Seven Tips for Generating
Promoting your portfolio: Put
your portfolio web address in front of potential
employers, interviewers and networking colleagues.
E-mailing your resume:
Direct the recipient to your career web
portfolio, e.g., “For your convenience,
my resume is attached. You can also visit my career
web portfolio to view additional information on
my experience and skills.” Include the link
to your portfolio.
Cover letters: When preparing
cover letters to accompany resumes, add a closing
section that mentions your career web portfolio,
e.g., “My resume is enclosed, however, you
can also view additional details of my experience,
accomplishments and strengths at www.careerhosting.com/williamsmith.”
Business cards: Your business
cards should carry your career web portfolio address
along with traditional contact information.
E-mail signature line: Make your
signature sell you whenever you send e-mail by
adding your career web portfolio URL to your e-mail
Resume: Include your career web
portfolio hyperlink in the contact information
on your resume, cover letter, interview follow
up letters and any other documents.
Virus safe: Remember your career
web portfolio is virus-safe and lets you side-step
an employer’s concerns about downloading
attachments that might have a virus.