I want to share this interesting post from The Kneeslider for those of you who are looking for a job... Do like artists do... don't just write a resume, build a portfolio, too. Here's an excerpt:
Are you are looking for work? With constant news of high unemployment
it's easy to feel a bit frustrated and demoralized, especially if you've
been out of work for a while, but maybe you're going about it the wrong
way. If you're looking for technical hands on work, you are uniquely
positioned to do something many other job seekers can't, you can literally show potential employers or customers what you can do by showing them what you've done with a portfolio of your past projects.
Read the whole thing here.