A few decades ago, the thought of putting a photo on your CV or resume would have been absurd. Adding an image to your resume would have appeared cheap or unprofessional, immediately shutting down your chances of getting an interview for the position. But does that same idea still apply today?
There are mixed opinions over whether you should include an image on your CV. While some career experts say it’s still a big no-no when submitting an application, others believe it’s a great way to stick out from the crowd of individuals going after the same job.
But whether an image is appropriate on a CV depends on the situation, industry and the job location.
In fact, in some European countries, including an image on your resume is a requirement.
Let’s take a look at some of the circumstances when you may want to include a photo on your resume. Read More