8 profile picture rules every professional should follow

Whether in person or online, making a professional first impression is important. You want to look like a credible and confident person that recruiters and colleagues would want to keep around.

Career coach Barbara Pachter outlines the rules for professional profile pictures in her latest book, “The Essentials of Business Etiquette.” We pulled out the most important ones you need to know in the graphic below.


Vivian Giang contributed to an earlier version of this story.

NOW WATCH: 7 clichés you should never use in a job interview