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finding your first ux job

Landing a UX Job with Sam Harper

Sam shares his journey of escaping from his soul-crushing cubicle job to find his way into UX. His story is great and he has a lot of great resources that will help you think of additional tips and tricks to land your job in UX.  Here is what we cover: Navigating your career as a young professional Leveraging interests and experiences to create opportunities Challenging yourself to build skills and a portfolio Experiencing a layoff…
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May 15, 2020 0
navigating unemployment

Navigating Your Finances During an Employment Gap

You’re unemployed, but that’s temporary. I’m writing this strategy guide in the middle of the chaos, which is the coronavirus. Things are especially scary now, but just like in any situation you have to keep your cool and not panic. The best way to reduce your anxiety is to have a game plan. Here are a few ideas and resources that I’d encourage you to explore. Unemployment Benefits Depending on your previous work history, you…
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March 15, 2020 0
should i job hop in tech

Pros and Cons of Job Hopping in Tech

Do you have a past of job-hopping or are you considering making your first hop? Normally, this may be frowned upon by future employers, but if you are in tech, it is so common that it’s not nearly the blemish it would be in other industries. Even though it’s not something to be concerned about with your future tech employment opportunities, there are still a few things to consider.  Pros of Job Hopping in Tech…
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January 12, 2020 0