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13 Job Scams To Avoid When Applying for Work

13 Job Scams To Avoid When Applying for Work

Types of Job Scams: Become a secret shopper Pay to interview/train Do remote work with a well-known company Receive training materials to become a manager Print and package items from home Deposit a check and become a freelancer Be your own boss for a small fee Provide a digital signature Provide care for someone’s elderly relative Work for a new consultant or…

10 Valuable Lessons You Can Learn from Working a Totally Crappy Job

10 Valuable Lessons You Can Learn from Working a Totally Crappy Job

What can I learn from a crappy job? Employees deserve to be valued Relaxation should be a priority Good management makes great experiences You won’t get along with everyone Communication can make the difference Scheduling and respect go hand-in-hand Taking initiative can promote happiness A good environment can outweigh pay Priorities should determine your decisions Sometimes you can’t…

10 Seriously Easy Ways to Prepare for Your Next Interview

10 Seriously Easy Ways to Prepare for Your Next Interview

How to prepare for your next interview: Know your interviewer Study interview questions Utilize various forms of practice Dress the part Elevate your portfolio Bring the right tools Keep your answers brief Focus on your strengths Be passionate Follow up The job market can be a tough place, and even tougher for freelancers and artists. But…

5 Questions Every Freelancer Should Ask Before Taking a Job

5 Questions Every Freelancer Should Ask Before Taking a Job

Questions for freelancers considering a job: Do I like this person/company? Will I enjoy this project? Is this something I can use in my portfolio? How much time will it take me? Will it be more beneficial to charge an hourly rate or a flat fee? Freelancing can be an excellent source of income, often…

Interface Copywriting: Encouraging User Behaviors With Content

Interface Copywriting: Encouraging User Behaviors With Content

From email opt-in forms to clickbait headlines and shopping cart checkouts, everything relies on copywriting. And the specific style of copy can have a dramatic effect on user engagement. When you’re designing or launching a website you always want to check your work and see what converts best. Each audience is different and their needs…

Mobile Interactions Guide: Designing Interactive App UIs For Beginners

Mobile Interactions Guide: Designing Interactive App UIs For Beginners

Smartphones handle interactions far differently than desktops. Users have a much more intimate relationship with their phones and tablets because they work solely on touch, swipe, tap, and finger movements. The best mobile apps use interaction states & animations to create a lifelike experience. It can seem like a complex topic but in this guide…