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The LinkedIn Guide to the Perfect #WorkSelfie

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Your LinkedIn profile is 14x more likely to be viewed simply by adding a profile photo. Follow these tips to take the perfect #WorkSelfie for your LinkedIn profile.

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  • This is full of nonsense.....stay away from flash/natural light is best. Doesn't the blogger understand light? I mean, seriously. Authenticity is key. Understanding body language is vital. And you are unlikely to get a decent image with a 'phone (unless you are a gibbon, your arms are not going to be long enough to get the right geometry from the lens). Lets just stop this: you cannot take a 'good' selfie and expect to be taken seriously professionally. Head over to http://www.studio-grey.net/get-real.html it'll give you an insight into what you need to be thinking about (Clue: it is marketing).
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  • @Lee Coles I really don't understand this comment at all. If someone hasn't put a photo up yet, how long will it take to hire a pro? A week or so? Leave it blank until then. As for updating the profile, most professional headshot photographers will supply a range of images so you can change them up every so often. Everyone I've spoken to about this article (both photographers and non photographers) have all agreed it's very bad advice and incredibly unprofessional.
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The LinkedIn Guide to the Perfect #WorkSelfie

  1. THELINKEDINGUIDE TOTHEPERFECT #WORKSELFIE
  2. Buildingyourprofessionalbrandisessentialto careersuccess.Oneofthemostimportant partsofcreatingtherightimpressionishaving therightprofilephoto. Infact,youare14x morelikelytobeviewedifyouhaveaprofile photo. Luckily,youdon’tneedtobooka professionalphotographer.Allyoureallyneed isyoursmartphonetotakea#workselfie.Getisyoursmartphonetotakea#workselfie.Get startedwiththesetips.  OVERVIEW
  3. Usingabackgroundsuchasawhitewallwill ensurethefocusispurelyonyourfaceandnot onwhatisbehindyou.Makesurethewallis clearofanypictures,signsorphotobombers! DO BEAWARE OFYOUR SURROUNDINGS
  4. Naturallightisyourbestfriend,sostayaway from theflash.South-facingwindowsareperfect, aslightwillhityoustraightonandcompliment yourface.Avoiddirectsunlightasshadowscan beharshonfaces. DO USENATURAL LIGHT
  5. DSLRsorphonesbothworkwell.Ifyou’reusing asmartphone,makesureit’safairlyrecent smartphone.Findamakeshifttripod(awallor bookshelf)toavoidaselfiearm.Rememberto usethefront-facingcamera. DO USETHE RIGHTCAMERA
  6. Lookupatthecamera–itisamoreflattering anglebecauseitemphasizesyoureyesandmakes yourfaceandneckseem smaller.Lookingdown onacameraisusuallynotasflatteringforthe exactoppositereason. DO THINKABOUT THEANGLE
  7. Headandshouldersmakethebest#workselfie,which meansanoff-the-shouldertopmightnotbethebest. Youdon’twantanythingtoodistracting–butdon’tbe afraidtowearcolour. DO THINKABOUT WHATYOU’RE WEARING
  8. Thebestphotosfollow theruleofthirds. Thismeansthatyoureyesshouldbeonethird ofthewaydownfrom thetopofthephotoand offtooneside.Leaveplentyofdistancebetween yourselfandthelenssoyoucancropthe picturelater. DON’TCENTER YOURSELFX
  9. Duckface,pouting,sparrow face,fishlips, belfie,thebed,thebathroom,the restaurant,theseatbelt,thegym.Just someoftheselfiesthatdon’thaveaplace onyourLinkedInprofile.Show yournatural selfbyrelaxingyourfaceandexpression. DON’TDO A CLICHÉSELFIEX
  10. SO TO RECAP… Dobeawareofyoursurroundings Dousenaturallight Dousetherightcamera Dothinkabouttheangle Dothinkaboutwhatyou’rewearing Don’tcenteryourself DonDon’tdoaclichéselfieX X
  11. Takenagreat#workselfie? ShareitonLinkedInand othersocialnetworksusing thehashtag!

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