7 pro tips for creating a self-promotional brochure

So you're looking for a new job. You want to present yourself as someone creative, with a mind of your own and a song to sing, and you need to stand out from the crowd. As you're a creative kind of person, a regular CV simply isn't going to cut it. But perhaps a self-promotional brochure might.

Okay, you might not call it a brochure. You might instead refer to it as a 'piece', a 'leaflet', a 'mailer', a 'flyer', a 'resume', even a 'mini portfolio'. For ease, let's just call it a brochure. You know what I mean - it's that bit inside that (usually) needs text and images.

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