Five easy ways to start a lifelong learning behavior
You can become a lifelong learning addict if you take more deliberate actions to adopt actionable learning techniques while using milestones and rewards. Over time, successful lifelong learners have been associated with certain techniques that keeps them thirsting after knowledge and innovation.
Why lifelong learning is an important part of your UX career
Building an effective learning behavior in today’s fast paced economy can be a daunting task for a person trying to start a new role or trying to stay relevant in an organization.
Organizations today are approaching learning differently and placing premium value on lifelong learners as experts. This suggests that companies pay extra attention to lifelong learners because they ensure that the organization’s goals are met and that the company stays ahead of the competition.
Five effective ways to launch a UX Career in 2021
User experience designers continue to play a significant role in businesses today. According to Uxeria, 88% of online customers declare that they do not return to websites that were not user-friendly. This heightens UX designers' importance today as it is their job to ensure good usability of a product or website for users.
It is no surprise that many now seek careers in this field. However, the question of where to begin, what to learn, and who to follow often weighs some down.
Product design in few words
Product design is everything about a product. From start to finish. From the moment it became a thought down to its manifestation.
Wonder what it feels like to get lost in the world of a product?
Here it is.
You get obsessed about the product!
You use it daily without realizing it. Most times, you get lost in the thought of its detailing. The precision of its edges, the dots at its tip, its length, and its depth.
You begin to ponder, who pays attention to all these details?
The feelings you get when you use a product are deliberate. Someone thought about it and wanted you to feel that way. Be it feelings of surprise, delight, joy, fulfilment, sadness, even love.
This is what product design is all about!
The connection of materials and technology.
“Usability really just means making sure that something works well: that a person of average (or even below average) ability and experience can use the thing - whether it's a website, remote control, or revolving door - for its intended purpose without getting hopelessly frustrated.”
-- Steve Krug
In an article published by Medium, about 79% of visitors will go to another site if they experience any difficulty completing a task while 40% of visitors will never revisit a site they found frustrating or annoying during their first visit.