People can’t always give you what you want, but they are often willing to give what they can. For instance, a customer might not be interested or in a position to buy your product, but if you’re on good terms with her, you might be able to get critical feedback while putting the product in her hands for a little while and letting her test drive it. This might open the door for a future sale. If you’re looking for a job, asking to be hired might get you a brick wall, especially if she’s not looking. A sincere request for a resume or portfolio review however, will get you two things: your work in front of someone who in the future might be willing to hire you and professional feedback on how to make your portfolio better for the next person.
About Christopher Wilson
A seasoned digital designer with more than a decade of experience working in Technology; UX Design for mobile and web apps, Visual Design for websites, video
games, and print.
A current resume can be viewed and downloaded as a PDF here.