Hold The Glamour Shot

Apr 10 2012 @ 10:16am

by Zoë Pollock

For attractive women, attaching a headshot to a resume isn't recommended:

For men, the results were as expected. Hunks were more likely to be called for an interview if they included a photo. Ugly men were better off not including one. However, for women this was reversed. Attractive females were less likely to be offered an interview if they included a mugshot. When applying directly to a company (rather than through an agency) an attractive woman would need to send out 11 CVs on average before getting an interview; an equally qualified plain one just seven.