Professional" should not equal boring. Sure, you'll want at least one close-up and head-and-shoulders shot while wearing a business-appropriate suit or jacket, but providing a shot that emphasizes your area of expertise and brand can make an impression as well.
If you’re a chef? Get a great photo creating your signature dish in a busy kitchen.
Non-profit fundraising manager? Get some shots with those that you love helping.
Yoga instructor? I'm sure you can figure out the best pose.
Jim Hopkinson is an author, writer, and speaker living in New York City. His focus is on career development for the new economy, showing how new media, technology and branding are changing how people look at their career and lifestyle. Read more...