Finding the right people to positively impact your organization is a challenge. But luckily, hiring the right design, UX, content, and web or mobile practitioners -- and working with them collaboratively along the way -- is something our experts have talked about in a variety of powerful seminars.

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Amy Jackson

Avoid Saying Yes to the Wrong Job

Job candidates and potential employers send each other the wrong messages—Amy’s spent more than 25 years watching this happen. We assume companies know what they need and that our work speaks for itself. Those assumptions land us in situations where the expectations are unrealistic and maybe even impossible. But Amy’s experience has taught her how to avoid this disaster.

Amy will help you turn interviews into a discovery process that sets expectations and evaluates options. She’ll show you how to communicate your value, ask the right questions, and get the answers you need to land the right role. Avoid the wrong fit and love what you do.

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Kim Goodwin

You’re Hired! Strategies for Finding the Perfect Fit

In the UX world, Kim Goodwin is a big deal. A regular on the UX conference circuit. Bestselling author of “Designing for the Digital Age.” Team builder and UX evangelizer at PatientsLikeMe. Kim knows design—and designers. She’s hired, fired, and coached loads of them for her own teams and for clients, too.

Kim understands the challenges of a competitive job market. The candidate with the most impressive résumé isn’t always the smartest choice. It’s not always easy to tell the diamond-in-the-rough from the shiny-but-fake. But Kim’s figured out how to find the hidden gems.

Kim shares insights that help folks on both sides of the interview table. Learn how to define and articulate the skills you’re hiring for, and how to build a framework for evaluating candidates. Understanding what makes a good hire will help job seekers present themselves to hiring managers in the most effective manner.