Ageism exists at both ends of the career spectrum and in this episode we'll focus on challenges that people who are further along in their careers might face. Though ageism exists, your experience can be an asset it starts with re-framing how you see your age because it's not as big of a disadvantage as you may think.
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Have you ever thought … “I’m a UX Designer. So why can’t I design my own UX portfolio?” Here’s the problem.
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Even if you enjoy your job, you might consider exploring your earning potential. If you stay in your current job year after year, you’ll likely only see a small percent increase in salary. However, switching companies could land you a significant salary increase.
Just because layoffs are happening and UX, Product, and Tech professionals are being let go from tech companies, this does not mean these types of roles are not in demand in other industries. The tech industry hired too fast and overestimated growth. However, other industries such as health, financing, government, and education are in dire need of tech professionals with these skills.
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. Gambling with your job search defies so many product design and development principles and strategies. It's time to apply some UX and Product principles to your job search.
Are you frustrated about how long your UX job search is taking? Feeling a bit betrayed by promises of getting hired that your UX bootcamp lead you to believe? Wondering why you've applied to hundreds of roles and still don't have interviews or job offers? To get hired after your UX bootcamp you have to understand where bootcamps fall short and what you can do about it.
Stop trying to make your UX case study a certain number of words or make it fit on a single page. Instead, you must think like a designer and determine whether or not the case study feels too long. Subjective? Yes. But design is subjective and though we have best practices, trying to apply rules such as number of words a case study should be simply doesn't make sense.