How to 10x your interview skills?
Insightful tips shared by mentors- Mehak Sharma and Jen Enrique.
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🔥 Learning of the week
How to sharpen your interview skills?
Our mentors Mehak Sharma and Jen Enrique share tips on how to do well in your next interview 🚀🦄.
1. Drive the interview process
Share the reason why you are excited to work for the company.
Showcase your best projects.
Have questions ready for the interviewer to answer.
2. Highlights your problem-solving and decision-making skills
Explain why does your project matter (business needs)?
Share what do you understand about users’ needs and pain points?
How do you solve problems?
3. Show the output of your work
Decide how your chosen interaction patterns are better than alternatives.
Explain the intentional colors and typography choices.
Share how you design within constraints (tech debt, feasibility, etc.).
4. Tackle Behavioral Questions
How do you handle interpersonal conflict & how do you work with people?
How do you creatively work within your project constraints?
Present concrete evidence of your missteps & recovery.
5. Avoid Common Missteps
Do not explain or justify the activities you chose in your design process.
Focus too much on the project context (team members, high-level process, etc.) instead of how you solved the problem.
Remember: do not be afraid to be different as all design processes vary depending on the problem and constraints.
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Top-rated Group Sessions
Join this session with Kevin as he shares some pro tips on what to do and what NOT to do, how to build a relationship with recruiters, and how to best prepare in order to give you the best chance of progressing further down the interview process. Happening on Wednesday - 24 November 2021, 12:30 PM EST.
Join us as we hear from Rahul, sharing his experience on how to use visual design to transform complex problems into memorable experiences. Happening on Thursday - 25 November 2021, 7:30 AM EST.
Join Federico Francioni to discuss soft skills, structure, storytelling, and all the things you need to focus on to get hired! Happening on Friday - 26 November 2021, 11 AM EST.
📅 Happening this week
✨ Land a job across the globe - Part II- Thu 25 Nov, 8:30 PM (EST) (RSVP)
✨ Strategy meets org. culture- Fri 26 Nov, 8AM (EST) (RSVP)
✨ Empowering product teams through UX Research - Sat 27 Nov, 8:30 AM (EST) (RSVP)
✨ Speed Connecting (for Seniors/Leads only) - Sun 28 Nov, 5 PM EST) (RSVP)
✨ Breaking into service design- Sun 28 Nov, 8 PM (EST) (RSVP)
View all our upcoming group sessions
Quote of the week
“Align your passions and values with the products you build.”
Digital Design Director at Tapestry
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