nineteen maintaining a portfolio



The best way to find work is to show people what you've built. For that, you will need a portfolio. You can have a paper portfolio that you carry around in person, or a digital one that can be viewed either online or downloaded to a computer. Ideally, you would have both.

When you are beginning your career, you will be applying for jobs that are highly competitive. You will not be brought out for a face-to-face interview until the pool has been narrowed down. Employers do this by looking through résumés and digital portfolios. You need a solid digital portfolio or web page to get these jobs.

If you are at a conference or job fair, a paper portfolio is extremely handy because you will be meeting a lot of ...

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