9 things employers are looking for in your portfolio

When you're putting together your portfolio, it’s very easy to focus on what friends, colleagues or fellow designers are going to say about it. 

But at the end of the day, what really matters is what employers think. Because all the ‘likes’ and nice comments you get from peers are worth nothing without the freelance commissions or new job you were looking for.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.