Product Prompt #31 on Product Disrupt Blog

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Applying for a new job isn’t an everyday task, it’s an event. When preparing for this event, there are a number of things that scream for our attention. As a result, it gets all messy and allows for silly mistakes to happen.

I’ve been in the design industry for about 7 years and have had a fair share of job rejections. Now, through this experience and with the help of honest feedback from some good companies I’d applied to, I’ve picked up a thing or two about the obvious mistakes that designers make when applying for a new job.

Before we move forward, I just wanted to clarify that this isn’t going to be an extensive list of mistakes but just a few obvious yet critical one that comes to the top of my mind. …


Darshan Gajara

Product Designer | Maker of Product Disrupt | Young Jury at Awwwards | Contributor at InVision | Blog -

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