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How A Head Shot Can Set You Up For Success in 2017

You know you need a great head shot if you are in business. Whether you run your own business —where a headshot at minimum is a critical component of your website—or are working for someone else. It is especially crucial if you are looking for a new job. A selfie is just not going to cut it—neither is that shot you use on social media of you on your latest vacation. But you’d be surprised at the number of folks who actually use those types of shots when soliciting business or a new job.

Image matters. In a recent survey of job recruiters (Jobvite Recruiter Nation Report 2016) 41% said seeing the image of the candidate before they meet influences their first impression. And this plays directly into hiring decisions.So do you want the job recruiter to see an unprofessional photo on LinkedIn or other sites or would you prefer a polished professional look?

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