Lesson Introduction

You are now ready to start building up your image in order to sell your value to future employers/grad programs. During an interview or other interaction with a future employer, you’ll find that they are expecting to see the complete “package” that professionally defines who you are and why they should hire you. Their time is valuable, and you must be ready to sell your skills effectively! You can easily do this with a concept known as “personal branding.”

In lesson, you’ll learn:

  • What “personal branding” is, and why it is important to you (and your employers!)
  • The benefits of having a portfolio
  • Contents that you should include in your portfolio
  • How best to present your portfolio

 Ready to build your brand? Let’s start by looking at the benefits you can derive by having a portfolio.