❓ How can I tell during the interview process if a company cares about UX?
❓ Does good design maturity even exist?
❓ Given today's challenging UX job market, should I just focus on getting a paycheck to keep a roof over my head?
In the latest episode of What is Wrong with Hiring, I chat with UX designer-turned-design talent recruiter and satirist Hang 🤙 Xu of Collective Supply, about several topics on the minds of UXers these days.
Tune in to hear us shoot the shit on:
Hang's backstory, how he got into talent management, and his excellent satirical LinkedIn content
The state of design & tech hiring today
The philosophical, historical, cultural, and practical onion of design maturity and its impact on the satisfaction of UX pros
How to find a decent job and workplace wellbeing based on our personal definitions of design maturity, and our career and life priorities
Looking for ideal jobs in times of job scarcity—can we be picky?
Balancing the desire for impact and quality with the realities of organizational constraints and our individual capacity