Architects are your greatest asset - how to keep them, how to find them

12 June 2019

RSUA, in partnership with Hays, is running a lunchtime seminar on recruitment and retention for architects and architectural practices.  The partnership document between RSUA and Hays can be accessed here.

This presentation will focus on effective retention for existing talent, and it will also consider how to attract the best people in a changing and growing recruitment market for architects.  A sandwich lunch will be available on arrival from 12:30pm.

Course content:

This fast-paced session will cover:

- Today’s market for architectural talent – insights to help you and your practice

- The four key factors of recruitment and retention:

a)       Pay – the single most important factor

b)      Culture – balance and workplace fit

c)       Career Progression – professional development and recognition

d)      Benefits – flexible working, annual leave, pension contribution

- Applicant priorities – a breakdown of what candidates are interested in

- Recommendations

- Questions and answers

About the speaker:

Richard Gelder is the UK Director for the professional construction and property disciplines within Hays in the UK including Architecture, Building Services, Civil Engineering, Surveying and Structural Engineering.  He has worked for Hays for 27 years in a variety of regional and national roles focused on the Construction & Property sector.


Key details:


Course duration:              1.5 hours

When:                             1pm to 2:30pm on Wednesday 12th June 2019

                                      Sandwiches and refreshments will be available from 12.30pm

Where:                           Construction Employers Federation, 143 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6SX

Directions:                      Link/map

Cost:                              RSUA Practice Service Scheme members £18 + VAT

                                      RSUA Members £21 + VAT

                                      Non-members £24 + VAT

How to book:                   You can book tickets online or alternatively offline bookings can be made by contacting Jeanette Hedley via email or by telephone 028 9032 3760