Creating Your Career Portfolio: At a Glance Guide for Students

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9780130908513: Creating Your Career Portfolio: At a Glance Guide for Students

For courses in Career Planning, Career Development, Employment/Job Search; Intro courses where students will begin to compile projects and work samples to show skills; and Senior Seminar/Capstone Courses where advanced students are preparing to enter the workplace.

Designed to assist students in pulling together their many skills and competencies, this innovative, easy-to-read guidebook provides detailed instructions for planning, assembling, and using a personal Career Portfolio for a job search or promotion. It shows them how to tie together and "package" their work experiences, class projects, professional development, and personal experiences to help them "sell themselves" in the job market.

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The employment market of the 21st century is changing. Employers are looking for more…more skills…more credibility and more professionalism. How do you distinguish yourself from all the competition and prove that you are the right person for the job? A Career Portfolio can give you the edge.

Get the Job!

You've secured an interview—your résumé got you in the door. Now you have less than an hour to prove to the organization why they need to hire you…

A Career Portfolio is a binder containing samples of your work, community service involvement, memberships, goals, achievements, and more. You organize and assemble it to show off your greatest strengths to a potential employer. It's proof, it's an edge, and it can help you get the job!

Get that Internship or Co-op!
Use the Career Portfolioto:

  • highlight your experiences
  • focus on course work and project samples
  • set up your track record
  • create goals and learning agreements

Track your Achievements!

Whether you're on the hunt for that perfect job, or just starting out in school, you can use the portfolio to track what you've done, and determine what skills you still need and how to get them. Keeping track of projects and work samples while you're still in school will make it easier to assemble your portfolio when you're ready to enter the job market.

Second Edition—Newly Revised

Features

  • Detailed instructions on assembling your own personalized Career Portfolio
  • Interviewing Guidelines
  • Emergency Assembly Instructions
  • Details on Creating an Electronic Portfolio
  • Style Guide—Making your Portfolio sizzle
  • Disk of Quick Templates—a starting point for creating personal pieces of your portfolio

Use your résumé to get an interview—use your portfolio to establish a career.

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