It can be tough to think of things to add, especially when youâ€™re first starting out in the tech industry and all your previous experience seems unrelated.
If youâ€™re not sure where to start, youâ€™re in luck. Listed below are 27 things you can add on your portfolio or online resumeâ€”even if you donâ€™t have a ton of experience yet. These things, when added together, can make your tech portfolio stand out. And as an added bonus, I even included real-life samples of these tips in action.
Having a clear and concise online portfolio/resume design is important, no matter what. But if youâ€™re more into design than development, it becomes even more significant. However, the most important thing in a site design is usability. Can a person come to this site and understand the message? Can they easily navigate the site without becoming confused?
If the answer is â€œno,â€ you need to rethink your design decisions.Â In the example below, SEO consultant Gary Le Masson makes his portfolio/resume look like Google search results. The site is clever. And it is perfect for the clients he going after: people who want to rank high in Google search results.