Posts Tagged "auditioning"


I’ve blogged on this topic twice before and I’m trying something new that I wanted to share. I’ve seen some recruiters and hiring managers on LinkedIn saying everybody should do design challenges, you have to “earn” the right to work here, etc. And I’ve always advised people to not do design challenges except for specific […]

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A question I get somewhat frequently from up-and-coming UXers has to do with interviews. Although these people are showing up with small portfolios, the company interviewing them wants them to engage in a “design challenge.” That’s not just for up-and-coming people looking for entry level work. I’ve interviewed for senior-level UX work and at times […]

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Categories: Business

Tags: auditioning, jobs

Lately, I’ve had some potential full time and contract jobs give me small projects to show my skills and/or approach. I call these auditions since I have a music background. 🙂 It’s funny that some companies need these audition pieces while in a few cases, I’ve been hired without an interview. Someone looked at my […]

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