Tips to help land that dream job

Writing Portfolios: A How-To Guide

You're incredibly proud of your work and you're ready to show it off online. Time to dive into creating an effective and attractive portfolio.

Tools for Jazzing Up Your Portfolios

When you launch into the world from your comfortable collegiate nest, you’ll want to be prepared with a terrific portfolio of work that demonstrates your skills. You need a sleek, versatile digital residence that can host all the forms of media you’ve learned. Your portfolio site should grow with your career so that you always have an online home for your digital identity, beyond what your employer may provide.

The Buttry Diary 

A college student or recent graduate looking for work or a veteran journalist out of work or looking for a better job, needs an online showcase where prospective bosses can find your best work quickly and study your work at length if they’re interested.

Free Web Tools You Should Know About 

Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring.

10 Ways to Make Yourself More Marketable

Now more than ever, young journalists need to show how they can help newsrooms navigate the changes they're undergoing. Here are listed 10 steps you can take to become more marketable as a journalist.

7 Great Portfolio Sites

If prospective clients don’t know you by reputation, they need a quick, easy way to suss out your work, your style and your level of professionalism. While social media accounts can do wonders (having a few thousand Twitter followers never hurt a freelancer’s credibility), you’ll need more than that as your online calling card.

Write a Cover Letter That Gets You the Job 

No one seems to agree on cover letters. How much time do you need to spend on them? Do hiring managers even read them? Is it better to just send in your resume and call it a day?

next time you UPDATE YOUR RÉSUMÉ, switch up a few of those common words and phrases 185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome