SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: Re: SIGIA-L: IA/HCI Education (su
Re: Re: SIGIA-L: IA/HCI Education (summary)
From: Susan Zeyher (susan_z40_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Feb 07 2002 - 10:11:28 EST
Thank you, George for your encouraging words about
mock projects! It's good to know that a potential
employer would look at a one, or at least there is a
chance they would. All I have to do now is be
disciplined enough to work two jobs at once. Well, I
can, at least, try! :)
Working as a library cataloger.
Striving to make order out of information chaos.
--- George Olsen <george.olsen_at_pobox.com> wrote:
> And while it's nice for your portfolio to be actual
> work, it doesn't
> have to be. More than a few people I knew were in
> jobs that weren't
> challenging creatively, so on their own they created
> the sort of
> portfolio pieces that would like to do if they got
> the chance. It got
> them hired. Myself, I broke into CD-ROMs years ago
> by building a demo
> CD-ROM (and all the blueprint documentation behind
> Mock projects not only are a chance to show skills
> and knowledge, but
> also show a lot of initiative and desire. If you're
> willing to come
> home from work (or while unemployed) and work on a
> piece(s), you're dedicated and that's someone I'd
> want to hire.
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