ARCHIVED: In Microsoft Word, how can I create a resume?

To use a resume template in Microsoft Word, follow the appropriate instructions below.

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Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows

  1. From the File tab, select New.
  2. Click Sample Templates, or browse the Office.com template section. Select a template you like.
  3. Make sure Document is selected on the right, and then click Create.

Microsoft Word 2007 for Windows

For pre-installed templates

  1. Click the Office button and select New.
  2. In the "Templates" section, select Installed Templates.
  3. Select the appropriate resume template by double-clicking.

Additional templates from Microsoft Office online

  1. Click the Office button and select New.
  2. In the "Microsoft Office Online" section, select Resume.
  3. Select the appropriate resume category.
  4. Select the appropriate resume template by double-clicking.

Microsoft Word 2011 and 2008 for Mac OS X

  1. From the File menu, select New from Template... (Word 2011) or Project Gallery... (Word 2008).
  2. In the gallery window that opens, find and click Resumes.
  3. Choose the style of resume you want to use and then click Choose (Word 2011) or Open (Word 2008).
  4. In the template, replace the default text with your own and save the file with a new name.

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