Should First of Third Person be used for your profile?
Strange as it is to talk about myself in third person, I've been considering switching my profile page to the format. Thoughts? Seems less personal, but perhaps more professional.
It is less personal to use third person. If it is YOU writing from YOUR point of view then I believe the profile should be in first person.
Otherwise it sounds like someone else is writing about you. Why should I trust what someone else has to say about you?
I will not talk about myself in third person. I think it really is a personal preference, IMO it is neither professional or unprofessional.
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by Eric Farmer 10 months ago
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by Jeremy Gill 3 years ago
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by naturesencore 8 years ago
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