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Successful job seekers don’t just grab any job opportunity that comes their way and understand that they have to weigh in the long-term implications of any given profile, apart from the salary being offered.
One needs to figure out what would be the five-year or ten-year outlook of a certain profile if one invests their time and energy in it by accepting the current role.
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Most of us look for jobs that we are comfortable with, something we have already done, even though it may not be something that is in demand by recruiters.
We have to let go of the mental blockages that prevent us from looking at profiles outside our area of expertise and...
The last decade has changed the way a recruiter looks at a profile. You need to constantly update and restructure the content with the market realities and demands.
We should try and learn every new skill possible and continuously build our personal brand.
Most people start their search for a job after years when they feel they should start looking for a job (like after being laid off). By making the task of seeking a job a constant ...
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If you want to get more job interviews and offers, you must step up and be the product manager of your job search.
You need to treat your UX job search with the intentionality, insight, and information based decisions that a product manager uses when creating a product.
A great produc...
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Have you applied to 25, 50, 100 or more UX jobs and not landed any interviews or job offers? The solution is to not keep applying and hoping the numbers game will eventually lead to more interviews and job offers.
When writing a cover letter it is important to understand the significance of it. One's cover letter should go beyond their work history and must include the things that cannot be found in a resume.
It should include personal traits, work habits, inter and intrapersonal skills, achievements...
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Certainly, networking requires some self-promotion; otherwise, it would be nearly impossible to determine who has similar backgrounds and interests. Unfortunately, some see networking as an opportunity to take self-promotion to the extreme, giving everyone they meet the “hard sell.”
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