From Teaching to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I couldn't take the stress and misalignment anymore.”. Feeling bitter and hopeless, Jackie Boylhart sought help to plan a gradual shift into work that felt like a better fit. Here, she shares why slow and steady wins the race, and how her mindset's been key to the process

2019 199

From Teaching to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

Here, he shares how taking time to focus on his priorities helped him uncover an inspiring purpose and a fulfilling portfolio career “The pressure was crushing me.”.

2018 207

From Marketing to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I realised my job was making me truly miserable.”. Catherine Allison wanted to make a success of her role, but between workload struggles and poor cultural fit, it simply wasn't happening.

2018 207

From Teaching to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I was crying every day before going to work.”. Frustrated by the limitations of her role, Sarit Gafan decided to take some time out to explore her options. Here's how she harnessed the power of volunteering for her shift, and created the contacts that ultimately led to an exciting new opportunity

2019 149

Resumes and Portfolios

Professional Resume Services

Certain art and design careers such as graphic design, automotive design or illustration may require a portfolio. The portfolio, whether online or a physical book, gives interested viewers an idea of the artist’s or designer’s skills.

2012 186

Building Your Professional Portfolio

Professional Resume Services

Your professional portfolio is a collection of physical evidence that documents, describes, and emphasizes your professional accomplishments. A professional portfolio can be very useful in encouraging potential employers to offer you that coveted job. Why use a professional portfolio?

2012 158

From Marketing to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

Here, she shares how taking a portfolio approach to work has allowed her to pursue all her passions wanted to make a difference. But all I was doing was making rich companies richer.”. Kiran Gill's career looked great on paper, but left her feeling hollow.

2018 143

From Law to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I felt like I was never in the right place.”. Karen Beddow was torn. When she was at home, she felt like she should be at the office; when she was at the office, she wanted to be at home. Here's how a sun bed in Greece helped her find the exciting and flexible work she really wanted

2018 174

Pinterest and Your Career Portfolio

Professional Resume Services

A group of boards can function as an online portfolio where you can send potential employers or customers to view your work. This free, online portfolio can be paired with a creative arts industry resume to give an employer a complete view of your work and career. Once you have your career portfolio set up on your Pinterest boards to your satisfaction, you can send your Pinterest URL to potential employers and clients.

2012 165

From Corporate Life to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I felt I was letting my employer down by not going back.”. Vicki Weinberg had had a tough year; when the time came to return to work, she simply wasn't ready.

2018 152

Stand Out In Your Job Search with an E-Portfolio

Ms. Career Girl

Build your online presence by creating an e-portfolio. E-portfolio companies are disrupting the job search for both recruiters and candidates and I get to work for one of them! is an online portfolio site for young professionals.

2013 233

From Marketer to Portfolio Careerist (Plus Post-shift Update)

Career Shifters

“I was turning into one of the sleepwalking corporate drones I'd sworn I'd never become.”. Carla Watkins was battling a bullying CEO, boredom and long hours in a job she despised, when a driving trip opened her eyes to the road she truly wanted to follow.

2018 176

How to Create a Wildly Effective Career Portfolio

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Create a Wildly Effective Career Portfolio appeared first on Ms. Have you ever considered creating a portfolio to illustrate all your skills and talents? Why would someone who already have a great job want to assemble a portfolio of all their successes and talents?

2015 209

The Power of an Online Portfolio


A personal portfolio site will serve as another way to get your name out there. For professions like web design and copywriting, you’re doing yourself a major disservice by not having a portfolio site in place that details your career highlights and accomplishments and great detail.

2012 200

What To Do When You Want To Do Everything: Is A Portfolio Career Right For You?

Career Shifters

If you'd love to indulge more than one of your interests – and get paid for them – a portfolio career can seem deeply appealing. Struggling to choose one thing to do next?

2018 188

From Business Management to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

“I genuinely thought I was the only person in the world to have made such a huge mistake with their choice of career.”. Sheridan Hall had sleepwalked into a career she never really wanted.

2018 132

7 Ways to Get Uncomfortable Writing Your Career Portfolio

Career Trend

Career Portfolio Executive Career Portfolio executive resumes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter branded resume career advice career management JobSearch professional resume writer resume Resume Branding resume length Resume Story resume strategy unique value propositionsBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter #1: Metaphorically Speaking: Mix Prints | Get Colorful Have you ever revamped a stuffy wardrobe?

2012 157

From Press Office to Portfolio Career

Career Shifters

I'd been feeling unfulfilled in my job for years. I knew there must be 'something else', but I just didn't know what. Inspired by a free course and a long-standing desire to be her own boss, Rebecca Miller is now juggling two businesses that she loves.

2017 167

Are Online Portfolios Only For Artists?

Tim's Strategy

“And that [report, blog, website design] can be seen in my portfolio. By creating an easily accessible, easy to navigate online portfolio. Whether you’re an active or passive job candidate , a good online portfolio gives you the edge in a competitive job market.

2013 106

6 Ways to Impress Employers with an Online Portfolio

The Undercover Recruiter

6 Ways to Impress Employers with an Online Portfolio. Candidate Recruiting candidates Interviews portfolio tips visual contentWith the average employer conducting 14 interviews for every job, the need for candidates to stand out from the crowd is clear.

2017 83

Is a Portfolio Career a Good Choice for You with Mac Pritchard

Competitive Resumes

Perhaps by the end of this show, you’ll consider creating a portfolio career. In our conversation, we discuss the benefits of a portfolio career. Mac defines a portfolio career as not relying on just one career.

2017 142

4 Best Tools For Creating Online Portfolios

Career Realism

Anyone who is on the lookout for a new or different job knows how important it is to have a solid portfolio. However, the kind of portfolio you want to establish is dependent on the field you’re in. Related: 5 Benefits Of Creating An Online Portfolio.

2014 114

How To Work Your Portfolio Into The Interview

Career Realism

For certain professions, it helps to have a portfolio to show your work during the interview, but what’s also important is how you handle your portfolio during the interview. Practice the handling of your portfolio and make it easy to find specific areas you want to refer to.

2014 114

5 Steps for Building a Website Portfolio #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Though crafting the perfect CV and resume is an important component when landing job interviews, an online portfolio is an excellent way to enhance your skill-set. View Article 5 Steps for Building a Website Portfolio #TechTuesday Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

2015 94

Should I Be Thinking About A Portfolio Career?

Tim's Strategy

What is a portfolio career? A portfolio career is made up of multiple jobs instead of just one. If you’d like to establish a plan for your own portfolio career, consider scheduling a power hour with me. Note: This content originally appeared in my April newsletter.

2012 110

5 Benefits of Creating an Online Portfolio

Career Realism

The importance of having a professional online presence is more important than ever, and an online portfolio will certainly increase your visibility and presence. Creating your portfolio website allows you to share and showcase your work easily with the employers you’d like to work for.

2010 114

Get A Snazzy Electronic Portfolio

Career Tips Blog

Get A Snazzy Electronic Portfolio I gotta tell you, I’m very pleased with for putting an electronic portfolio together. Share/Bookmark Tagged with: • personal brand • social networking Filed under: Career Portfolio Like this post?

2010 69

How to Create a Portfolio to Boost Your Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Ever considered making a career portfolio to impress recruiters? Although portfolios are generally visual-focused with various examples, it should be strong […]. How to Create a Portfolio to Boost Your Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC].

2015 111

5 Benefits of Creating an Online Portfolio

Career Realism

Online portfolios aren’t just for certain fields or industries anymore. Job Search advice career job portfolio searchThe importance of having a professional online presence is so vital today. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

Executive Job Seeker: Is Your Career Portfolio Current?

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter The complexity of an executive’s career message can be clarified through a rich process of career archaeology. This rugged process unearths a multiplicity of career stories that have become buried in the recesses of your memory as you become entrenched in today’s, tomorrow’s and other ‘future’ challenges. The value of these processes, [.]

2011 157

“I'm Scared To Quit Completely. Is A Portfolio Career The Answer?”

Career Shifters

Lauren's doing less and less of what she enjoys at work. It's time for a shift, but a big leap feels too daring. When you don't have the confidence to cut ties completely, is a mix of options a realistic solution

2017 130

5 Benefits Of Creating An Online Portfolio

Career Realism

Online portfolios aren’t just for certain fields or industries anymore. The importance of having a professional online presence is more important than ever, and an online portfolio will certainly increase your visibility and presence. Do you have an online portfolio?

What's in My Garage: Getting My Career Portfolio Up To Date

Career Key

Thursday, March 18, 2010 What’s in My Garage: Getting My Career Portfolio Up To Date Last Sunday I had my last Career Development Facilitator class where we each presented a project and talked about our career portfolios.

2010 130

7 Easy To Use Websites For Virtual Resumes and Portfolios


Where and why to post your resume or portfolio online in only a few clicks. The online portfolio expands on the benefits of the virtual resume by giving job hunters the chance to gather and show off all of their best work in one place. In combination, the virtual resume and the online portfolio paint a detailed and comprehensive picture of the talents an individual has to offer. 7 websites for your virtual resume or portfolio.

2010 74

Skills Portfolio: Creatively Showcasing Your Skills

Catherines Career Corner

Here at Catherine’s Career Corner, we referred to your Skills Portfolio on numerous job search articles. Recently, we found an apt article via the Trinity Western University on Skills Portfolio, what it is and what it should contain. WHAT IS A PORTFOLIO? The post Skills Portfolio: Creatively Showcasing Your Skills appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

2009 40

How To Add Visual Portfolio Elements To Your LinkedIn Profile: Air Date 1/13/14

Career Realism

shows you how to add different visual elements from your portfolio to your LinkedIn profile. The post How To Add Visual Portfolio Elements To Your LinkedIn Profile: Air Date 1/13/14 appeared first on CAREEREALISM. In this episode, J.T.

2014 106

Work Portfolios: The Best Job Interview Tool You’re Not Using


3 Reasons to Have a Work Portfolio. You might feel a little strange compiling a work portfolio, especially if you have to fill it with rather abstract reports and things, which you might if you’re in a certain type of work. What is a Work Portfolio, Anyway?

2011 100

Should You Create Portfolio Presentations for Your Job Interviews?

Career Rocketeer

From time to time I’m asked if I think it’s a good idea for people to create and present portfolios for their job interviews. Generally, if you are a graphic artist, photographer, a fashion designer, in advertising, or in other “creative&# fields, portfolios are expected.

2011 65

CANDIDATE PLEASE: Can You Bring a Plan or a Portfolio to the Interview?

HR Capitalist

That's why I'm disappointed you didn't come to the interview with a plan or portfolio. . The PORTFOLIO is easier to pull off. Only 3-4% of candidates do a plan or portfolio without being asked. The Plan/Portfolio? Get ready.

2016 64

Are You Setting an Effective Job Search Trap?

Career Trend

Career Portfolio executive resumes job search Robert Poindexter career advice career portfolio JobSearch professional resume writer By Robert P.

2013 231

5 Reasons Why All Job Seekers Need to Have a Work Portfolio

The Undercover Recruiter

In addition to all of these tactics though, all job seekers should have an updated work portfolio in their arsenal. Work portfolios tell the story of you, including where you came from and what you want to achieve. What are some other reasons job seekers should have a work portfolio?

2012 102

What's in Your Portfolio?

Cube Rules

2007 100

sending a group photo to a grieving coworker, using a portfolio at an interview, and more

Ask A Manager

I want to give my interviewer a portfolio demonstrating my admin skills. At the first interview, I gave them a hard copy of a resume “portfolio” I created that included a letter of introduction, resume, letter of recommendation, work-related documents, numerous training certificates, and feedback from a program I initiated. I was thinking about creating some type of digital resume/portfolio highlighting my experience and skills. What’s the new trend with online portfolios?

2016 54