Photos that Should NOT be on Your LinkedIn Profile
Type of Photos that Should NOT be on Your LinkedIn Profile:

         1. Cropped group photo
         2. Filters Photo
         3. Selfies
         4. Distracting or disturbing background photo
         5. Hobbies Included

The First Impression is the Last Impression

According to LinkedIn, having a photo on your profile increases its visibility by 11 times, but this isn't just any photo.

Your profile photograph should reflect your professional status as a member of a professional network. First impressions are lasting, and the photograph will account for a major portion of the judgment people make when browsing your profile, so you want that to represent you in a positive manner. You never know when a potential client, employer, or business contact will come across your profile, and you don't want to miss out on possibilities due to a poor photo selection.

So, which types of images should you avoid posting on LinkedIn? Here are five examples to stay away from.

 

1. Cropped group photo

Instead of the finest, professional version of yourself that you should be exhibiting at all times on LinkedIn, a cropped photo of you at a party is not professional; it demonstrates a lack of dedication.

Photos that Should NOT be on Your LinkedIn Profile

2. Filters Photo

Filters should be avoided at all costs. They distract from your image, making it more difficult for employers to identify you.

Photos that Should NOT be on Your LinkedIn Profile

3. Selfies

On other social networking platforms,s such as Instagram or Facebook, these are scarcely socially acceptable, let alone on Linkedin! It's critical that your photo corresponds to the professionalism of the Linkedin networking site.

Photos that Should NOT be on Your LinkedIn Profile

4. Distracting or disturbing background photo

Why ruin your real, friendly face with a gaudy backdrop if you've worked so hard to achieve it? Keep the background basic so that the viewer's attention is drawn solely to your face. A terrible background can radically change someone's perspective and even distract from the topic, thus it's critical to pay attention to it. Don't let a gaudy backdrop detract from your newly perfected, accessible face.

In most circumstances, a basic backdrop, such as a light charcoal grey or oxford blue, is recommended. You could, however, employ a bokeh backdrop to create it somewhat more interesting. This is when the photograph's background is heavily blurred to create a soft, enticing, purposefully out-of-focus appearance that doesn't detract from the subject.

Distracting or disturbing background photo

5. Hobbies Included

Incoming recruiters may be pleased by your interests and hobbies, but there is a section on your profile dedicated to this. Never use your profile picture to flaunt your different personality.

Spending on a profile picture is a great way to boost the number of people who see and respond to your profile. That small space can influence who sees your profile, enabling you to demonstrate your outgoing, engaged, and hardworking personality. These methods will assist you in developing your personal brand and allowing you to unique!

Distracting or disturbing background photo

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