26 ATS Resume Templates
These 26 ATS-optimized resume templates follow formatting tips to increase the likelihood of getting to the top of the list of hundreds of applications filtered by the Applicant Tracking System. Main features of these samples:
- standard fonts are used
- no special characters or symbols
- single column format: no tables, text boxes, sections, or columns
- no images, tables, borders and shadings
- standard headings
- no complex formatting
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Traditional sample with bold headers and key titles. Plenty of room for much work experience and education. Corporate, service industry, industrial, and IT job seekers served well here.
- Downloads: 131,836
- Filename: 263-Talented.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:34:00 / 6487
Orange colour for section headers and key titles with key words in light gray. Spotlight skills area with paragraph description and arrow gauges to feature your expertise.
- Downloads: 63,231
- Filename: 275-Technical-Special.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 21:00:00 / 6524
All the Information
Thin page margins provide lots of room for detailed information. Light orange headings add pop to the sample with bold key titles. Great style for the very experienced and accomplished.
- Downloads: 57,908
- Filename: 259-All-the-Information.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:24:00 / 6475
Offset one-column layout creates nice white space with lots of area for detailed paragraph descriptions and skills section with bulleted list. Technical, engineering, and programming feel with this example.
- Downloads: 20,081
- Filename: 253-Technical-Specialist.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:09:00 / 6457
Traditional layout with bold, centered section headings and skills section with two-column, key word cloud. Bulleted lists for work experience information.
- Downloads: 10,827
- Filename: 267-Rising-Career.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:44:00 / 6499
Attention to Detail
Three-column skills section includes key words, description, and open arrow points to assess your strengths. Light blue colouring for name and headers. Two-column detailed lists for work and education experience.
- Downloads: 8,363
- Filename: 260-Attention-to-Detail.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:27:00 / 6478
Blue colouring for name, slate gray section headers, and bright orange key titles. Excellent sample for marketing, communications, and public relations professionals.
- Downloads: 7,903
- Filename: 270-Leading-Edge.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:50:00 / 6508
Oversized name and light gray headers add creative touch in this sample. Large bulleted skills section highlights all your key strengths. Perfect template for those with experience ready for the next career step.
- Downloads: 7,649
- Filename: 265-Achiever.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:40:00 / 6493
Top level sample with two-page format and thinner page margins allow you to fully describe all of your information. Large competencies section perfect for strong managers to spotlight their strengths.
- Downloads: 7,470
- Filename: 261-Senior-Management.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:30:00 / 6481
Bulleted point lists for each section's information. One-column page layout offers much space for detailed descriptions. Clerical, industrial, and retail feel with this sample.
- Downloads: 7,381
- Filename: 268-On-Point.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:46:00 / 6502
Excellent new graduate or career changer template. White space helps focus reader's eye and multiple sections with bulleted lists and short descriptions.
- Downloads: 7,150
- Filename: 269-Fundamental.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:48:00 / 6505
Bulleted point lists for each section and bold, centered section headings. Excellent sample for administrative, entry level, and new graduates.
- Downloads: 5,899
- Filename: 276-Vocational.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 21:02:00 / 6527
Maroon colouring for the name adds design touch. Bulleted lists provide further details for work experiences. Terrific example for new graduates, junior level workers, and administrators.
- Downloads: 5,849
- Filename: 258-Highly-Proficient.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:22:00 / 6472
Strong business template with true red colouring for last name to catch the eye. Objective and summary sections with centered key competencies cloud.
- Downloads: 5,031
- Filename: 257-Business-Minded.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:19:00 / 6469
Template catches the reader's focus with its mix of paragraph and bulleted point descriptions. Aqua blue colouring used for section names adds subtle design touch.
- Downloads: 5,026
- Filename: 251-Format-Mix.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:03:00 / 6451
Splash of Blue
Bold blue colour used for name and section headers. One-column page layout allows for many sections and details. Administrative, service, and labor template.
- Downloads: 4,902
- Filename: 254-Splash-of-Blue.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:11:00 / 6460
Lots of information included in this one-page sample. Combination of paragraph descriptions, two-column lists, and three columns for work and education details.
- Downloads: 4,728
- Filename: 255-High-Tech-Special.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:14:00 / 6463
Two-page format with bold work summary descriptions and descriptive education or training section. Great template for teachers, service industry, or labor specialists.
- Downloads: 4,697
- Filename: 271-Strong-Showing.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:52:00 / 6511
Two-page example centered on the page with wide margins and light gray titles. Bulleted lists maintain traditional feel. Corporate and academic job seekers served well here.
- Downloads: 4,611
- Filename: 256-Corporate-Candidate.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:16:00 / 6466
Functional resume style that showcases your skills and knowledge. Three- and two-column format provide space for key words, competencies, and dates. Excellent template for computer programmer, software developer, or network specialist.
- Downloads: 3,944
- Filename: 262-IT-Contractor.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:32:00 / 6484
Cascading section headers and key titles add waterfall touch to this sample. Two-page layout offers plenty of room for much information. Gray shading for key titles.
- Downloads: 3,407
- Filename: 274-Cascade.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:58:00 / 6521
Bold headings and job titles with lots of room for in-depth descriptions of work experience and summary of qualifications. One-column format with thin margins and a key word cloud for skills.
- Downloads: 3,324
- Filename: 250-In-Depth.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 19:56:00 / 6448
Large font section in coloured font for main focus point, and bulleted list for qualifications summary. Header includes all your network connections—web site, LinkedIn account, and more.
- Downloads: 2,841
- Filename: 273-Network.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:56:00 / 6517
Centered-aligned text format focuses the reader's eye. Bold headings and key titles and dark red name add design touch. Marketing, sales, and engineering professionals feel here.
- Downloads: 2,490
- Filename: 266-Core-Skills.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:42:00 / 6496
Oversized career title immediately catches the eye. Blue section headers and bulleted point descriptions. Great sample for advertising sales, marketing, or public relations specialists.
- Downloads: 1,733
- Filename: 252-Bold-Career.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:06:00 / 6454
Showcase all of your great awards, publishing, show credits, and speaking engagements with this sample. Great resume example for entertainment, communications, and academic professionals.
- Downloads: 1,469
- Filename: 264-Feature-Presentation.doc
- Uploaded: 2014-05-13 20:37:00 / 6490