Finding a UX mentor is one of the best ways to sharpen your design skills and speed up your progress. Having “been there and done that” before you, UX mentors use their professional experience to take you under their wing, put you through your paces, and answer any questions you have along the way.
Some of the best ideas — and most successful businesses — start off as side projects. But working on a side hustle requires time, effort and focus, and even market-defining innovations need a little help to get off the ground.
Similar to coaches (though not the same), mentors are a great way to sharpen your skills and add valuable knowledge to your repertoire.
For startups and entrepreneurs, the journey to growth can be a rocky one. When you work with people who have been there, done that, you can learn from their struggles and successes. That’s what makes mentorship so important — especially in startup culture.
Professionals and students who have lost their jobs are (understandably) experiencing a lot of uncertainty and panic when it comes to their employment prospects, especially for students who will be graduating during the coronavirus pandemic hit or people who have lost their job because of it, one thing is clear: Getting hired now isn’t going to be that easy.
Data science is the place to be, right? While the field is still relatively new, it is expected to grow to $140.9 billion by 2024, and there has been a 29% annual increase in demand for data scientists from companies across the globe.
Vicki stems from the world of VFX, film and VR. As a mentor, she aims to be the same pivotal figure that her mentors were in the beginning of her career. Read more about the role she plays as a mentor today, how she got into the world of VR and her favourite parts of being a mentor.
Development is one of the most exciting and interesting fields to break into. It provides a constant feeling of having learned so much, and yet still having so much left to learn!
Combining creativity with a wealth of technical skill, UX designers are responsible for making software, websites and apps work for people. And, as a result, they’re some of the most sought-after workers in today’s tech-driven world.