resumes to find qualified candidates. We discuss 8 Tips that will help you land your first real architecture job.

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The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) is an exam of 6 divisions used to assess your knowledge and skills regarding the practice of Architecture. Developed by NCARB, the exam is accepted by every state in the U.S. as a pathway to becoming a Licensed Architect.

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