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Trends in User Experience Design We Expect to See in 2020

Trends in User Experience Design We Expect to See in 2020

The start of a new decade is the ideal time to take stock of what’s next for the field of user experience design. From 2010 to 2020, the internet, mobile technologies and web design have dramatically changed the world we live in. During these years, UX design has also...

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Trends in Technical Writing We Expect to See in 2020

Trends in Technical Writing We Expect to See in 2020

One big question will hover over this industry in the years ahead: will we even use the term “technical writing” in the 2020s? As technical writing is ultimately about enhancing user experience, many argue the discipline falls under the UX writing umbrella and that...

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In 2020, Become a Lifelong Learner

In 2020, Become a Lifelong Learner

Your education shouldn’t stop when you receive your diploma. Being a lifelong learner can improve your career, your earning potential, and your understanding of the world, as well as help you develop better relationships at work and at home.   But being a lifelong...

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Using Storytelling in UX Design

Using Storytelling in UX Design

The way we tell stories may have shifted over the millennia, but the importance of storytelling to humanity has never wavered. The benefits of storytelling even extend to UX design. Not only does storytelling help create a narrative flow for users, it also helps the...

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Sharpen Your Storytelling Skills for Interviews

Sharpen Your Storytelling Skills for Interviews

At its essence, a successful job interview involves telling an extended story. In most interviews, you will be asked to tell the interviewer about yourself, talk about a time when you solved a problem, and explain what makes you stand out from other candidates. Each...

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Incorporating Epics into Your Agile Workflow

Incorporating Epics into Your Agile Workflow

Thinking of trying to integrate Epics into your existing Agile workflow? Epics are longer chunks of work that be added into your existing Agile process and can help ensure that all members of your UX team are on the same page. First, let’s break down how exactly Epics...

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Erin McConaughey

Director of UI/UX at SessionM
Client Testimonial "Carol has been my go-to recruiting partner for almost 10 years, across multiple companies. For example, when we were launching the UX practice at Virtusa, she was the first person I called to help build out our team. Her team's knowledge of both UX design and UI development enables them to quickly hone in on qualified candidates without the back and forth that it often takes with other firms with whom I've worked. As we've grown, they have quickly helped us expand our reach into new regions of the country, and have worked with us to find both full-time employees and contractors."

David Katz

VP User Experience at Virtusa
Client Testimonial "For many years, Carol and the Clearpoint team have been my partners in filling contract roles on Deltek’s documentation/training team. With each new hire, the Clearpoint team has listened carefully to my requirements and tracked down candidates with the right skills, experience, and intangible “stuff” – senior professionals who hit the ground running. I know that I’ve been picky and demanding, and Clearpoint has always come through for me."

Evelyn Osmond

Senior Director, Documentation at Deltek, Inc.
Client Testimonial "As a manager of a writing team, I have been very happy with Clear Point's ability to address my staffing needs. The medical device industry has unique requirements to produce documentation for various audiences, including patients at home and regulatory bodies, such as the FDA. Carol, in particular, was very helpful in navigating through dozens of resumes and sending me highly qualified candidates which resulted in the hiring of two staff writers. She was very responsive when I asked for different qualifications and immediately focused on giving me the types of candidates I was looking for. I appreciated her professionalism and timely responses. I highly recommend Carol, and would use her resources again should the need arise. "

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Manager, Technical Communications at NxStage Medical, Inc.
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Senior Coordinator, Shockhoe Operations at CarMax
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