Great articles for junior UX writers this week. That, and the ChatGPT bible verse you don’t want to miss!
Pro tip: open Medium articles in incognito mode if necessary. (Or you could pay for it I guess. 🤷)
WHAT’S INSIDE ✍️
Issue #218 (Jan 11th, 2023)
How to ace take-home assignments
Dealing with imposter syndrome
Getting a "yes" from your PM
Free AI writing event
✍ UX writing interview take-home assignments: love ‘em or hate ‘em, if you want to land a job, you’re going to have to do one.
In this article, you’ll learn what hiring managers from Wix and Quantive look for in applicants’ responses, and you’ll get a
practical approach to tackling any take-home assignment.
How to Ace UX Writing Take-Home Assignments
😨 So you nailed that take-home assignment, and it’s day one in your new job ...
and here comes the impostor syndrome! No worries— stamp it out in three steps.
Dealing with the Imposter Syndrome
MICROCOPY BITE 💬
This YouTube pop-up could be clearer. What am I confirming here?
UPSKILL: EVENTS & WORKSHOPS 📚
Free AI event:
Everybody’s talking about AI. But what can it really do for you as a writer in a tech company? Come find out! Join Yuval and the gang for a special event. We’ll talk about using AI for:
(Jan 16th) Generative AI for Writers in Tech (Free online event)
UX Writing Hub event:
This event will explore the basics of accessibility (the super practical aspect of inclusion that has clear application in UX writing) with practical examples and resources. (Jan 19th)
Inclusive UX Writing: Beyond the Basics
Free Figma workshop:
The Figma Happy Hour is back! Join us Monday, Feb. 6th, and sharpen your skills in this free live workshop. Spaces fill up fast, so sign up now.
Figma happy hour #4
Monica Alegre is a Bay Area-based UX professional with a stellar portfolio. Check out her work, and even roast her if you like!
UX writing isn’t an exact science, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work there. Huh? Oh … Exact Science, the biotech company battling cancer, is hiring a
. (USA, remote) UX writer
Folks, we’re not even gonna pretend to know what ZEPETO is all about. It’s some kind of metaverse thing—and there are legs. They’re hiring a if you’re up to the challenge. (Los Angeles, remote) UX writer
More new positions from around the globe are on the job board.