Zoom shares tips for remote learning, a UX Designer explores color in design, and a tech CEO uses data to elevate women in the workplace. This is your weekly Kenzie news roundup.
Trends may come and go, but effective design principles are forever. Take a step back from the 2020 design trends and get a refresher on 11 of the most classic design rules. Read more on Built In.
Your career is a lot like a sport. Sometimes you need to take shots. Other times you might find yourself playing goalie. How does that translate to real life exactly? For Dr. Curtis Odom of Northeastern University, it means maintaining a network. Keeping up with your network can give you options so when you’re ready to leave your current role, you can do so with a bit more ease. Find this story on Forbes.
The U.K. is seeing an interesting trend during the coronavirus pandemic. Many people who were laid off from their jobs decided to use their time in quarantine to upskill and launch new careers in tech. We love to see it! Read the stories of several people who reskilled and joined the tech industry on IDG Connect.
Color can make or break a design. For UX/UI Designer Inês Bernardino, “colorless” design can be a gamechanger. She’s found a good use of black and white can provide simplicity and contrast, as well as accessibility for the visually impaired. She encourages others in the field to experiment with the absence of color in their work. Find this story on UX Collective.
How do your skills measure up to current industry standards? The Nielsen Norman Group created a helpful spreadsheet to help teams and individuals track their skills. Mapping out your skills can help you get a better reading on where you stand and show you areas for improvement — both of which can help you become a more confident and adept UX Designer. Read more on Nielsen Norman Group.
Inside perspective: Georgene Huang, CEO of Fairygodboss
Georgene Huang shares her thoughts on using data to solve organizational problems and elevate women in the workforce. Check out her interview on EdSurge.
Tech Tip of the Week: A family guide to learning from home
Learning from home is a family affair for many Kenzie students and staff. Whether you’re homeschooling for the first time or still getting the hang of online learning for yourself, these tips from Zoom can help you out. Learn more on EdSurge.