The UX Portfolio: Your Golden Ticket to Job Interviews

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An online portfolio is your ticket to landing a UX job interview. It doesn’t have to be brilliantly amazing, but it must showcase your work. [Read More]

Onsite UX Interviews: What They Don’t Teach You in Design School

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User experience design candidates are often highly qualified on paper, but struggle in onsite interviews. Learn how to prepare yourself for a successful onsite interview. [Read More]

Making the Most of a UX Internship: Out of the Classroom and into the Wild

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For UX students, a summer internship is a big first step in establishing yourself as a user experience professional. Take full advantage of your internship. [Read More]

Building the Next-Gen UX Team: Strategies for Cultivating Generalists

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With the rise of agile development, conditions are ripe for the return of the user experience generalist. User experience departments need tactics to build generalists, instead of specialists. (Full article available in English and Español) [Read More]

Multiple Skills: The Ultimate UX Career Path Expander

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Six case studies show how a broader skill set increases your influence and expands your career options as a UX professional. (Full article available in Español) [Read More]

Care About Your UX Career? Network Now!

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Networking with other UX professionals is critical to furthering your UX career. Social media like Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook are as important as in-person networking. [Read More]

Negotiation: You Already Do It – Now Own It

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Mastering negotiation can lead to both professional and personal gain. User experience professionals need negotiation skills to effectively advocate on behalf of user needs. [Read More]

Taking Your Seat at the Strategy Table: Three Must-Have Leadership Skills

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Moving from UX practitioner to innovation and thought leader is challenging. Skills from the user-centered design toolkit can make you successful in the transition. [Read More]

Global Design Teams: Managing Distributed Teams Effectively

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When UX teams are global, design managers and team members need to be able to meet the challenges of distributed teams effectively. [Read More]

Engaging Study Observers: An Overlooked Step in User Research

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Observer participation is an important piece in conducting usability. A little work up front can help engage observers more effectively. [Read More]

UX Professionals + Stakeholders (Book Review)

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A review of It's OUR Research by Tomer Sharon.
In this compendium of experts’ advice, you’ll find useful nuggets that haven’t been recorded anywhere else. [Read More]

The p Stops Here (Book Review)

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A review of Quantifying the User Experience: Practical Statistics for User Research by Jeff Sauro and Jim Lewis A convenient reference text for practitioners who need to measure the user experience and need guidance to determine the appropriate way in which to do the measuring. [Read More]

Editor’s Note: Let’s Talk About User Experience Careers

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Learn to successfully navigate your UX career with this collection of articles. There is valuable advice for everyone from junior to senior UXers. [Read More]

Announcing User Experience Online

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Beginning now, each new issue will also be available online, right here, in a site that will work on your laptop or mobile phone. The magazine archives are available to the entire UX community, for open access. [Read More]

What’s News: Announcing UXPA’s New Mentoring Program. Mentors and Protégés Needed!

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UXPA’s mentoring programs will begin in early 2013 and its primary mission is to provide services to those who are young in their UX careers. [Read More]

Rubes Cartoons: Pigeon Dream Jobs

Cartoons from the wild and twisted world of Leigh Rubin, syndicated cartoonist. [Read More]