Photo Study

The Careers Done Write team conducted an informal study of LinkedIn profile photos. They analyzed 200 profiles and categorized the photos. Of the 200, a little more than half (112) uploaded a quality headshot photo. 27 did not upload a photo.  Three uploaded a cartoon image. The remainder fell in the following categories:  photo of a child or animal, frowning expression, not facing camera, non-business setting, or very poor quality image.  

No Photo


27


Cartoon


3


Kid, Pet, or Silly Photo


13


Quality Headshot Photo


112


Low Quality Photo/Inappropriate/Negative Expression

45

 

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Photo Study

The Careers Done Write team conducted an informal study of LinkedIn profile photos. They analyzed 200 profiles and categorized the photos. Of the 200, a little more than half (112) uploaded a quality headshot photo. 27 did not upload a photo.  Three uploaded a cartoon image. The remainder fell in the following categories:  photo of a child or animal, frowning expression, not facing camera, non-business setting, or very poor quality image.  

No Photo


27


Cartoon


3


Kid, Pet, or Silly Photo


13


Quality Headshot Photo


112


Low Quality Photo/Inappropriate/Negative Expression

45

 

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