Archinect - Features 2016-05-29T19:02:11-04:00 New year, new you: how a few UK firms are switching up their game Robert Urquhart 2016-01-14T05:48:00-05:00 >2016-01-16T22:40:54-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's that time again &ndash; the fresh slate of a new year, the bloat of holidays past and the intent to make good on promises to oneself. Evolution through resolution. Before Christmas, I'd attended a talk organised by London&rsquo;s Museum of Architecture&nbsp;entitled &ldquo;Alternative Careers in Architecture,&rdquo; with guest speakers Chris Romer-Lee, director and co-founder of Studio Octopi&nbsp;and Carl Turner of <a href="" target="_blank">Carl Turner Architects</a>. The event was a perfect opportunity for reflection on career progress, work-life management and future ambitions &ndash; the main points of which are served up here, in three parts.</p> Op-Ed: Millennials and Opportunity: Embracing Intentional vs Spontaneous Change in the Workforce archiadventures 2013-11-07T15:37:00-05:00 >2013-11-12T08:17:24-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It seems I can&rsquo;t have a conversation these days without someone invoking the ever-popular saying, &ldquo;the only constant is change.&rdquo;&nbsp; As a young professional with friends in a wide cross-section of demanding fields, the truth behind this statement is highly apparent in their various professional lives. All this change has made me wonder whether or not there are exceptions to the new professional rule, and whether or not change has in fact become the &ldquo;safer&rdquo; option than digging in and embracing the abstract notion of something &ldquo;long-term.&rdquo;</p> How to Use Archinect to Get a Job; Part 1: Optimizing your Profile Paul Petrunia 2012-08-30T12:57:00-04:00 >2012-12-04T21:27:05-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It goes without saying that the job market for architects is really tough right now. It <em>does</em> need to be said, however, that there is much more that job seekers can do to improve their chances of getting hired. Naturally, Archinect is the best place to start.</p> <p> Archinect currently hosts over 10,000 <a href="" target="_blank">active job seekers</a> within our huge directory of <a href="" target="_blank">architecture portfolios and profiles</a>! And Archinect also has <a href="" target="_blank">LOTS of firms</a> that are using this website to find new employees. The problem, as we've heard from many <a href="" target="_blank">employers</a>, is that too many job seekers are doing a less-than-stellar job at marketing themselves.</p> <p> But fear not, we're here to help! We've compiled the feedback from our <a href="" target="_blank">employers</a>, and studied our huge database of job seeker profiles, to put together a simple guide to help you optimize your profile to increase your chances of getting employed.</p>