August 08, 2020
91% of surveyed millennial architects listed "workplace culture" in their top three most important components of a job. We spoke to a few architects about how these survey results have remained relevant months later, and we share what the Black Spectacles team has done to keep ourselves moving forward (literally).
July 30, 2020
On ARE Live in February, we heard from a diverse panel of architects who told us their stories and obstacles in their path to licensure. With the recent release of a joint survey by NCARB and NOMA, we see how their testimonials are reflected in the survey results. Listen again and read our synopsis, accompanied by action items on how you can help remove these obstacles.
July 14, 2020
On the job hunt right now? We've assembled 5 of the best firms who are currently hiring - both nationally and internationally - with designer, architect and engineering roles all yours for the taking.
June 02, 2020
In the transition to work from home, firm librarians are tasked with maintaining access to educational resources - including test prep materials, professional development literature and research requests - for their team of architects, designers and engineers. We spoke with the firm HGA on how they have kept their resources available for the entirety of their staff, regardless of furlough status.
May 22, 2020
Great Place to Work has honored Black Spectacles as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces in Chicago, ranking 30th on a list of small and medium sized businesses based in the Chicago area.
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