30 tips for a better portfolio

Ask anyone on either side of the interviewing desk and they'll tell you the same thing: you've got to get your portfolio right. That means content, presentation, structure and that elusive magic touch that's going to keep you, your work and your portfolio in the forefront of the mind of the person making the hiring decisions.

But, as any jobbing designer will tell you, making your portfolio work to the best of its abilities is no easy task. There are dozens of things to consider: the look and feel of your portfolio, what to include, how to best organise your work online, paper stock, which kind of ringbinder or box file to use... the list goes on.

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