Looking to avoid a company culture clash in your next product design role? Jarvis shares his insights on determining if a company culture is a good fit for you and how to stand out during the interview process. Listen to the full episode for more advice on finding the right company culture and landing your first job in product design.
In episode 44 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Jarvis Moore, Sr. Product Designer at LinkedIn.
During our talk, Jarvis shares insights on separating yourself from the pack when networking and interviewing,and determining if a company culture will fit your needs before accepting a position.
In this article, we will focus on advice from Jarvis on getting the information you need during an interview to find out if the company culture will be a good fit for you!
Jarvis learned the importance of company culture through a bad experience with a previous employer. Through his learning, he has been able to hone in on the questions to ask to ensure that he has a better grasp of a company's culture during the interview process, so he doesn't make the same mistake again. The good news is that Jarvis has landed at LinkedIn, and their company culture aligns with what he wanted! During our chat, Jarvis shared what he did to ensure LinkedIn was the right fit for him!
“Nobody’s going to blatantly tell you that it sucks to work somewhere, but there are ways that you can find out of it’s going to be a good environment for you.”
“The biggest thing anyone can do is just be themselves. If I see someone who’s into sneakers, we gotta talk sneakers at least, and then through that conversation, you might impress me. You have an opportunity that might not have been there otherwise.”
Thank you, Jarvis Moore, for your invaluable insights on the Product Design podcast! Your advice on finding the perfect company culture and standing out from the competition will surely help aspiring product designers succeed in finding the proper role for them. Your words of wisdom are genuinely appreciated. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experience with us!
Listen to the complete episode on The Product Design Podcast, which includes a deeper dive into how LinkedIn's culture has been a good match for Jarvis and how to get over the hurdle of landing your first job! Remember to follow Jarvis on LinkedIn and Twitter and check out his website to see what else he is up to!