Garamond CV template with classic border - CV Template Master

Garamond CV template with classic border

For purists who don't like to see any graphical elements on a CV, this CV template is a fantastic choice. It uses the gorgeous classic Garamond font to display your information and has very subtle styling, such as the plain black page border that contains all of your details. Your personal info is centred and the remaining info is laid out in a way that most employers would expect. Headings are capitalised so they can be easily skimmed with underlining to divide up the sections in an organised way. All in all this is a classic looking CV template that can easily be adapted to your information and personal preferences.

CV template details:

  • CV ref: #10
  • File size: 30 kB
  • File format: .doc (Microsoft Word)
  • File name: cv-template-classic-border-garamond.doc
  • Fonts: Garamond
  • Price: Free download
Garamond CV template with classic border Overall rating: ★★★★★ 4.5 based on 2 reviews
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About this CV template:

Plain, clean and simple, the Garamond CV template uses a traditional font, a plain border and very neat headings to keep all your info organised and displayed in the best way possible. This CV template would look beautiful printed on high quality paper for the perfect, premium finish.

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CV vs. resumé – what’s the difference? 

The main differences between a CV and a resume come down to length, what they are being used for, and which country you are in. Although both are used to apply for a job, they are quite different in each others approach.

What is a Resumé? 

A resumé (French for ‘summary’) is a short and concise summary of your work experience, education, qualifications, skills and achievements. A resumé can also include an objective and a statement summarising your career.

A resumé typically only covers one page, but is sometimes acceptable to spill over to two. This type of application is used in the United States and has to been concise and to the point, often using lots of bullet points to ensure it doesn’t go over one page.

Unlike a CV, a resumé isn’t usually expected to be in chronological order and doesn’t have to cover the applicants entire career or education. The resumé has to only contain relevant information and is completely customised to the position being applied for.

What is a CV? 

The CV (Curriculum Vitae) is commonly used outside of the United States, and is longer than a resumé at two to three pages in length – most commonly two pages. A CV would also need to be concise, relevant and to the point similar to the approach of a resumé, but can be more detailed and can contain more information.

A CV will often contain an applicants entire education and work history, along with all skills and qualifications. Chronological order is mainly used for all timelines, and brief descriptions under each role will typically be provided for relevant roles, as well as achievements and results.

The CV can and should also be tailored and customised to the role/industry being applied, however this isn’t as obvious or necessary as a resumé is expected to be. Medical professions sometimes however require a CV to be used even in the United States, as the resumé format would be too small to allow for background and qualifications to be written. When more information and detail is required, the CV is a better layout.

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