Category Archives: Job Search

Senior Interior Designer-Corporate Interiors

Global Design firm, responsible for some of the most recognizable and profiled places on the globe, is looking for a Senior Interior Designer to join their Corporate Interiors Studio. My client needs a talented designer, someone with at least 10 years of tasteful design experience and deep exposure to corporate environments, who is willing to […]

I will be speaking at the Seattle AIA!

Please join me as I host the Seattle AIA Job Seekers meeting this Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.  I will be leading a discussion on resumes, portfolios, interviewing, networking and the “strategic job market”. The Seattle AIA office is located at 1911 1st Ave in Seattle and the cost is free. You can learn […]


I was having coffee with a friend the other day when the most amazing thing happened; he showed me his portfolio…on his phone. It was nothing fancy, just a few pictures of renderings and finished work he had done, but this small act sent my mind racing. Was I witnessing the future? What a simply […]

David Brown Recruiting Launches Career Coaching Services

David Brown Recruiting announces the launch of their Career Coaching Services. Experienced in delivering top talent to some of the most dynamic firms in the industry, David Brown Recruiting offers effective and thorough strategies for any search at any level. We will work with you to create a career strategy that extols your key strengths […]

The Phone Interview: A Survival Guide

The phone interview, sometime called the phone screen, has been established as common protocol in any interview process.  The phone interview is an effective, inexpensive and timely way for firms to pre-qualify a candidate’s personality, communication ability and get a sense of their background. While the phone interview can be difficult, it is not impossible.  […]

Join me at the Seattle AIA.

Just a quick reminder.  I will be hosting a Brown Bag session at the Seattle AIA (1911 1st Ave) on Tuesday the 3rd of November.  It is free but space is limited to 25 people. I will be discussing how to get your portfolio noticed, tips and tricks on content and layout and how to […]

Have Portfolio Will Travel.

In my article out this week in Architect Magazine I mention a very cost effective way to create and print affordable portfolios, what I call a “traveling portfolio”. These are copies of your portfolio inexpensive enough to leave with a firm or send to a company prior to your interview. The place is Costco. Costco […]

Using Social Media to Find a Job.

Social Media is a great way to stay in touch with friends, see pictures of your nephew’s birthday and pass along the most recent YouTube clip but did you know you can use those same social media sites to find a new job?  In this article I want share three easy ways to use social […]

Listening At The Point Of Need.

Earlier in the week I hosted a conference call put on by HARO (Help A Reporter Out).  HARO was started by Peter Shankman as a way for reporters in need of content to connect with subject matter experts.  The call was about how business can leverage social media to increase sales, gain clients and improve […]

Finding a Job in a New Community: Finding Your Perfect Job

Once you have a city in mind, how do you find a job?  More to the point, how do you get your portfolio in front of the right people?  What follows are three effective ways to reach out to potential employers, the first step to getting hired. Developing a List of Target Companies: As a […]