Our recommendation: In Australia, it is not required to include a picture in your resume.
However, if you do include one, you should make sure that it is in line with the position you apply for.
Employers in the US assume that photos give information that should not contribute to the hiring decision - such as appearance, race, gender, and other categories protected by labour laws.
Therefore, they tend to avoid resumes that have a picture of the applicant attached to it. Therefore, we advise you to stay on the safe side and not include a picture in a CV, when applying for the US.
It is interesting to note that if you are applying for a technical expert position, you should consider a picture with a shirt and tie (no jacket) or modest clothing, so it looks like you are ready to start working.
No matter what position you apply for, the CV picture should always be attractive and clear and you should make sure you are smiling.
Recruiters advise applicants to remove any CV photo and only focus on presenting achievements and experiences relevant to the job.
Research shows that a CV picture is also preferred in Dubai.
The norms for having photos on your resume differ widely from country to country.
Here are our recommendations when it comes to pictures in your international job search.
For example, you should be dressed more officially for management positions (including a jacket).
If you are in the creative industry, you should consider a more artistic style photograph.
However, in general, when applying for the UK it is not advisable to include a picture in your CV.