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Start Your Resume With a Template

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A resume template can be a good way to get started writing a resume. Use a resume template as a starting point for creating your own resume.

Free resume templates are avaiable both online (you can download a template to your computer) and from Microsoft Word.

Once you have a template ready to use on your computer, add your information to the resume template, then tweak and edit it to personalize your resume, so it highlights your skills and abilities.

It is important to customize your resume, so it presents your candidacy for employment effectively. Don't be afraid to try changing the format and fonts, because the template is just a starting point for creating your own resume.

Save the original version of your resume, before you start making changes, so you can go back and start over, if you need to. Also, that way you'll be able to compare versions of your resume to see which makes the best impression.

Resume Tips
More resume tips and advice for writing a perfect resume, plus resume tips for online job applications, resume formatting, resume styles, choosing a resume writer, and tips for writing resumes that secure an interview.

Free Resume Templates
Free resume templates, including Microsoft Word resume templates, to download to your computer.

Resume Samples
Before you start work on your resume, review free resume samples that fit a variety of employment situations. These resumes examples and templates provide job seekers with examples of resume formats that will work for almost every job seeker.

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