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Keeping Note of Career Achievements

Posted on 17 Dec, 2019

When applying for any kind of position, it’s important to have a full and varied career portfolio, and for the interior, product or furniture sectors it is no different.

Here at Careers in Design, we assist applicants in every step of the job-finding process, and one of the key components that prospective employers look for is a list of your achievements in your career to date. Career portfolios can be used to plan, organize and document your education, work samples and skills. It is a more in-depth file than your CV.

Here are a few hints and tips on how to present these achievements when updating your career portfolio.

What should you include?

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Posted in: Portfolio

Top Tips for Preparing Your Portfolio for an Interview

Posted on 20 Sep, 2018

At Careers in Design, we have helped hundreds of candidates find the design jobs that they’ve always wanted and thought that we should put this to good use and compile the following useful tips about creating your all-important portfolio.

Keep it brief

Think of your portfolio as your Greatest Hits album, and only include a handful of your very best work in there. If you want to let your potential new employer know exactly what you’ve done, you can also present a list or an appendix to the main body of your portfolio.

Keep it simple

This is a general tenet of the design industry, so it should pose you no problems. Think of it as a project brief: your job is to present your design abilities in the clearest, tightest, and most concise ... Continue reading >

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