The Complete Package: Everything You Need To Find Your Dream Architecture Job
Regardless of your level of experience, building a successful career in architecture is challenging.
Architecture requires years of education and dedication to succeed in the profession. It is fair to say that the culmination of all of this effort is landing the job you want.
Therefore, putting together a targeted, relevant application is well worth the investment of your time and effort. Get past the roadblocks using these proven techniques that have helped many others find their dream architecture job.
Learn how to find an architecture firm that supports your professional advancement, provides a pleasant work environment and employs inspiring colleagues.
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LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS
You will learn from discussions with hiring managers along with current and former employees at some of the world’s top architecture firms to help you land your dream job.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COMPLETE PACKAGE?
THE APPLICATIONS eGUIDE
Provided throughout this guide are hints, tips and tricks on how to create an application that gets noticed.
You will learn from discussions with some of the world’s top architecture hiring managers to help you land an interview.
Step by step methods to get your architecture job application to the top of the pile
Answers to what top companies like Zaha Hadid Architects look for in applicants
Learn how and where to apply online even with little or no experience
How to prepare architecture cover letters, resumes and application portfolios
How to get excellent letters of reference The best ways to submit your applications for your particular situation
The portfolio is one of the most difficult components of the architecture job search process. Further complicating this issue is that a portfolio is not a single document but rather a series of documents for each stage in the hiring process.
From your initial application to the interview, the purpose of this guide is to provide you with a proven, efficient system to get the job you want. This guide breaks down the overwhelming task of creating a portfolio into manageable pieces to help you land your dream job.
400+ pages of time-saving guidance, portfolio examples and efficient methods to properly represent your work
Comprehensive explanations on portfolios for each stage of the process: from applications to interviews
Feedback from real architecture firms and hiring managers on what they look for in portfolios
Outstanding portfolio examples with detailed commentary on why they are successful
The most effective ways to format and submit your portfolios at each stage
Dozens of compelling sample projects to inspire your own layouts and imagery
For many architecture job candidates the most challenging part is the interview. The purpose of this guide is to take you through the interview process step by step.
Regardless if you are interviewing with a large or small firm the principles in this book will ensure you are prepared. These techniques are based on feedback from actual architecture hiring managers. This guide will show you how to correctly address common issues to help you get that job offer.
Proven strategies to tackle tough interview questions
Learn how to uncover the hints and hidden details in a question
A behind the scenes look at how top companies like Perkins + Will and Snohetta make hiring decisions.
Extensive coverage of essential topics, such as phone and Skype interviews
Techniques to prepare for and ace the soft side of the interview: behavioral questions
Dozens of sample interview questions and responses Sample questions to ask to get the most out of your interview
A quick reference guide for your next architecture job offer.
Learn proven techniques to get the most beneficial compensation for you.
Discover the many variables to negotiate beyond just salary.
Get the best overall package for your particular situation.
FREE BONUS MATERIAL: TWO PAGE PORTFOLIO SAMPLE
As part of an effective architecture job application you want to provide the shortest, yet most effective portfolio possible.
For the first contact with an architecture firm use this sample format to provide a snapshot of your greatest work and experience.
This portfolio technique has been implemented by many candidates to successfully apply to both large and small architecture firms.
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