At this point in time, you just have to accept that when you apply for a job, there’s a good chance that the place at which you want to work is going to look you up on social media. There’s a wealth of information readily available on most people, and employers would be missing a golden opportunity if they didn’t look up someone they want to hire.
You know this, so how can you use it to your advantage? One place to start is with a professional looking profile picture. This is the first thing they’ll see if they look you up, so it helps to make yours one that’s actually worth seeing! The infographic below from AvidCareerist provides you with some quick tips that you can use to create a professional profile picture that will make potential employers take a second look! Check it out, and feel free to add your own tips in the comments section below!
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