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As instructional designers, we have the unique advantage of submitting portfolios to potential employers - yes, advantage! While it may seem daunting to create, a portfolio allows us to showcase our skills and is especially important when you’re just starting in the field.
In this episode, I’m reviewing why you need a portfolio as a new corporate instructional designer. I’ll share the benefits of having a portfolio and how to use a portfolio to prove your skills and get hired.
Top reasons to listen to the entire episode:
- Explore the value of a well-crafted portfolio and how it helps you stand out from the crowd
- Learn how a member of the Applied Instructional Design Academy used her portfolio to land two job offers and negotiate a $6,000 salary increase
- Understand how to align your portfolio with the job you want and prove your skills through deliverables
Resources and Links Mentioned:
Sign up for the Applied Instructional Design Academy
Listen to my episode on choosing a topic for your portfolio
Listen to my episode on software programs
Connect with Jill
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