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3 Tips For Avoiding A LinkedIn Photo Epic Fail

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Many job seekers wonder if they really need to have a LinkedIn photo. For Americans, and job seekers in other countries where having a photo on a resume is discouraged, it can be a bona fide source of confusion.

It’s a good question. But, there’s really no debate. Your profile photo on LinkedIn is an absolute necessity, especially since profiles with pictures attract 50-70 percent more inquiries than profiles without pictures. If you’re on LinkedIn to get noticed and make new professional connections, a good-quality, professional photo is a must-have.

Just make sure your profile photo isn’t an epic-fail! In my latest blog post, “How To Avoid a LinkedIn Profile Photo Epic Fail,” you’ll learn how to have an image that is: 1.) The correct size; 2.) Professional; and, 3.) Approachable.

I’ll be giving you lots of useful tips to ensure your photo will appeal to your target audience. Read on for advice that you may not have thought of. Plus, there’s a link to a funny blast from the past. So, bring your sense of humor and enjoy my post

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Kristin Johnson

Kristin is a TORI award-winning, 6-times certified resume writer, job search coach, and social media consultant. She's the proud owner of Profession Direction, LLC, which was recently named one of Forbes' Top 100 Career Sites of 2013.

2 comments

    • Racism in America is never going to go away Marc. (President Obama’s election and re-election doesn’t mean anything) America is what it is and as a job seeker you have to simply make sure that you’ve done all you can to be what the job description demands.

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