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Job Search Letters For Dummies by Joyce Lain Kennedy

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Chapter 12

Online Portfolios, Prezis, and Videos

In This Chapter

arrow Marketing yourself online with a work portfolio

arrow Selling your talents in living color with a prezi

arrow Exercising caution with videos in your search

Are your space-limited resumes and public profiles robust enough to rake in job interview invitations? If you’re not sure recruiters really get you — your super work experience, credentials, accomplishments, skills, competencies, personality essence, and winning track record — think about adding online platform tools. Specifically, consider work portfolios and prezis that include video clips.

If the term “prezi” is a stranger to you, join the crowd. A prezi is constructed with dynamic presentation software that opens a new world between whiteboards and slides. Its zoomable canvas makes it an adventure to explore your marketable qualities. (Check out more prezi details later in this chapter.)

remember.eps The new types of online platforms this chapter describes don’t replace your customized resumes or public profiles, which are — and, for the foreseeable future, are likely to remain — the ...

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