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23 Free LinkedIn Backgrounds That Will Make Recruiters Love Your Profile

There’s one thing you’ve been neglecting on your LinkedIn profile for a while now.

And no, I’m not talking about your LinkedIn headline (although you could very well have been neglecting that, too). I’m talking about the background image feature LinkedIn released earlier this year that you probably didn’t know you could customize. But it’s not too late to select an image now—and stand out from the more than 380 million professionals using the platform.

There’s a small problem, though. The way this LinkedIn background image is set up, viewers can only see about half of your selected photo—while the remaining half is blocked by your name, position, and other elements of your profile. And it’s difficult to know which parts of a photo will be blocked unless you upload and preview it. As you might imagine, uploading and previewing even more than five photos is tedious work.

That’s why we went ahead and selected 23 photos that, even with a portion blocked, will make your profile look much more professional—and appealing to recruiters. Choose from a mix of beautiful workspaces, office-related objects, and nature shots, and save your favorite image to set as your next LinkedIn background.

As you’ll see, we’ve added The Muse logo to each one. However, if you’d like to insert your own company’s logo for a personal touch, we recommend downloading the original image from StockSnap and adding it on that way.

Stunning Workspaces

Beautiful Objects


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