Use a recent, clear headshot, and for God's sake, smile! Mine is of me wearing a blazer. Look professional and try to keep it current. That reminds me; I should probably update mine.
How to update your LinkedIn profile and freshen it up.
What do I look like online? Janet Gershen-Siegel why use a screen name? Facebook profile page
I refuse to believe – I hope and I pray – that a bit of individuality never cost me potential jobs or the company potential clients.
Usenet and losing control online
Because sticking a bunch of people into a windowless room and telling them to be creative is going to be about as effective as sticking a gun to their heads and commanding that they write a guaranteed hit song.
Conquering LinkedIn by improving your resume.
LinkedIn, inmaps, Profile Page, Resume, Network, Meeting Offline, Facelift, Last Little Bits
Fixing up your profile page, and populating it with a Twitter stream and blog summaries.
Online Presence, Supercharging your online presence, pet peeves, careers, virality, Alibaba
I've had employment counselors who've essentially told me to look sharp every time I leave the house, as I never know if I'll be seeing a potential employer. Evidently this includes grocery shopping and running 5K races. Silliness). But you aren't. You want me to apply and not get frustrated while doing so? Then fix your damned site.
LinkedIn, inmaps, Profile Page, Resume, Network, Meeting Offline, Facelift, Last Little Bits
LinkedIn discontinued the service in 2015 and never really found a replacement for it. So your contacts now are static. A pity, as it was a great idea. LinkedIn - people want this! Get mappin'!
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