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> But. Naturally I have to think ahead. Naturally I want writing
> samples. Natrually proposals are extremely proprietary, and
> naturally I don't want to even begin to broach the subject of
> setting aside bits for a 'portfolio' when I have no itention/
> desire to look for work at present.
> So... what's a good plan? Some proposal bits are pretty genereric
I did proposals for 18 months for a big telecom. We didn't touch a
proposals unless it was 5 mil or more.
I kept a complete hardcopy of every proposals I ever did. I had a
bookshelf in my home office filed with the binders.
Did I ever show them in interviews? Yes, (and only show, never copy
or leave) but only after they were awarded (or not), and never to a
company who was a direct or indirect competitor.
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