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The Architecture Career Guide [Kindle Edition]

Harrison Barnes , Architecture Crossing

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Book Description

The Architecture Career Guide, by ArchitectureCrossing, provides readers with an assortment of articles written by professionals in the field of architecture. This e-book goes beyond the traditional architectural study topics and explores areas of importance to both practicing architects and those seeking a career in the industry. It examines the numerous fields that are impacted by architects, including landscaping, historical building preservation, beautification, and environmental or “greening” projects.

With a 16 percent increase in employment forecasted for architects between 2008 and 2018, the field is ideal for young talent. The Architecture Career Guide provides information on the professional degrees, courses, training standards, and examinations that are required of practicing architects, as well as the state level and continuing education requirements that are expected in some locations.

In addition to addressing education and training requirements, this e-book also addresses the general job market outlook for this industry. Articles within the e-book provide insight into what employers are seeking in an employee as well as providing job candidates advice on how to effectively market their skills. Online marketing techniques, cross-marketing, retaining employees, and other means of advancing business are also discussed within the articles.

By providing the reader with a thorough understanding of how careers in architecture have changed over time and what is expected of the modern architect, those interested in the industry are provided with a better understanding of where the industry is headed in the future and how that may impact their careers. The book offers discussions on both common and cutting-edge use of aquatics, LED architecture, solar energy, and the growing demand for environmentally sustainable designs.

As well as giving a general overview of the career of the architect, the e-book also delves into career specifics for professional home designers and those pursuing an architectural design career. It also tackles the many skills that are crucial to a successful career as an architect, including creativity, strong communication, management, design, supervision, and engineering architecture skills.

This e-book is essential for anyone who is pursuing a career in architecture or interested in learning more about the expectations, challenges, and rewards of such a career. The Architecture Career Guide is also available in a PDF version.

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  • File Size: 478 KB
  • Print Length: 79 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005FSH97Y
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More About the Author

A. Harrison Barnes is the founder and CEO of, the parent company of more than 100 job search websites, employment services, recruiting firms, online employment news magazines and student loan companies. employs several hundred employees in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Harrison began his career as an asphalt contractor in Detroit and later became a litigation attorney, after attending the University of Virginia Law School. At Virginia, Harrison was an editor of the Virginia Law Review and the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Politics. Harrison has worked for the United States Department of Justice, a federal district judge for a one-year clerkship, and as an attorney for the law firms Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, and Dewey Ballantine (now Dewey Lebouef).

Passionate about getting jobs for attorneys, Harrison started the legal recruiting firm BCG Attorney Search in 2001. The platform Harrison set for BCG Attorney Search is enormously successful and allows the company to place thousands and thousands of attorneys. In 2003, Harrison started, a job board that aimed to consolidate every legal job that exists. Since its inception, LawCrossing has experienced phenomenal success and has been on the Inc. 500 twice. Following the success of LawCrossing, the company soon broadened its range to include the 100+ websites, each of which is specific to a particular industry or field of interest. EmploymentCrossing locates and classifies jobs on every source it can find and provides its highly specialized research to job seekers.

Another of Harrison's successful companies is Using technology that took over 120 programmers on his staff two years to develop, is able to pull job listings from tens of thousands of company sites throughout the world, giving its subscribing members the best opportunities to find and apply for jobs that are generally not advertised to the public market. This company has received numerous awards and has been ranked among the top 20 job sites in the world by PC Magazine; it has also received numerous other significant media mentions. also branched into the temporary staffing firm Law Firm Staff, as well as into student loans through EdFed. Employment Research Institute also offers resume development and distribution services through the companies Legal Authority, Employment Authority, Attorney Resume and Preferred Resumes. Harrison has also started ShortTask that allows businesses and individuals to post tasks that anyone in any part of the world can accomplish online, making the site a daily destination for work.

Employment Research Institute manages several online news magazines and community forum sites such as JD Journal, Advertisement Journal, HR Journal, Layoff Watch and EmploymentSpectator. Harrison also writes daily articles to inspire and motivate job seekers that he publishes and emails out to individual subscribers each week from Harrison resides in Malibu, California.


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