This Infographic Explains What is Expected in a Resume Format Globally

By: Riley von Niessen - May 24, 2016
References: blog.enhancv & designtaxi
This infographic by 'Enhancy' explains the expectations for resume formats in different countries around the world.

By comparing and contrasting templates and offering simple directions on what to include, these images are useful for anyone seeking a job overseas. As major companies often receive a surplus of submissions from potential candidates, it's important that applicants understand the expectation for resume formats.

While including a photo is often unnecessary or potentially seen as unprofessional in Canada and the USA, it is a requirement in Spain, Germany and Japan. The infographic also explains how to translate your GPA and other qualifications to potential employers. The standards for resume formats are incredibly diverse around the world and making sure to adhere to them can help candidates secure an interview.