Be Willing to Do the Grunt Work
When you’re first breaking into a role, company, or opportunity, it’s so valuable to show your HUNGER.
Show your hunger by doing the little things. Do the grunt work.
-Update the CRM (customer relationship management) tool
-Send necessary emails
-Show up early
-Clean the bathroom
Make that first impression and signal your willingness to commit.
Do you want more from your career?
UX/UI design is an in-demand field where you can pursue a creative career and earn a lucrative income—all while making an impact on the products and world around you.
Join UX Academy by Designlab, and you could be applying for your first role as a UX/UI designer in as little as 6-8 months.
If you’re ready to pursue a more rewarding career in UX/UI design, start here.
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— Doris, Designlab grad
The Impact of Technology on the Job Market and How to Stay Ahead of the Curve
In an ever-evolving world and economy, will you become agile and adaptable? Will you learn new tools and trends?
Here’s how to stay ahead of the curve.
“Show the world you’re ready to break the mold and dance to a future where technology and creativity intertwine.”
Quote of the Day
“Your past does not equal your future.”
The Career Hackers Revolution
- Career hacking is about the relentless pursuit of discovering and doing what makes you come alive. Here are the core principles in the Career Hackers Manifesto.
- See two of our top posts: How to Make a Video Pitch and 100 Ways to Work Out Loud, so you can skip the resume and degree and be your own credential. See more on the Start Here page.
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