Why Create a Portfolio?

15 Feb, 2023 | Blogging, Portfolios | 1 comment

The top 10 reasons why you should create a portfolio

Portrait of serious good looking young woman sitting in street cafe with glass of drink on the table, working on laptop, looking at the screen, male customer on the background

If you are ever in doubt as to the importance of creating a personal/professional portfolio, here are 10 reasons to help you get motivated….

  1. A portfolio helps you craft and present evidence-based and professional knowledge, skills and dispositions.
  2. A portfolio reveals your employability through sharing carefully selected artefacts and reflections that identify skills and competencies.
  3. You can share your CV  through your portfolio.
  4. A portfolio is a way to connect and interact with others. Interaction often takes place via the blogging feature where viewers can comment.
  5. Creating a portfolio enhances your digital and online literacy which are also good employability skills.
  6. A learning portfolio is often used for assessment, such as reflective posts.
  7. A portfolio stores and shares multimedia creations for assessment or other purposes.
  8. A portfolio stores such items as documents, photos, videos or links that have meaning to you.
  9. A portfolio supports your ‘brand of me’ customisation and personalisation and how you want to promote yourself to others.
  10. A portfolio helps foster global connections and networks through sharing experiences and career development.



1 Comment

  1. portfolio is to showcase a written analogy of a person for an assessment purpose employability


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