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Hiring UX professional help – a #UXChat round-up Industry blogger Jake Pryzslak and our UX community discuss the different approaches to hiring for UX

I am relatively new to market research and user experience so when asked to take the reins of #UXChat I...

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What’s the difference between a UX researcher and a UX designer?

Welcome back to our semi-regular series of UX beginner’s guides, where we ask the questions that you’re too shy or...

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When should your company hire a UX designer? We discuss the pros and cons of hiring a UX team member vs. bringing in a consultant vs. just doing the work yourselves

How does a company know when it’s time to seriously invest in user experience (UX)? As a UX consultant, I...

Breaking into UX

How to break into UX (and be successful once you have) An interview with Elizabeth Chesters and Omar Akhtar

Right now, it feels like a lot of people are trying to kickstart their career in UX—whether that means starting out from scratch,...

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10 best pieces of UX career advice offered by professionals

UX careers don’t benefit from a curse/blessing enjoyed by many other vocations – the “this is how it’s done” convention....

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Highlights from our AMA with Joel Marsh, designer and author of UX for Beginners

Last week on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA with Joel Marsh, designer and author of ‘UX...

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How to build a UX portfolio

UX Portfolios: the new bane of any UX designer’s life. A showcase of not just the work you’ve done, but...

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Highlights from our AMA with Peter Hornsby, UX manager and columnist at UX Matters

Last week on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA session with Peter Hornsby, UX Manager at Distribution...

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UX Disciplines: Should UXers be expected to perform research and design (or even code?) [a #uxchat roundup] Should UXers broaden their skill sets or specialise? [a #uxchat roundup]

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed UX disciplines. Many good points were raised, mulled over, and then picked apart, particularly with the question about whether UXers should be expected to perform both research and design (and code, even.) Here are the talking points:

Paths to UX careers

Paths to UX Careers [a #uxchat roundup] Paths to UX Careers [a #uxchat roundup] with Sherryl Tarnaske

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed the paths to UX careers. Often, UX practitioners begin their journeys in completely different...