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Valuable tips and information to help refine your search.

Frequently Asked Questions

We can help you gain the knowledge and techniques to make your application stand out from the rest.

Click anywhere below to learn more about some of the most common questions regarding our services.

FOR APPLICANTS

What is the cost to job seekers?

Our services are absolutely free to all candidates. Fees are only incurred by clients, and only after successful placement of a candidate in an open position.

Do you offer benefits to candidates?

At this time, we do not offer any benefits to candidates. Please remember to ask about benefits offered during any interviews with potential employers.

How long do assignments last?

Our Contract assignments vary. They can last from a few days to a few months. Many of our contract assignments turn into permanent hires.  Direct Hire positions are immediate permanent, full-time offers of employment.

Is there a general mailbox for resumes, or can I apply for specific jobs?

You can either visit our Job Board for more information about all open positions, or you may submit your resume along with any other questions or comments to recruiter@microsolstaffing.com.

Do you offer internships?

Unfortunately, we do not offer unpaid internships.

What types of firms do you work with?

We work with both large and small architecture, interior design and construction firms in the New York, Philadelphia and Boston metro areas.

Who will you send my information to?

We will only send out your application materials to firms with open positions after we have your personal approval. We NEVER send out your resume without asking your permission first!

What types of positions do you hire for?

We are often asked to hire for design architects, technical architects, project management and other architectural positions.

I'm not ready to apply, but can I call you and ask for advice?

Absolutely! Please reach out to us at anytime for answers to any of your questions.  

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Resume Help and Advice

Microsol Staffing is pleased to offer resume tips and assistance, free of charge. If you are having problems with formatting, vocabulary choices, choosing a template, etc., please reach out to us for a brief one-on-one consultation.

Email Your Resume

Salary Tips

Microsol Staffing encourages all candidates to allow us to handle salary negotiation whenever possible. Should you prefer to handle it yourself, however, here are some interesting articles to give you advice and increase the likelihood of getting the salary you deserve.

AIA Salary Guide
Architect Magazine Compensation Survey
The Architecture Salary Poll
Bureau of Labor National Survey
The Salary Talk Podcast



Working Permits & Visas

Although Microsol Staffing is unable to assist you in acquiring a visa, here are some useful resources to steer you in the right direction.

H1-B Visa Guide

Training Schedule

Microsol Resources’ experienced team is able to provide you with comprehensive, hands-on training to help improve the software skills of your team. From beginner to advanced, we offer a variety of training programs to improve your knowledge base in AutoCAD, Revit and more. Please click here to view our class schedule and learn more about our training services:

Training Schedule