Knowing what to put in your portfolio and how to arrange it can be a daunting task. That’s why we’ve gathered some of our favourite tricks for creating a portfolio that will show off your talents and make you shine. 1. Don’t include everything We know it can be tempting to include everything you’ve done, […]
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Many of us like to spend time online, but is the persona we’re creating for ourselves on the Web a good representation of who we really are? Read on to find out how we can make sure we’re not harming our chances of landing our dream job because of incriminating online reputations.
You can personalize your online resumé to include recommendations, a design portfolio, writing examples, audio and video clips, links to off-site work, your thesis, awards you have won, and anything else that will show a potential employer why you are right for the job.
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Employers no longer rely completely on word of mouth or print ads to display the jobs they are posting, and you should not be relying on the same methods either. Have you ever seriously thought of using social networking sites to help you find a job?
In the month since TalentEgg’s launched, the most prevalent ‘buzz word’ I find coming out of my mouth is personal branding. I’m a major advocate of it and when you’re graduating from university, it is absolutely essential to package yourself as a brand. It is incredibly effective to portray to employers that you have a set of values, a purpose and a clear vision of what you want to achieve.