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Do Your Profile Pictures Affect Your Job Search?

Uploading funny photos of yourself is a big part of social media, but with over 90% of employers now screening and recruiting candidates through social media, you may be damaging your chances of being hired.

Your social media profile may be your only chance to make a good first impression. Your CV along with your skills and experience are obviously important to your application. However, your photo is the first thing a recruiter will notice on any profile.

An infographic created by AvidCareerist shows us the profile pictures give off the best first impressions and what kind of photos should be avoided.

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