ISBN 9788120326897,Building A Portfolio: 'A Career Enhancement Guide

Building A Portfolio: 'A Career Enhancement Guide



Phi Learning Private Ltd

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788120326897

ISBN-10 812032689X


Number of Pages 284 Pages
Language (English)

Self-help & personal development

This book provides readers with information on how to compile an effective portfolio that can also serve as a good r?sum? in actual job-seeking scenarios.The book focuses on portfolio development as a tool of self-expression and as a sound resource for career development. There are 'Assess Yourself' exercises and practice questions to test one's knowledge and identify areas of improvement. Recruitment techniques used by employers and tips on how to conduct oneself in an interview are elaborately described. Several practical aspects, such as negotiating the salary, guide the readers through anticipated hurdles in job-seeking. The evolution of work structures in terms of projects, contract work, self-employment and sole-proprietorship is also explained. This highly readable text provides strategies and guidelines to shape one's goals, skills, aspirations and technical competence into components of a portfolio for communicating effectively and for facing the challenges of career profiling. Table of Contents Chapter 1- Identifying Your Skills Chapter 2- Portfolio Process Chapter 3- Planning Your Portfolio Chapter 4- The Resume: An Overview of Your Portfolio Chapter 5- Formatting and Assembling Your Portfolio Chapter 6- Researching Jobs Chapter 7- The Portfolio in Action: Getting the job Chapter 8- Self-Managed Career Chapter 9- Professional Development Glossary