Consider, if you will, the difficulty in meeting people face to face these days. “People say a handshake tells you a lot about someone, well these days its more likely your headshot,” says Maggie Barnes in an article from 2017! Pre-COVID!
Think your selfie “mugshot” is good enough? Think again. People are apt to make a split second decision while comparing your profile with your competitors. Make sure yours stands out. That first impression, often conveyed in person, is now solely the realm of your profile.
Why let it be “good enough” with that pic your friend took of you at a party/wedding/bar? With LinkedIn, Face Book, Zoom and Twitter your headshot has countless applications and chances to meet and greet prospective clients.