Can a LinkedIn Profile Picture Land You a Job? (Infographic)

This might sound a bit crazy, but at that same time it’s not – according to this new survey, conducted by Passport Photo Online, there are quite a few business owners and recruiters who will judge you by your LinkedIn profile picture.

Over 200 HR professionals were surveyed by Passport Photo Online, and some of the information they got was interesting:

  • 80% of respondents agreed that a candidate’s LinkedIn profile picture helps them get to know the person better
  • 70% of respondents admitted that they had turned down a candidate because of their LinkedIn profile picture
  • 96% of those surveyed believe that a professional LinkedIn profile picture inspires confidence

You check out the full report from Passport Photos Online here, but for the time being, let’s take a look at the infographic for an overview of the survey results.

LinkedIn profile image survey

Source – Social Media Today