Using Career e-Portfolios for the Job Search
Using a career e-portfolio in your job search is one more way you can showcase your skills and abilities to prospective employers. Whether or not you completed the INFO 289 e-portfolio class, you can still create a career e-portfolio targeted to your job search, which can give you a competitive edge over other equally qualified candidates.
Having a concise, easy to read, polished, and professional online career e-portfolio can give you a competitive edge, strengthen your job search, and help you land an interview. E-portfolios allow you to:
- demonstrate your ability to effectively utilize and embrace innovative ideas and technology,
- highlight relevant major coursework, projects, and experience that demonstrate your skill development for a specific job,
- represent yourself and your skills in a lively, interactive, attractive format with examples of real work,
- showcase your understanding of how you can apply what you have learned to a specific position.