"Highlight" Word CV template with Garamond / light blue / orange - How to write a CV

Highlight CV template

The Highlight CV template uses a combination of the classic and almost traditional Garamond font, combined with soft blue boxes, lines and a splash of eye-catching orange to keep your would-be employer's attention firmly focused on your key information. This very smart, brand new template would suit a whole range of different jobs, from web designer or coder to teacher or health professional. There really is no limit on what you could use this lovely CV template for, and whatever your chosen career, you can be confident that your CV will make a great impression.

CV info:

  • CV ref: #95
  • File size: 22kb
  • File format: .docx (Microsoft Word)
  • File name: Highlight-CV.docx
  • Fonts: Garamond
  • Price: Free download
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About this CV template:

Our brand new Highlight CV template uses the gorgeous Garamond font for a sleek elegant look that is both classic and contemporary. Soft blue boxes help to break up your information and present it to your prospective employers in a neat and attractive way. The Highlight CV template also has a space where you can focus your employer's attention on your best achievement. This blue box is eye catching and sure to leave a great impression with would-be employers.

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We created our brand new Highlight CV template for those looking for a fresh, light template that meets a whole range of careers. With its light blue and orange accents, it is eye catching enough to stand out from a pile of CVs, without drawing attention away from your key information.

Here are a few tips for customising your new Highlight Word CV template:

  • Use the section at the very top to summarise you, your best achievements and what you are looking for. For example, you might say “Web designer with 10 years of experience and over 500 successfully completed projects, looking for an in-house position building and/or maintaining sites on a variety of platforms”.
  • List your experience with the most recent first – even if you are still working at this position. Prospective employers won’t contact your current employer without your permission, and you don’t have to list them as a reference on your CV – you can say ‘references available on request’.
  • If you’ve got a degree or professional qualification, employers won’t expect you to list absolutely all of your qualifications (for example, you won’t need to include your GCSEs!). If you don’t have many qualifications, listing your GCSEs and other non-degree level qualifications is advisable.
  • When you list your skills, it can help employers if you rank your ability at the same time. For example, you could list each programming language you are familiar with and rank your capability as basic, intermediate or advanced.
  • The blue box is for you to highlight your best achievement – this is why we’ve called this CV the ‘Highlight’ CV template! If you can’t think of a specific achievement, you could also use a quote from one of your references, or use it to draw your would-be employer’s attention to a key fact that may influence their decision to hire you.

We hope you enjoy customising your new CV template and we welcome your feedback as always!

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