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First Impressions Count

Updated: Jan 9, 2020

When was the last time you changed your profile picture? Was it a true representation of yourself? What does it say about you?

For someone who doesn’t know you, 1st impressions are made by looking at your profile picture. Recruiters spend a lot of their time on your on-line presence which means, your picture can be as important as your skills and past achievements.

Follow these simple steps to get your image right: -

1. Make sure your picture is recent and a true representation of what you look like. You don’t want to surprise someone when you meet because you have heavily retouched your image or it was taken 20yrs ago.

2. A face to a name helps people remember you. Using the same image throughout your social media accounts will….

A/save you time

B/people will recognise you when they are searching for you.

C/help find you if you have a common first or last name

3. Avoid using a random generic image. Having an up-to-date image of yourself especially on linkedIn shows your account is active and not made-up or fake.

4. The way you look is your own unique brand. Your photograph gives people a clue as to who you are and your personality. What message are you trying to convey?

So what are you waiting for? New Year New You!

Mini ‘Corporate Headshot’ sessions start at just £65.00

Isn’t it time you had yours done?

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