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Tools, Tips & Tactics: Finding a Job in a Tough Economy
CEU Approved by IDCEC
  • Find out how to separate yourself from the competition
  • Learn how to find jobs when no job is posted
  • Create a job search campaign that really works
  • Develop an effective resume and cover letter that employers want to read
  • Effective project list and portfolio
  • Leveraging the Internet to uncover opportunities
  • Tips to networking and marketing yourself
  • The key market segments poised for growth
  • How to translate your skills to a different sector

Members of ASID, IDC, IDEC and/or IIDA looking to fulfill their CEU requirements will earn two (2) credit hours for the live in-person seminar and one (1) credit hours for the live webinar.


Recruit to Retain: Retention of Key Employees
  • Determining causes of Turnover
  • Calculating the cost of a bad hire
  • How to effectively us behavioral interviewing
  • Using assessments to determine and hire “A” level talent
  • Effective “Onboarding” of new employees
  • Using reviews as an appraisal not a reprimand
  • Top benefits requested by employees and determining what will work for your team
  • Using an “exit” interview to fix a problem
  • Development of an effective turnover reduction strategy
  • Understanding and implementing Employee Engagement as a retention tool


The Changing of the Guard: The Retirement of Baby Boomers
  • Understanding the effects of the largest retirement boom in history between 2010- 2020.
  • How this exodus will affect the architectural and design industries.
  • How retirement is being changed by the Baby Boomers.
  • The effect on the remaining generations in the work place.
  • Why it will be necessary to keep this senior talent in the work force.
  • What benefits will be needed to retain this generation in the workplace.
  • How this will effect the succession plans for A & D firms
  • How Employee Engagement will help keep Baby Boomers in the workforce.
  • Development of an effective turnover reduction strategy
  • Understanding and implementing Employee Engagement as a retention tool


What is a Webinar?


A Webinar, also called Webcasting or Web seminar, is live training that is broadcast over the Internet. Participants can sit at a PC and from any location (home or office); see a PowerPoint presentation while hearing the live accompanying audio through the telephone. Participants may interact with the presenter and ask questions via live chat.