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Artisan Talent Tip: Read the job listing carefully. Note the sort of work the employer wants and the format in which samples are to be provided -- then demonstrate that you can follow directions! Your freelance design resume should ideally be easy to read at a glance (paper is still one of the better ways to do this), demonstrating knowledge of the skills needed to do what the employer wants done. That means making adjustments to your standard portfolio every time you look for work. Employers are more likely to be impressed when you pay attention to their specific needs.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|