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Br Ux eaking into 14 38 by Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan. @BrianKSullivan @bigdesign Hi, my name is #breakingux
Resume Portfolio Networking
Resume (or Rap Sheet)
Resumes contain certain elements.
Do not lie. Link to portfolio. Your uniqueness. Design & UX skills. Your impact to bottom line.
Tips for Resume Writing
1. Use keywords.
2. Include all contact info.
3. Add an objective.
4. Prioritize content.
5. Choose Your Style Chronological Function-based
Portfolio (Your Product)
Watch Your Online Presence
Make It Visual
Same Visual Style
Network (Your People)
Your Network = Business
Networking is a Contact Sport
It’s a great book, too!
Best networkers focus on giving, not getting.
Value people over technology.
Your 5/10/15 Plan
5 Meetings/Encounters Daily
10 Correspondences Daily
15 Phone Calls Daily
Hello, my name is ________________. I am a ___________ at ____________. The last cool project I worked on was __________________ where I learned ______,______, and ______. How cool is that! Use This Template. Give Them Your Card.
I have a couple of questions for you. It will take just two minutes: Tell me what you do. Tell me what you love to do. The answers are totally different. Another Approach.
Shake Hands & Exchange Cards.
Business Card Strategy Your business cards go here Their business cards go here
Card Holders Get in the Way.
Introduce Them to Someone You Know.
Everyone Loves a Connector. Be one.
Remember Their Names!
Join UX Dallas Meetup
Come to the Big Design Conference. September 4-6, 2014
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