Women, work and architecture – analsyis, anecdote and advice about workplace. The opportunities, the constraints and how we might navigate our way through them.
What are the opportunities to improve and change leadership and management in the profession? Anwyn Hocking presents advice from the Work & Wellbeing survey.
Do you recruit for ‘cultural fit’? Or is there a better way? Brian Clohessy unpacks the issues following an impromptu conversation at a Light at the End of the Tunnel session.
The need for improved communication was reiterated again and again in the Work & Wellbeing survey. Anwyn Hocking identifies the themes and assembles advice.
Compare and contrast pay rates and don’t misread confidence for competence. Cassandra Keller tells it like it is.
Sarah Lebner explores the unconventional, alternate jobs that may provide experience, connections and industry knowledge until the economy recovers and architecture jobs return.
Management for Design Founding Director Gordana Milosevska takes us through the basics, from cash flow and balance sheets to profit margins and transparency.
Writer Deborah Singerman has worked from home for more than a decade, but has found the restrictions of lockdown very unsettling.
Loata Ho describes her workspace in isolation, the challenges of lockdown life, her research interest in Indigenous Fijian women’s knowledge, and her experiences after the 2008 economic downturn.
Fifth-year University of Adelaide architecture student Georgie Warren shares the comforts and struggles of lockdown life.
Sarah Hobday-North was already adept at working from home, but she misses the support of ‘third spaces’, such as cafes, museums and playgrounds.
Settled back in to her family home during the COVID-19 crisis, Sarah Ackland has enjoyed many aspects of lockdown life – time with family, long runs, life drawing and reading freely.
Grace Choi has found that lockdown life has opened up unexpected opportunities to engage more globally as well as to build strong connections in her local community.
Working from home has given Katelin Butler more time to focus on strategic planning, and to consider the important takeaways from this critical moment in time.
As the world narrows, Sue Wittenoom is learning to share her work-from-home spaces and have a clean desk before dinner.
How can we build empathy and capture the intimacy of face-to-face interaction? Leah Heiss outlines some strategies to harness creativity and enrich the online experience for us all.