How to Create a Portfolio of Your Work to Show Potential Employers

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If you are a professional looking to engage with like-minded individuals as you grow a network and get hired, you'll want to demonstrate to potential employers or clients what it is that you offer. Most job seekers rely on their resumes to speak for them. Unless you are one of the few individuals who've managed to attract attention with non-standard resumes, however, you probably will continue to use a traditional one, which reveals limited details about your skills.

One way to showcase your abilities as well as the quality of your work is to create a portfolio. A portfolio is a collection of a person's work that reveals that person's skills, interests, accomplishments and even personality. As you consider this option, you want to think about both content and format, and below I've discussed how to go about it.

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