A portfolio, especially in a web-based format, can be beneficial for those in all career paths. Intrigued?
Follow along as we detail how to use an online portfolio to help find a job, regardless of chosen field…
In the Social Age, hiring professionals are looking for personal qualities that aren’t easily evident on a resume. And you’re looking for an edge in a competitive job market.
So use this guide to build a high-quality online portfolio… and get noticed.
In today’s competitive job market, it’s not enough just to know things. To get a recruiter’s attention, you must be able to demonstrate what you can do and do better than your career competition.
Developing a portfolio of work samples is one strategy for demonstrating your skill. A recent study found that “more than 4 in 5 employers say an electronic portfolio would be useful to them in ensuring that job applicants have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their company or organization.”
So what should you include in your career portfolio and how can you best present it?
It’s important to show recruiters your creative side. But to do that on a resume, you run the risk of overwhelming your professional qualifications. Sometimes a resume alone just isn’t enough to express all you can do.
In that case, create an online portfolio to show off your talent! You don’t have to be a graphic designer to make a “Recruiter Ready” portfolio. It can be done in 5 easy steps!