04/05/2012 10:47 am ET

Girl On Girl Crime: When Being Too Pretty Costs You The Job

Would attaching a photograph to your resume help or hinder you on the job hunt?

According to a new study, written up in the latest issue of The Economist, that depends on who's hiring. But surprisingly, we're not talking about the kind of company here-Hooters or TGI Fridays likely have similar hiring policies. Instead, we're talking about the human resource professionals who, thumbing through resumes, act as the gate-keepers to employment around the world. Are they men or women?

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