Archive for the 'Hiring' topic

Create Clear, Intuitive, and Fast Web Sites for a Company Who’s Supposed to Have Those

Job Opening:  Front-End Web Developer Fast Forward One Year: Thanks for the great work you’ve done in your first year as UIE’s Front-End Web Developer. You’ve stepped-up the design of our sites to meet the expectations of our UX professional audience. to The project work you’ve completed, sites you’ve launched, and improvements you’ve worked with […]

UIEtips: Hiring a UX Pro – 4 Techniques from Smart Teams

In this week’s UIEtips, we reprint an article. In it, I share ideas on how to hire the best UX professional. I also make the case that hiring the right person is the most important factor to a UX team’s success. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Hiring is not a natural process. It needs […]

Wanted: Amazing Web Developer Intern

We’re looking for an amazing Web Developer Intern for a paid, 4-month internship. It starts in May 2014 in our offices just north of Boston. Fast forward four months… We’d like to thank you for doing a fantastic job as our 2014 Summer Web Developer Intern. You’ve excelled at maintaining, editing, and documenting our stable […]

Internship opportunity for an amazing web developer

We’re looking for an amazing Web Developer Intern for a paid, 4-month internship. It starts in January 2014 in our offices just north of Boston. Fast Forward Four Months… We’d like to thank you for doing a fantastic job as our 2014 Winter Web Developer Intern. You’ve excelled at maintaining, editing, and documenting our stable […]

Resources from Hiring The Best UX Designers Virtual Seminar

Here’s some resources from today’s UIE Virtual Seminar, Hiring the Best UX Designers: First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman Hire With Your Head by Lou Adler The Essential Guide for Hiring and Getting Hired by Lou Adler Lynn Teo’s great presentation: Portfolios Matter […]

UX Staffing and the Penny Stock Problem

When starting to grow a UX team, it’s tempting to shop for new team members with skills to tackle the UX challenges you have now. Unfortunately, now isn’t forever and it’s likely the challenges will change. UX suffers from something I like to call the penny stock problem. Imagine you’ve bought a really cheap stock […]

Wanted: Amazing Web Developer Intern

We’re looking for an amazing Web Developer Intern for a paid, 4­-month internship, starting late Summer 2013. Fast Forward Four Months… We’d like to thank you for doing a fantastic job as our 2013 fall Web Developer Intern. You’ve excelled at maintaining, editing, and documenting our stable of web properties. You created all of our […]

Hiring the Best UX Designers

If finding “the right fit” feels like a frustrating task you’re struggling to survive, you’re doing it wrong. Getting the best UX designers onboard means hiring with your head, not your heart. In Hiring the Best UX Designers, our August 1 virtual seminar, Jared Spool teaches you to include your entire team in a more […]

Get Your Design Team to All Our Virtual Seminars,
July through December

The virtual seminar schedule is in place for the rest of 2013. We’re bringing you the latest thinking on relevant topics, such as hiring a designer, designing with remote teams, and design workflow, just to name a few. And as always, these seminars are presented by the leading experts in our field, like Leah Buley, […]

The Best Interview Question for Hiring UX Designers

What if you could ask one question during an interview that would tell you everything you need to know about the candidate you’re thinking of hiring? As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a big fan of Lou Adler’s Hire with Your Head recruiting strategy. A big component of how Lou approaches hiring is the interview conversation. […]