73 Simple and Clean Resume Templates

Classic resume templates with great typography and a touch of color

These 73 Simple and Clean resume templates use typography, white space and color to create professional yet creative designs. Use these resume samples if you are applying for a job in traditional field that values creativity: architecture, advertising, marketing, Public Relations, copywriting.

  • Substantial

    Substantial Resume Template

    Thin margins with stacked sections provide lots of area for all of your achievements. Unique Projects area lets you describe your accomplishments. IT, project management, and senior-level sample.

    • Size: 21 KB
    • Downloads: 160920
    • Filename: 163-Substantial.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:36:00 / 6077
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  • Upfront

    Upfront Resume Template

    Good use of white space gives this sample an open feel while subtle colours add design touch. Two main sections let you detail your experiences and education.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 96749
    • Filename: 214-Upfront.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:18:00 / 6327
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  • Neat

    Neat Resume Template

    Very compact and neat professional layout. Notice how the use of red text draws the eye. Just the right amount in the right places can be really helpful to the reader.

    • Size: 109 KB
    • Downloads: 93515
    • Filename: 23-Neat.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:38:00 / 4968
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  • Subtle Creativity

    Subtle Creativity Resume Template

    Traditional format with light orange headers and subtle gray titles. Great sample for graphic designers, corporate writers, or administrative professionals.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 45065
    • Filename: 210-Subtle-Creativity.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:42:00 / 6315
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  • Bulletin

    Bulletin Resume Template

    One- and two-column layout with gray shading for section headers, maroon titles, and plus-sign bullets give this sample a bulletin feel. Two pages and multiple sections allow for the very experienced to list everything.

    • Size: 28 KB
    • Downloads: 37904
    • Filename: 191-Bulletin.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:20:00 / 6162
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  • Broad Appeal

    Broad Appeal Resume Template

    Margin column for titles and headings provides lots of space for detailed, paragraph statements. Excellent sample for business, industrial, or vocational professionals.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 33180
    • Filename: 221-Broad-Appeal.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:48:00 / 6348
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  • Europass CV Template

    Europass CV Template

    Standard Europass CV / Resume Template used in Europe.

    • Size: 87 KB
    • Downloads: 30170
    • Filename: 278-Europass-CV-Template.doc
    • Uploaded: 2014-09-19 17:26:00 / 7451
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  • Discreetly Modern

    Discreetly Modern Resume Template

    Free Modern Resume templates that will get you noticed. Simple, elegant, discreetly modern, with a touch of color and creativity.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 30119
    • Filename: 277-Discreetly-Modern.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-09-19 17:09:00 / 7448
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  • Commencing

    Commencing Resume Template

    Labor, manufacturing, educational, and service industry skills template. Good use of white space to catch the eye with blue section divider lines and large, bold section titles.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 16484
    • Filename: 241-Commencing.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 22:42:00 / 6409
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  • Indent Line

    Indent Line Resume Template

    Just a bit of colour and creative use of indent make add a creative twist to this very traditional straight-forward design. Indented text helps the headings stand out.

    • Size: 17 KB
    • Downloads: 15384
    • Filename: 33-Indent-Line.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:22:00 / 5631
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  • Fresh Take

    Fresh Take Resume Template

    Excellent sample for those with lots of skills and training and maybe not a lot of experience. Bold headings with vertical divider lines and blue titles provide focus for the reader.

    • Size: 24 KB
    • Downloads: 14846
    • Filename: 168-Fresh-Take.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:54:00 / 6092
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  • Creative Conventions

    Creative Conventions Resume Template

    Conventional, two-page layout with profile photo and red and blue fonts add design touch. Plus signs used for bullet points. Great for technology, engineering, or financial career seekers.

    • Size: 46 KB
    • Downloads: 13644
    • Filename: 145-Creative-Conventions.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:32:00 / 6023
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  • No Point Left Out

    No Point Left Out Resume Template

    Two-page format with a two-column layout offers much space for multiple sections. Light blue titles and dashed section lines add design touch. Give all of your details here.

    • Size: 27 KB
    • Downloads: 12957
    • Filename: 223-No-Point-Left-Out.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:57:00 / 6354
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  • Bold Red Shading

    Bold Red Shading Resume Template

    Touches of red shadings and gray background really draw in the reader's focus. Plus signs used for bulleted lists with room for multiple sections.

    • Size: 27 KB
    • Downloads: 12540
    • Filename: 220-Bold-Red-Shading.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:34:00 / 6345
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  • Stately

    Stately Resume Template

    Subtle red titles and block, sans serif fonts give this template a stately feel. Great use of white space complements paragraph descriptions of your experiences, strengths, and objectives.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 12404
    • Filename: 159-Stately.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:19:00 / 6065
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  • Firm

    Firm Resume Template

    Very classy and professional full-page two-column sample. Lots of sections included for key skills, awards, and attributes. Red and blue titles add touch of colour. Great example for those with substantial work experience.

    • Size: 33 KB
    • Downloads: 12325
    • Filename: 166-Firm.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:48:00 / 6086
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  • Accomplished

    Accomplished Resume Template

    Check box bullets tick off all of your great career highlights in this two-page sample with blue section divider lines. Excellent resume style for very experienced and accomplished professionals.

    • Size: 31 KB
    • Downloads: 12251
    • Filename: 182-Accomplished.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:47:00 / 6135
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  • Top Level

    Top Level Resume Template

    Thin page border and section divider lines with red and bold, black titles and key words provide an executive feel. Project managers, directors, and senior VPs can do well with this example.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 11230
    • Filename: 165-Top-Level.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:42:00 / 6083
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  • In a Nutshell

    In a Nutshell Resume Template

    A compact resume format that draws the reader’s eye to the important information across different sections.

    • Size: 28 KB
    • Downloads: 10334
    • Filename: 280-In-a-Nutshell.docx
    • Uploaded: 2015-10-10 08:21:00 / 8305
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  • Raise the Bar

    Raise the Bar Resume Template

    Two well-defined columns give this sample structure. Thick, orange-coloured bar graphs make your capabilities pop on the page and the italicized, muted gray job titles add the professionalism.

    • Size: 51 KB
    • Downloads: 9778
    • Filename: 76-Raise-the-Bar.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 20:28:00 / 5758
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  • Important message

    Important message Resume Template

    Perfect use of typography to draw attention to your name and a short message. Horizontal and vertical lines help to divide up the information for an easy read.

    • Size: 53 KB
    • Downloads: 9541
    • Filename: 26-Important-message.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:46:00 / 4977
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  • Self Assessment

    Self Assessment Resume Template

    What stands out in this sample is the Skills section. This format provides an instant snapshot of your skill levels that looks very professional and easy to read.

    • Size: 60 KB
    • Downloads: 9408
    • Filename: 27-Self-Assessment.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:47:00 / 4980
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  • Aristocratic

    Aristocratic Resume Template

    Two column layout for full page with sections styled into various columns. Light gray divider lines and red and blue titles. Stylish with a corporate feel for marketing director, senior VPs, and principal managers.

    • Size: 26 KB
    • Downloads: 8937
    • Filename: 172-Aristocratic.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:05:00 / 6104
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  • Packed Classic

    Packed Classic Resume Template

    Small profile picture and thin, blue-shaded headers add design to this classic format with lots of space for summary texts and bulleted lists. Business, health and IT professionals benefit here.

    • Size: 29 KB
    • Downloads: 8823
    • Filename: 111-Packed-Classic.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:53:00 / 5908
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  • Beaming

    Beaming Resume Template

    Light brown headings and vertical bright green dashed lines catch the eye and break content into easy to read sections. Bold titles bring focus to key experiences and skills. Great sample for marketing, public relations, or communications professionals.

    • Size: 18 KB
    • Downloads: 8503
    • Filename: 202-Beaming.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:15:00 / 6278
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  • Checkmark Timeline

    Checkmark Timeline Resume Template

    Bold, open squares and thin black lines divide the two-column page layout. Dates and key words offset in the margins act as section intros. Excellent template for university and IT job seekers.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 8435
    • Filename: 118-Checkmark-Timeline.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 12:18:00 / 5929
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  • Award Winner

    Award Winner Resume Template

    Two-column layout with profile photo. Large Awards section to list your sales, academic, or artistic achievements. Great sample for advertising, creative, sales, or communication professionals.

    • Size: 37 KB
    • Downloads: 8044
    • Filename: 158-Award-Winner.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:15:00 / 6062
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  • Space It Out

    Space It Out Resume Template

    Entry-level workers ready for the next step here. Conventional sections with blue headers and light gray arrows and open circular bullets point all of your strengths and skills. Plenty of room for goals, key word lists, and more.

    • Size: 24 KB
    • Downloads: 7094
    • Filename: 147-Space-It-Out.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:38:00 / 6029
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  • Executive Elegant

    Executive Elegant Resume Template

    Traditional classic layout with a high-end executive feel. Great use of bordered headings, indented bullets and tabbed text to create an elegant professional look.

    • Size: 27 KB
    • Downloads: 6731
    • Filename: 28-Executive-Elegant.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:47:00 / 4983
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  • Next Level

    Next Level Resume Template

    Offset one-column layout with red and orange colours and bold, large headers and titles with paragraph descriptions. Creative sample with a business feel.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 6711
    • Filename: 219-Next-Level.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 20:32:00 / 6342
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  • Bold Simplicity

    Bold Simplicity Resume Template

    A round portrait option makes this sample a bit different. Then a strong opening statement in bold lettering is great for impact, and makes the reader want to find out more about you. At the end of the resume a simple scale allows you to give a snapshot of your levels of competence.

    • Size: 370 KB
    • Downloads: 6675
    • Filename: 16-Bold-Simplicity.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:32:00 / 4946
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  • Split Page

    Split Page Resume Template

    Two-column format used for the whole page offers lots of section areas. Light grays for headers and dashed section dividers as well as shaded background to highlight key work experience.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 6514
    • Filename: 150-Split-Page.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:47:00 / 6038
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  • Industry Lifer

    Industry Lifer Resume Template

    Section titles offset in the margin with blue and light gray fonts. Small vertical lines used to separate columns. Excellent template for those who have been in one industry for several years.

    • Size: 21 KB
    • Downloads: 6226
    • Filename: 151-Industry-Lifer.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:49:00 / 6041
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  • Classic Elegance

    Classic Elegance Resume Template

    A very smart style that gets straight down to business. Can you summarize your abilities into a couple of sentences? Most prospective employers don't have a lot of time to read through lengthy resumes.

    • Size: 34 KB
    • Downloads: 6220
    • Filename: 21-Classic-Elegance.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:36:00 / 4961
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  • New Agenda

    New Agenda Resume Template

    Functional two-page sample with three-column core skills lists and areas for professional experience, work history and more. Great resume style for those looking to switch industries.

    • Size: 29 KB
    • Downloads: 5851
    • Filename: 170-New-Agenda.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 17:00:00 / 6098
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  • Cosmopolitan

    Cosmopolitan Resume Template

    Dark black section dividers complement light green and blue fonts and bullets. Large, three-columned Core Skills section for many key attributes. Serif font type completes mature, professional feel.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 5511
    • Filename: 148-Cosmopolitan.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:41:00 / 6032
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  • Elegant Traditional

    Elegant Traditional Resume Template

    A traditional format that portrays a simple elegance. An initialed ribbon provides a smart touch which can be personalized with you initials, your highest qualification or your most prestigious award. Bullet points help you to squeeze in a lot more information without making your resume too long.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 5365
    • Filename: 20-Elegant-Traditional.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:35:00 / 4958
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  • Bold Red

    Bold Red Resume Template

    Traditional layout with bold and italic font types. Large red square with white font provides good space for objective. Great sample for corporate, IT, and nonprofit job seekers.

    • Size: 25 KB
    • Downloads: 5349
    • Filename: 136-Bold-Red.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 13:37:00 / 5993
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  • Section Lines

    Section Lines Resume Template

    Great use of contrasting text colour and line thickness to differentiate between sets of information.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 5276
    • Filename: 40-Section-Lines.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:49:00 / 5652
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  • Tidy

    Tidy Resume Template

    Two-page, one-column layout with red and orange for headings and titles. Lots of space for detailed, paragraph descriptions. Corporate and academia feel with this sample.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 5231
    • Filename: 204-Tidy.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-09 19:23:00 / 6287
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  • My Name is

    My Name is Resume Template

    One look and everyone will know who you are. The placement size and bold text really make the name on this resume stand out.

    • Size: 17 KB
    • Downloads: 4899
    • Filename: 25-My-Name-is.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:44:00 / 4974
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  • Pretty in Pink

    Pretty in Pink Resume Template

    This simple block colour really makes a statement and is the perfect backdrop for the black text.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 4832
    • Filename: 44-Pretty-in-Pink.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:13:00 / 5665
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  • Check It Off

    Check It Off Resume Template

    Checkmarks for bullets with blue, green, and gray fonts catch the eye. Underlines connect job titles to dates. Analysts, developers, academia, or health care template.

    • Size: 28 KB
    • Downloads: 4583
    • Filename: 152-Check-It-Off.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:51:00 / 6044
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  • Offset

    Offset Resume Template

    Large and small margins add white space while offering plenty of room for multiple sections. Bold orange and blues for titles focus the reader. Great template for entry level positions or new graduates.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 4499
    • Filename: 156-Offset.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:08:00 / 6056
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  • Striking

    Striking Resume Template

    Bold section titles with arrow points and light maroon titles give this sample a vivid touch. Full page layout for multiple sections to let you list plenty of information.

    • Size: 21 KB
    • Downloads: 4436
    • Filename: 164-Striking.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:38:00 / 6080
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  • No-Nonsense

    No-Nonsense Resume Template

    Just a bit of colour goes a long way in breaking up information.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 4398
    • Filename: 55-No-Nonsense.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:10:00 / 5698
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  • Professional Block

    Professional Block Resume Template

    This block and bulleted resume offers a professional-looking style. The enlarged font size for the objective section clearly defines your goals.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 4264
    • Filename: 61-Professional-Block.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:31:00 / 5711
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  • Airy Traditional

    Airy Traditional Resume Template

    Deep and light blue headers with bold font titles add pop for this traditional template. Three-column key word section and two-column bulleted experience lists offer space for everything.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 4178
    • Filename: 108-Airy-Traditional.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 11:43:00 / 5899
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  • Simple Underline

    Simple Underline Resume Template

    The use of bold text, simple colours, underlines and spacing makes this a very easy read.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 4143
    • Filename: 39-Simple-Underline.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 17:46:00 / 5649
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  • Plus It

    Plus It Resume Template

    Plus signs and lines outline each area with arrows providing the bulleted direction to your skills and experience. Scientific, data, and IT feel with this one.

    • Size: 24 KB
    • Downloads: 4102
    • Filename: 65-Plus-It.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:46:00 / 5724
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  • Breezy

    Breezy Resume Template

    Open and airy one-column format centered on the page. Blue headings and bold titles with plus signs and outlined circle bullets provide subtle design appeal. Service and labour workers take a look here.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 3885
    • Filename: 146-Breezy.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:35:00 / 6026
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  • Academia

    Academia Resume Template

    Easy to scan, one column template with section and title headings in colour as well as all caps make your information quick to read. Large Skills & Abilities section great for the career changer.

    • Size: 24 KB
    • Downloads: 3883
    • Filename: 73-Academia.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 20:17:00 / 5748
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  • Caption It

    Caption It Resume Template

    Oversized captions for key words or job titles. Small profile photo with blue shaded section headers. Excellent use of space for intern experience, new graduates, and creative professionals.

    • Size: 29 KB
    • Downloads: 3775
    • Filename: 185-Caption-It.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:00:00 / 6144
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  • Simple Red

    Simple Red Resume Template

    Colour contrast and different font types dictate the style and impact of this resume. The use of the red always pulls you back to the name of the applicant.

    • Size: 19 KB
    • Downloads: 3727
    • Filename: 41-Simple-Red.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:02:00 / 5655
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  • Skilled

    Skilled Resume Template

    Bold headings and shading flush out this sample with plus signs and open circles for bullet points. Good skills resume for those with lots of experience and training outside the traditional job environment.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 3717
    • Filename: 82-Skilled.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-07 20:05:00 / 5783
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  • Mono Shading

    Mono Shading Resume Template

    Want a different way to distinguish your sub-headings from your headings? This layout shows how different shades of the same colour can do this.

    • Size: 25 KB
    • Downloads: 3642
    • Filename: 29-Mono-Shading.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:48:00 / 4986
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  • Non-traditional Traditional

    Non-traditional Traditional Resume Template

    Bold, black headings and section dividers with light-gray lines used for bullets and blue font type for your name make this a non-traditional traditional template.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 3519
    • Filename: 116-Non-traditional-Traditional.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 12:13:00 / 5923
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  • Burgeoning

    Burgeoning Resume Template

    Light blue titles, bold headings, and carat bullets with good use of white space. Perfect template for service industry and labour staff as well as new graduates.

    • Size: 23 KB
    • Downloads: 3195
    • Filename: 167-Burgeoning.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 16:52:00 / 6089
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  • Career Starter

    Career Starter Resume Template

    Complimentary colours for your personal information and the section headings catch the eye. Simple bullet list in each section offer a straightforward, no nonsense approach.

    • Size: 18 KB
    • Downloads: 3063
    • Filename: 62-Career-Starter.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 19:34:00 / 5714
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  • Inverse

    Inverse Resume Template

    Want the focus to be on your opening statement? This resume does that. Make your pitch for this job a real eye opener.

    • Size: 20 KB
    • Downloads: 3050
    • Filename: 17-Inverse.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 11:33:00 / 4949
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  • Simple Central

    Simple Central Resume Template

    Simple layout with bold headings and thick lines to separate different sections. Not the best format if you have a lot of information to include.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 3043
    • Filename: 43-Simple-Central.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-06 18:10:00 / 5662
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  • Solid Segments

    Solid Segments Resume Template

    Two-column layout with block paragraph descriptions. Light blues and grays for headers, dates, and titles. Excellent sample for business, IT, administrative, or counselling.

    • Size: 22 KB
    • Downloads: 2656
    • Filename: 149-Solid-Segments.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 15:43:00 / 6035
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  • Moving Up

    Moving Up Resume Template

    Offset sections balance out this sample. Good use of white space helps focus the reader's eye. Orang titles provide design touch. Great format to take your few years of experience to the next level.

    • Size: 24 KB
    • Downloads: 1018
    • Filename: 186-Moving-Up.docx
    • Uploaded: 2014-05-08 18:05:00 / 6147
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