7 simple LinkedIn photo tricks that will dramatically increase your chances of landing your dream job (LNKD)

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How to Find a Job Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great place to connect with recruiters who can help find your dream job.

But your first point of contact with the recruiter is often not your résumé — it's your profile photo.

LinkedIn shared these seven simple tips to take a better selfie for your profile photo, and increase your chances of getting viewed by recruiters.

You don't need a professional photographer for your LinkedIn page. A selfie with your smartphone will do it, as long as you follow these tips.

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In fact, you're 14 times more likely to be viewed on LinkedIn if you have a profile photo. These tricks will give you a better photo.

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#1 Make sure the background is clear

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#2 Natural light is always better than flash

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#3 Smartphone cameras work fine

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#4 Don't look down on a camera — look up!

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#5 Be professional with your outfit

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#6 Follow the rule of thirds

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#7 Don't try to be funny

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Here's a quick recap. Good luck with your job search!

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Also, don't forget to share your selfie on LinkedIn!

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Now that you've seen how to take a better work selfie...

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