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Ways To Have An Amazing Headshot

portrait of smiling handsome manA good professional business portrait on LinkedIn (and anywhere else) is one of the most effective ways for you to stand out and market yourself. Just having a profile picture alone is enough to make your profile 14 times more likely to be viewed!

Wardrobe Is The Key

When considering what to wear for your headshot, it is best to consider what is appropriate for your industry. Someone in finance or law would probably be expected to wear a suit, while someone in advertising could wear something a little more casual and creative. Think about what you want to communicate about you and your organization. Wear clothes that support rather than distract from your face. Continue reading

The Transition From Traditional to Modern Headshots

You never want to make a bad first impression. Unfortunately, people will make judgement about you just by looking at your photo. It only takes about one-tenth of a second for someone to assess your photo and decide whether they trust you and want to work with you.

Your online appearance is critical. Potential clients are greeted with your online profile before they meet you. LinkedIn found that having a profile picture makes your profile 14 times more likely to be viewed by others, so it is for your benefit if you have a solid profile picture that accurately portrays who you are and lines well with your core competencies. Continue reading