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Definition: a collection of work samples usually used by those in creative fields, i.e. photography, graphic art, etc. It can also be used by anyone who would like to show samples of work to a prospective employer.

Also Known As: presentation portfolio

Examples: Marla included in her portfolio several articles she had written.

Related Resources:

Portfolios for Employment
About.com Job Search Guide Alison Doyle tells you how to use an online portfolio to provide "evidence" of your accomplishments, skills and abilities.

Graphic Design Portfolios for Desktop Publishing
About.com Guide Jacci Howard Bear tells you how to use graphic design portfolios to demonstrate the quality of your work.

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