Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

I think that the headline overstates the case a bit but the author nonetheless makes a good point about portfolios. "A digital portfolio seems far more robust and useful to prospective employees and employers than a traditional resume. From the outside though, one reason digital portfolios and the like have not taken off is simple. The keyword-based applicant tracking systems that employers use to filter resumes can’t read them." Portfolios are a lot easier to create than to read. In order to innovate in this sector, therefore, you need to do more than develop a system that creates e-portfolios. You need to develop robust technology that also reads them (and produces actionable outcomes)

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