Many hopeful job seekers have fallen prey to using a LinkedIn profile photo that works against them, by sending the wrong message to potential employers. But rethinking one's LinkedIn photo choice is easy when you have multiple to choose from. What can you do when your current professional photo is the only one you've got? If you don't have the time and money to hire a professional photographer, but you have a smartphone in your pocket or a webcam on your computer, you're still luck! When done right, a selfie (that is, a photo you take of yourself) against a blank backdrop or in your home office can be a completely legitimate way to gather a batch of new professional photo options in a snap. And if you really want to add polish and shine, here are four of the best tools out there for taking your self portraits to the next level.
March 11, 2014