52 Modern Resume Templates

Classic resume templates with a modern twist

These 52 Modern Resume Templates are perfect for industries where employers value candidates who are creative and keep up with latest technologies and trends.

  • Steely

    Steely Resume Template

    Very formal-looking sample with a corporate feel. Steel gray and blue shadings and profile photo make this one all business. Legal assistants, financial planners, and hospital administrators – have a look.

    • Size: 49 KB
    • Downloads: 264112
    • Filename: 162-Steely.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:32:00 / 6074
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  • Glimmer

    Glimmer Resume Template

    Blue shades for backgrounds and section headers with a profile picture set on a light gray backdrop. Stars gauge showcase your key skills list. Computer, engineering, and scientific feel with this sample.

    • Size: 46 KB
    • Downloads: 190775
    • Filename: 177-Glimmer.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:20:00 / 6119
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  • Blue Side

    Blue Side Resume Template

    Light blue sidebar and dark blue titles with thin section lines provide a well-structured design. Great example for entertainment, health care, or financial seekers.

    • Size: 27 KB
    • Downloads: 150387
    • Filename: 224-Blue-Side.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:02:00 / 6357
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  • Vibrant

    Vibrant Resume Template

    Make all your great strengths pop with this template set in blue fonts, backgrounds, and borderlines. Splash of red highlights dates. Creative, entertainment, and industrial feel here.

    • Size: 21 KB
    • Downloads: 68852
    • Filename: 234-Vibrant.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:49:00 / 6387
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  • Streamlined

    Streamlined Resume Template

    Fading blue edge lines and backgrounds highlight each section down the template. One-column format with plus sign bullets for job descriptions. Technical, engineering, programming, and mechanical example.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 62467
    • Filename: 235-Streamlined.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:52:00 / 6390
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  • Career Pitch

    Career Pitch Resume Template

    Blue backgrounds offset bold, white section headers and orang titles with plus-sign bullet points catch the eye. Engineer, IT, data, and communications specialist example.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 59041
    • Filename: 169-Career-Pitch.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:57:00 / 6095
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  • Show and Tell

    Show and Tell Resume Template

    Wonderful template for realtors, insurance agents, interior designer, or home contractor. Full color profile photo with blue background. Strength graphs spotlight your expertise.

    • Size: 52 KB
    • Downloads: 48845
    • Filename: 199-Show-and-Tell.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:51:00 / 6186
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  • Creative Formal

    Creative Formal Resume Template

    Two columns separated by white and gray backgrounds give creative touch with formal feel. Icon images and blue fonts complete the sample.

    • Size: 28 KB
    • Downloads: 45270
    • Filename: 153-Creative-Formal.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:54:00 / 6047
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  • Skilful

    Skilful Resume Template

    Showcase your key skills with the olive-green and gray block graphs that complement the gray backgrounds and olive-green section divider lines. Excellent template when applying for the next level position.

    • Size: 21 KB
    • Downloads: 40162
    • Filename: 242-Skilful.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:44:00 / 6412
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  • Personal Brand

    Personal Brand Resume Template

    Oversized initial crest with forest green background. One-column format with green colouring for section borders and key titles. Personal branding template for marketer, public relations, sales, or accountant.

    • Size: 26 KB
    • Downloads: 38649
    • Filename: 233-Personal-Brand.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:46:00 / 6384
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  • Black and Orange

    Black and Orange Resume Template

    Deep black tones, subtle oranges, and icons showcase your attributes in this sample for the financial, business, or sales executive.

    • Size: 33 KB
    • Downloads: 34253
    • Filename: 68-Black-and-Orange.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:56:00 / 5733
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  • Designer's Touch

    Designer's Touch Resume Template

    Full-colour profile picture shows yourself. Light blue font colours for titles and arrow bullet points complement gray backgrounds and lines. Thin margins give page lots of room for information.

    • Size: 155 KB
    • Downloads: 27230
    • Filename: 121-Designers-Touch.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:27:00 / 6020
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  • Marketed

    Marketed Resume Template

    Open, two-page format with dark and light blue shading for section headers. Traditional bullet point styles and three-column format for key strengths area. Corporate feel with design touch.

    • Size: 26 KB
    • Downloads: 25074
    • Filename: 239-Marketed.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:36:00 / 6403
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  • Formative Traditional

    Formative Traditional Resume Template

    Blue and gray header shading with maroon titles add creative touch to traditional example. Skills section includes graphs to rank your strengths and thin margins to include all of your information.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 20538
    • Filename: 160-Formative-Traditional.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:23:00 / 6068
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  • Grindstone

    Grindstone Resume Template

    Steel gray background for header with maroon and fading saffron colours give much pop to this sample. Full-colour profile picture and traditional bulleted list and paragraph descriptions. Construction managers, contractors, or industrial professionals' sample.

    • Size: 53 KB
    • Downloads: 20364
    • Filename: 230-Grindstone.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 21:36:00 / 6375
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  • Professional Orange

    Professional Orange Resume Template

    Not a colour that you would expect to see in a resume, but it works. Very clean professional layout with only a few coloured shapes to create a fresh contemporary look.

    • Size: 81 KB
    • Downloads: 20279
    • Filename: 24-Professional-Orange.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:43:00 / 4971
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  • One Two Three

    One Two Three Resume Template

    Open black and red circles with inset numbers for bullet points and sequential section headings and light gray backgrounds make this sample pop. Round profile photo maintains the look.

    • Size: 50 KB
    • Downloads: 19665
    • Filename: 180-One-Two-Three.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:40:00 / 6128
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  • Cavalier

    Cavalier Resume Template

    Dark red headers, steel gray titles, and thick bold section lines with check mark and check box bullets for key descriptions. Mix of one and two columns on two pages offers lots of room for the accountant, engineer, or computer specialist.

    • Size: 27 KB
    • Downloads: 18499
    • Filename: 213-Cavalier.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:00:00 / 6324
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  • Rosy Outlook

    Rosy Outlook Resume Template

    Shades of red-rose colouring used for fonts and backgrounds shape this example. Two-column Work Experience section offers lots of room for detailed job descriptions.

    • Size: 29 KB
    • Downloads: 18193
    • Filename: 138-Rosy-Outlook.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:43:00 / 5999
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  • Score-card

    Score card Resume Template

    A centered resume format that places visual emphasis on key skills by means of a 10 point rating scale.

    • Size: 29 KB
    • Downloads: 18051
    • Filename: 283-Score-card.docx
    • Uploaded: 2015-10-10 08:39:00 / 8314
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  • Advertise

    Advertise Resume Template

    Put a full-frontal, colour photo of yourself here to compliment the blues and whites. Inviting appeal great for realtors, insurance and advertisement sales agents, and contractors.

    • Size: 188 KB
    • Downloads: 16689
    • Filename: 96-Advertise.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-07 21:00:00 / 5833
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  • Lively Step

    Lively Step Resume Template

    Bright orange and green shadings with a light blue font colouring make this sample lively. Rate your expertise with the green and gra squared bar meters. Great template for designers, marketers, and communications specialists.

    • Size: 21 KB
    • Downloads: 16114
    • Filename: 222-Lively-Step.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:55:00 / 6351
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  • Springing

    Springing Resume Template

    Light purples and greens give a spring touch here. Use a photo of yourself and the bar meters to showcase your many qualifications. Great for marketing, sales, and hospitality professionals.

    • Size: 30 KB
    • Downloads: 15308
    • Filename: 133-Springing.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:28:00 / 5984
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  • Fades of Green

    Fades of Green Resume Template

    White and bold font types set on green-fading backgrounds catch the eye with the full-coloured photo of yourself. Large summary of qualifications area and many conventional sections in this template.

    • Size: 160 KB
    • Downloads: 14989
    • Filename: 122-Fades-of-Green.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 12:56:00 / 5951
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  • Hire Me

    Hire Me Resume Template

    Original use of shapes, lines, and colours creates unique design that will stand out from the rest without being over-the-top.

    • Size: 81 KB
    • Downloads: 14375
    • Filename: 22-Hire-Me.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:37:00 / 4965
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  • No Fuss - Duo

    No Fuss - Duo Resume Template

    Simple and elegant layout with a dash of complementary colour, this resume gets straight down to business.

    • Size: 33 KB
    • Downloads: 13568
    • Filename: 4-No-Fuss-Duo.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-05 20:37:00 / 4908
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  • VIP

    VIP Resume Template

    Shaded white main section set on light coloured, diagonal-lined page background. Olive green shading for section titles completes this sharp, polished look.

    • Size: 25 KB
    • Downloads: 13470
    • Filename: 212-VIP.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:49:00 / 6321
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  • Call Out

    Call Out Resume Template

    The vertical text and profile picture set in a fading gray provide a sophisticated touch to the sample. Dashed lines and coloured section titles complete the sleek look.

    • Size: 31 KB
    • Downloads: 13317
    • Filename: 67-Call-Out.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:52:00 / 5730
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  • Foundation

    Foundation Resume Template

    Orange and gray titles with mix of one, two, and three columns with thin divider lines in this sample. Enlarged, italicized objective footer gives creative appeal. Clerical, IT, sales, or engineering usage.

    • Size: 24 KB
    • Downloads: 12649
    • Filename: 196-Foundation.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:34:00 / 6177
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  • Corporate lines

    Corporate lines Resume Template

    Subtle background, lines and waves add a twist to this very traditional simple design.

    • Size: 351 KB
    • Downloads: 12586
    • Filename: 52-Corporate-lines.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:58:00 / 5689
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  • Spirited Professional

    Spirited Professional Resume Template

    Large footer section with orange background, bold white fonts and a full-colour profile photo. Bold headers and maroon titles complete the overall creative feel. Public relations, graphic designer, or sales sample.

    • Size: 52 KB
    • Downloads: 12102
    • Filename: 218-Spirited-Professional.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:30:00 / 6339
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  • Schema

    Schema Resume Template

    Diagram your career path in this sample with dashed line flowing throughout page to blue circled stop. Perfect template for operations and project managers, engineers, and IT programmers.

    • Size: 32 KB
    • Downloads: 11790
    • Filename: 179-Schema.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:37:00 / 6125
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  • Bold Contrast

    Bold Contrast Resume Template

    Strong use of contrasting colours makes this resume stand out. A simple layout, using block colour to highlight your strengths. Make the most of positive feedback from customers or bosses by quoting what they have said about you.

    • Size: 51 KB
    • Downloads: 11503
    • Filename: 14-Bold-Contrast.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:30:00 / 4940
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  • Positive Showing

    Positive Showing Resume Template

    Orange plus signs and headers with thin border line define each section. Gray and black squares with an inner dot showcase key competencies meters. Plenty of space for those with a lot of experience and accomplishments.

    • Size: 27 KB
    • Downloads: 11208
    • Filename: 206-Positive-Showing.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:28:00 / 6296
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  • Prelude

    Prelude Resume Template

    Gray-shaded squares with introductory information set next to work experience descriptions provide room for more detail and a designer's touch. Light yellows used for titles and shading.

    • Size: 35 KB
    • Downloads: 10458
    • Filename: 201-Prelude.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:12:00 / 6272
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  • All Business

    All Business Resume Template

    Executive, marketing, financial, and sales professionals. Gray tones and white fonts with bold titles and a profile photo give this sample a corporate feel.

    • Size: 30 KB
    • Downloads: 10405
    • Filename: 95-All-Business.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:58:00 / 5830
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  • Refined

    Refined Resume Template

    Dashed lines separate one- and two-column sections. Large white numbers with light blue backgrounds list key strengths with gray shading. Eloquent template design without overstatement.

    • Size: 28 KB
    • Downloads: 9940
    • Filename: 195-Refined.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:32:00 / 6174
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  • Present Yourself

    Present Yourself Resume Template

    Dashed yellow-green page border with section borderlines in a dashed light gray. Circle gauges set in olive green and dark blue to rank your key expertises. Perfect sample for computer professionals.

    • Size: 64 KB
    • Downloads: 9733
    • Filename: 237-Present-Yourself.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:11:00 / 6396
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  • Bold Typography

    Bold Typography Resume Template

    Having no images, this resume relies on the power of typography and your words. Make sure you choose the right ones to make the most impact. Text size and styles play an important part in creating a powerful impression in this sample.

    • Size: 32 KB
    • Downloads: 9431
    • Filename: 11-Bold-Typography.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:27:00 / 4931
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  • Open Entry

    Open Entry Resume Template

    Classic, artsy page border provides a design appeal to this sample. Entry-level job seekers and new graduates could use the open space for lots of key words, skills, and training or certifications.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 8979
    • Filename: 115-Open-Entry.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 12:09:00 / 5920
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  • Check Box

    Check Box Resume Template

    A coloured background highlights the section headings and the font colours for the titles compliment the backgrounds. Use the check boxes and lines to bullet all that you offer.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 8585
    • Filename: 66-Check-Box.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:49:00 / 5727
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  • Column Mix

    Column Mix Resume Template

    Nice one- and three-column mix create a very organized contemporary look. Paragraph section headers serve as captions for three-column sections with blue shaded titles. Full page gird lines define the space with lots of room for your information.

    • Size: 30 KB
    • Downloads: 8419
    • Filename: 105-Column-Mix.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:30:00 / 5890
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  • Framed

    Framed Resume Template

    Not an obvious frame, but the coloured banner at the top of the page and the coloured text help define and focus attention on the name of the candidate and their opening statement.

    • Size: 26 KB
    • Downloads: 7966
    • Filename: 45-Framed.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:16:00 / 5668
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  • What the people say

    What the people say Resume Template

    Jump straight into what people say about you. Show-off your best achievements through the words of others.

    • Size: 72 KB
    • Downloads: 7613
    • Filename: 56-What-the-people-say.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:16:00 / 5701
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  • Overture

    Overture Resume Template

    Fine arts feel with this sample. Light green and gray colours and circular profile photo add artistic touch. Section headers bordered with top and bottom grid lines. Teachers, directors, and assistants template.

    • Size: 29 KB
    • Downloads: 7525
    • Filename: 171-Overture.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:03:00 / 6101
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  • Front and Center

    Front and Center Resume Template

    Boxed and shaded profile area provides lots of room to tell all about yourself. Gray vertical and horizontal draw focus to the section headings and the centered descriptions and key words keep the reader scanning the page.

    • Size: 37 KB
    • Downloads: 7118
    • Filename: 132-Front-and-Center.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:25:00 / 5981
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  • Functional Showcase

    Functional Showcase Resume Template

    Multi-column layout with thin section divider lines. Work history list section and power bars to highlight your expertises. Excellent format for administrative, service industry, and labor professionals.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 5951
    • Filename: 208-Functional-Showcase.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:35:00 / 6306
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  • Logos

    Logos Resume Template

    Travel, sales, branding professionals, and entrepreneurs utilize this sample to feature company logos with a shaded, bulleted key skills section.

    • Size: 198 KB
    • Downloads: 5915
    • Filename: 88-Logos.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:41:00 / 5810
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  • Block Step

    Block Step Resume Template

    This resume makes clever use of colour and shapes to help the reader navigate around the resume. Three steps of block colour lead down to the main resume where block colour clearly divide content sections.

    • Size: 28 KB
    • Downloads: 5854
    • Filename: 19-Block-Step.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:34:00 / 4955
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  • Colour Bricks

    Colour Bricks Resume Template

    Thick, coloured side bars for each section in this sample add a little flair to the traditional resume layout. It's creativity without overstatement.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 5843
    • Filename: 63-Colour-Bricks.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:39:00 / 5717
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  • Great Experience

    Great Experience Resume Template

    Jump right into your experience and education. Shadowed section titles offset bold fonts for organization and job titles. Complimentary turquoise footer adds design touch.

    • Size: 41 KB
    • Downloads: 5667
    • Filename: 90-Great-Experience.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:46:00 / 5815
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  • Testimonials

    Testimonials Resume Template

    Summarize your skill-set succinctly at the start of your resume and have the people that matter endorse what you say about yourself.

    • Size: 55 KB
    • Downloads: 5619
    • Filename: 53-Testimonials.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:05:00 / 5692
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  • List It

    List It Resume Template

    Bulleted lists spotlight your key strengths, education, and more in each key section. Dashed yellow-orange section lines and light blue headers add design touch with vertical name in the margin.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 4576
    • Filename: 60-List-It.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:05:00 / 5710
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  • Block Colour

    Block Colour Resume Template

    Classic made modern with block colour and different shapes. The ribbon shapes in this resume also give the impression of awards and high standards.

    • Size: 37 KB
    • Downloads: 4532
    • Filename: 35-Block-Colour.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:30:00 / 5637
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  • Page One

    Page One Resume Template

    Banner footer with full-color profile photo, qualifications section, and light blue shading. Three-column design with bold headers and lines offers lots of space. Journalists, marketers, and communications specialists.

    • Size: 88 KB
    • Downloads: 3963
    • Filename: 193-Page-One.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:25:00 / 6168
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  • Casual Blue

    Casual Blue Resume Template

    If safe and conservative white is not for you, this resume design will definitely help you to stand out. Coloured background is not something you can pull off on your home printer so only chose this option if you plan on using professional printing service.

    • Size: 21 KB
    • Downloads: 3690
    • Filename: 32-Casual-Blue.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:18:00 / 5628
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