Adding Photos To Your Resume

Learn if you can add a photo to your resume.
Written by Austin Belcak
Updated 1 month ago

At this time, you cannot add a photo to a resume template in

There are a number of reasons why this option isn't available:

  • Images are not ATS-friendly
  • A picture could distract from your skills and experience
  • In many countries, a resume photo is considered unprofessional
  • Most HR departments reject resumes with images to prevent discrimination

Let Your Personality Shine

In place of a photo on your resume, we encourage linking to your LinkedIn profile!

Your LinkedIn profile is a great place for your professional headshot.

It's also where you can showcase your career achievements and elaborate on your experience. 

To learn more about how to create an awesome LinkedIn profile, click here.

International Jobseekers!

We understand that in some countries it is common practice, or even required, to include a photo on your resume. But our templates are not designed to offer that feature at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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