Chapter Resources > Part 2: Getting a Job (Resources for Chapters 6 – 9)
This page covers the four chapters included in the second part of the book:
- Chapter 6: Resumes and Portfolios to Illustrate Your Value
- Chapter 7: Work In-house or Be an External Consultant
- Chapter 8: Independent Contracting or Starting a Small UX Business
- Chapter 9: Landing a Job (or New Contract Work)
Thank you to Amanda Stockwell, Jen Romano Bergstrom, Chelsey Glasson, Jessica Ivins, and Leslie Jensen-Inman who enhanced Part 2 with their contributions. Check out Jen’s latest book: Usability Testing for Survey Research
Cory’s related writing
- Is it better to be an employee or a freelancer in a recession?
- How to win my (freelancer) heart
- Be Prepared for the Cadence of Freelance Work
- What Does it Mean to be a Junior or a Senior UX Professional?
- Should Freelancers Respond to RFPs?
- Top skills for tech are not all about coding: Career success with UX!
- Be an employee or be a freelancer but be cautious when it’s full-time work that’s a bit of both
- Freelances Onboarding Freelancers
- Is Bigger Better When You’re a Freelancer?
- Til Retirement Do Us Part? (with contributor Amanda Stockwell)
UX-specific Job Boards
- Glass Door Salary Data (includes common UX job titles)
- LinkedIn Salary Data (includes common UX job titles)
- Onward Search UX Salary Guide
- Nielsen Norman Salary Trends 2015 (updated for 2019)
- UXPA Salary Survey
- O’Reilly 2017 Design Salary and Tools Survey
- Advice to Candidates on Successful UX Interview Loops (UXmatters)
- Getting Specific on Soft Skills for UX Professionals (UXmatters)
- The Freelancer Generation: Why Startups And Enterprises Need To Pay Attention (TechCrunch)
- Distinguishing Yourself as a UX Professional (UXmatters)
- A UX Legend On The Much-Rumored Death Of The Design Firm (Fast Company)
- Think of Your Career as a Climbing Wall, Not a Ladder (Life Hacker)
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