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If a candidate that was interviewed is someone your product team loves but the candidate is concerned that they might not be able to be a Product Designer at a scaling company bc they are going back to school for a masters, is it best to fight to get the candidate still or cut them loose to prevent any challenges later?

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I'm a budding UX Designer with no exp in the field besides one client project and some school ones. However, for 5+ years I've been a part of User Testing groups and have participated in user research interviews for different companies like Lions Gate, the Canadian Government, Pinterest, etc. I did it to make a little bit of pocket change, but it ended up teaching me about how user researchers collect data and what types of questions they ask. Would it be valuable experience to put on my resume?

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A good friend of mine graduated from Parsons this past summer, has degrees in Journalism and French, and is a very talented photographer and designer. And I’m certain she’d make a fabulous junior AD or content strategist. Unfortunately she, like many in this pandemic, is having no luck finding a job despite applying for everything under the sun. It’s a tragic waste of potential and I want to help. Any advice for her or shops/hiring managers/non-traditional job hunt tips to steer her towards? 🤞🏼

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I’ve been working with a startup for 2 months as a UX Designer - they are so unorganized so I’m wondering how I can show my process in a case study when they aren’t keeping track of metrics or KPIs or anything else because they are moving so fast. Any advice?

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I have 2 YOE at Acn & in the Consulting Development Program. I’ve been a pmo analyst/scrum master/functional designer/created power bi data visualizations & am currently on a culture transformation project. I’d like to go to a start up or faang and I’ve applied to countless jobs but have gotten no requests for interviews. Any idea What could be the reason????

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I’ve got an interview for a UI designer position on Tuesday and meeting with the senior developer first. What can I expect from this first round? It’s been so long since I’ve interviewed

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Looking for recommendations for job interview coaches or classes. I keep getting to the final or next to final round for mid to senior level Product Designer roles, but have yet to get to the job offer stage. I’ve been DIY and practicing using online resources. Maybe I need to bring people into this.

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Today I learned that a white man with 2 years less experience than me and who does mediocre work at best is a Design Director at a place I’m interviewing for as a Sr Designer. We used to work at the same place. He spent less than a year as an ACD before jumping into Design Director roles. I’m so tired of clawing my way up the ladder while others get a golden ticket to a glass elevator. But I’m also frustrated at myself for not being more confident in my abilities and just reaching for shit.

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How far back and how often can you reschedule an interview at FAANG, and still have a good shot at landing the job? For context: I’m interviewing for Product and UX Designer jobs. With everything on my plate, I’m not as ready as I need to be and want more time, whatever additional length of time I can get before they completely fill headcount.

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Can you think of any good examples of a good slide deck for project presentations? Please link me to them. I’m going through interviews for Product Designer roles where I’ll need to present and discuss projects I’ve worked on. I would like to see what makes a good slide presentation for a design interview.

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What’s the number one question you would ask when interviewing a remote freelance designer?

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I have been a good designer for many years and have been jumping from job to job but never has it been easy to get an interview. Then finally, When I do get one, my interviews goes great through 5th round and towards the end I’ll get the dreaded email “thank you but we chose another candidate.” I can say for sure in one or two of my previous jobs I’ve had some bad bosses and I know they didn’t like me very much. How can I find out if they say negative things about me? Is there a secret file?

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What are some interview questions you would ask a temp designer for a few weeks of gig

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How would you describe the difference between a production designer role and a graphic designer role? Interviewed for a design job that ended up being more production based and kind of disappointed.

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I’m a graphic designer interviewing with a company. Is it normal to ask a potential candidate to redesign a 10 page brochure for their interview test? If not, any suggestions on how to proceed?

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Junior level designer here with basically no agency experience, doing interviews at an agency for a short term freelance project and they’re asking me my hourly/day rates. What should i say?? What’s a reasonable amount of $ to ask for?

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Any intel re: the culture at Badger & Winters NY? My fave former intern (now junior AD/designer) is interviewing and looking for advice...

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What are some great interview questions I can prepare for ?? if the position is a big designer role. I’m very nervous and I want to do great with any interview I do.

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Is $75 an hour in SF a good rate for a designer with like 1.5 years of experience? I threw that out at an interview and the recruiter balked and now I'm feeling paranoid 😔

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I have an interview for a designer role at McK. I can’t find any info on google. Anyone have experiences to share or any tips? 🙏🏽

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I’m interviewing for a Sr Designer role (second round) and they are having me meet with a Jr Designer. How should I prepare?

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I have a first interview coming up at a local tech studio any day now to be a UX Designer. If you have any good energy to spare, drop some spirit fingers my way ✨🙌😂🤞I'm so close to getting out!

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