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Your resume, or CV, is the first impression you make while applying for jobs. The resume template showcases all the important details about a person’s professional and educational background, skills, and accomplishments clearly on a one page resume layout. And while landing a job is the most common use case for the resume template, you can use it for a variety of purposes:

  • Secure new employment as a job seeker.
  • Implement applicant tracking systems within your HR department.
  • Define student eligibility during the application process.
  • Identify recruits and internal team members with relevant skills for special projects.

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Xtensio is your team space for beautiful living documents.
Create, manage and share business collateral, easily.

Join the 66,806 changemakers.

BONUS: Read the resume how-to-guide.

Your resume, or CV, is the first impression you make while applying for jobs. The resume template showcases all the important details about a person’s professional and educational background, skills, and accomplishments clearly on a one page resume layout. And while landing a job is the most common use case for the resume template, you can use it for a variety of purposes:

  • Secure new employment as a job seeker.
  • Implement applicant tracking systems within your HR department.
  • Define student eligibility during the application process.
  • Identify recruits and internal team members with relevant skills for special projects.

How to create a resume with Xtensio

1

Click and start editing, no account or credit card required.

Follow along with the instructional modern resume details. Add charts, graphs, images, and videos to customize the resume template and make it your own. Drag & drop. Resize. It’s the easiest editor ever.

2

Customize everything in the resume template.

Define your style guide. Add your potential employer or client’s brand fonts and colors. You can even pull colors directly from a website to easily brand your creative resume and more.

3

Work on your professional resume together on the cloud.

Add colleagues (or clients) to collaborate on the basic resume template. Changes automatically save and sync across all devices, in real-time.

4

Share a link. Present a slideshow. Embed. Download a PDF/PNG.

The resume template seamlessly adapts to your workflow. No more jumping from tool-to-tool to design different types of deliverables.

5

Reuse and repurpose.

Save your own professional resume templates. Or copy and merge into other documents.

What is the resume template?

Your CV is the first impression you make while job searching. This means that your resume needs to showcase all the important details about your professional background clearly and accurately. Follow along with the instructional copy in Xtensio’s resume template to learn how to create a resume that clearly outlines your education, work experience and skill set to help you land your dream job.

How can I make a free resume?

It’s easy to create a modern resume in minutes. Follow along with the instructional copy in Xtensio’s resume samples. The resume format and design will guide you to make sure you detail key information hiring managers will want to see.

Here are a few tips to keep in mind for creating your best resume:

  • Double-check your name and contact information (email address, phone number, social media accounts).
  • Include an overview of your professional career to this point; this could be in the form of a cover letter or for a more simple resume you could add a summary of your career trajectory so far.
  • Create a well-rounded picture of your skill set and personality. Detail job skills relevant to the position and highlights the factors of your personality that align with the job you want.
  • List all post-secondary institutions you’ve attended with the correct dates and highlight your educational experience.
  • Strengthen your resume by showcasing volunteer experience and any credits and honors you’ve received.
  • Detail your work history. Include relevant work experience and use stats to highlight your successes in your previous positions.

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Frequently asked questions

What is Xtensio?

Xtensio is the quickest and easiest way for teams to create, share and manage all of their business documents together. Create pitches, sales sheets, reports, case studies, agendas and more. Add images, videos, tables, buttons and other interactive modules. Drag and drop, resize, change backgrounds, colors. Share a link. Present a digital slideshow. Export a PDF/PNG.

What's a folio?

A folio is a live webpage, a full-screen digital slideshow presentation and an exportable PDF/PNG document all-in-one. Folios are responsive, collaborative and completely customizable.

Start from an instructional templateeditable example or a blank folio to build all your business documents and presentations with the ease of a web builder. Add team members and guests to work together in real-time on the cloud. Changes instantly sync to the live version of the folio so both internal and external stakeholders are always up-to-date. Folios are the next generation of flexible documents and presentations.

How is Xtensio different from PPT, Illustrator or Word

Unlike other presentation or document creators, Xtensio works like a web builder so you can easily drag and drop interactive content, customize the layout, and change colors, fonts, backgrounds to get professional-looking business content out the door quickly, without needing a designer.

You can collaborate with team members and guests to work together in real-time on the cloud. And the flexibility to share folios as live web links, digital slideshow presentations or exportable PDF/PNGs means you don’t have to jump between tools when creating different deliverables. Check out this page to see how Xtensio outpaces the competition.

Is my data private and secure?

Yes. All Xtensio plans include 128 bit SSL encryption and backups to ensure your data is secure. You can make shared folio links private on premium plans. Here’s more on the range of sharing options on Xtensio, from completely private to public.

Can I create a free resume?

Yes. You can try out Xtensio’s simple editor and any template, including the professional resume template without creating an account. To save your work, collaborate with your team and access other premium features and resources, you can upgrade to premium. Plans start at $8 per month.

What would I get by upgrading to a premium plan?

By upgrading to our premium plans, you’ll create a private, branded workspace with your own URL where you, your team members and guests can create and collaborate on multiple presentations and documents.

You’ll be able to lock branding across your deliverables with the team style guide, streamline the creation process with custom templates, unlock exports, add password protection and customize individual shared links, and view folio stats to stay updated on all of your projects. Here’s more about our premium plans.

What would I use the resume template for?

The CV template allows you to easily create a professional resume and update it whenever you need. Your cover letter and resume are crucial parts to landing your dream job. The best resume makes a good first impression you make while applying for jobs, which means that it needs to showcase all the important details about your professional background clearly and accurately: your work history, education, skills and education.

Do you have free resume templates I can use?

Yes! We have a couple of resume examples above that you can use as a starting point for your own. Just click on one of the examples further up on this page to save it as a folio and start editing with your own content.

What information do I need to create my free resume?

The main information you’ll need to fill out the CV template is your previous work experiences and educational background. The informative content in the template will guide you to fill each part accurately. It should be easy to read for hiring managers and job seekers alike.

Can I add colleagues to edit the free resume templates?

Yes! You can invite as many people as you’d like to collaborate on your creative resume, ensuring your whole team is aligned. As a platform, Xtensio helps improve the way your team works. Here’s more on real-time collaboration.

How do I share my resume?

When you’re ready to share your modern resume template, choose between presenting it as a full-screen digital slideshow, sending it as a responsive web link or exporting it as a PDF or PNG. Learn more about the different ways to share your folios in this tutorial video.

Are there other ways to use the resume template?

Besides its most common usage for job seekers applying for jobs, the resume template can also be used by hiring managers and departments as applicant tracking systems, by schools for defining student eligibility during the application process, by entrepreneurs looking to have a clear idea of who they want to recruit and by project managers looking to pull internal team members for specific projects. Edit your folio as you wish to make it fit your specific needs.

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