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When you get your UX interview, here are some practical tips to help you in the interview. Enjoy!
When you actually go on an interview, your preparation determines your success. You will need to be able to think quickly and adjust to questions as they are asked. In this article, we will review several ways you can make your interview (and yourself) standout from the rest of the candidates.Before reading this article, you may want to read the other articles in the breaking into UX series: Breaking into UX: Resume Tips Breaking into UX: Portfol...
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3 ways to perform blink testing.  There may be more ways, but this will get you started.  Enjoy!
In his book called Blink, Malcolm Gladwell introduces the idea that your customer's impressions of your product are fixed within a matter of seconds.  The 5-second tests give you a way to check this out. In this method, you show a customer a page for 5 seconds, and then you take it away.  This test allows you to determine what visual elements are most prominent within the blink of an eye.  Plus, you see how your customers get initially oriented a...
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I have added a new Pulse article called the Case for Horizontal Scrolling.  Enjoy!
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I decided to write up a few things on portfolio tips for folks trying to break into UX.
While your resume initially gets you noticed by people, it is your UX portfolio that really helps you to land your next opportunity. In this article, I will go over a series of tips and tricks to help you create a great UX portfolio to publish online.NOTE: You may want to read my earlier article on Breaking Into UX: Resume Tips before reading this article.Tip #1: Tell Stories about Your Thought ProcessDesigners are problem solvers. Hiring manager...
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If you are at SXSW 2015, Jay Schuh and I are giving this workshop live at 330 at JW Marriott in Room 310. #sxsw #perfect
We work, live, and play with perfectionists. Yet, we do not know what really makes them tick. In this presentation, you will learn how to overcome the different barriers produced by perfectionists and coping strategies for dealing with them. I work with alot of web designers, who continually talk about pixel perfect designs and bulletproof work. The presentation is based upon the works of Donna Hicks and Brene Brown. It was given as a workshop at...
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Wish I was there- I am sure it will be great
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I like this post from Bernadette Coleman.  It has great data on mobile.
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Love this article by A.J. Wood. 
How many times have you heard or even thought the following to yourself,"Why can't I be lucky like [name]?""I want to be like [someone you admire], they catch all the breaks.""How did an idiot/moron/jackass like [name] get that promotion?""I'd trade places with [coworker/manager] in a heartbeat.""[person you envy] must live a charmed life.""There are already established leaders in what I want to do."If you've had any of the thoughts above, you're...
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Here are some tips for planning your interview.
When you get an interview for a user experience position, preparation determines success. You can greatly increase your chances with some planning and interviewing strategies. In this article, I will review several ways to help you be successful in your next interview.Before reading this article, you may want to read the other articles in the breaking into UX series: Breaking into UX: Resume Tips Breaking Into UX: Portfolio Tips Breaking Into UX:...
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Networking tips to break into UX.
The best job opportunities come from have a great network of people, who will recommend you. In this article, I will share with you some of my secrets on networking to help you get job opportunities thrown your way.Before reading this article, you may want to read the first two articles on breaking into UX: Breaking into UX: Resume Tips Breaking Into UX: Portfolio Tips Tip #1: Networking is a Contact SportYou would be surprised at how many people...
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http://www.slideshare.net/bunky34/your-proposal-sucks-5-secrets Please write better conference proposals.
Your conference talk was rejected because your proposal sucks! Here are 5 amazing secrets to improve your chances of being accepted at a conference.
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Here is my presentation for the SxSW workshop.
We work, live, and play with perfectionists. Yet, we do not know what really makes them tick. I work with alot of designersIn this presentation, you will learn how to overcome the different barriers produced by perfectionists and coping strategies for dealing with them. The presentation is based upon the works of Donna Hicks and Brene Brown. It was given as a workshop at SxSW 2015 by Brian Sullivan and J. Schuh.
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Verbifying nouns only confuses people. I "googled" some research.  Google is a brand, not a verb. I "card sorted" this information.  Card sort is a phrase. Check out this funny article on how designers confuse people with their language.
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