Should I put a headshot on my resume?

July 3, 2021 Off By Rhyley Bryan

Should I put a headshot on my resume?

Our advice no! A resume should address your experience and skills in an articulate, concise and professional manner, so it’s about knowing what to include in a resume that is of added value. For this reason, it’s recommended to avoid adding a photo to your resume.

Where do you put your picture on a resume?

Where to put the resume photo? If you decide to include a resume photo you should place it at the top or near the top of the page. The top-right corner is a popular choice and a good one. It leaves plenty of room on the left for your contact details and your resume objective or personal statement.

Are resumes with pictures a good idea?

Adding a picture to your resume could hurt your chances of getting the job. A picture could distract from your relevant skills and experience. If recruiters need and/or want to see you, they’ll be able to view the pictures on your social media profiles or meet you face-to-face during an interview.