Career development

  • Salary survey: same work for less pay

    Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019No comments

    New data shows that at almost every level, women are doing the same work for less than men, while for both sexes, average pay has fallen in real terms. Richard Waite reports The message from new salary figures, released exclusively to the AJ, is stark and unequivocal. Women working in the architecture profession earn less than men doing the same jobs. On average, the data concludes, £1,690 ...

  • The Coach: ‘I would like not to have to travel so much’

    Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019No comments

    Careers expert Matthew Turner advises an architect looking to focus more on UK work I have worked for a number of London firms over the past years, and I am ready to move on from the current practice I work for. However, all my experience is overseas, I have no post-Part 3 UK experience, despite being British and based here. Regular overseas trips were fine, but due to now having two small ...

  • The Coach: ‘My boss doesn’t recognise my brilliance’

    Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019No comments

    Careers expert Matthew Turner advises an architect who feels they have been overlooked Although I have worked in my practice for many years, I feel like I still have a low profile – despite having been the backbone of many successful projects. They have passed me over on a number of occasions, and however much I try to excel at work, I never seem to be recognised.  In today’s practice ...