When I speak about the BIG 3, I am always asked, “do I have to include a picture on my social networking profile(s)?” No, you don’t have to include a picture. But, consider this — studies suggest that we remember information if a picture is associated with it. Thus, you might want to add a profile picture if you are a
- job seeker and want recruiters and potential employers to remember your profile;
- law firm recruiter or hiring authority and want job seekers to remember you and your firm; or
- practicing attorney and want potential clients to remember your profile.