Using the web to promote yourself is something not enough job hunters currently take advantage of. For those people in industries such as Information Technology, Web Design, Art & Fashion, Sales & Marketing a "web resume" is a tool that can greatly enhance your chances of getting a job. They allow you to expand on the paper version of your resume and give more details about your skills, experience and projects you've worked on. You can use the web to showcase samples of your work or write about a particular subject. There are lots of companies on the internet who offer these services which are easy to use and not that expensive. Portfolio Resume, Vision-Resume, Portfolio.com, Corporate Warriors are some of the more popular options. Another alternative (that's free) is starting your own blog.