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

Stem vs. steam
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Stem vs. steam

Most students in this day and age are encouraged to focus on studying STEM subjects. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.) There’s a great demand for the kind of jobs that fall within those categories. But does focusing on STEM guarantee career success in the high-tech landscape? A recent study done by Google suggests that might … Continue reading

A career in UX research
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A career in UX research

Have you thought about a career as a UX researcher? According to Allovus Recruiter Brian Jensen, “Demand for UX researchers is increasing, especially as two factors become more prevalent within organizations: Designing for accessibility is no longer a nice-to-have, but more of a critical component for leaders to keep top-of-mind when approaching product development. (Regardless … Continue reading

back to school 2015
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back to school 2015

Boy, are we lucky to have so many job opportunities in the Pacific Northwest! And while summer is unfortunately coming to an end, the school year is about to launch… and with it, more prospects for professionals to gain career-boosting skills. Now is your chance to make yourself more marketable in today’s workforce. School of Visual … Continue reading

think before you post
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think before you post

Gone are the days when interviewing for a job was straightforward. You showed up with your resume and portfolio in hand—said all the right things, displayed your work and bam—either you got the job or you didn’t. But in today’s world, in addition to having a beautiful portfolio site and digital resume, you also need … Continue reading