Please use a professional photo head shot.  Don’t use a picture of your pet, the cover of a book, or logo of your favorite sports team.  Do not use the LinkedIn avatar, I can’t tell you how many times I have searched a common name and 100 listings came up and 50 had the LinkedIn avatar.  I know older job searchers don’t want to show their age but recruiters wont search your profile if there isn’t a picture.  To be cont….