Write a job-winning CV with our recruiter-approved builder
Using our CV maker:
How it works
With our CV generator, you’ll be all done in just five steps and 15 minutes. Hard to believe? Here’s how you do it:
1 Select a template.
Browse hundreds of eye-catching designs. Pick a template that matches your job, industry and personality.
2 Create your content.
If the blank page scares you, don’t worry. Our auto-complete function pulls in thousands of prewritten phrases specific to your job title and industry to help you fill out every section of your CV.
3 Customize your document.
It’s easy to make our content and keyword suggestions your own. Simply tweak the wording to include your specific professional achievements and metrics to your CV.
4 Add special sections.
Whether you want to include information about your research, published writing or teaching credentials, it’s easy to add special sections to your CV.
5 Refine the final document.
Use our robust formatting and editing tools to make last-minute changes, from altering the color to swapping out the bullet points.
6 Download the file.
Download and save the document in one of three file formats — MS Word, PDF or simple text. We will keep the CV in your account, so you can always return to it when you prepare your next application.
Already have a CV?
Our builder is designed both for job seekers who want to craft a CV from scratch and those who want to improve their current CV. Just upload your document and our builder will help you:
Organize the content properly.
Suggest critical keywords and information that might sbe missing.
Make the document more attractive thanks to our template selection feature.
Pair your CV with a cover letter
To really stand out, pair your CV with a cover letter. Using our Cover Letter Builder allows you to quickly write a perfectly formatted cover letter on one of our professional cover letter templates. Like, our Resume Builder, our Cover Letter Builder will offer text suggestions that are specific to the role you seek. Use them as-is or customize them to make them specific to your unique experience. Or, review our selection of cover letter examples written by career experts for inspiration as you learn how to write a cover letter.
More CV expertise
Our goal is to make sure you succeed in your job search. That’s why we offer tools and resources beyond the CV builder. These include:
- Expert CV-writing services. Need a next-level, personalized approach to your CV? Let our certified writers craft it for you.
- A professional-level CV review. Our CV analysts will assess your CV section by section and offer advice on how to improve your chances of getting callbacks.
- Tips and advice. Read articles and guides written by career experts on topics from choosing a cover letter template to preparing for interview questions.
- Hundreds of CV examples. Written by certified resume writers, our CV examples show you what a strong CV should look like and what it should include.
CV Maker FAQ
Employers prefer a clean, well-formatted CV. Using one of our CV templates guarantees that your information will be well organized and easy to read.
Yes! Our CV Builder writes a CV that is unique to you and is fully customizable so that you can make it your own. No two CVs are the same. Using our builder allows you to focus on the content of your resume rather than on the hassle of formatting and designing your resume.
That depends on the industry in which you are applying. Most employers require a resume, but for some fields — like academia and medicine — you’ll want to write a CV. Read our article on thedifference between CVs and resumes to learn more.
Of course! Our free CV maker is great for recent grads, entry-level applicants and career changers. We provide tips inside the builder and throughout our articles on how to showcase skills and bolster your application when you don’t have work experience.
Absolutely! Save the progress you’ve made on your CV at any point. All you need to do when you’re ready to start working again is log back into your account.
Resume Now’s CV Builder is free to use. Go through the process, build your CV and only pay if you like the results. It only takes a few minutes to craft a document from scratch and there is no obligation to pay.