This template by Amy Dozier is so fresh…so clean…so useful for almost any job you could possibly be applying for.
Most of the emphasis is placed on the applicant’s skills and abilities (as opposed to their job history).
Read up on color psychology and decide what sort of nonverbal message you wish to communicate.
And if it works for Jack Sparrow, well…get out the rum, because it’ll work for you. Just remove the swords (unless you’re actually applying to be the captain of a ship, in which case — leave ‘em).
Let your accomplishments speak for themselves.
Sentences upon sentences (but it still doesn’t feel cluttered).
The signature and photo add some individuality to an otherwise subdued design.
Of course, it depends on the job you’re applying for, but in general…it may help.
…but it is!
Make sure that the statement you put there is worthy of that attention; that it’s something that will make someone want to keep reading.
It’s called “Creative Formal.” That’s a fine line to walk, but it works.
The dividing lines keep things orderly.
Soothe the eyes of your (possible) future employer.
Be sure to start with your most recent job and work backward.
Don’t belabor things: Cut to the point and focus on the facts.
Probably not the best design for someone hoping to start a career in finance…but for jobs where quirkiness is appreciated? Definitely.
21 Free Résumé Designs Every Job Hunter Needs – Career Centre Malaysia