One of the wonderful traits of the Architecture and Design industry is the fact that it is ever-changing. We can follow trends that instantly spark with creativity and watch as fads fade away. As we enter 2020 and embark on a journey through a new decade, we welcome in a clean slate as well as new Architecture and Design innovations.
Everyone has a bad day now and then, and hey, that’s ok! It’s easy for your work family to truly become closer to you than your immediate family, given the close quarters and 40+ hours spent together each week. Like any intimate relationships, emotions arise and heated debates can cause conflict. It’s an underlying assumption that work struggles can be glazed over and handled in a professional manner, but I’m sure as most of us know, this isn’t the case.
Have you ever considered what happens to all the soap and shampoos in a hotel that are used only a few times and then tossed away? Truthfully, our team hadn’t thought much about it until we were looking for a volunteer opportunity and ended up spending a soapy Saturday with the folks from Clean the World Foundation.
Hiring a new employee can be an expensive process – especially when within a few weeks or months you realize they were a bad hire. The costs of advertising the position, allocating staff resources, time spent interviewing, relocation, training and on-boarding can make one bad hire can turn into a very expensive mistake.