Most Board members view ePortfolios as a more powerful tool than traditional resumes.
2011 Clemson University President's Advisory Board Meeting
The Clemson University President's Advisory Board, composed of corporate, industry, community and academic leaders, tackled the topic of workforce development at their 2011 meeting. In the following video excerpts, board members discuss the benefits of ePortfolio.
Here they discuss the value of ePortfolios in conveying one’s “soft skills," skills that are necessary regardless of the sector of the job market chosen for employment.
In this video they explain how developing an ePortfolio helps students improve these "soft skills."
Lastly, they describe an ePortfolio as a powerful self-marketing tool that allows users to capitalize on skills in their comfort zone while simultaneously improving their weaker skill sets.