You downsized your practice in the pandemic. Here’s how to rebuild

Frank Lloyd Wright

Architectural recruitment specialist Martin Bennell on how to attract the best new staff

The last 18 months have put even the most experienced practice leaders under pressure and many have found no alternative but to cut costs by downsizing their team through redundancy and ceasing contractor employment. Yet as we approach the end of 2021, brighter times have emerged and many practices find themselves in the predicament after downsizing, needing to rebuild their teams to meet their business goals.

This creates two big questions for practice leaders:

  • How do I decide who to hire?
  • How do I find these new hires?

Deciding who to hire

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