10 things I’d like to tell underdogs about job searching

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The Long Form

On Impostor Syndrome and Otherness:

Things that interested me? Lots. Things that interested them? Not enough. “Though your qualifications are impressive, the selection process was highly competitive and we have decided to move forward with a candidate whose qualifications better meet our needs at this time.”
John Maeda giving me permission to go broad and embrace being weird. Okay, so it wasn’t personally directed to me but sometimes I pretend we had a conversation.

Diversity Arrives?

Ron Terada’s work at Vancouver Public Library’s main branch

Herb Simon…and Job Searching?

Okay, so what should I do?

  1. Focus on your strengths.
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Design educator, problem wrangler, idea explorer, urban spelunker, 混血. Insatiably curious about people and places. uxdesigneducation.com + uxdesignstrategy.com

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