(function() { var cookie = 'rebelmouse_abtests='; cookie += '; Max-Age=0'; document.cookie = cookie + '; Path=/; SameSite=None; Secure'; })();

Dear Experts, I am starting to write my resume for a job hunt starting soon. I am curious if a small picture of myself next to my name, or maybe a small logo type branding would be appropriate? The current job I am applying for is a web design/developer position, and I thought this might give it a little more personality, a face behind the paper. Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#357 I recommend a logo or some other design of yours to add personality and show what you can do. No photos though. (@louise_fletcher) Q#357 U can append page of logos/designs 2 rez, plus hyperlink 2 ur LinkedIn page with gr8 prof'l-lkg foto. (@juliaerickson) Q#357 A logo or small picture evocative of what u do is more advisable than a picture of yourself to demonstrate ur bkgrnd. (@DebraWheatman) Q#357 I think a little logo you designed could be a neat idea. A photo on the resume? No freaking way! (@beneubanks) Q#357 Use your best judgement. Would likely be ok for this type of role, so long as it isn't over the top. (@gradversity) Q#357 Agree w/others: No picture on resume. Show design savvy w/logo/other illustration. No need to unveil your 'mug'. (@ValueIntoWords) Q#357 No pics on #resume. Yes 2 logo; ensure it reinforces expertise/further compels otherwise not needed. (@resumeservice) Q#357 Agree with the rest: def. no pic of you - pix on resumes are not done - but showcasing your design skills is nice. (@careerbranches) Q#357 Personal pic-no in US; logo/consistant Brand, good taste, yes. Use to communicate/support value Design=sm amt creative OK. (@DawnBugni) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

Learn how to land a career you love

Understanding your target audience is critical as this information will define every strategy you execute. This article will go over what a target audience is, the importance of a target audience, and the difference between a target market vs. a target audience with examples.

SHOW MORE Show less

One of the greatest struggles in life is finding your passion—the one thing that lights up your soul more than anything else. Society often tells us we should tie our passion to a job, something we can make a career out of and support ourselves on. The reality is that finding your passion and pursuing it is much deeper than that.

SHOW MORE Show less

If the stress of juggling school, work, and family is making life difficult, you are not alone. According to a recent study on college employment, 43% of the nation's full-time college undergraduates and 81% of part-time undergraduates worked while getting a degree. Not surprisingly, time shortage is one of the biggest reasons for students dropping out before completing their degree. So how do you make sure that you stay the course?

SHOW MORE Show less

Latest