Category Archives: Hiring

UX Design – Generalist vs. Specialist

As a User Experience Consultancy, the UX Design role is the single most frequent position we hire for. Various online definitions state that UX Designers should be strategic thought leaders and play a very important role in creating a seamless user experience as it relates to a user’s journey throughout a site or product. This includes research, developing personas and designing various interaction points within an overall system. This of course is an all encompassing generalist type description, but sometimes like in life, there’s ideal and then there’s the reality of the situation, client or project. We find that in many … Continue reading

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Several recruiting trends are altering the way that companies are hiring and the way that job-seekers are applying for positions. Here are some trends that we are noticing in 2016 so far.   In the Digital space, hiring strategies are changing. Employers seem more interested in what value you can immediately bring to the company rather than how much experience you have. This means that employers are more willing to take a chance on someone with substantially less experience.   Since, employers are more interested in what value you can bring, it is important to illustrate your potential as clearly a possible. This … Continue reading