So, you’re looking for a job and a pandemic is happening at the same time. Searching for a job is already stressful and the added weight of a pandemic increases the emotional distress. I always say that looking for new employment is like taking on a second full-time job. As someone who has been on the job hunt since 2020 here are some tips for conducting socially distanced interviews.Continue reading Tips for Remote Job Interviews
Three Alternatives to Using Google Analytics
Google is the leader of web browsing, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore other tools to use for analytics. There are a plethora of competitors for Google Analytics which lead me to look for some companies that are being brought up repeatedly. Three services that I saw mentioned consistently were Woopra, Heap, and Matomo (Formally known as Piwik).Continue reading Three Alternatives to Using Google Analytics
Reflection of the First Year
This week officially marks the end of my first year of going back to college. Back in January, I blogged about my decision to go back to college. This choice wasn’t the easiest to make. My emotions were all over the place, and I feared the unknown probability of becoming successful after starting courses.
The Free Design Product Compromise
I have seen a post making the rounds online. The purpose of the post is to help people find free or cost-effective alternatives to the higher priced design and art programs.
Don’t Get Comfortable on a Plateau
Here’s the deal I’m going back to college.
Back in 2014, I thought I would never want to go back to college. A simple assumption based on the mentality I was happy to be done with juggling work and classes. It took two years to come to this decision. During those two years, I attempted to learn more skills on my own and through online services. I lacked the motivation and understanding to follow along loosely created programs. While still desiring to improve my skill set I settled on the idea to get an associate degree in web design (AAS).
How to Get Graphic Design Experience
These tips are for people who are interested in working in-house.
You know the struggle to get a job but you need a job for experience? The graphic design field is notorious for requiring a few years of experience before hiring someone. Below you will find a list of three methods to obtain design experience.