tech

The Bottle-of-Wine Test for Hiring

..mostly what I am looking for is passion. A story. A flicker in the eye. A light. I want to see a light! I want to see confidence, and I also want to see vulnerability.
 
I ask some questions that really get stories out of people. Something as simple as “Who are you?” can be answered in myriad ways. I always ask “What did your parents teach you?” It’s a passage into a candidate’s past and usually the answer’s nothing you’d read on a CV or on LinkedIn.

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8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees

Great employees are reliable, dependable, proactive, diligent, great leaders, and great followers. They possess a wide range of easily defined but hard to find qualities.
 
A few hit the next level. Some employees are remarkable, possessing qualities that may not appear on performance appraisals but nonetheless make a major impact on performance.
 
Here are eight qualities of remarkable employees:

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– via inc.com

Meet Andrew Cullen – Product Designer at InVision App

Hard work and passion can get you a long way in our industry. We’re very fortunate that as long as you have a computer and an internet connection then you have the opportunity to do something great. Take every opportunity you get to improve yourself and learn new skills.

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– via sketchappsources.com

Entrepreneurship

An idea is not a design
A design is not a prototype
A prototype is not a program
A program is not a product
A product is not a business
A business is not profits
Profits are not an exit
And an exit is not happiness.

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User Experience: definitions and features

True user experience goes far beyond giving customers what they say they want, or providing checklist features. In order to achieve high-quality user experience in a company’s offerings there must be a seamless merging of the services of multiple disciplines, including engineering, marketing, graphical and industrial design, and interface design.

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– via tubikstudio.com

A man, a company, and the most ambitious consumer-electronics device

“I think the new camera can have an impact on the way people live. I hope it can become a natural part of people. It can make a person pause in his rush through life. It will help him to focus himself on some aspect of life, and in the process, enrich his life at that moment. This happens as you focus through the view finder. It’s not merely the camera you are focusing; you are focusing yourself. That’s an integration of your personality, right that second. Then when you touch the button, what’s inside you comes out. It’s the most basic form of creativity. Part of you is now permanent” – Edwin Land

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– via technologizer.com