Free Word CV templates, résumé templates and careers advice
Basic CV templates
Our basic CV template collection features professionally designed, no-frills designs which put the focus on your information. Whilst you want your CV to stand out from the pile, you don’t want would-be recruiters to be distracted by fancy graphics and multiple colours which can make your CV look like a school project. With our free basic CV templates, you’ll get a clean, uncluttered layout that allows you to present your experience, qualifications and skills in the very best light.
A curvy stylish entry level CV template that is great for graduates, 1st-job hunters and those early in their career (with 2-3 previous roles). Curvaceous brackets divide up your details and help to draw attention to your CV.
This is a great student CV template to catch an employer’s eye with some smart yet subtle design features, including dropped capitals, blue headers and featured boxes that ensure your achievements stand out.
This example CV template is the perfect inspiration for creating your own effective CV. It has lots of nice details including dropped capitals, featured boxes and neat headings. Sample information for a student job-seeker.
A free Microsoft Word school leavers CV template ideal for recent graduates with headings to suit. This basic layout provides you with the core sections you need for your first CV. Download and customise with your info.
The choice of Segoe UI font, simple double sage green border and attractive light green headings add subtle detail to this attractive résumé or CV. A simple layout with all the core sections to set you on the right track.
Our most basic CV or résumé template with plenty of sections for all of your information. Having a simple template to start with prompts to help you fill everything in correctly, in the proper reverse chronological order.
A different version of our most basic CV template, this clean template uses alternative alignment to help make your CV stand out. A very simple format, this template prompts you to fill out the important core sections.