What follows is a collection of the best career portfolio tools and resources on the Web.
QUINTESSENTIAL CAREER PORTFOLIOS RESOURCES
Need ideas? Read our comprehensive career and job-search portfolio articles:
- Your Job Skills Portfolio: Giving You an Edge in the Marketplace
- Expanding the Definition and Use of Career Portfolios
- Proof of Performance: Career Portfolios an Emerging Trend for Both Active and Passive Job-Seekers
- Sample career portfolios:
Dr. Katharine Hansen's Teaching Portfolio and Dr. Randall Hansen's Coaching Portfolio.
OTHER CAREER PORTFOLIOS RESOURCES
Domain Name Sanity -- where else can job-seekers get a Website (with the domain name of your choice), enough space to publish your Web-based resume and career portfolio (20 megabytes), up to 50 email addresses, and lots of publishing and promotion resources -- for under $20 a year!! This deal is amazing -- almost too good to be true. If you don't have a Website, but want to put your resume and portfolio on the Web, take advantage of these services! Fee-based.
Bragbook Multimedia -- where job-seekers can create and share a digital, multimedia career portfolio showcasing your personal brand -- including introduction videos, and relevant materials associated with a candidates education, work experience, and extracurricular activities. No-cost for basic services.
PortfolioResume.net -- where job-seekers can develop an online creative or business multi-media portfolio highlighting your work and accomplishments. Includes free portfolio-building resources as well as paid portfolio space.
InterFolio -- provides secure, confidential storage for all the documents you need to apply to graduate school or a job, including recommendations, writing samples, test scores, transcripts, and other documents. Fee-based.
ReferenceNow.com -- a portfolio, credential file, and dossier -- all in one. Where you can store your reference list, reference letters, college transcripts, work samples, and other documents and securely present them online to prospective employers and graduate schools you authorize. Fee-based.