CV templates

We know writing a CV can be a confusing task. Whether you're unemployed, a graduate with no experience or a professional looking for a career break, our free templates are designed to take the pain out of writing your job application.


Although you haven't found the right job yet, don't get disheartened, work on your CV instead. Employers won't reject you because you're unemployed, it's how you market yourself that counts. Use this template if:

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Unemployed with CV gaps

Most employers understand that sometimes we can't help but have CV gaps – as long as you're up front and honest about it and showcase what you've been doing in your spare time you won't automatically be rejected. Use this template if:

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Graduate no experience

Congratulations! You've finally graduated and now you're ready to get out there and apply for your first graduate level job. But how do you showcase your new qualifications? Use this template if:

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First job

So university wasn't for you, and you're looking for your first job. If you've decided to go straight from school or college into a job then it's important to get your CV right. Use this template if:

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Career changer

Changing careers can be a brave step, especially if you're looking for work in a completely different industry. So how do you showcase your transferable skills and prove to employers you're suitable for a new role? Use this template if:

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Career ladder climber

If you've been in the same job for a while, you're probably looking to move up in your career and into a more senior role. But how do you show employers you're ready for a promotion? Use this template if:

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Career break

You've taken some time off, but now you're ready to return to the world of work. It's time to show employers what you've learnt while you've been away. Use this template if:

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After you've written your CV, remember to update it whenever you learn a new skill, earn a qualification or start a new job.

Ready to work on your cover letter? We've got templates and simple guides to help you write the perfect job application.

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