Back in the 1990s, political scientist Joseph Nye of Harvard University
coined the phrase “soft power” to describe the ability to gain cooperation
and agreement through appeal and attraction rather than the use force or
money. Fast forward to 2015, and now some workplace experts say that as more
women are becoming heads of major corporations, the executive woman can
more effectively use soft power as a means of persuasion.
Ever look at someone’s LinkedIn page and wonder why the person used such an unflattering, unprofessional photo? Here, experts weigh in on the benefits of having top-notch photos on one's resume, LinkedIn page or company website.