Why the resume needs a photo
If responses to the vacancy is large enough, the chances that you will view everything a little. As if genius was written resume, no matter how rich the experience would not have had the sender, it is likely to remain unread. Photography is a great way to attract the attention of the recruiter. It will certainly be noticed, since most applicants are not attaching images to the summary. Some employers (about 4% according to the portal Superjob.ru) ignore summary without a photo. In the recruiting sites implemented the ability to hide suggestions "faceless" candidates.
Sometimes on the job, people respond almost the same summary. Write about yourself of standard phrases. How to choose between "sociable, responsible and mentally stable"? To delay the search process until a more creative job seekers, is not always. Come to the aid of photographs. To pick up a candidate's appearance – not the best option, but sometimes the alternative to this method is not.
In some cases, the employer will need to assess the extent to which the appearance of the applicant position to which he aspires. For example, if the individual's duties will include communication with customers, trainings, participation in the negotiations.
Not only job seekers, but recruiters are preparing for the interview. In order to do this most effectively, they need to have a more complete picture about the candidate, gather as much information. Picture in summary allows to evaluate not only the external data of the applicant, but also to get an idea of his mental qualities: maturity, ability to work in a team, openness, commitment. So you need to think carefully what to place in the summary.
Getting photo of the applicant, the recruiter has the ability to compare the impression of the external appearance of the candidate and the information contained in the summary. To test how honest people were, talking about their skills and personality, it is difficult and sometimes impossible. The provides objective data.
A photograph in the summary indicates that the author devoted enough time to its preparation and, therefore, approaches the question of the job search seriously. He was not afraid to show his face, showed itself open and ready to go to the contact person.