Stop asking design candidates to redesign your product. It’s unfair and (worse) it’s ineffective. - Deepstash

Two companies asked young designer to do Take-Home Demo projects. Both companies asked her to do Demo projects on their own product. (right!) makes her feel a bit Queasy. 

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Stop asking design candidates to redesign your product. It’s unfair and (worse) it’s ineffective.

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It's unfair to ask someone to do real work for free when you're dangling a carrot in front of them. Many great designers don't agree with you. If you ask a great candidate to do a Demo project on y...

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You know a lot about your own product. You know things that are proven to work, things that were tried and didn’t work, things that are easy or hard to implement. When an outside designer comes in ...

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In-person design exercises are the second best way to gauge a designer's skills. You are hiring someone who can work with a team to identify the right problems, create the best solutions, and test ...

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