What nobody told me about the ‘Etiquette’
Recently I’ve been interviewing a lot of junior UX designers for roles in London and Paris. Some are clearly ‘in the know’ — I can tell that they’ve been coached by their family, school, or network. Others are quite clueless about how to get hired.
I totally relate to this second group of people. I started my career not in tech but in investment banking, and I also had a lot of the same misconceptions.
Here are 11 lessons, from over 10 years of reflection and interviewing 🙌!
Note: this originated as a thread on Twitter. Here I’m expanding a little more on each bit.