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How To Create A Cover Letter For A Resume In Word

Step 1:

To create a resume, open Microsoft Word 2010 and locate the File tab. Select New from the drop-down menu.

 

 

Step 2:

Under Office.com Templates, select Resumes and CVs.

 

 

Step 3:

In this example, we will choose a template from the Job-specific resumes folder. You may also choose from Basic resumes or Situation-specific resumes, shown below.

 


 

Step 4:

Within the Job-specific resumes folder folder, select the template that most closely relates to the position for which you are applying.

 

 

Step 5:

You will now see a prepopulated sample. To replace this information with your own, simply highlight the portion of text you wish to replace and type in your own information to customize your resume.

 

Replace the remaining text with your own information.

 

Word 2013 and Word Online offer a variety of templates, much like PowerPoint templates, that you can install and use for a variety of purposes. Need to create a flyer for an event? There’s a template for that. A project timeline? There’s a template for that.

But what’s one of the most important and heavily formatted types of content that we use Word documents for? The resume or CV, of course. And Office 365 has solutions for simplifying the task of creating a resume that will have you ready to reach your goals.

To install a resume template in Word Online:

  1. Go to https://templates.office.com/ and browse to Word templates and Resumes, or go directly to the Resumes and Cover Letters section by clicking here.
  2. Select a template that fits your needs and preferences and click Open in Word Online. (Sign in with your Office 365 account if necessary.)
  3. Fill in the template with your personal and professional information.

To install a resume template in Word 2013/2016:

  1. Go to the File tab and select New.
  2. In the search bar, type “resume” or “CV.”
  3. Select a template that fits your needs and preferences and click Create.
  4. Fill in the template with your personal and professional information.

 

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