5 Free Resources for Resume Design

Hi!! I'm continuing my series in Resumes 101 For Teens. That should totally be a highschool class. You can read the first installment he...

Hi!! I'm continuing my series in Resumes 101 For Teens. That should totally be a highschool class. You can read the first installment here.

When I first started making my resume, I literally had zero clue how to put it together. Zero. Clue. What I learned from putting a resume together, though, is that sometimes a template is the best place to start. In time, once you've had some experience with how to lay out a resume, you may want to make your own template.

Here are a few resources I've tried (and loved)!

Copyright The Teentrepreneur1. Canva
Canva is what I used to build my current resume. Since I already use it for photo editing, it was super easy to figure out how to pull a resume together on it. They have beautiful preset templates! One of the downsides for me was just that when my dad was helping me edit my resume, it was difficult for him to use because he hadn't used the program before. If you haven't used Canva, you might get frustrated with the learning curve.

2. Novo Resume
Novo Resume was recommended to me, and I have to say, it's quite awesome. I personally prefer Canva because you are more free in choosing how you want to lay out stuff, but Novo Resume offers amazing free templates- most of which you just populate with your information. No layout design necessary.

3. 13 Free Resume Templates
If you're looking for a beautiful resume template you can edit on your own, these ones are BEAUTIFUL. Visual people: these are for you. If you are interested in a career/field that believes in being bold and loud and crazy, these are definitely resumes for you. I didn't test all of the resumes, but most are pretty easy to use. :)

4. 413 Free Microsoft Word Resumes
Just looking for the basics? I used one of these super easy to use templates for my first resume. These templates are clean and modern, super great for those of us with minimal work experience. They have it layed out according to different carreers as well, which is SUPER helpful.

5. 10 Free Resume Templates
Not going to lie, I had some serious resume envy looking through these templates. These ones lean towards the minimalistic, very classy and stylish. They are perfect for making a statement without MAKING A FREAKING STATEMENT, if you know what I mean. :)

I hope these offer you a starting point!! Let me know if you use any of them. If you have any fabulous resources for resumes/design, let me know!!

Also, I'm continuing this series in the next few weeks and would love to feature YOUR resume so that others can see how you fabulous people are doing your thing. Let me know if you are interested in sharing your resume... Obviously taking out private info and linking it back to you. :)

Keep being epic,

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  1. Sweet! Yes, thanks so much!I didn't even think of canva as a résumé builder but yes!