HR Consultant CV or résumé template

Our HR Consultant CV is a smart, editable CV template in Microsoft Word with example information. The simple layout includes a burnt orange border, headings and attractive bulleted lists, using the Cambria font. The optional icon at the top can be replaced (Right Click > Change Graphic > From icons) or removed. This simple CV layout works well for a range of jobs in HR: Manager, Consultant, Assistant, Administrator and more. In fact, we’ve included a range of sample information for some of these roles to inspire your own CV writing.

CV template details:

  • CV ref: #61
  • File size: 36kb
  • File format: .docx (Microsoft Word)
  • File name: Resume-Template-Neat-Orange.docx
  • Fonts required: Cambria
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  • ATS CV: Yes*
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An attractive, professional CV template with space for your contact details, profile / personal statement, key skills, work history, education, hobbies - and more if you need it! Although our template spans three pages due to the inclusion of an extensive example work history, we usually recommend that you try to keep your CV to just the two pages that are expected.

* Every effort has been made to design this CV template according to best practice so that your information can be read by ATS software correctly. However, all Applicant Tracking Systems are different and no guarantees can be offered.

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Address: 78 High Crescent, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 8DY

Phone: 07984 111 222 Email:

LinkedIn: @lissywarburton Twitter: @lissywarburton

HR blog:


  • Self-motivated, confident HR Consultant with over 10 years’ experience within private and public sector organisations.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in HR methodologies, including responsibility for change management processes and supporting staff with managing changes within the business.
  • Ability to manage and build effective relationships within the business and continuously keep up to date on the employment law.
  • Responsible for writing and updating policies in line with employment law, including for large transformation programmes.
  • Acting as the first point of contact for all HR processes, including grievances, disciplinaries, sickness and absence.
  • Ambitious individual with a focus on delivering a first-class service and consistently developing both professional and personal skills.


  • Self-Motivated – Ability to manage own workload and deliver to deadlines.
  • Communication – A strong communicator who can lead teams and build strong relationships.
  • HR Methodologies – Extensive knowledge and expertise in HR methodologies, including change management.
  • Decision Maker – Able to make robust data-led, impartial decisions.
  • Employment Legislation – Keeps up to date with employment legislation and informs the business of any changes.
  • Goal oriented – Sets goals and targets to stay motivated and to achieve the best results.


HR Consultant / MAY 2013 – Present

Regiants Ltd

  • Providing support with general HR queries, including grievances, disciplinaries, sickness and holiday.
  • Responsible for managing specific projects in the company, including furlough and IR35 changes.
  • Reviewing and amending correspondence as required.
  • Supporting the HR Manager with meetings, including grievances, disciplinaries and appeals.
  • Providing cover to the HR Manager, as necessary.
  • Managing relationships with staff and external companies, including suppliers and agencies.
  • General admin tasks as required.

HR Administrator / June 2010 – May 2013

Blue Room Recruitment

  • Working alongside Recruitment Consultants, providing support with general HR duties, including writing letters, registering candidates, and updating the system.
  • Responding to all HR queries in a timely manner.
  • Managing the HR inbox and responding to phone calls on HR issues.
  • Supporting the HR Business Partner with meetings as required, taking minutes where necessary.
  • Providing cover for reception at lunch breaks and holidays.

HR Assistant / Jan 2007 – June 2010

Umbrella University

  • Providing a full HR support service to HR Advisors and HR Business Partners.
  • Taking minutes at meetings for HR Advisors and supporting with setting up and arranging meetings.
  • Typing letters and ensuring any correspondence is accurate and error-free.
  • Updating company system with sickness and holidays.
  • Producing sickness absence reports for HR Advisor.
  • Supporting payroll function as and when required, particularly at month-end.

Administrator / Mar 2005 – Nov 2006

Willow Construction

  • Providing administrative support to the construction team.
  • Inputting data into the company database.
  • Managing expenses and arranging travel.
  • Ensuring diaries and emails are maintained and that construction team are informed of any changes within the business.
  • Liaising with other departments both externally and internally, ensuring best practice at all times.
  • Attending meetings on relevant industry topics and keeping up to date with any changes to the business.

Sales Assistant (part time) / Nov 2000 – Feb 2004

Duke Clothing

  • Dealing with customer queries and helping support customers with their decision making.
  • Developing knowledge of products and providing excellent customer service.
  • Up-selling products as and when possible.
  • Managing payments and dealing with returns.
  • Replenishing stock and advising management of any noticeable low stock levels.
  • Ensuring all products are tidy on the shelves, and clearing any debris, as necessary.
  • Opening and closing the store in absence of management.

Sales Assistant (part time) / Dec 1998 – Nov 2000

Bee Stationery

  • Responsible for dealing with customers, including cash handling and any queries, ensuring the highest level of customer service.
  • Replenishing shelves during quiet spells in the store and advising management of any low stock.
  • Liaising with other stores and building relationships with other colleagues throughout the UK.
  • Opening and closing the store on occasion.
  • Answering telephone calls and general emails.
  • Managing the company Facebook account, including posting content and responding to messages.
  • Ensuring store is clean and tidy, especially at opening and closing time.
  • Managing the queues within the store, and ensuring customers are served on a first come basis.


Imperial College London / 2001 – 2004

BA (Hons) Management with Human Resource Management

Including People Management, Work and Organisational Behaviour and Evidencing Employability.

Central Park College / 1999 – 2001

HND Business Studies

Hobbies and interests

Outside of work, I enjoy horse riding and tennis. I have also set up my own HR blog, which comments on industry issues and developments.

References are available on request.


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NB: This CV template was originally published on 11th February 2016 and has now been completely updated for 2021.

HR CV tips:

Follow these quick CV tips when writing your HR Consultant CV to boost your chances of interview success!

  • Include your professional memberships if you have them – e.g. CIPD.
  • Include achievements where possible, using action verbs (improved, innovated etc).
  • Include hobbies so far as they add value to your CV.
  • Include your Twitter and LinkedIn handles if you share and comment on industry relevant stories regularly.
  • Update your LinkedIn profile to complement your CV.
  • Use LinkedIn to gather recommendations and quote one or two on your CV, if you have space.
  • Include your professional blog website address, if you have one.

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