"Do you know the audience of your portfolio?" (Yes ( "How…
"Do you know the audience of your portfolio?"
"What do you hope to do as a professional?"
"What kind of people will be hiring you/ be interested in your work?"
"This is your audience!"
Switch over to "Yes"
"Do you have any work samples that would be relevant?"
Go over work samples with student and offer advise on how to make them more applicable to specific audience
Brainstorm with the student on relevant work samples they can create
Offer to schedule another meeting to work on or review work samples once they are completed.
"What other questions do you have in regards to your portfolio?"
Answer questions, then suggest a follow-up consultation to see progression and answer any new questions.
"How can you best design this portfolio to cater to your audience?"
Help the student (when needed) to create a user friendly theme.
Brainstorm with your student on personal branding, give a rundown if they don't know what it is.
Ask the student if they have a headshot, if not, suggest that they schedule a consultation to have one taken.
Inform the student on the helpfulness of incorporating jargon that the audience knows and uses
If student has not specified which web builder they want to use, introduce them to Wix and Weebly.
Give suggestion based on how complex student wants design of their portfolio to be.
Give short run through of that specific portfolio, and ask if there are any initial questions.