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Re: Photo on Resume site or "Gee, get a load of my navel"
Subject:Re: Photo on Resume site or "Gee, get a load of my navel" From:"George Hinman" <techwriter -at- my-Deja -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>, "Darren Barefoot" <dbarefoot -at- mpsbc -dot- com> Date:Mon, 24 Jul 2000 12:04:44 -0700
On Mon, 24 Jul 2000 09:47:54 Darren Barefoot wrote:
>I'm assembling a small Web site that will serve as my "curriculum vitae"
>site. It will contain both a technical and an arts resume (I do both
>creative and technical writing), writing samples, graphic design samples,
>I'm also an amateur photographer, and am including a page of my photos
>(work-related and otherwise). Anyhow, that got me thinking as whether I
>should put a photo of myself on the site (on the home page or elsewhere). As
>we know, there's a stigma about submitting resumes with photos in North
>America. So, I wondered how potential employers would react to this. Would
>they associate it in the same way? Would it be beneficial or detrimental or
>have no effect at all?
Why don't you put your photo on Friendly Faces of Techwriting, http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/bute/52/techwr-l/
And we can better judge if your potential employers should see it! ;-)