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New to UX Design? or Pivoting your career into UX? Hello UX is a user-focused podcast aimed to help those pivoting into UX Design. Listen to the relatable stories and experiences of others just like you. We are listener supported: Hey you like what you hear? Then show us some love by becoming a sustainer. This will allow us to continue to bring you the content you are looking for and treat us to a cafecito! Hello UX Team https://anchor.fm/helloux/support Support this podcast: https://anchor. ...
 
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Monica Blanchard is the head of people operations at Hip eCommerce, where she supports the recruitment, retention and culture efforts of the organization. Monica is also a mom and a wife and she works hard to bring more women into tech. Tune in to hear how Monica got her start in the tech world while being a new mom and how she now leads people ope…
 
Have you ever wondered what You are techY coaching is all about? In this episode, I share clips from Hot Seat Group Coaching and you get to hear from current You are techY students as they get coached by me. You’ll hear what my students hear every week, and how they are developing a techy mindset and confidence to get hired in the tech jobs of thei…
 
Getting teams organized and tracking their work is one of the biggest challenges in tech. While the agile process started out as a software development concept, it has become a way of organizing teams and completing blocks of work for UX teams, product teams and more. In this episode, I share all about the agile process and how it relates to UX wor…
 
Meet Alissa Condra, a Customer Service Designer and creator of UX Adjacent. In this conversation, Alissa describes the difference between a Customer Service Designer and UX Designer and how this progression happens. In addition, she offers various resources available to you if you are looking into a career path in customer service design. Season 3:…
 
My students are the entire reason why You are techY exists - because moms and women belong in tech! I am here to tell you how proud I am of you, and how much I see you growing and becoming so very techy. In this episode I share about my deep love for my students, how they show up week after week to pursue the tech job of their dreams, and how you c…
 
Minjun is currently a product designer at Microsoft, working on multimedia search for Bing. Originally from China, she now lives in Vancouver, BC with her kitty. Before Minjun joined Microsoft, she worked at Amazon, building products to help customers to discover Prime benefits. Before that she worked at Wayfair, making tools for Wayfair's warehous…
 
Here at You are techY we always say “get hired faster for more money”. So how does continuing education fit in? Certifications and advanced degrees are great, but are they for you right now? In this week’s episode of the podcast, I share the questions you should be asking yourself before asking “should I get certified?”. Tune in to hear how getting…
 
Maybe you’ve heard of SEO: Search Engine Optimization. In this week’s episode, I bring clarity to how SEO can be part of the UX process in addition to the marketing process. We dive into the details so that you can gain a better understanding of how SEO can help the UX of websites. Tune in to hear about free resources about SEO that will help you i…
 
This is the first episode that is going to be in two formats, video and audio. On Youtube, you can find it here. This season is going to have a mix of so many interesting topics, but one that I really enjoy is people's unique journies into UX/Product design, this allows us to see how diverse is the field. In this episode, you are going to have the …
 
Meet Andrew Ma, a UX writer at American Express's mobile team. Andrew describes how he transitioned into UX design with the Hello UX team and how UX writing became his focus. In addition, he offers tips and resources available to you if you are looking into focusing on UX writing. Season 3: Different Paths One User Experience Series showcases diffe…
 
Michael runs the Tandarich Group, a marketing agency that helps clients with their marketing, digital ads, and website designs. He has built a successful business while working from home, being a dad and now creating an incredible graphic design course. Tune in to hear how he networked his way to success and how you can get a discount on his new co…
 
🙌🏼 Hi everyone, UX UNTAMED TOOK A BREAK, but I am back! Two of my Bootcamp classmates shared their experiences after one year of working in their first job as UX Designers. Meet Andrea Arizaleta, UX/UI Designer at Vog App Developers. If you want to more about her, check her Linkedin. Meet Abhishek Damania, UX Designer at Provincial Health Services …
 
How do you feel about cutting edge technology? We here at You are techY say you belong in the thick of it! Because women only make up 20% of people employed in tech, your voice is desperately needed to shape these incredible industries because they are here to stay and they will affect the lives of our children, grandchildren, and beyond. In this e…
 
Success story! April Tacotaco shares her remarkable story of how she got hired in tech while pregnant, and what her journey was like up to that point. April has had many highs and many lows throughout her getting hired journey, and I know you will be inspired and encouraged by her incredible story.By Ellen Twomey
 
Do you dread Mondays? How important to you is loving your work? The way you view work can have a profound impact on your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing. In this week’s episode I share how you can do less of what you don’t love in order to do more of what you truly love. Tune in to hear my unconventional idea for delegating tasks, even as…
 
What if I told you that you have so much value to share with others right now, exactly where you are? Being a mentor doesn’t have to be complicated and formal - it can be quite the opposite! In today’s episode I share how and you can be a mentor right now, exactly where you are in your tech journey and why being a mentor is so valuable to others an…
 
Let's welcome and get to know our new Hello UX Team member~ Angelina Garcia. Listen to her journey from graphic designer to QA and now UX Designer. This episode kicks-off Season 3: Different Paths One User Experience Series showcases different experts from various roles that contribute to the user experience. ---------------------------------------…
 
How much money do you want to earn? When you think about your earning potential, and all the possibilities for your future - are you scared or excited? In today’s episode of the You are techY podcast, I discuss our insecurities and limiting thoughts about earning money, and how to change your mindset in order to contribute even more value to the wo…
 
Success story! Katie Barriere shares her incredible story of how she made the transition from stay at home mom to UX designer at a Fortune 500 FinTech company. I know you’ll be inspired as you listen to Katie share about her passion for accessibility and remaining true to herself while getting hired as a full time UX designer.…
 
Product is a term that gets thrown around in tech all the time. But what does it mean? In today’s episode of the podcast, we are talking about all things product. Creating a great product is what tech is all about so it's important to understand your role in that process. Knowing how to talk about software products in tech will elevate you in your …
 
How can you show up to an interview as your best self, ready to answer those not-so-typical questions that really showcase how special you are? How can you be even more prepared for the interview process for your dream job? In this episode I revisit some of our most compelling podcast guest episodes as I share some of their favorite “secret weapon”…
 
Have you ever found yourself thoroughly frustrated by an app? There are usually two possibilities - either it wasn’t designed for you or it wasn’t designed well! UX design helps solve these problems and more, and the world needs your perspective in order to present better digital products in the future. In this episode I share my method for getting…
 
Welcome back to the podcast. New Year? New Ideas. This podcast does not disappoint. We are bringing you, our corporate listeners, a whole new way to hire. This way is pleasant, fun and yields results for much less investment and much more diversity. Tune in to find out how You are techY is smoothing the on-ramp from tech candidate to HIRED!…
 
Success story! In this our encore episode of episode 86, Getting Paid with Erin Ziebart, we talk about so much more than getting paid (though it is about that too!). It’s about confidence and diligence, practice and belief. It’s Erin’s story, but I know you will find a lot of inspiration because it’s your story too. It’s about believing in yourself…
 
Welcome to the encore episode of our very first podcast - the foundation four. It covers everything you need to know to be techy. In this, my very first episode, I’m debunking the myth that you don’t get to be techy because you can’t work a tv remote or whatever other lie you’ve been telling yourself and that there IS a tech job for you!…
 
Our You are techY 100th episode giveaway winners are announced! Looking ahead is crucial to your success because your brain is always going to default to what is wrong, what is not work and why your future is not possible. Tune in to get clarity on why spending time looking ahead is crucial to getting the results in your life, and the steps on how …
 
Do you have joy at work? My guests on this episode of this podcast do. Helen Hagos and Lisa Ho work for Chief Joy Officer Richard Sheridan at Menlo Innovations. Rich, along with his co-founder James Goebel, created Menlo to “end human suffering in the world as it relates to technology.”®. That’s a lofty goal who’s solution involves paired programmi…
 
Episode 100 is cause for a celebration and I’m choosing to celebrate YOU! You will not believe the amazing gifts sponsors Motorola, Amour Vert and Michael Hyatt & Co are dishing out to YOU! Tune in to find out why I am so thankful for you and how to earn prizes worth over twenty-three hundred dollars to celebrate my gratitude!…
 
We are back at it again folks with some confidence building strategies to support you to and through your getting hired goal. We’ll get specific on how super successful people like Mel Robbins and Lewis Howes live out confidence in their life. You’ll hear how you can build confidence too, by first showing up for yourself even when you feel like an …
 
Gretchen Wolynec had no idea when she walked into her first professional meetup, her life would change forever! She met her future boss by sitting next to her, being her authentic self and overcoming her self doubt. Tune in to hear Gretchen’s incredible story from Health and Wellness coaching to working on two agile tech teams, all while raising fo…
 
Are you looking to be the candidate hiring managers are looking for? Do you want to show up confidently for your next interview? Then this is the podcast for you! In this episode, Ellen covers how there is no better time to GET HIRED than right now. It’s an employee’s market so jump into the hiring pool my friend. She’ll walk you through what it lo…
 
Are you looking for mentorship opportunities? In this episode, we highlight UX Rescue's new Mentor/Mentee program. We also have a conversation with Christa Stephens, product designer, UX strategist, and Growth Manager with UX Rescue, and learn about her journey into UX Design and her role in UX Rescue's new Mentor/Mentee program. Season 2: Inclusio…
 
Whitney Johnson is the founder and CEO of Whitney Johnson’s Disruption Advisors. She is the host of the award winning Disrupt Yourself podcast where she interviews the world’s most successful thinkers and doers, mostly women, about their own personal disruption stories. Whitney joins us to talk about her own story, disruption, and personal growth i…
 
Whitney Johnson is the founder and CEO of Whitney Johnson’s Disruption Advisors. She is the host of the award winning Disrupt Yourself podcast where she interviews the world’s most successful thinkers and doers about their own personal disruption stories. Whitney joins us to talk about her own story, disruption, and personal growth in part one of t…
 
Your dream job is not just a dream. It’s a “north star” that can keep you on the right trajectory, both in your job search and even at home. By actively defining and believing in your dream job, you will grow your focus so that you more clearly see what is (and isn't) your dream job. Instead of drifting back and forth, you will empower yourself wit…
 
Ahhh the paycheck. It’s a tricky one, isn’t it? We somehow feel attached to the annual number of our income like it is a part of our identity. But is it? Does it help us to think about this amount of money as a part of who we are? How is that preventing us from fully growing in our craft and contribution? Learn how to separate your personal value f…
 
When pivoting into UX Design, at what step of your journey should you seek a mentor? How about now!!! In this episode, we have a conversation with Miguel Roblero, a Sr. Product Designer at Dell Technologies, Adjunct Professor-Instructor at UT Austin UX/UI Bootcamp and seasoned mentor. Before asking someone to mentor you, you will learn what mindset…
 
Nick Cooley is the Director of UX Engineering at Blackrock. He has spent the last 20 years in and around UX and development. He started in the field of UX when UX meant, what size and shape are the buttons. He’s seen tech from many different angles and he’s on the podcast to give you a sense of what tech can look like and how to approach your tech …
 
If you are new to breaking into tech, you might want to know the “secret”. Half of that secret is: build a portfolio. If you’ve been at this for a while, you likely know you need a portfolio but feel overwhelmed and stuck by the nuances of what to include. This episode can help. It can help build a focused plan, as well as save you time and money b…
 
Ryan Keefer works as the Group Interactive Director for Centerline Digital where he collaborates and advises on the development and design of user experiences that drive clients’ business growth. Ryan also writes and builds content for North Carolina’s Courage - the women’s professional soccer team. Tune in to find out how Ryan thinks about the fro…
 
Jen Dewalt built 180 websites in 180 days. It was a project that went virtual when she least expected it and one that propelled her career as a serial entrepreneur. Jen was recommended for the podcast by (Tools of) Titan(s) Derek Sivers. After speaking with Jen, it made complete sense why Derek recommended her. She is fun, kind, interesting and suc…
 
Is a tech career really possible for you? The reality is the path to getting hired in tech is filled with different answers to this question. In your brain, anyway. The short answer is - yes. It’s possible for you. The challenge is in how we handle it when we hit a roadblock and we think that it means we aren’t cut out for tech, but what it really …
 
I’ve talked to hiring managers and recruiters to find out exactly what you need to communicate to them to get hired in the tech job of your dreams. Tune in to find out the EXACTLY script to say to show them why you are the right person for the job! You’ll also hear the filters to use as you go through your experience and skills so you are putting t…
 
Success story! Getting Paid with Erin Ziebart is about so much more than getting paid (though it is about that too!). It’s about confidence and diligence, practice and belief. It’s Erin’s story, but I know you will find a lot of inspiration because it’s your story too. It’s about believing in yourself BEFORE all the pieces are in place and it’s abo…
 
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