What do you think about using design sprints for every feature of your product? I have recently collaborated with a team of designers that is using DS for every little feature and we argued about the utility of using this (time consuming and costly) process.
I was recently offered a Zoom interview. The school had 10 interview slots for me to choose from. Three were one day this week and the rest are next week. I chose the first time slot available. Should I have waited until one of the last slots so I was fresher on their mind when choosing a candidate? I am just sitting here stressing out until I here something. Also, do interviewers still appreciate a hand written thank you for the interview?
I have a substitute teacher orientation to go to tomorrow. What should I wear? Business suit or is that too much?
Who or what is driving the decision to make so many versions of the Skyrizi commercial. Would love some insight. The original song is so catchy.
McKinsey 🐟, are you guys still hiring for Public Sector transformation? Any experiences of how transformation projects are vs big4?
When boomerang interviewing, is it frowned down upon to present work produced in your first stint at the agency?
Hi Everyone. I completed my 1 year in EY in October 2022. And in my profile, they have updated it to Senior Analyst now. But that was a progression that happens every year and I have not received the incremented salary.
Now that they are giving increments to everyone, will I receive both progression and increment or my progression will be counted as increment.
Decided to actual invest in tech and furniture to make WFH be more pleasant. What are your must haves for a good home office set up? I’m thinking of buying a larger monitor and a better camera. Anything else you guys love?
Any tips for hard launching partners on social media? For context, I’ve (Indian American female) been dating my white American boyfriend for 3 years and we just got engaged after two years of convincing my parents. They are very happy and excited now, but I’m scared shitless about being ostracized / judged by my extended family and Indian community in the US once I “let the cat out of the bag” on the engagement news. I want to be proud and confident about this but could use some moral support.
Invited to speak at health and wellness conference. No clue what my audience will be. Any ideas on subject matter?
👾Free old computer games.
How often do you cry? I was talking w a group of girlfriends and I realized I don’t cry much at all. My friends seem to have regular crying sessions or are able to cry when they feel like it.
McKinsey & Company Good day folks,
I am a 3rd year PhD student in Civil Engineering with about 4 years prior experience in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry.
I am interested in an Associate internship opportunity with the Capital Excellence team McKinsey & Company and would appreciate if anyone will be willing to go over my resume and potentially give me a referral.
Your time is highly appreciated!
My contribution for the day
Women who went for ivf, how long did you take off from work? I’m planning to go back to my country (not US) because it offers cheaper ivf options. I quit my job and my next job will start in 2months.
Alright I am pretty much got f’ed - is there a point in holding these calls or I need to get out with what I have an join bear gang
I currently own a townhouse with 60k in equity and I’m looking to buy another house. Would it make sense to refi and use the equity for another house? I plan on renting the townhouse.
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Has anyone interviewed at Meta, and if you didn’t get the role did they provide feedback as to why?
Looking to start a new bowl/community to connect with other Design Leaders/Managers. Can be new design managers like me, or even those with years of experience.
Reply below and let me know ✌🏼🥰
I have a $1200 stipend for learning at my work - Any suggestions from fellow Product Designers for recommendations?
I’m thinking so far about a UX writing course since we don’t have writers and I dictate the copy for elements as the designer.
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I'm frustrated with the resources for advanced product designers to technically grow. Mentorship and critique sections with more senior people beyond working hours are exasuting thing to invest in. With I could study by myself.
Any recommendation for self-service content for advanced professionals?
Looking to hire a head of product design for a consumer internet company. Will be a team of 10-15 product designer and UX researchers. What is the most important skill/capability should they have? And how would you interview them to determine if they had that skill/capability?
Is it normal for a Product Owner to lay out specs for how a feature should work?
I thought that was my job as the ux designer to figure out the best way to solve a need. But I’m getting handed projects where the PO, and sometimes the senior designer has laid out exactly what should happen (components used, flow, etc) to design a feature. It’s really frustrating because I don’t know if I’m supposed to be speaking up on what I think or just do the UI work I’m asked to.
Designers, what is your relationship like with your PM and Design Manager? How do you typically work together?
Hey all, I’m about to do my final (full day) interview at Google and I’m super excited but a bit nervous.
Anyone who’s gone through it willing to share some tips? Also how much time did you spend prepping for this interview specifically?
I work at a corporation that doesn’t think through their project requests thoroughly. They often will cancel UX/UI projects months into working on them once it goes up to the CEO and they say the business plan & marketing strategy isn’t thought out. I haven’t worked on a SINGLE product that has launched. I have been interviewing many places, but fail the interview. I’m never sure how to answer questions about impact. Hiring manager also want to see live products, which I can’t show. Any advice?
Whats your salary, YOE and location?
I have 8 years of graphic / web design followed by 8 years of pure UX. Currently WFH but live near NYC, making 140 base / 165 total. I think I’m due for a move and looking for 175 base / 200+ total.
Anyone willing to share rates for freelance ux and product design? I am full time principle product designer in the Bay Area, and a colleague wants to hire me for a side project designing mock-ups and artifacts. Not sure where to start about figuring out a rate. Any help would be appreciated. thanks.
I have the option of switching from a lead UX designer to a principle UX designer in my current company. How will this title change be looked upon by recruiters/hiring managers on LinkedIn or at the next company I apply to? Would the pay bands be higher or lower?
Is $180k OTE competitive compensation for a Head of Product Design? Remote role. East Coast US hours. Managing a team (hands on too) so likely not a checkbox 40h work week.
👋 hi! I’m hoping for advise re informational interviews or informal virtual meetings with industry peers. What’s the etiquette/ expectation? As context, I’m not job searching, just starting to think about where I’d like to be next (after about another year). Thanks in advance 🙏
Are there any designers training in accessible UI design lately?
I'm looking to learn and ask some suggestions for an interview tomorrow.
Pretty nervous on technical questions.
Any references on what to read
I’ve been interviewing with Google since July. Passed the first interview but the team I was matched with ended up hiring someone else. Recruiter told me that she will let me know if any other opportunities arise as I’m still in the running and haven’t been rejected. I know that interviewing with google is a long process but I’m worried the longer I wait the more likely I will be rejected or just never hear back. Anyone else in this situation? How long until you got an offer?
I just got laid off an hour or so and I'm kind of feeling relieved about it. For other lay-off-ees, what were the next few months like for you? Is relief ok to feel in this climate?
Hello! I’m currently preparing for an interview. Any idea what an entry level product designer in cyber security makes in compensation?
Hello! I am looking for a new role as a Product Designer mid to senior level. I am currently enrolled in Google’s UX certificate program and am extremely dedicated to my professional growth in this field. I have experience in Enterprise and Mid-market SaaS products and am also open to new industries such as environmental tech, travel tech, and wellness tech. I appreciate any job leads or networking opportunities and am happy to send a resume over. Portfolio site: lydiamarzot.com 🤠
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