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If you are applying for a role where grooming/appearance are important - how wanky is it to put a photo with your cv?

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RubyRioja Tue 21-Oct-08 13:21:06

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WayneAteASlob Tue 21-Oct-08 13:22:23

What type of job? Model, yes ([wink)], everything else I's say no......

WayneAteASlob Tue 21-Oct-08 13:23:02

Also, leave out your date of birth and marital status etc.

RubyRioja Tue 21-Oct-08 13:29:50

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flowerybeanbag Tue 21-Oct-08 13:42:45

It's wanky. grin

CVs received by me with a photo on make me do this - hmm.

They can assess your grooming and presentation at interview, and shouldn't be making any judgements about you based on a photo.

Elffriend Tue 21-Oct-08 13:43:29

Nooooooooooo do not put a photo! It really does not help and can make employers feel a tad uncomfortable.

If grooming/appearance are important this will be sussed out at interview - a photo will neither help nor hinder.

Incidentally, the age/marital status thing can be a bit of a misnomer - that all depends on the type of job/organisation/the life stage you are at etc.

Employers can generally work out rough age anyway from school/employment dates.

Good luck hunting! <am also hunting- must stop MNetting and get back to interview homework!>

MascaraOHara Tue 21-Oct-08 13:53:09

God no, If I got a cv with a photo on it I'd lmao (and put it to one side). LOL

agree no DOB or Martital Status either

RubyRioja Tue 21-Oct-08 19:00:23

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