Have you ever looked through the portfolio of one of your idols and experienced a combination of awe… and imposter syndrome?
If you’re freelancing, looking for a job, or just trying to build up your expertise in an industry, putting a great portfolio on the Internet is key. Word of mouth is a great tool for getting your name out there, but a building a freelance portfolio website will make you stand out in a potential client or employer’s mind.
But if you’re new to your field and it feels like it will take years to build up a collection of work you’re proud of, then one of those beautiful portfolios might seem way out of reach.
So what can you do if you’re caught in a catch-22 where you can’t get more clients without a portfolio to share, and you can’t stock your portfolio without more clients??
Well, you can take a deep breath for starters. Even if you only have a few projects under your belt, YOU can create one of those envy-inducing, client-bating portfolios.
Here are a few strategies for building a freelance portfolio you’re proud to show off:
If there's one field that has a high potential for making a good income, that keeps your mind sharp… it's got to be “getting techy with it”.
In this article we'll be talking about how to start a career in tech… but first, why should you consider a career switch into the tech space right now?
Let's face it, the economic downturn of the early 2000s had a lot of people reevaluating their career choices and their motivations for zeroing in on certain kinds of jobs.
A job that has stable demand and is important to many different kinds of industries suddenly looked pretty appealing to people who realized that the jobs that supported them financially could dry up fast when budgets began to shrink.