How to Make a Successful Online Portfolio.
When constructing your first online portfolio it will feel like a daunting task. You will quickly realize that you have no idea where to start, but eventually you will find your bearings. And there is good news! I'm going to be right here to help you and give you great tips to create a successful online portfolio.
- This is the most asked "question" for any type of interview out there (in my experience at least). That means that it is essential to add a paragraph about yourself on your portfolio. Things to keep in mind when filling out your "about" section are:
- It's good to add a broad base of your knowledge to let a potential employer know that you are "worldly", in a professional sense of course. Add skills you've picked up or certifications that you've aquired. Let them know that you are willing to broaden your horizons and learn their specific trades. A few things to include in this section are:
- An image will let a potential employer know that you are serious and willing to put yourself out there. It will also give them a sense of security knowing that you are real and not a scammer. Things to think about when including a picture of yourself are:
The next step is to add your portfolio. If you don't have any professional experience don't worry! Use anything from what you've learned from school or independently. This includes school projects or personal projects. A few things to think about when creating your portfolio are:
The last step is to give your contact information. I know this can be somewhat dicey for some people because it is on the internet, but just add things you are comfortable with. Things to include are as follows:
Now that I've given you the rundown on how to perfect your online portfolio, I hope you go out there, apply for jobs and get hired! Don't forget to send some love my way. I hope you enjoyed! Have a great day.