I’ve had several occasions when I posted an entry at LinkedIn, Googled my name and found that entry at the top of the list. Not only did Google pick up the new entry within 30 seconds, but it also placed that entry at the top of the Search Results window.
LinkedIn presents your picture at the upper left-hand corner. Make sure you have a professional picture and use that when completing your LinkedIn profile. People look at pictures in the upper left-hand corner before we start reading text…that’s just how we were trained to read. A professional picture can attract business while an unprofessional picture can turn people away.
You never know who will find your picture. It could be an employer or a prospective employer. It could be a client or a prospective client. It could be someone who wants to refer you to a prospective employer or client. If you have a professional picture, you could get the recommendation. If you have a picture of yourself half-naked or drunk, you could end up disqualifying yourself.
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