Tech layoffs: 12 ways to actually help job seekers
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As of mid-May 2023, we are almost 15 months into a grim trend of mass tech layoffs happening primarily in the United States. If you're...
- May 10
[Podcast interview] Amy Santee talks UX careers on UX+1 with Corey Nelson & Antonio Ruberto
Thanks to my buddy Corey Nelson and co-host Antonio Ruberto for inviting me onto their show UX+1 to discuss several of my favorite topics...
- Apr 24
🦉 Birdathon 2023 fundraiser for bird and habitat conservation 🦆
For the second year in a row, I am excited to take part in the Portland Audubon Society's annual Birdathon fundraiser for wildlife care,...
- Apr 4
Create UXR Career Opportunities & Build Community on LinkedIn workshop recording, $99
My LinkedIn deep dive workshop into LinkedIn content creation, community engagement & career development, is now available for purchase...
- Mar 6
The mass tech layoffs are bad news for academics transitioning to UXR (but not all is lost)
It breaks my heart to say this, but now is not a good time for academics who want to go into user experience research. In 2022, I worked...
- Feb 27
Employer-worker power dynamics and return-to-office mandates
There's a new but totally predictable trend in corporate America: return-to-office mandates for tech workers. Millions of people have...
- Feb 23
101 ways to get into UX research
Are you interested in becoming a UX researcher, but don’t know where to start? Luckily there is no shortage of useful, legit, and...
- Feb 15
Do your future self a solid by keeping a running list of literally everything you do at work
Every Friday afternoon at my last in-house job (we're talking 4+ years ago now), I took 10 minutes to summarize everything I had worked...
- Feb 7
[Podcast interview] Low Fidelity: Unleash Your Mindset with Rizwan Javaid
Rizwan Javaid, Senior UX Designer and host of the podcast Low Fidelity: Unleash Your Mindset, invited me to chat with him about...
- Jan 30
2022 coaching year in review
At the end of every year, I like to geek out with an annual business analysis and review to understand how I spent my time and energy,...
- Jan 23
IDEAS: Top 10 blog posts of 2022
I've been writing publicly since 2011, when I began blogging about my career journey, starting with my transition from academia to UX. I...
- Jan 16
What the heck are “actionable insights” anyway? 3 UX researchers on business language for academics
I asked three UX researchers (and past clients) to share the biggest adjustment they experienced transitioning from academia into UX. I'm...
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