The kind-of-obvious secret that very few UX candidates use in their job hunt

graduates job seeking May 19, 2019

The biggest lament of anyone finishing a design bootcamp is that they can’t get a job. Like most professions the biggest stumbling block block in your design career happens right at the beginning when you're getting your foot in the door. Getting underway can be difficult for a bunch of different reasons.

When Linked In analysed 50,000 hard skills needed by employers globally, UX came in at #5. Wow! It’s so in-demand, yet it can be very difficult to start a career in this space as a graduate. Many people entering the field get started with a bootcamp or university qualification, but this certainly doesn’t guarantee that you’ll walk straight into your dream role. Competition for entry level design roles is fierce. You could find yourself competing with other recent graduates, as well as the many people with years of related career experience who are making the switch into UX or service design.

To top it off, most employers are looking for...

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