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Top tips on how to write a good UX CV

Here at Futureheads, we interview all of our candidates so we can get to know them personally and it also gives us an opportunity to give candidates advice on their CV and portfolio. With around 20 UXers coming through our doors each week, we see common issues and feel we know what makes a good … Continue reading “Top tips on how to write a good UX CV”

Top questions at UXPA career event 2016

On Thursday, I attended the UXPA Careers event 2016 along with three other members of the Futureheads UX team, making up 35 years of recruitment experience. The attendees varied from juniors looking for advice, to designers looking for their next role. The companies attending ranged from recruitment agencies to technology businesses. Futureheads hosted a ‘CV … Continue reading “Top questions at UXPA career event 2016”

How to Nail that Freelance Digital Project Manager/Producer Interview

Hiring a freelance Digital Project Manager/Producer is a very speedy process. It is normally just a one stage interview which means that it is even more important that you are able to demonstrate yourself and your skills clearly and confidently. So how do you portray your best self in just one hour or less? Preparation … Continue reading “How to Nail that Freelance Digital Project Manager/Producer Interview”

Top 5 Words You Must Include in Your Digital Product Management CV

Despite what people think, writing a CV (a good CV) can be really difficult. How do I format it? How many pages should it be? What style of writing should I use? These are just some of the questions that come to mind when it comes down to writing a good CV. Though your CV … Continue reading “Top 5 Words You Must Include in Your Digital Product Management CV”

How to Explain Employment Gaps on Your CV

If you have employment gaps on your CV, it’s tempting to downplay these in the hope that no one will notice, right? Actually, no. Eagle-eyed hiring managers are always quick to spot any unexplained gaps and these can make you a risky candidate in their eyes. It’s always better to be honest and explain any … Continue reading “How to Explain Employment Gaps on Your CV”

UCD 2015: Digital Teams Need To Hire More UX & Design Graduates

At the recent UCD conference, I spoke with Lee Sankey @leesankey and Kirsten Lawton regarding the challenges and opportunities for hiring graduate UX and design talent in London. Experience shows that not enough graduates are being hired. Futureheads have met with over 230 clients in the last 2 years and less than 4% of resulting … Continue reading “UCD 2015: Digital Teams Need To Hire More UX & Design Graduates”

6 Tips On How To Up Your UX Game

Hi there! My name is Demi and I am a UX Resourcer within the UX team at Futureheads. In this blog I will outline a few ways in which you can refresh your UX skills and help yourself to stand out in the recruitment market. 1. Polish up your portfolio Ensure that your portfolio is … Continue reading “6 Tips On How To Up Your UX Game”

CV Writing Tips: How to Quantify Your Experience And Emphasise Your ROI

Are you applying for jobs but missing out on interviews? If this sounds familiar, it’s probably because your CV is not making enough of an impact. When writing your CV, your focus needs be on projecting your ROI as an employee When writing your CV, your focus needs be on projecting your ROI as an … Continue reading “CV Writing Tips: How to Quantify Your Experience And Emphasise Your ROI”

Tips for Junior Digital Project Managers – Some Do’s and Don’ts

Tips for Junior Digital Project Managers – Some Do’s and Don’ts Recent graduates often come to us asking the best way to get into Junior Project Management, so we wanted to outline some do’s and don’ts that are crucial for getting your foot in the door and securing that Junior PM interview. Do your research: … Continue reading “Tips for Junior Digital Project Managers – Some Do’s and Don’ts”

Writing A Winning Project Management CV

Photo: Startup Stock Photos If you’re currently part of the job search market and are on the lookout for your next Project Management role, the first place to start is by working on writing a winning CV. A well written CV helps paint a picture of who you are, what you’ve achieved and what you … Continue reading “Writing A Winning Project Management CV”