PortfoliosPPT8309

PortfoliosPPT8309 - © M. Reber 01/12/12 Portfolios Show...

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Unformatted text preview: © M. Reber 01/12/12 Portfolios Show Them What You Can Do Overview of Portfolios Definition of Portfolios Hardcopy Portfolios E-Portfolios 2 Definition of Portfolios – What Is a Portfolio? A collection of your best work. A presentation of all your work that is organized and annotated. A showcase of your writing and design skills to potential employers. There are two types: Hardcopy portfolios E-Portfolios 3 4 Overview of Portfolios Definition of Portfolios Hardcopy Portfolios E-Portfolios 5 Hardcopy Portfolios 6 Hardcopy Portfolios Definition of a Hardcopy Portfolio Advantages Disadvantages What You Need Content Writing Samples Presenting Maintaining Do’s and Don’ts Hardcopy Portfolios – Definition An attractively packaged collection of printed writing samples 3-ring presentation binder Leather attaché case Leather portfolio case Printed on heavy, high-quality paper 7 Hardcopy Portfolios – Advantages Portable – easily carried to interviews Tangible – a physical representation of your work Traditional – expected by potential employers 8 Hardcopy Portfolios – Disadvantages Individuals in remote locations can not browse through it. Portfolio can be damaged or lost. Space is finite. 9 Hardcopy Portfolios – What You Need 3-ring presentation binder or leather case Dividers and labels Page protectors Pockets High-quality paper (at least 28 lb.) 10 Hardcopy Portfolios – Contents Title Page Table of Contents Resume Writing Samples Personal business cards 11 Hardcopy Portfolios – Writing Samples Choose your best quality pieces only. Select writing samples according to the job. Include a variety of document types. Limit the sample to just a few of the best pages. Select the order to present your documents: Chronological where you display your work samples in order of date, i.e. your most recent work first. Functional where you classify and display your work samples according to topics like instructions, reports, etc. 12 Hardcopy Portfolio – Presenting Review your portfolio and decide which samples to highlight during your interview. Prepare some presentation comments. Rehearse with a partner. Do not just hand the portfolio to the interviewer and let them flip through it. Walk the interviewer through your portfolio. Point out specific items in your portfolio to show you have skills of interest to the interviewer. 13 Hardcopy Portfolio – Maintaining Keep your portfolio fresh by adding up-to-date writing samples. Write additional pieces to fill out your portfolio or to target your portfolio to a new industry....
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course BUS 61 taught by Professor Reber during the Winter '12 term at DeAnza College.

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