Best Face Forward – Your profile deserves a great Photo

Our research shows that profiles with photos receive 40% more views than the ones without. Hiring decisions are based on a multitude of factors. Increasingly, hiring managers are looking not just for a candidate who checks all the boxes but is a compelling personality overall.

The trend is reflected not just for roles where a photo is a must like in Media, Retail or Sales, but also for jobs requiring Engineering or Management skills.

A good profile photo is an enormous opportunity for you to make a great first impression and Naukrigulf has made it very easy for you to add a photo to your profile.

Once you have logged-in to your account, open the “My Home” page or click on the Update CV button. Choose a professional looking photograph and upload it to your profile. You might want to keep the following things in mind:

*  The photograph is a recent one

*  The focus is on your face and the picture is not zoomed out

*  The picture has been clicked in good lighting

*  The photo showcases you in a professional manner


When a recruiter can view your photo on your profile, it can make the difference between this:

and this:

And of course, if you can showcase your profession in your photograph, nothing like it!

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