the hiring manager invites you in for a
personal interview, suggest that he or she
forward your web portfolio to the other
executives who will be speaking with you.
Your web portfolio can then pre-sell you
to the other decision makers you will meet.
These decision makers will
only receive ordinary resumes for the other
candidates. Often these are not even read.
The odds of your portfolio being viewed
are much higher than a resume, and the impact
is considerably greater.
Whenever there is a computer
nearby, you can also take advantage of internet-empowered
interviewing using your career web portfolio.
Enhance your live presentation
with visual support from the web. Use charts
and graphs in strong colors to demonstrate
what you can do for the firm. Strengthen
your personal interviews and elevate your
chances of employment.
After the inverview, you will send thank
you letters and e-mails to the people you've
In these communications, you can reference
specific pages in your web portfolio which
amplify or support key points you have discussed
with each manager. Used wisely, your portfolio
can continue working for you after the interview
to help you close the sale.