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IA Summit 2010 - Career Workshop - April 8, 2010 -Phoenix, AZ

by User Experience Designer & Researcher at UserGlue / Chicago, IL on Apr 09, 2010

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The Career Workshop for Information Architects and other User Experience
Professionals is a half-day event that teaches attendees how to optimize their
career search. Attendees will learn the skills needed in today’s market, and
will get the opportunity to network and share ideas.

Divided into four information-packed sessions, the workshop will include
discussions, and individual and team exercises:

1. Career Listings, Career Sites and Agencies
Looking at recent career listings to understand what employers are looking for
Communicating what IA’s do to recruiters
Applying lessons learned to cover letters and interview conversations

2. Resumes
Examining sample resumes
Tips for designing an IA-oriented resume that stands out

3. Portfolios
Understanding what makes a great portfolio
Determining the best method to display it

4. Interviewing
Examining what interviewers want to hear
Presenting yourself through your portfolio
Communication tips for before, during and after the interview

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