Free CV Templates

Free CV Templates

A free CV template is a useful tool when writing a new CV as it allow you to produce one that is well structured in a short timescale. However it is important that you identify the most suitable layout to your experience and situation. Selection of the wrong layout can be disastrous and take twice as long to correct.

The Graduate Free CV Template

Graduates can find writing a CV difficult, especially if they have limited work experience, and we are often asked how they can fill a one page CV. Don’t panic and employ the grey cells and use this free CV templates! Before even writing a CV, graduates need to think about the skills they possess that would be suitable to the business environment. The  easiest skills to identify are:

Teamwork: Do you play a team sport or did you have to work as a team member to complete a project whilst at college/school?

Communication: Having completed school/college you should have a wealth of experience of writing reports and communicating with other students and tutors.

Computer skills: Highlight the software packages you have used.

Graduate Free CV Template

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The Career Change Free CV Template

The most common CV writing assignments we undertake are for Clients that are looking to change their career path, whether that’s industry or role, and in this circumstance it is best to highlight your transferable skills and key achievements that are most relevant to your targeted job description. When reading a CV the recruiter will often scan for keywords or buzzwords and if you have targeted your CV correctly these will be easily identifiable on the first page contained within key skills and achievement sections. You can even highlight these words further by using bold or italic text.

The following free CV template is suitable for the career changers as the first page of the CV focuses on skills and achievements.

Career Change Free CV Template

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The Career Break Free CV Template

Have you taken a career break to have a family or maybe taken a sabbatical to go travelling? Getting back into employment can be difficult and people are always unsure how to approach this on their CV. The honest answer to this question is don’t hide anything, be open and upfront with all the details. Most employers are understanding that people are all at different stages of their lives, and sometimes this has an impact on their career.

Therefore in the employment history section of the CV you MUST highlight the dates you had a career break and the reason. If you try to adapt dates of your previous jobs in an attempt to hide the break you will most likely be found out . It only takes a potential employer to request a reference for the truth to be revealed.

Career Beak Free CV Template


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I really do hope that these CV Templates help you in writing a CV, if you do struggle then we are always here to help. If the basic Free CV Templates are a little plain for your tastes then we have a range of designer ones that can be downloaded on our CV Template download page here


About the Author

Matt Wallace – CV Writer/Recruitment Mentor

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