Personal portfolio website is the best place to demonstrate what you really have as a UX practitioner. Remember, you are a UX person who suppose to understand users, design rationale, information architecture, content strategy, and interaction/visual design. Perhaps web technologies including HTML/CSS, responsive design, and javascript/jquery as well.

But of course, not all of people are confident and comfortable with ALL of them. The truth is nobody ever does. Everyone has something comfortable with and not. So, here I would like to walkthrough and discuss what you can do even you are entry-level UX person.

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Although the economy is getting better than it was in 2008, the job market is still buyer’s market: which means the job market is still very competitive and hard to find your ideal job.  Especially if you are battling your way in UX related field, there are many things to consider before talking with hiring manager at companies you are interested in.

I would like to share a few things for hunting jobs as UX designer or researcher that I have learned during my job hunting. Here is the first thing…

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That applies ANY project. Great tip!

Don’t spend too much time for planning your study!
Sometimes do first improve next works much better. 


Your plan will never be perfect - it just needs to be good enough to point you in the right direction and should continually evolve.

For the all people who are looking for free lancer job in the future.

Pricing hourly seems much easier than flat rate pricing, but because you have to give clients a ballpark full-cost price upfront (the total hours you plan to work x hourly rate), you can end up in a very tough spot if you don’t have a firm grasp on how long it takes you to do things. 

Always keep it in my mind.

Thanks userflow!

This is the article from 2008, but I still think most of people do not know how can they access to those advanced (and useful) searching features.

Here is the items in the articles:

1. Different Types of Files at your will

2. Scholarly Search

3. Meanings of any word in an instant

4. Find the time of any location

5. Weather at your fingertips

6. Google does live commentary too!

7. Calculate with your browser

8. Compare your currency with others

9. Keep track of the stocks

10. Wanna find some faces?

Source: TechTracer

A good tip to avoid getting visitors frustrated on your web page.

Thanks phcubed!


Here is a tip for all of you Northern Hemispherians that I picked up at the start of our hay fever season last year.

Step 1: Breathe in deeply.
Step 2: Slowly exhale all of your air and hold your breath until you are on empty.
Step 3: Pinch your nose to avoid cheating.
Step 4: Rock your head back and fourth slowly taking 2 seconds from looking at the sky to looking at the ground.
Step 5: Do it until you absolutely NEED a breath.
Step 6: Enjoy your clear nose.
Step 7: Profit


TIL how to clear a blocked nose quickly and easily.

This worked great to me! But WHY!?

Interesting!! And it makes sense to me in many ways.

Very useful tips for any level of photographer.

Be careful, these tips work well in certain situation, but cannot be applied any situation.
After all, you will need to improvise in practice.