Having and presenting a portfolio


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Having and presenting a portfolio

Jeff Layton: So, many of our members are artists, graphic designers. They have a body of work. Can you comment on having a portfolio and how do you present a portfolio when interviewing for a job? Valerie Sutton: Yeah, portfolios can be really important if you're creative or you have to show projects that you've worked on. Now, there's two types of portfolios, and I actually suggest having both types. So, there's an online portfolio that you can use, and a lot of times human resources won't necessarily go to that first.

So you need to bring up the online portfolio in the interview process, and let them know it exists and to point them directly to it. If you have the opportunity and you even have maybe your iPad with you, you could bring that up in the interview and show them your body of work. The second is having a hard-copy portfolio that you can bring with you to the interview, and it's great when they're bringing up a question--let's take an example of a...

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