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Content strategy
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Content strategy

At Allovus, we’ve been getting more and more requests for content strategists. Are the skills required for the role of content strategists in your wheelhouse? Before you answer that question, you might be wondering what exactly content strategy is. Allovus Recruiter Brian Jensen shared his thoughts on content strategy as it applies to businesses. “Think of … Continue reading

Design sprints
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Design sprints

Looking for a fast and efficient way to iterate on product solutions? You might consider trying a design sprint. The idea of design sprints was originated by Google Ventures (GV). They wanted to create a tool in an effort to answer critical business questions through design prototyping and testing with users. The benefit of design … Continue reading

How to shine
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How to shine

You’ve just been summoned for an interview. Fantastic! But how do you differentiate yourself from the other candidates? What will make you shine over all the rest? According to Allovus recruiters Brian Jensen and Miranda Wilimczyk, there are ways to stand out from the crowd and make yourself a “gold-star” candidate. What makes a gold-star candidate? … Continue reading

What’s your number?
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What’s your number?

What’s your number? This was the question every Allovus employee was asked over the past few weeks. But this “number” does not refer to what you might think. It actually refers to the number of planet earths each person uses in relationship to how they live day-to-day. After taking an online test to assess their … Continue reading

UX Cake
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UX Cake

In our previous post, UX Cake: avoid the sharks, we talked about the UX Cake live podcast event co-sponsored by Allovus. The discussion covered how to prevent your UX review from getting derailed by “sharks.” UX Cake is produced by Amplify Alliance, a UX coaching firm, and hosted by Leigh Allen-Arredondo. Leigh is a co-founder of … Continue reading

Know your strengths
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Know your strengths

Have you ever been asked the age-old question: “What are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?” in a job interview? This question can be difficult to answer without an in-depth understanding of yourself. By taking a personality test like Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator or Gallup CliftonStrengths, employees, employers and students alike can gain crucial insight into personal … Continue reading