CV Template Master

We are a UK-based company that provides a range of services to job seekers including free Word CV templates, résumé templates and CV examples. Since our launch in 2011 (originally as example-cv.com and later, howtowriteacv.guru), we have helped quite literally millions of people to improve their chances of landing an interview for their dream job. Our CV template library has literally hundreds of professionally designed Word CV templates and examples, all free for personal use; together with advice and guides from UK business experts. We don’t ask you to register or give up your email address (who wants spam anyway?) but if we help you today, we’d greatly appreciate a Facebook like, share or review on one of our Word templates!

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Guides and sections


Our ever-growing CV template collection is one of the largest on the web, covering more formats, layouts and professions than almost any other website. There are hundreds of designs to choose from and we don’t ask that you register to download from our collection, although we greatly appreciate Facebook likes, shares, reviews and comments!

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Ever wondered why some job seekers land one interview after the other, while others are left waiting by the phone? A lot comes down to how you present yourself on your CV. In these guides, we’ll show you the skill of CV writing – from the bare basics through to adding pizzazz. We’ll walk you through each section of your CV and give you examples you can use and adapt.

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Here you’ll find the ultimate guide on how to write a CV for 2019. Our team of experts show you exactly which sections are needed for your CV, and what to include – from your contact details to a professional profile. We’ve also got helpful advice on how to demonstrate your past performances and achievements, and how the hobbies section can add value to your CV.

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Our careers advice section will help you with the many aspects of job hunting. Our team of in-house experts have got you covered with a range of articles on everything from interview questions to dealing with rejection. We can help you to build a stronger CV and become more employable – even if you’re underqualified.

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One of the most difficult tasks you’ll face when writing a CV is getting the layout right. But don’t fear – our experts have created a written masterclass on how to create the perfect CV layout for 2019. We have every section of your CV covered along with some great examples to help inspire your own CV layout.

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If you’re looking for inspiration to help you write your very first ever CV or even amend an existing CV, look no further than our amazing CV examples. We’ve got all the essential ingredients of a CV on display in various different formats and for a range of professions, to give you the edge over your competition.

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Our collection of ATS-friendly CV templates and résumé templates have been designed with Applicant Tracking Systems in mind. They use smart techniques to deliver great styling without incorporating any graphics, tables, columns, background images or other design elements that may prevent the CV from being parsed.

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This guide sets out how you can write a CV even if you are a student or school leaver with little or no work experience. It provides real examples of how to complete the work history and skills CV sections. In addition, it provides a free downloadable student CV template which is an example of a good CV for students to use.

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Word CV templates by profession:

You can find a list of some of our most popular free Word CV templates by profession here. This relates to the example content mostly, rather than the layout. All of our CVs can be easily adapted to suit any profession. The following are groups of templates by profession:

Accountant / Administrator / Business analyst / Business development / Care and Nursing / Customer ServiceGraphic designer / Hospitality / HR / IT / Law / Manager / Marketing / Sales / Student / Teaching

Please note: We cover lots more professions – please use the search box to find what you are looking for!

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