26 ATS Resume Templates

Classic resumes optimized for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

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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  • Talented

    Talented
    Description:

    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.

    Size:27 KB
    Downloads:118,224
    Filename:263-Talented.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:34:00 / 6487
  • Technical Special

    Technical Special
    Description:

    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.

    Size:30 KB
    Downloads:55,863
    Filename:275-Technical-Special.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 21:00:00 / 6524
  • All the Information

    All the Information
    Description:

    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.

    Size:31 KB
    Downloads:51,050
    Filename:259-All-the-Information.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:24:00 / 6475
  • Technical Specialist

    Technical Specialist
    Description:

    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.

    Size:29 KB
    Downloads:19,561
    Filename:253-Technical-Specialist.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:09:00 / 6457
  • Rising Career

    Rising Career
    Description:

    Traditional layout with bold, centered section headings and skills section with two-column, key word cloud. Bulleted lists for work experience information.

    Size:58 KB
    Downloads:9,968
    Filename:267-Rising-Career.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:44:00 / 6499
  • Attention to Detail

    Attention to Detail
    Description:

    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.

    Size:32 KB
    Downloads:7,590
    Filename:260-Attention-to-Detail.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:27:00 / 6478
  • Leading-Edge

    Leading-Edge
    Description:

    Blue colouring for name, slate gray section headers, and bright orange key titles. Excellent sample for marketing, communications, and public relations professionals.

    Size:32 KB
    Downloads:7,473
    Filename:270-Leading-Edge.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:50:00 / 6508
  • Achiever

    Achiever
    Description:

    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.

    Size:32 KB
    Downloads:7,160
    Filename:265-Achiever.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:40:00 / 6493
  • Senior Management

    Senior Management
    Description:

    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.

    Size:36 KB
    Downloads:6,901
    Filename:261-Senior-Management.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:30:00 / 6481
  • On Point

    On Point
    Description:

    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.

    Size:33 KB
    Downloads:6,861
    Filename:268-On-Point.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:46:00 / 6502
  • Fundamental

    Fundamental
    Description:

    Excellent new graduate or career changer template. White space helps focus reader's eye and multiple sections with bulleted lists and short descriptions.

    Size:38 KB
    Downloads:6,700
    Filename:269-Fundamental.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:48:00 / 6505
  • Vocational

    Vocational
    Description:

    Bulleted point lists for each section and bold, centered section headings. Excellent sample for administrative, entry level, and new graduates.

    Size:29 KB
    Downloads:5,686
    Filename:276-Vocational.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 21:02:00 / 6527
  • Highly Proficient

    Highly Proficient
    Description:

    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.

    Size:41 KB
    Downloads:5,407
    Filename:258-Highly-Proficient.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:22:00 / 6472
  • Business Minded

    Business Minded
    Description:

    Strong business template with true red colouring for last name to catch the eye. Objective and summary sections with centered key competencies cloud.

    Size:31 KB
    Downloads:4,686
    Filename:257-Business-Minded.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:19:00 / 6469
  • Format Mix

    Format Mix
    Description:

    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.

    Size:44 KB
    Downloads:4,580
    Filename:251-Format-Mix.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:03:00 / 6451
  • Splash of Blue

    Splash of Blue
    Description:

    Bold blue colour used for name and section headers. One-column page layout allows for many sections and details. Administrative, service, and labor template.

    Size:28 KB
    Downloads:4,571
    Filename:254-Splash-of-Blue.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:11:00 / 6460
  • Strong Showing

    Strong Showing
    Description:

    Two-page format with bold work summary descriptions and descriptive education or training section. Great template for teachers, service industry, or labor specialists.

    Size:38 KB
    Downloads:4,470
    Filename:271-Strong-Showing.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:52:00 / 6511
  • High-Tech Special

    High-Tech Special
    Description:

    Lots of information included in this one-page sample. Combination of paragraph descriptions, two-column lists, and three columns for work and education details.

    Size:28 KB
    Downloads:4,351
    Filename:255-High-Tech-Special.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:14:00 / 6463
  • Corporate Candidate

    Corporate Candidate
    Description:

    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.

    Size:31 KB
    Downloads:4,214
    Filename:256-Corporate-Candidate.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:16:00 / 6466
  • IT Contractor

    IT Contractor
    Description:

    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.

    Size:26 KB
    Downloads:3,678
    Filename:262-IT-Contractor.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:32:00 / 6484
  • Cascade

    Cascade
    Description:

    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.

    Size:36 KB
    Downloads:3,252
    Filename:274-Cascade.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:58:00 / 6521
  • In-Depth

    In-Depth
    Description:

    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.

    Size:33 KB
    Downloads:3,074
    Filename:250-In-Depth.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 19:56:00 / 6448
  • Network

    Network
    Description:

    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.

    Size:29 KB
    Downloads:2,704
    Filename:273-Network.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:56:00 / 6517
  • Core Skills

    Core Skills
    Description:

    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.

    Size:30 KB
    Downloads:2,337
    Filename:266-Core-Skills.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:42:00 / 6496
  • Bold Career

    Bold Career
    Description:

    Oversized career title immediately catches the eye. Blue section headers and bulleted point descriptions. Great sample for advertising sales, marketing, or public relations specialists.

    Size:34 KB
    Downloads:1,591
    Filename:252-Bold-Career.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:06:00 / 6454
  • Feature Presentation

    Feature Presentation
    Description:

    Showcase all of your great awards, publishing, show credits, and speaking engagements with this sample. Great resume example for entertainment, communications, and academic professionals.

    Size:32 KB
    Downloads:1,350
    Filename:264-Feature-Presentation.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:37:00 / 6490
  • All the Information Gdoc

    All the Information Gdoc Resume
    Description:

    Clean layout with an emphasis on the candidate's objectives and detailed descriptions of work experience; perfect template for those professionals with a shorter but more complex work history.

    Size:244 B
    Downloads:350
    Filename:259 All the Information Resume Template - Hloom.com.gdoc
    Uploaded:2016-11-23 18:16:00 / 12466
  • Talented Gdoc

    Talented Gdoc Resume
    Description:

    Simple and straightforward template with no frills. Particularly well-suited to conservative professions that value substance over style.

    Size:244 B
    Downloads:245
    Filename:263 Talented Resume Template - Hloom.com.gdoc
    Uploaded:2016-11-23 18:18:00 / 12485
  • Technical Special Gdoc

    Technical Special Gdoc Resume
    Description:

    Well-rounded format with space for personal information, an objective statement, work experience, education and skills.

    Size:244 B
    Downloads:137
    Filename:275 Technical Special Resume Template - Hloom.com.gdoc
    Uploaded:2016-11-23 18:13:00 / 12431