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Types of Online Portfolios

Multitasking is been one of the most beneficial skills of our age and it has become quite easy to become a multitasker in our age. However, it’s nice to remember “jack of all trades, master of none” when considering listing your skills and experiences in your online portfolio. It’s always great to have different sets of skills but having mastery in one will distinguish you from the others and make you stand out. To give an example, a master’s degree will look better than two different bachelor’s. It will show that you are decisive - you’re committed.

STEM

With the growing interest in tech and health care, those who are interested in computer sciences, science in general, engineering and maths has gained great importance, hence the competition. There are a few skills that you can focus on if you want to get ahead in the game.

Your coding

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If you are interested in the computer sciences and want to grow in the development part of things, you will have to learn how to code before anything else. There are many online resources for you to try out and see which coding languages you will prefer to learn, which will help you with your growth in the field and make you reach your career goals.

Be up-to-date

It’s especially important to be notified of the recent developments in the health care and tech fields. For example, the latest vaccine news will always be important for those working in the science fields beside the rest of the world. You will want to know about what is going on in the world, what new technologies are now integrated into health care, or what kind of studies are being made on which topics. Keeping yourself updated will always give you new ideas and inspire you into finding new solutions, which leads us to our next point.

Problem-solving strategies

Hopefully, it will relieve you a bit to know that the classes you’ve taken are actually important. You can show how the classes you’ve taken in college have helped you develop your problem-solving skills. How you present them in your portfolio will help immensely with explaining that you are a person and have amazing talents besides just getting the work done and that you have a great potential for the future, too.

Combine with web design

If you have a bit of understanding of aesthetics, you can help yourself with web design. It will let you be creative and can make you a perfect frontend developer and inspire you for new ideas on whatever you’re working on. If you’d like to focus merely on the creative side of things, let’s get into that now.

Creative Professions

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Whether you are an artist, photographer, graphic designer, writer or anything that needs you to be actively creative to excel in your projects, your online portfolio will be of help with showing your capabilities.

Your work

It essentially comes down to what you create and what you choose to show to the world. Creative skills are usually considered to be talents that we are born with but when we think about it, the more we create the more we’ll know how to create. It is an earned skill through practice rather than pure talent that we born with. A creator should only create more and more.

Your creative skills

Each to their own. Every creative skill has different ways that can be shown differently. If you are a traditional artist, you should know photography to some level to show your skills on your online portfolio. Dribbble is a good place to have a showcase of the projects that you’d like the world to know.

Show your personality and understanding of art

Your art is your reflection of how you perceive the world around you. It is a part of you that you put in front of the people to explain yourself without actually explaining. Your understanding of art will be unique to you and distinguish you from others. As Oscar Wilde puts it: “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” other artists and collaborations

Business and Management

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If your career goals are more business or management-related it is important o understand how communication is important for the work you are going to be taking care of. You will deal with people actively and you’ll need the set of skills according to that.

Leadership skills

Even though you might not want to be the leader or head of anything, your capability of taking care of tasks in a responsible manner will be important in your work life. To say that you are a go-getter kind of a person will show how dedicated you are to the work you’re doing. being sociable and understanding human relations besides being able to connect oneself to a team is crucial for these types of jobs and should be included in the story section of your online portfolio.

The layout

When compared to a creative skill portfolio, which should be focusing on the imagination side of things and their aesthetics, a business or management-related portfolio would seem better if it has the sense of looking more collected. That organised look would indicate that you are a professional at what you do and can handle tasks responsibly.

Networking

As the business world is more about the connections we make about the people around us, the importance of networking cannot be overlooked. The more people you know, the more contribution you can make to your business. When one comes across a problem in managing a business, getting help from different sources to fix the problem is the best way to go and that can be provided quickly and efficiently after a good network has been established. You can also get lots of letters of recommendation when you’re looking for an entry-level position.

Include written work

Writing a blog about your thoughts on the recent developments in the business world can be a great idea if you’d like to reach a wider audience and increase the number of people you can reach. Writing can also show another skill that you can perform which can be linked back to the leadership skills since you would be stating your thoughts freely with confidence.

Where to put it all together

After you’ve chosen which type of portfolio fits the type of work you’re working on or the career goal that you’d like to achieve, finding where to show your work is the next step. To collect all your links in one place is a good idea as it shows everything you have and gives the potential clients or employers an easily accessible profile of yours, which is where Super Portfolio comes in. In your own dashboard, you get to show your skills, your career, your projects and more. With our privacy-focused, three-click sign-up, you can try it out and see for yourself!

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