Summary: for internal resumes, requires matching colors.
Use this layout for your internal resume, to be used within your current company. Change colors and header image to match your company's colors. On the first page list all your achievements in your current company. The second page should contain everything your external resume would normally contain.
Same instructions as the light layout, except use this darker theme when the resume will not be printed. Typically internal resumes are not printed as often as external facing resumes. The dark background makes it more pleasant to read in dark rooms or late in the evening.
Summary: for external resumes of mid-career professionals.
Perfect two-column external resume with an included matching cover letter. The two column design places important quick facts on the first (left) column. This layout is great for the mid-career professional with 5-6 years of work experience at a number of organizations.
Same instructions as the light layout except use this darker theme when the resume will not be printed. Typically internal resumes are not printed as often as external facing resumes. The dark background makes it more pleasant to read in dark rooms or late in the evening.
Summary: to be used when experiences are the most important factor. Requires a bleed-printer.
Layout is meant for industries where unique experiences are more important than the education institutions of the candidate. Education is on the first (left) column, and the dominant area of the resume is taken up by the candidate's experiences.
Summary: for students or recent graduates. Credit.
For corporate environments where the most basic resume is required. Great for consultants, executives, among others. This layout contains has a lot of breathing space to help hiring managers digest a lot of information. Do not overcrowd this layout with dense text.
Header & Photo Sets
Summary: header and footer images for your resume. Credit.
As you customize your resume, we recommend you change the colors of the font to match the colors of the organization you plan to apply to. We also recommend you place header & footer images when possible. This set contains a number of photos that generate strong positive emotions. Please use images sparingly on your resume. The use of many icons could imply to a hiring manager that you are making up for lack of experience.
Summary: icons for your resume. Credit.
As you customize your resume, you can use the icons contained in this set to add extra eye-candy. We tend not to use many icons in our resume layouts, however, if you prefer to use icons this set can be helpful. Please use icons sparingly on your resume. The use of many icons could imply to a hiring manager that you are making up for lack of experience.
VIDEO: How to edit
All our resume layouts use "table structures" that set the position of each element. This is very different from "floating elements" templates whose elements always remain in a fixed position and are harder to edit. Please watch the video to learn how to view the table structures we have created for each template.
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