How was your week? Do you still have a job? Are you still getting paid? Are you hiring or firing? Where are we heading? Why aren’t you avoiding not using double negatives? Here are the most popular articles of the week, according to Codecide’s followers.
The Anatomy of a Killer Job Description (Matt Treacey)
When it comes to hiring, writing a good job description is hard. Much harder than you think. Try it.
The most important thing to keep in mind when writing your job description is to sell it hard. You want to convince your dream applicant to come and work with you, so don’t be afraid to tell them why your position is a great opportunity for them.
An easy-peachy API for payments using (almost) no code.
A powerful build-anything-you-want HTML API for payments, user authentication and customer management. It’s like using Stripe, but without having to write any code.
4 Things You Can Do To Get Hired by Google, Microsoft, or Apple ( Lucy Benton )
Here’s why the big names in the industry either will or won’t hire you. You either care or you don’t.
Applying for a job at Apple, Google, and Microsoft means getting into a fierce competition, but that doesn’t mean that you cannot get hired. Use these tips to increase your chances of getting noticed and don’t worry if you don’t a response right away because it takes them weeks and sometimes even months to review all resumes (can’t blame them for that).
The latest updates of Designer News’ job board.
Designer News reaches hundreds of thousands of the world’s top technology professionals each month.
6 ways not to get hired as a designer (Nick Carson)
6 ways to Sunday — if you want every day to be Sunday, that is.
If you’re going for your first job, people want to know you understand the principles of design, and can put them into action – but they also want to know that you’re passionate, and can develop interesting ideas.