Three years ago Heather said ‘no’ to excuses and took control of her UX career. In this article she shares four hard-won tips to help you make your own career transition.
One of the most popular topics of discussion at our UX Mastery community forums is training. The myriad of online courses (both free and paid), immersion programs, mentored programs, and full blown degrees makes the decision a difficult one.
We decided that the easiest way to help point you in the right direction is to pull together the information and opinions of community members that have taken some of these courses, so you can get it right from the horse’s mouth.
So you’re looking at starting a new career in UX, huh? That’s exciting! It’s possibly also a little daunting, but don’t worry – we’re here to help. If you haven’t yet had a chance to take a look through our forums, get to it! You’re missing out on a real goldmine of information and networking opportunities. In this article we highlight some of the best.
Last week we decided to give something a bit different a try. We started up a dedicated thread on our community forums and threw Luke to the wolves.
We gave you the opportunity to ask Luke anything – no holds barred – and you didn’t let us down.
Luke has volunteered answer any question you dare to throw at him, live and uncensored, in our first ever ‘Ask Me Anything’ session. This is your chance to ask all those burning questions you have about UX!
Join Hawk and Indi Young in our chatroom to talk about how empathy and active listening can help you make better decisions, improve strategies, and collaborate successfully.
Hawk had the pleasure of hosting Ruth in our Ask the UXperts chatroom yesterday. The session was all about Customer Journey Mapping and it was a hectic one!
Here is a full transcript for those of you that couldn’t make the session.
Have you been missing out on job after dream job in your quest to start a career in UX? Guest author Christine Ramirez shares some practical tips for creating a UX portfolio that will tick all the right boxes, and end up on all the right desks.
A little over a year ago, we launched our forum, and we now have a membership of over 500 people, all with one thing in common: a love of UX.
Hawk lists a few ways that you can use this unique, supportive community to your benefit.
This time around, Hawk will be joined in our Ask the UXperts chatroom by Steve Portigal of portigal.com. They’ll be discussing the ins and outs of using insights to inform design decisions.
We hope to see you there.