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The year is already rounding up, and it isn’t all about bitcoin tips and crash diets. It’s also about making good adjustments when it comes to your profession. As this year of social distancing came into play, building up your LinkedIn profile has now become important than ever.

As a professional, you must maintain an online presence similar to your digital resume — and you don’t need to slack when it comes to this.

To accomplish that, here six important tips of mine;

1. Why not create a good headline?

Have you ever stopped to think about this? How many…


@mentatdgtv — Thank you!

“Many skilled people or professionals do make sure they update their LinkedIn profiles, and that’s only when they’re actively searching for good jobs….”

Well, the above statement is a misnomer in some way. It should be more like this; recruiters are steadily mining LinkedIn over 467 million profiles to identify good or top candidates — now that caught the excitement, didn’t it?

However, if you update your LinkedIn profile, you may not be looking for your next job; it comes to you on a silver platter.

With that said, here are the six tips to put on your LinkedIn profile…


LinkedIn has changed the course of applying and hiring for jobs. Almost every aspect of life has changed with technological advancement and so LinkedIn has replaced the quintessential form of applying and hiring for jobs.

LinkedIn like other major social sites is built on algorithms. Just like say for example Facebook is designed with such algorithms where they make you see the ads and everything based on your interests. In the same way, LinkedIn doesn’t work on your interests but how you’ve designed your profile and where to send you.

Employers now seek potential candidates on LinkedIn in order to…


1. Prepare Your Environment

Select an area for the meeting where you can manage the surroundings. If at all feasible, take the video meeting in your house, but anywhere peaceful with an excellent internet link is a feasible choice. Don’t take a video clip interview in a coffee bar except as a last resort.

Lighting

When it pertains to lights, all-natural light from a home window is perfect; or other lighting that works

Facing your light source is always best if you can.

Video camera

Establish your computer to make sure that the camera is close to eye level. If…


The STAR method prepares individuals for circumstantial and behavioral interview questions. These questions can find you when you least expect and may come in a form you never expected. Hiring managers tactfully time this question and may bring it up just after you think you have done justice to the interview.

In most cases, the human resource officer will give a real-life situation and ask if you have been in a similar situation before. Or, he/she will go straight and ask for what you’d do when faced with a particular situation. …


It’s usually tough to find a good design mentor. What’s tougher is finding a mentor that you can build a lasting, valuable relationship with. Whether you’re looking into getting a design mentor or already have one, here’s some tips and best practices for fostering a successful, fruitful relationship.

1. Set clear goals and expectation

Having clear goals and expectations in a mentor-mentee relationship not only creates a solid foundation to build upon, but it also helps you achieve your goals that much faster. What are the overarching goals of this relationship? What does success look like?

Be clear about your objectives and what you hope to…


In this guest post by Design Recruiter Carl Wheatley , get tips and best practices for making the most out of your relationship with your design mentor.

Carl Wheatley — Product Design Recruiter @ Facebook

It’s usually tough to find a good design mentor. What’s tougher is finding a mentor that you can build a lasting, valuable relationship with. Whether you’re looking into getting a design mentor or already have one, here’s some tips and best practices for fostering a successful, fruitful relationship.

1. Set clear goals and expectation

Having clear goals and expectations in a mentor-mentee relationship not only creates a solid foundation to build…


Design Recruiter at Facebook Carl Wheatley explains why proactive storytelling in a UX design interview is one of the most powerful techniques for demonstrating your expertise and communication skills. Read on for three essential tips for telling a compelling story around your design work.

What would you do if you were sitting right in front of your interviewer and a moment of silence occurred? Would you sit and wait for them to break the silence, or speak up and make the moment interesting?

Most of the time, UX designers preparing for job interviews forget to put in the effort when…


“An interview is meant to be a discussion session and not a one-way question and answer process.”

Hiring managers aren’t only looking for designers who can do the job well — they want to hire employees that show a genuine interest in the company and taking their product to the next level. Interviewers are looking out for opportunities to identity forward-thinking in designers, and one of the best ways they are able to do so, is by carefully listening to the questions you ask them during the interview session. …


Carl Wheatley is a Product Design Recruiter at Facebook with several years of experience in the design and recruiting industries. In this post, Carl sheds light on the most likely interview questions you’ll be asked in your UX design interview and how to approach answering each one.

Many UX designers preparing for an interview often focus all of their attention on the more technical questions related to their field. The reality is that hiring managers are also looking for candidates who can demonstrate qualities that go beyond the hard skills.

While you might expect to be asked intensive questions on…

Carl Wheatley

I specialize in the placement of Design professionals @ Facebook. Prior UI/UX Designer.

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