54 Basic Resume Templates

Classic resume samples for traditional or non-creative fields

We have 54 basic resume templates – 28 are simple and traditional, and 26 are specifically designed to beat resume Applicant Tracking Systems. Use these templates to apply for jobs in traditional fields: banking, accounting, law, science. These resume samples are very classic and traditional, mostly black and white or just with a touch of color.

  • Traditional Elegance

    Traditional Elegance
    Description:

    Classic elegant layout with page and title borders to add a touch of originality. Terrific mutli-purpose traditional sample that will work well for any industry

    Size:20 KB
    Downloads:488,370
    Filename:58-Traditional-Elegance.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-14 20:00:00 / 6550
  • Button-Down

    Button-Down
    Description:

    Traditional, two-page layout with profile picture and standard bullet points. All business here for executives, directors, professors, or managers.

    Size:44 KB
    Downloads:260,291
    Filename:176-Button-Down.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 17:16:00 / 6116
  • Goldfish Bowl

    Goldfish Bowl
    Description:

    Simple, clear, transparent resume design for a one-page basic resume.

    Size:19 KB
    Downloads:81,563
    Filename:279-Goldfish-Bowl.docx
    Uploaded:2014-09-19 17:48:00 / 7455
  • Economic

    Economic
    Description:

    Traditional template style with bulleted lists for job descriptions and three-column key skills section with bold titles. Investment banker, financial planner, lawyer, or university professor shine in this sample.

    Size:23 KB
    Downloads:42,611
    Filename:238-Economic.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-09 22:33:00 / 6400
  • Performance

    Performance
    Description:

    An elegant design that has a touch of a night at the theatre, with you as the opening act.

    Size:21 KB
    Downloads:40,795
    Filename:54-Performance.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 19:08:00 / 5695
  • Ivy League

    Ivy League
    Description:

    Perfect template for doctoral and master's candidates, professors, and engineering or scientific professionals. Two-page format with brow headers and multiple sections for honors, publications, research, and more.

    Size:22 KB
    Downloads:31,370
    Filename:203-Ivy-League.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-09 19:18:00 / 6283
  • Sky Blue Skills Highlight

    Skills Highlight
    Description:

    Sky blue section headers and light gray titles add design touch. Two-column, open arrowhead meters to showcase your skill expertise. IT, customer service, or engineering.

    Size:29 KB
    Downloads:30,409
    Filename:272-Skills-Highlight.doc
    Uploaded:2014-05-13 20:54:00 / 6514
  • Sprouting

    Sprouting
    Description:

    Great template for recent graduates, those returning to work force or have a few years of experience. Two-page allows for many sections. Thin section lines and open circles with middle dots for bullet points add creative touch.

    Size:25 KB
    Downloads:29,551
    Filename:205-Sprouting.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-09 19:25:00 / 6290
  • Seasoned

    Seasoned
    Description:

    Gray shading and blue lines add subtle design touch in this traditional sample. Two-column key competence list, paragraph descriptions, and two-page layout offer lots of space for all of your information.

    Size:26 KB
    Downloads:26,220
    Filename:183-Seasoned.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 17:51:00 / 6138
  • Plain Linear

    Plain Linear
    Description:

    Very plain, minimalist style. Clear headings covering everything that the reader needs to know. Good for black and white printing.

    Size:29 KB
    Downloads:25,189
    Filename:13-Plain-Linear.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 11:29:00 / 4937
  • Plain Divider

    Plain Divider
    Description:

    Great for black and white printing. No fuss – does the job. Very simple minimalistic design with a vertical divider to separate headings and main content.

    Size:17 KB
    Downloads:24,984
    Filename:31-Plain-Divider.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 17:12:00 / 5623
  • Font Appeal

    Font Appeal
    Description:

    Creative mix of serif section titles and sans serif descriptions with italicized objective/profile area. Great template for entry and mid-level professionals as well as new graduates.

    Size:20 KB
    Downloads:21,087
    Filename:240-Font-Appeal.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-09 22:39:00 / 6406
  • Ready for More

    Ready for More
    Description:

    Two-page layout with offset profile picture and dashed lines to separate sections. Gray stars used for bullet points. Take the step from junior to senior level with this sample.

    Size:29 KB
    Downloads:20,359
    Filename:211-Ready-for-More.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-09 19:45:00 / 6318
  • Traditional

    Traditional
    Description:

    Very traditional black and white. Diamond bullet points give this sample a legal feel.

    Size:35 KB
    Downloads:18,236
    Filename:46-Traditional.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 18:19:00 / 5671
  • Classic Plain

    Classic Plain
    Description:

    Bold and italic fonts for section headings and titles. Paragraph descriptions and key word clouds to promote yourself. Classic resume template.

    Size:28 KB
    Downloads:17,488
    Filename:100-Classic-Plain.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-07 21:12:00 / 5845
  • Proficient

    Proficient
    Description:

    Traditional template with bold headings, square bullets for each point, and full-page one column format. Lots of area in this sample for detailed descriptions and all of your experience.

    Size:30 KB
    Downloads:16,321
    Filename:190-Proficient.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 18:18:00 / 6159
  • Legal

    Legal
    Description:

    Serif font type and conventional layout in this sample good for paralegal, librarian, nurses, and office staff. Bold type faces, thin section line dividers, and open bullets give formal feel.

    Size:23 KB
    Downloads:12,342
    Filename:113-Legal.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 12:04:00 / 5914
  • Time-Honored

    Time-Honored
    Description:

    Block sections with thin divider lines and bold headers. Universal layout great for corporate, creative, or labor industry professionals.

    Size:23 KB
    Downloads:12,302
    Filename:187-Time-Honored.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 18:08:00 / 6150
  • Keep It Simple

    Keep It Simple
    Description:

    Traditional resume template. Bold headings and bulleted lists with lots of space for many sections to fill up the page.

    Size:17 KB
    Downloads:10,522
    Filename:71-Keep-It-Simple.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 20:11:00 / 5742
  • Spotlight on Achievements

    Spotlight on Achievements
    Description:

    Excellent skills resume sample for the career changer or those with much experience in one industry. Showcase your career achievements with checkbox bullet points and descriptions along with a three-column format for skill sets.

    Size:21 KB
    Downloads:7,296
    Filename:217-Spotlight-on-Achievements.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-09 20:26:00 / 6336
  • Bare Bones Minimalistic

    Bare Bones Minimalistic
    Description:

    A traditional looking resume with lots of white space, making it a very easy read.

    Size:23 KB
    Downloads:7,007
    Filename:49-Bare-Bones-Minimalistic.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 18:27:00 / 5680
  • Essence

    Essence
    Description:

    Completely centered format for this template engage the reader's attention. Bold headings and titles spotlight key strengths.

    Size:23 KB
    Downloads:6,671
    Filename:192-Essence.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 18:23:00 / 6165
  • Big and Bold

    Big and Bold
    Description:

    Plain black and white format but the big, bold lettering gives it impact and has a very modern look.

    Size:20 KB
    Downloads:6,670
    Filename:48-Big-and-Bold.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 18:24:00 / 5677
  • Star Showing

    Star Showing
    Description:

    Star bullet points list your accomplishments and experiences. Thin margins allow for detailed descriptions. Perfect sample for lab technicians, nurses, sales and retail professionals.

    Size:20 KB
    Downloads:6,386
    Filename:173-Star-Showing.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 17:08:00 / 6107
  • Centred Traditional

    Centred Traditional
    Description:

    Smaller margins and bulleted points give you plenty of room to detail your qualifications and experiences. The dual arrows and dashed lines add a design touch without being flashy.

    Size:19 KB
    Downloads:5,598
    Filename:77-Centred-Traditional.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 20:31:00 / 5761
  • Clean Columns

    Clean Columns
    Description:

    This example shows what can be achieved just by using columns to structure content. You can squeeze a lot of information in on a single line while keeping the layout simple and clean.

    Size:17 KB
    Downloads:4,002
    Filename:30-Clean-Columns.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-06 11:49:00 / 4989
  • Credited

    Credited
    Description:

    Excellent resume style to include all of your performances, exhibitions, and credits. Motivational and public speakers, advertising sales manager, and fine arts professors benefit with this one.

    Size:25 KB
    Downloads:2,375
    Filename:188-Credited.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 18:11:00 / 6153
  • Headliner's List

    Headliner's List
    Description:

    Perfect template for actors, artists, writers, or directors. Sectioned lists for film or writing credits, appearances, honors, and education/training.

    Size:25 KB
    Downloads:1,865
    Filename:184-Headliners-List.docx
    Uploaded:2014-05-08 17:56:00 / 6141
  • Goldfish Bowl Gdoc

    Goldfish Bowl Gdoc Resume
    Description:

    Visually concise layout that makes space for a wide range of information on work history, education, awards and skills. Ideal for those candidates who have a lot of information to convey but who want to keep their resume to a single page.

    Size:244 B
    Downloads:198
    Filename:279 Goldfish Bowl Resume Template - Hloom.com.gdoc
    Uploaded:2016-11-23 18:15:00 / 12451
  • Traditional Elegance Gdoc

    Traditional Elegance Gdoc Resume
    Description:

    Clean, simple and professional layout that emphasizes education. Perfect for recent graduates with a short work history who want to highlight their academic accomplishments.

    Size:244 B
    Downloads:164
    Filename:58 Traditional Elegance Resume Template - Hloom.com.gdoc
    Uploaded:2016-11-23 18:14:00 / 12443
  • Button-Down Gdoc

    button-down gdoc resume
    Description:

    Straightforward chronological format with emphasis on biographical information; well-suited for professionals with a long work history and qualifications to highlight.

    Size:244 B
    Downloads:142
    Filename:176 Button-Down Resume Template - Hloom.com.gdoc
    Uploaded:2016-11-23 18:02:00 / 12394