Professional Resume templates

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A resume is one of the best sales tools in applying for a job. The better the resume, the greater are the chances of getting an interview about position. Creating professional resume is a tedious task. Finding the right words, gathering relevant information, thinking of the best way to present it. A well-made high-quality resume can easily take hours and even days to create.

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Different types of resume

There are three resume formats: functional resume, chronological resume and combination resume.

Functional resume works best for those who have unique skills and a lot of experience. For this purpose, the templates include only those skills and ability that are highly relevant to the type of job individual is applying for. Chronological resume works best for those who have strong and solid work history. It presents the work experience in the form of a timeline starting from the most recent and going down to the previous experiences. The experience must be mentioned along with the date of employment, job title and the company name. Combination resume will work for most people because it describes both work history and skills.

Below you will find a collection of customizable resume samples in Word. Some documents below are design samples, others include sample content and will help you craft your CV words. Resumes specifically tailored to certain job positions are also available.

All the templates are free: no registration, no installation, and no fees required. These free resume templates are totally customizable and editable in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, or Mac Pages.


Simple and elegant chronological resume where you can list your work history, your education and your publications in chronological order. Use this type of resume if you have solid work history and strong education.

Size: 38 kB
Format: doc
License: Creative Commons
Downloads: 45,380
Type: Free Download
Uploaded: 2006-09-01 13:23:00 / 2381

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Simple Chronological Resume


Chronological format to highlight timeline of experience.

Size: 40 kB
Downloads: 35,902
Filename: Simple-Chronological-Resume.doc
Uploaded: 2006-05-13 13:23:00 / 2587

Chronological Resume sample


Summary of one’s past and present career achievements in a reverse chronological order.

Downloads: 16,049
Filename: Chronological-Resume-sample.doc
Uploaded: 2008-11-06 13:23:00 / 2327

Grey Chronological Resume


Simple chronological resume where you can list your objectives, your experience (work history), your education and interests.

Downloads: 7,007
Filename: Chronological-Resume-sample-grey.doc
Uploaded: 2009-09-01 13:23:00 / 2325

JAVA programmer resume sample


Great template for those candidates who have solid work experience and strong education and specialized training in the areas important for the job.

Size: 42 kB
Downloads: 7,365
Filename: JAVA-programmer-resume-sample.doc
Uploaded: 2006-09-02 13:23:00 / 2488

Professional elegant combination resume


Single paged resume that displays all the key points in a professional elegant way.

Downloads: 9,226
Filename: Professional-elegant-combination-resume.doc
Uploaded: 2007-04-01 13:23:00 / 2540

Software Development Resume


Highlight your knowledge and skills, describe professional experience. Basic sample content included.

Downloads: 5,412
Filename: Software-Development-Resume.doc
Uploaded: 2007-09-02 13:23:00 / 2652

Professional combination resume blue and orange


Sample combination resume with some basic help content.

Downloads: 9,656
Filename: Professional-combination-resume-blue-and-orange.doc
Uploaded: 2008-03-07 13:23:00 / 2538

General Office resume template


A Traditional style resume that will work for a variety of job positions for the versatile person who has various experiences in different areas.

Downloads: 4,262
Filename: General-Office-resume-template.doc
Uploaded: 2010-07-21 13:23:00 / 2438

Academic curriculum vitae resume


Simple and elegant academic resume with blue lines.

Size: 63 kB
Downloads: 5,544
Filename: Academic-curriculum-vitae-resume.doc
Uploaded: 2006-09-01 13:23:00 / 2222

Mechanical Engineering Resume sample


Mechanical Engineering resume with sample content.

Downloads: 3,816
Filename: Resume-Mechanical-Engineering.doc
Uploaded: 2007-09-20 13:23:00 / 2565

Recent college graduate resume sample


For a college graduate, it is understood that there is very little experience or none at all, so the format highlights education, skills, and training.

Downloads: 4,416
Filename: Recent-college-graduate-sample-resume-template.doc
Uploaded: 2008-06-11 13:23:00 / 2551

College degree level resume


A professional style resume for a college degree level. Italic fonts create unique professional look.

Downloads: 2,835
Filename: College-degree-level-resume.doc
Uploaded: 2010-07-21 13:23:00 / 2334

Customer Service Representative sample


Classy Customer Service Representative resume template with sample content.

Downloads: 3,052
Filename: Customer-Service-Representative.doc
Uploaded: 2010-07-21 13:23:00 / 2368

Certified Teacher Assistant resume


A basic style resume with a general look for the person whom seeks a teacher and/or teacher aide position.

Downloads: 2,900
Filename: Certified-Teacher-Assistant-resume.doc
Uploaded: 2010-07-21 13:23:00 / 2299

IT engineer resume sample


Simple chronological resume for IT industry professionals. Great of candidates with strong work and education background.

Size: 114 kB
Downloads: 2,348
Filename: IT-engineer-resume-sample.doc
Uploaded: 2009-12-14 13:23:00 / 2477

Simple Bold Font Resume


Simple design outline with space for summary of qualifications, education, professional experience, patents and publications, additional professional activities, professional memberships, accreditation, hobbies, etc.

Downloads: 2,052
Filename: Simple-Bold-Resume.doc
Uploaded: 2010-07-21 13:23:00 / 2585

Software Engineer Resume


Basic resume with three key sections: personal info, objective, and knowledge. Perfect template for those who lack strong professional experience or have a gap in carrier.

Size: 46 kB
Downloads: 23,794
Filename: Software-Engeneer-Resume-free.doc
Uploaded: 2006-02-11 13:23:00 / 2654

CV Web Designer


Free resume of a professional web designer. Use this template if you don’t have a solid work history but do have strong education to back up your competence.

Size: 42 kB
Downloads: 1,834
Filename: CV-Web-Designer.doc
Uploaded: 2010-07-02 13:23:00 / 2295