Word 2013: How to Build a Resume Using Templates

Microsoft Word 2013 includes some powerful templates that make creating a resume easy. Here’s how to access them.

  1. From the “New” menu (“File” > “New“), type “Resume” or “CV” in the search box, then press”Enter” to search.
    Word search resume
  2. Select a template that fits what you like (or what your potential employer will like).
  3. Select “Create” to download the template.
  4. Your resume will be created. From here just fill in the items with brackets with your information.
    • Some areas may have a plus sign (+) where you can add additional sections.

Plus add section in Word


You’re ready to start editing and creating your new resume.

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