Career Portfolio Tips
A career portfolio is a visual representation of your abilities, skills, capabilities, knowledge, qualities - and it represents your potential. Physically, it's a collection of things - tangible materials - that represent work-related events in your life.
What Can Be Included
Include some or all of the following elements in your career portfolio.
- GitHub Account
- Table of Contents
- Career Summary and Goals
- Traditional Resume
- Samples of Work
- Awards and Honors
- Transcripts and/or Degrees
- Letters of Reference
Data Science Careers
- As a data scientist, you add value to a business in one of 4 main ways:
- - Extracting insights from raw data, and presenting those insights to others.
- - Building systems that offer direct value to the customer.
- - Building systems that offer direct value to others in the organization.
- - Sharing your expertise with others in the organization.
News & Info
Job Search Tips
- Putting to rest the old myth that "eighty percent of job openings are never advertised."
- You may not really care how employers fill jobs in 2016. You just want a simple, fast, efficient way to submit your qualifications for an open job. But what if you could beat the odds by searching for a job differently? You can.
Career Portfolio Tips
- Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. “Your Job Skills Portfolio: Giving You an Edge in the Marketplace.” Quintessential Careers.
- “Career Portfolio Tools and Resources for Job-Seekers.” Quintessential Careers.
- Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., and Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. “Proof of Performance: Career Portfolios an Emerging Trend for Both Active and Passive Job-Seekers.” Quintessential Careers.
- “Showcase Your Work in an Online Career Portfolio.” DePaul University Career Center.
- “How to Create a Career Portfolio.” wikiHow.
- “THE CAREER PORTFOLIO What is the Career Portfolio?.” University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley.
- “CAREER PORTFOLIO BASICS. Why are professionals using portfolios now?” University of Delaware.
- “How to Make a Career Portfolio.” Guilford Technical Community College.
Career Portfolio Platforms
- Elgg (Open Source): Elgg is an award-winning social networking engine, delivering the building blocks that enable businesses, schools, universities and associations to create their own fully-featured social networks and applications.
- Elgg Plugins > Professional Profile: A professional profile that captures career related information. Similar to LinkedIn.
- Espresso Work: Work Portfolio Hosting and Organizer (Non-Free)
- creddle: craft your better résumé
- Build a résumé for free.
- Career portfolio (Wikipedia)
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