A Farewell to UX Research
Research is about so much more than just UX. As a discipline it's time for us to break up with the UX moniker and start exploring new relationships.
Research isn’t Dying, it’s Evolving
With recent layoffs heavily impacting research, many worry that we're witnessing the end of the discipline. Instead, we're witnessing an evolution in the strategic role of research and the beginning of a new era.
Layoffs, Reflection, and Rebuilding the Future
Layoffs aren't inherently meaningful. But I've been making my own meaning as best as I can and rebuilding the future that was taken from me.
How to Deal with an Absentee Manager
When your manager is away, focus on filling their key responsibilities by strengthening communication, owning your roadmap, and tracking your own performance.
Red Flags: 7 Questions to Ask in Job Interviews
It’s a good idea to know what the expectations are from the role, so that you can make an informed decision about whether it’s a good match for you. These 7 Questions can help you spot red flags before they become a problem.
Putting your best foot forward in a UXR job interview
Most UXR interviews follow a fairly similar structure. Knowing this structure and common themes can help you prepare for the types of questions you might encounter.
Make your transition to a new team easier with these five questions
When joining a new team, resist the urge to jump right into the work. Instead, take the time to ask these five questions to understand the team's context and expectations.
9 Managers in 4 Years: Creating Continuity in Chaos
As an individual contributor, it's up to you to ensure that you get the support you need to build a path to success. Building a manager cheat sheet can help get you and your manager on the same page.
BROAD: A Backwards Approach to Research Planning
Want to write a better research plan? Start from the end to focus on your impact.
Layoffs, Grief, and the Loss of the Future
Losing my role at Google meant grieving a future that would never come to be. But it also opened up new possible futures I never would have considered.