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FOR ARCHITECTS

One of the biggest assets of an architectural business is its team of cad operators, design assistants, technical and administrative staff, project managers and the external consultants. Learn why recruiting, training, retaining and managing these different people with so many diverse skills is so important ! 

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Employees are one of the firm’s greatest assets. They reflect a firm’s image, personality and level of service. 

“In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: "people, product and profits." Unless you've got a good team, you can't do much with the other two.” Says Lee Iacocca

 

Learn more about how to recruit and build a good team for an architectural office. 

 

Time is money and money is power.

In the boom period, when the firm is busy, money flows, but there is no time for training. On the other hand, in recession period when the firm has time, there is no money for extra investment for training, upgradation, marketing etc. It’s a chicken and egg situation. The key is to have the right approach towards training. Training and staff welfare is not an activity, but an attitude to achieve firm’s goals and objective. Learn more about why and when do architectural firms should invest in training?

 

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