Getting Maximum Value from your Recruitment Consultant

As London’s construction sites begin plans to resume work, the Architecture and Interior Design sectors are suddenly facing an intensely busy period where we will all be on our toes. During this period of catch-up, many new workers, temporary or full time, will be required to initially work remotely, something many of us are now …

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Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching

As each of us navigates the impact of Covid-19 on our lives we want to let you know, your not alone, and were here to help in any way that we can. With the change of working from home or no work with many being put on furlough, and less physically socialising – it is …

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Surviving as an Interior Designer during the COVID19 outbreak

1. Remote working setup  We have now all been working remotely for at least 5 weeks, depending on your setup this may have been completely seamless or, a panic rush to get your vital documents and email/phone services on a cloud-based system. Either way you are going to want to be able to continue to work in the most natural and efficient way so there …

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Remote Recruitment, Interviewing Candidates

Remote Recruitment – Making the Most of an Interview with Your Candidate The way that we work has completely changed over night. This is also changing the way in which we recruit and interview new staff. With the government proposing the reopening of building sites imminently, immediate starters and contractors are suddenly in high demand. …

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Navigating through the Sea of CV’s

After a wobble, things are slowly starting to get back to normal again in our industry. Many studio managers will find while looking for the next member of staff they are inundated with 100’s of cv’s from direct applicants and agencies alike. Often the task of going through these applications can be extremely stressful and …

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Creating a Work Space in your Home Space

During these unprecedented times, many of us have found ourselves, quite suddenly, cooped up at home, working in cramped urban studio apartments or flat shares. For many of us, the realities of inner city living may be starting to grate. You all know what I’m talking about – the noisy neighbour with a passion for …

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Tips and Tricks for Updating CV’s

During this time of a little unease and forced periods at home, it’s a great opportunity for reflection and self improvement. I know we have heard this a lot over last week, and some great suggestions like learn a language or to play an instrument., I’m going to suggest a simpler step – update your …

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Binge Watch Architecture and Design Documentaries, and Movies with us!

Covid-19 has hit everyone, and its hit many of us hard! Working from can be hard, and our team has found ways to bring aspects of our work life back into our quit online meetings, by discussing what we’re watching. We decided to share these shows, but instead of the usual Breaking Bad,, Tiger King, …

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Interview Stress – Take A Breath

Whether you’re an architect, interior designer, graphic designer or creative expert, everybody has experienced interview stress at some time in their career. Whether it’s meeting new people or the anxiety of answering those tricky questions, interviews can be very stressful situations. But with a little bit of planning, forethought and preparation you can remove all …

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Should I Stay In My Job, Or Should I Go?

Is it time for a new job? The age-old question; should I stay, or should I go? Change can be daunting and familiarity comforting, but staying in your job for too long can work against you. When you stay in a role for too long you can get complacent and even lazy… but what are …

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Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching

As each of us navigates the impact of Covid-19 on our lives we want to let you know, your not alone, and were here to help in any way that we can. With the change of working from home or no work with many being put on furlough, and less physically socialising – it is …

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What designers MUST do before an Interview

What Designers MUST do before an Interview We are so surprised that designers don’t know what Designers MUST do before an Interview. Please! Research before the interview at Architecture & design studios. Chances are that if they have seen your portfolio they like your work. Now comes the interesting bit. Finding out what else they need …

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Interview Tips & Tricks: 5 Basics

Interview Tips and Tricks: 5 Basics Every architecture or interior design practice is different, so is their interview process. Some design studios are very laid back with an emphasis on company culture and the social environment, others are very by-the-book and strict on meeting deadlines and their working style. Regardless of the practice’s culture, there …

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Getting Maximum Value from your Recruitment Consultant

As London’s construction sites begin plans to resume work, the Architecture and Interior Design sectors are suddenly facing an intensely busy period where we will all be on our toes. During this period of catch-up, many new workers, temporary or full time, will be required to initially work remotely, something many of us are now …

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Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching

As each of us navigates the impact of Covid-19 on our lives we want to let you know, your not alone, and were here to help in any way that we can. With the change of working from home or no work with many being put on furlough, and less physically socialising – it is …

Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching Read More »

Tips and Tricks for Updating CV’s

During this time of a little unease and forced periods at home, it’s a great opportunity for reflection and self improvement. I know we have heard this a lot over last week, and some great suggestions like learn a language or to play an instrument., I’m going to suggest a simpler step – update your …

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Interview Stress – Take A Breath

Whether you’re an architect, interior designer, graphic designer or creative expert, everybody has experienced interview stress at some time in their career. Whether it’s meeting new people or the anxiety of answering those tricky questions, interviews can be very stressful situations. But with a little bit of planning, forethought and preparation you can remove all …

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Should I Stay In My Job, Or Should I Go?

Is it time for a new job? The age-old question; should I stay, or should I go? Change can be daunting and familiarity comforting, but staying in your job for too long can work against you. When you stay in a role for too long you can get complacent and even lazy… but what are …

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Must-have tips for a fantastic phone interview

Must-have tips for a fantastic phone interview Phone interviews are still very much a part of the recruitment process, and tips for a fantastic phone interview are still very much needed. Many designers, architects and interior designers apply for jobs via digital channels and interviewers can become overloaded with online applications. For this very reason, …

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Designers, 7 things you need to know before interviews

Designers, 7 things you need to know before interviews   This article ‘Designers, 7 things you need to know before interviews’ is written for designers, architects, interior designers and all creatives to give a tip to what to know before an interview. Its is help all creatives get that role you deserve.

How to ace a second design interview

How to ace a second design interview You scored a 2nd interview – that’s already an achievement, kudos! Now, how to ace a Second design interview? How to land that dream design job!   Research if it’s the same people from the first interview?   If it’s the same people then add more but don’t change it too …

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What should creatives wear during interviews 5 top tips 

5 Top Tips: What should designers wear during a creative interview Striking the right balance between corporate and casual for a creative interview in design or architecture can often be tough. On the one hand you don’t want to get it completely wrong and turn up like a stiff in a formal suit, however, you …

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What designers MUST do before an Interview

What Designers MUST do before an Interview We are so surprised that designers don’t know what Designers MUST do before an Interview. Please! Research before the interview at Architecture & design studios. Chances are that if they have seen your portfolio they like your work. Now comes the interesting bit. Finding out what else they need …

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Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching

As each of us navigates the impact of Covid-19 on our lives we want to let you know, your not alone, and were here to help in any way that we can. With the change of working from home or no work with many being put on furlough, and less physically socialising – it is …

Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching Read More »

Surviving as an Interior Designer during the COVID19 outbreak

1. Remote working setup  We have now all been working remotely for at least 5 weeks, depending on your setup this may have been completely seamless or, a panic rush to get your vital documents and email/phone services on a cloud-based system. Either way you are going to want to be able to continue to work in the most natural and efficient way so there …

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Remote Recruitment, Interviewing Candidates

Remote Recruitment – Making the Most of an Interview with Your Candidate The way that we work has completely changed over night. This is also changing the way in which we recruit and interview new staff. With the government proposing the reopening of building sites imminently, immediate starters and contractors are suddenly in high demand. …

Remote Recruitment, Interviewing Candidates Read More »

Navigating through the Sea of CV’s

After a wobble, things are slowly starting to get back to normal again in our industry. Many studio managers will find while looking for the next member of staff they are inundated with 100’s of cv’s from direct applicants and agencies alike. Often the task of going through these applications can be extremely stressful and …

Navigating through the Sea of CV’s Read More »

Creating a Work Space in your Home Space

During these unprecedented times, many of us have found ourselves, quite suddenly, cooped up at home, working in cramped urban studio apartments or flat shares. For many of us, the realities of inner city living may be starting to grate. You all know what I’m talking about – the noisy neighbour with a passion for …

Creating a Work Space in your Home Space Read More »

Tips and Tricks for Updating CV’s

During this time of a little unease and forced periods at home, it’s a great opportunity for reflection and self improvement. I know we have heard this a lot over last week, and some great suggestions like learn a language or to play an instrument., I’m going to suggest a simpler step – update your …

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Interview Stress – Take A Breath

Whether you’re an architect, interior designer, graphic designer or creative expert, everybody has experienced interview stress at some time in their career. Whether it’s meeting new people or the anxiety of answering those tricky questions, interviews can be very stressful situations. But with a little bit of planning, forethought and preparation you can remove all …

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Should I Stay In My Job, Or Should I Go?

Is it time for a new job? The age-old question; should I stay, or should I go? Change can be daunting and familiarity comforting, but staying in your job for too long can work against you. When you stay in a role for too long you can get complacent and even lazy… but what are …

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7 Tips for a successful designers first day

7 Tips for a successful designers first day   Be yourself. It’s the reason they hired you 🙂 !  7 Tips for a successful designers first day are a range of simple pointers to help you make a mark on your first day and stand out from the crowd. People judge you from how you …

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