Martin Kimeldorf (author of Portfolio Power) has provided more than a dozen different resources to help you assemble an OUTSTANDING portfolio. Includes Portfolio Samples, motivational materials, and clear, step-by-step instructions to help you develop and present your portfolio most advantageously. Get the job you really want (as well as the raises you deserve)!!
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An article by Mike Farr, author of The Very Quick Job Search. Also visit Mike Farr's On-line Get a Job Workshop for other useful suggestions on how to effectively locate and obtain your next position.
Ethan A. Winning details which questions may and may not be asked in an interview. This article, taken from an Administrative Personnel Handbook, gives guidelines for the INTERVIEWER -- here's your opportunity to learn what THEY are told to do!
Career Corner provides a good overview of legal and illegal questions that may be asked in an interview. By preparing and practicing your responses ahead of time, you'll be better prepared to confidently provide clear, honest answers during the interview. Includes:
Specific suggestions for determining whether the company and position are really as advertised, including visual clues to be alert for in the environment. Also provides specific open-ended questions you may want to ask which may be useful not only in gaining info, but also in emphasizing your worth.
Suggestions for assembling a useful portfolio; includes a sampler [requires Adobe's Acrobat Reader - available free] showing the wide range of work samples or artifacts that can be included in today's career portfolio. Other resources for portfolio development are also available in this section.