Tips for your Best Professional Headshot

A Headshot is a necessary element in today’s professional environment.  From company websites and business cards to resumes and online profiles on sites like LinkedIn, there are plenty of places you should display your headshot, but if you’re doing so, it has to be a good one.

Many women fear an overly stuffy or boring headshot, or go too casual with them, so we have some tips from on how to make sure your photo represents you and your professionalism.

Here are some highlights from the article:
•    Stay away from plain white backgrounds or overly rigid poses- these are what can lead to a bland, stuffy photo
•    Regarding your clothing choice, jewel tones are a good choice, while busy patterns are distracting
•    When it comes to your hair- try to stick with how you normally wear it- you want people to be able to recognize you from your picture, so go with your ‘everyday’ look
•    With your makeup, the most important thing is not to overdo it- again think of what you normally wear to the office, and strive for a natural, professional look- no smoky eyes or lips that are too bright

To read the entire article, click here!

Posted: November 05, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

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