The Do’s and Don’ts for Profile Pics

A picture is worth a thousand words; this can also be said about your profile picture.

When choosing a profile picture be mindful of the impression your photo makes. Prospective employers are using social media platforms to source and screen candidates , so a professional impression of you can potentially increase engagement and impact job opportunities.

Here are few tips to keep in mind for your next profile pic:

DO’S:
• Appear friendly and approachable.
• Take the photo straight
• Choose an updated photo of yourself
• Keep it professional

DON’T’S:
• Avoid using a selfie
• Don’t use filters
• Avoid a distracting background

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