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Internet User Experience Conference 2011

The Michigan CHI and Michigan UPA host the seventh annual IUE conference featuring top industry speakers on Web site design and strategy.

The Michigan CHI (MICHICHI) and Michigan Usability Professionals’ Association (MI UPA) will host the seventh annual Internet User Experience Conference (IUE2011) in Ann Arbor, Michigan October 10-13.

The conference promotes user experience design, graphics, branding, messaging, social networking, accessibility, and effective web writing to enhance customers’ experience. Top industry speakers, practitioners, and authors will present information about Internet user experience design using training, case studies, and real-world examples.

This conference grows every year and has captured international attention. The Michigan CHI urges interested individuals to come and participate as world-renowned speakers and trainers cover aspects of Web site design and strategy, including usability, marketing, branding, social networking, accessibility, and more. Tutorials will be offered on creating storyboards, personas, designing for mobile, web analytics, and more.

The IUE attracts a wide spectrum of professionals working in usability, Web development, visual design, marketing, advertising, and sales. Conference sponsors include UsableWorld, LLC, Usable Development, Clear Usability, the Michigan UPA, and Washtenaw Community College Internet Professional Program.

Registration is now open, and early registrants (by September 10th) will save $100 on the regular registration rate AND also receive a copy of Dr. Susan Weinschenk’s new book, “100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People”

Presentation submissions are being accepted through August 31st.
Details may be found at www.iue2011.com.

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Posted by kkowatch on August 30, 2011 at 03:42 PM | Comments (0)

10 rules for a phenomenal job interview

Job interview guidelines that will lead to success
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Posted by jckroll on August 30, 2011 at 02:07 PM | Comments (0)

UM Diplomat in Residence for 2011-12

If you are interested in a career with the United States Department of State, or other foreign of civil service careers or internships, the University of Michigan has a resource for you to utilize.

The Ford School is pleased to welcome Jim Ellickson-Brown as a Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the 2011-12 academic year. More info on his background is available at http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/news/?news_id=587.

The DIR is a resource for all UM students considering foreign and civil service careers, internships, and fellowship opportunities. State has a surprising number of positions available across fields and disciplines. Please don't hesitate to contact Jim for additional information or to arrange a meeting or program. He can be reached at ellickso@umich.edu.

The following two programs led by the DIR and open to all students are currently scheduled at the Ford School. Please feel free to encourage your students to attend:

U.S. State Department Foreign Service Exam Information Session
September 20
6:00 - 7:00 pm, Fisher Classroom, 1220 Weill Hall

Careers in U.S. Foreign Affairs
October 11
6:00 - 7:00 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall (This program is part of the UM International Career Pathways)

Posted by kkowatch on August 26, 2011 at 11:52 AM | Comments (0)

Ignite Social Media (Detroit) lots of hiring!

Ignite Social Media looking to hire 40 to support Chrysler, other accounts http://www.ignitesocialmedia.com/announcements/ignite-social-media-looking-to-hire-40-to-support-chrysler-other-accounts/

Ignite Social Media has recently added Chrysler Group LLC to their roster of accounts. They will be doing a lot of hiring by Oct 1st in the following areas: account service, metrics/monitoring, community management/engagement, art direction, copywriting, web development/programming and more. Experience with automotive marketing is a plus.

Posted by jckroll on August 22, 2011 at 12:26 PM | Comments (0)