As pointed out in an earlier blog post, visuals are a very important part of your LinkedIn profile. This not only applies to the rich media underneath the job and education sections, but also to your profile picture.
Your professional summary and details of your experience and education constitute a crucial part of your LinkedIn profile - but people are drawn to pictures first, and words second. So a good profile picture really can attract visitors to take a closer look at your LinkedIn Profile.
5 tips for a great profile photo
Here’s a few tips for a good profile picture:
Ideally, you should hire a professional photographer to get the best possible shots. And remember, a good headshot can be used for all your social media accounts, your CV and so on.