Monday, April 15, 2013

Choosing a LinkedIn Photo

I know a lot of my friends don't take LinkedIn (or any social media) too seriously but I do. I firmly believe in "building your brand" and everything you put on social media is going to be scrutinized whether you like it or not.

I do admit, I love to say funny stuff on Facebook and Twitter, but I reserve LinkedIn for job networking and I really agree with this article about using a GOOD looking photo for this site.

Now I was fortunate to get a somewhat professional head shot from a previous employer, but I think it's worth it to have a friend take your picture of your face with a solid background.

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