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Portfolio Presentation

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Transcript of Portfolio Presentation

Think Outside the Box:
Using Online Portfolios
to Display Your Work

The University of Georgia
Your Online Portfolio
Profile of the Employer
UGA CAREER CENTER
Brittany Kinard &
Kali DeWald

What works best for my work and my experience?
Thank you!
Creative Displays of Relevant Work
vs.
Creative Resume
Portfolio Resources
WordPress
Prezi
Issuu
Behance
CargoCollective
About.Me
WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) that you can use to create a website using templates.
http://wordpress.com/
http://prezi.com
Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software and storytelling tool for exploring and sharing ideas on a virtual canvas. A Prezume is a presentation of an individual (resume and portfolio info) in a visual and interactive format using the presentation editor called Prezi.
http://issuu.com
Issuu is a digital publishing platform which provides an online visual edition of a publication, including portfolios.
http://behance.net
Behance is an online platform to showcase & discover creative work.
www.cargocollective.com
Cargo is a free personal publishing platform to showcase your visual content such as photography, illustrations, designs, video, and/or animation.
https://about.me/
About.Me is a website where you can create a one-page personal website for free. It is a landing page for your social media outlets.
Application process
Develop a website
LinkedIn, Facebook
Resume heading
How To Showcase
Online Portfolios:
Major: Economics
Job/Industry: Consulting
Portfolio Platform: About.Me
Purpose: To create a professional profile that displays additional passions in writing and thought leadership; examples of industry articles or whitepapers contributions.
Student Example: http://ndpnicky.tele4290.com/press/
CASE STUDY:
Meet John.
What is the purpose
How can you use a portfolio in your job search
How do employers request this information
What is a GOOD example of an interactive resume and online portfolio
Interactive Portfolios/Resumes
vs.
http://about.me/jmwilke
vs.
Additional Questions to Consider
What are your thoughts?
Strenghs/Weaknesses?
Improvements?
Sections to Include in Your Portfolio
Contact Info
Headline
Bio
Resume
Professional Summary
Work Samples
Links
Multimedia
Avoid:
Typos
Errors
Missing Content
Controversial Information
vs.
http://issuu.com/kathryniles/docs/ileskd_portfoliofall2013_horiz/1
https://www.behance.net/amandafrain
http://cargocollective.com/teresavaz
http://renatataleb.wix.com/fashion-portfolio#!design-specification
Wix
Free website builder that allows you to create a site without having to know coding.
Do you like an interactive portfolio?
How comfortable are you with technology?
How do you feel about the longevity of the platform?
What additional concerns do you have?
Questions?
UGA CAREER CENTER
2nd FLOOR, CLARK HOWELL HALL
APPTS: 706-542-3375
http://about.me/fashionchalet
Majors
Advertising
Architecture
Art
Communication
Dance
Education
Fashion Merchandising
Furnishings and Interiors
Journalism
Landscape Architecture
Marketing
Mass Media Arts
Music
Photography
Public Relations
Theater
Advice From the
Employer's Mouth:
It's Your BRAND!
"Make sure that your bio aligns with your content."

"Provide a clear introduction to your work and who you are on the landing page."

"Emphasis should be on your area of focus or expertise."




Details
"Make sure the
resume is clear
and legible
in the portfolio."
"Employers want to see
detail about the projects
included in the portfolio. What was your purpose? Objective? Medium? Descriptions help the audience understand the objective of each project."
"Maximize the value of one screen
."

Avoid:
Typos
Errors (Make sure all links work)
Missing Content
Controversial Informatio
n
Cockiness/Boastfulness/Bitterness

http://www.sarahclawrence.com/blog/moving-portraits/
http://dearlisarudgers.com
Portfolio Critique Activity
1. Split up into small groups of "talent agencies"
2. Your team is responsible for selecting one candidate for a job (review the job description)
3. Considering your Portfolio Basics and employer feedback, carefully review each sample portfolio with your team members
4. Finally, select ONE candidate for the job!
Where to Include a Link to Your Online Portfolio:
On a resume...
LinkedIn's "Contact Info" section...
On your business card...
Job Descriptions
MANY OTHERS!
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