In today's competitive workforce, it is very important to get your name out into the field you are pursuing. Creating a Personal Web Presence (PWP) is a great way to gain exposure by allowing organizations to access information about you. With the use of LinkedIn, a professional social networking site, a user is able to create a profile that displays their work experiences and refer them to groups or job openings of companies that are searching for their particular skills. LinkedIn also gives the user an option to receive recommendations or be endorsed by people that you are connected with. This is a good option that helps companies that show interest in the user.
A personal webpage is another way a person could broadcast themselves, personal interests, abilities, and skills to anyone that can access the internet. This can be used to speak about and for you to help organizations gain a better understanding of your personality.
With the use of a PWP, it requires up-to-date maintenance, this could be troublesome if you have several different sites that you are registered to. Since all the sites are available to anyone on the web, the most current and relevant information should be up-to-date. LinkedIn is a great site to help the networking of professionals, but the site is limited if you do not pay to upgrade your account. A lot of the different social networking sites, personal webpages, and blogs need to be upgraded to use the site to its full potential, which requires payment. Another con of PWP is the chance of being presented as something that you might not want. Every person has their own perspective of what they see and sometimes the way one perceives one thing can be different from what