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  • How to nail that interview
    How to impress at an interview and get hired.
  • This article describes current focuses for HR and people management in architecture.
  • A brief guide to the different architecture practices you may come across when searching for employment.
  • These guidelines are for your CV and portfolio for job interviews. Use them as a general guide when you are beginning your job search.
  • You’ve jumped through all the hoops and been offered the job. But it’s worth taking some time before deciding one way or another if it’s really right for you.
  • How can recruiters and future employers make good use of interviews to find the best candidate?
  • How can recruiters and prospective employers efficiently read through a CV to find what they are really looking for?
  • Advice for job seekers looking to write their CV.
  • Advice on how to choose the right applicant for the job.
  • How can recruiters or prospective employers get the most insight out of a covering letter?
  • How to write a successful covering letter to a prospective employer.
  • RIBA Appointments HR and Recruitment Briefing.
  • Let’s consider some thoughts on recruitment and job search during times of adversity.
  • It remains a competitive market and how to demonstrate your strengths in comparison to your competitors for those few key jobs out there is a conundrum that exercises jobseekers’ minds on a regular basis.
  • Is there anything more frustrating than going for an interview, being rejected and having no idea why?
  • Qualifying to be an architect typically involves five years at university and completing a minimum of two years’ practical experience. The RIBA is committed to supporting students by helping them develop towards becoming fully qualified architects. We link you in to the services on offer and ...
  • Make sure you have a competitive edge when you apply for a job. First impressions matter but it is also essential to have the right skills and be up-to-date on your CPD. Our experts set out the key things you should consider in order to give yourself the best possible chance to win that dream ...
  • RIBA Future Trends monitors the employment and business trends affecting the architectural profession.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.