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Posted October 29, 2015 by

How to avoid these 9 most common LinkedIn profile picture mistakes

Creating your LinkedIn profile allows you to include a picture but not just any picture. Choose a photo that reflects a professional image. In today’s world, most hiring managers and recruiters will review your social media profiles before inviting you to an interview, and they want to see you. While choosing a picture seems like an easy task, Part 2 of this three-part webinar series, How to avoid these 9 most common LinkedIn profile picture mistakes, discusses the don’ts when selecting your profile photo. This webinar also includes tips and advice related to LinkedIn and profile pictures. (more…)

Posted May 13, 2013 by

Tips for Professional Headshots in Social Media profiles

Businessman working in his office

Businessman working in his office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Having the right photo for people to immediately connect to online not only puts a face to your profile but also adds credibility to content of your profile itself.

When job hunting, it’s important to get your image across to every potential employer possible. Whilst a headshot on a written résumé isn’t necessary or advised, it’s vital that you include a professional snapshot of you on every online, social media platform you will be using. Social media and the online content associated with your name are important. If the viewer can associate an image with the content it will have a longer lasting effect and will also add credibility to what they read. (more…)