We called it classic because it is not a fancy resume template but widely used. It’s simple, to-the-point, and easy to understand. It can be fitted for all kinds of job applications. We are sure that hiring managers aren’t going to trash a resume because it’s not fancy looking. Remember, the content of your resume always important than its look. In this post, we offer our hand-picked classic resume templates. Feel free to download it. All templates are saved in Microsoft Word document (.docx) format for personalized editing. It’s a good idea to use these templates to apply for jobs in traditional fields: finance, law, science… These resume samples are very classic and traditional, mostly black and white or just with a touch of color.
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This basic classic template styling with bullet lists for job description and center alignment lines for contact information. The horizontal rule simply split the resume into two areas, making hiring managers read your resume more easily. Due to the simplicity, anyone can use it, and it can be easily modified to fit all kinds of jobs in any industries.
This template styling with more horizontal lines to separate each resume section. It emphasizes the section over the page. You may also notice the city, state, and employment period are placed on the right. This template would make your resume looks wider.
This template uses light green color for its heading which make the resume more fresh and airy. We recommend this template if you are going to apply a job in food, retailing, and life-related industries. You can also modify its colors according to your needs.
The headings in this elegant template are all center aligned, and the brown color looks so clean and retro. If you prefer a resume that is light and with many open spaces, you should download this template, It’s easy to read, clear, and makes great use of white space.
This template seem little complicated, it comes with the headings are left aligned, this approach can save lots of space in your resume. If you have a lot of working experiences, and your resume turns out to be multiple pages, this template would cut down wasted space to make your resume more compact.
This template uses flat design to make resume looks efficiency and simplicity, all things except bullet-style job description are center aligned, no more styling. This template is perfect for some modern jobs like software engineer or digital marketing manager. And thanks to the center-aligned style, it would look great on all mediums, no matter papers, computer or tablets.
With advanced styles, such subtle orange color and left aligned contact information, it looks more fashion and modern than previous templates, you should consider this one if you want your resume stand out a little bit than other applicants without calling too much attention to yourself.
Apart from previous templates, this one perfectly blend simple styling and neat formatting. It makes a statement with only practical applications of sensible color palettes, logical spacing and formatting and measured use of breaks and lines.
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