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> > A few weeks ago, several people on this list talked about the
> > a portfolio. It has always impressed interviewers when I was able
> > them samples of my writings.
> Even better: scan your portfolio pieces, and create an on-line
> (I use Acrobat). Burn a CD, create a label, and you've not only got
> something you can leave behind, but also proof that you're willing
> take some extra effort and that you know how to present yourself.
Of course, that assumes you can leave copies of your samples behind.
Pieces of work from the project I am currently working on that find
their way into my portfolio will be under the restriction, spelled out
in my contract, that I will not leave copies behind when pursuing
future contracts and that any copies I have will remain in my
possession and under my control.
Furthermore, while permission will not be unreasonably withheld (again
spelled out in the contract), I will need the company's written
permission to include any pieces in my portfolio.
As the project progresses, I will be keeping a list of potential
pieces so that, near the end of the project, I can pick a few really
email: johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca
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