With basic use of evenly sized tables, Symmetric Rubric accomplishes two important things necessary on every resume. First it shrinks down your job profile into short, key phrases. Next, it formats your set of of relevant skills into stacked rows of filled in rectangles for a splash of visually stunning highlights.
An independent table containing eight horizontally aligned graphs, intended solely for describing what you’re capable of in your respective field.
Quick Tip. It uses chronological ordering for your job history, but if you have any employment gaps, you can leave out the dates of employment and replace them with hours worked per week.
Add additional shading, borders, or re-set existing alignments through word’s table properties.
Unlike other word templates, it lists your professional summary on the bottom the right column… which is big enough to fit up to 4 or 5 sentences.
With plenty of remaining space for community service and other volunteer work, you can play around with other core achievements you’d like to showcase.
Since this layout is made in a highly creative, core-functional format already, you’re able to simply fill in the hobbies & interests that best describe your personality.
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First, it focuses on achievements / results – “My clients loved hearing what they heard” etc., away from just describing tasks or duties. Second ; It makes me feel great to know that every line in there is tidy & straight-forward.
I noticed a lot of people make their resumes purely from ATS indicators. This involves using specific fonts, lines and logos designed specifically to pass ATS.
I think the template is very clean and easy to read. I think the template emphasizes my professional experience the most of any CV I’ve ever seen/written. And third, I think it’s a pretty good deal because it’s free. So I decided to post mine for critique, tips, and suggestions.
It is a functional template. I could easily add a skills section, a section with achievements over responsibilities, a professional summary, etc. The fact that it is a functional template means that I can easily change out what is listed in the template based on what is needed based on the position I am applying for. this cv fits perfectly on one page.
I didn’t know how to represent my employment gap without it looking bad. Being a graduate student, I didn’t have many “real world” experiences to put on there. The only “experience” I had was doing research for my masters thesis and taking some independent studies.
It is very consistent in format, from the same layout used on every resume. using a consistent layout allows me to showcase my best work.
I’m using a typical sans serif font (Times New Roman, 1. This is important because ATS systems use a serif font for identification, while on the other hand I am applying to jobs that specifically ask for sans serif fonts (Nissan and Porsche are two I’m eyeing).
: It’s very readable – I’m not good with headlines, so this was a pleasant surprise. : It’s very simple, yet effective. : My job titles sound nice together (I do a lot of stuff, and I feel like I’m putting it all out there).
Through out all these years at walmart i didn’t have to come up with anything unique or creative on resumes as reference pictures were easy enough just by looking around when we had stuff available (which was almost never).
It’s clean! No more tabbing up/down through pages to look at pictures etc after every line!! Second + ,it integrates beautifully into pdf readers (Adobe) while providing an easy way work easier with color AND maintaining creativity in one package.
It saves space honestly :DI found an awesome CV designer on Fiverr that has free reccomendations. Only thing missing from me was giving him $100 to “work” or something.
It’s a lot easier to read and doesn’t get cut off awkwardly at the bottom like most resumes. it’s designed so that each of the sections can stand alone, without fear of other sections overlapping or becoming unnecessarily long.
It’s consistent with most modern templates around here (Adobe Illustrator is an exception). It eliminates/muffles sections that would normally have bullets showing you what each task was supposed to do, which in turn saves space because there are more bullet points overall. Thirdly if(t)finally.
It’s clean – something I’ve struggled with for a while. It’s absolutely perfect in every way (or so it thinks I am). It’s stylish – not the bland standard colors and fonts you see everywhere now.
It is very easy on the eyes, and doesn’t hold any formatting silliness from the old resume. it follows the “clean white” type design theme I saw some blogs mention, which I think is nice. Lastly, I prefer 1″ margins on text instead of the standard 0.
I hope this helps anyone considering making a resume or hiring someone. My previous resume had probably 50 distinct distinct entities, places, and things. It was a nightmare to read and probably hindered my chances with employers.
My old resume was just a wall of text, which made it easy to be missed. With this cv, I was able to paint a very positive picture of myself in the short amount of space it took to do so, and still keep the facts and info relevant.
I think the design looks great — it’s clean, modern, and distinct. Rather than a “summary” section I’ve moved all my experience up and made a “skills” section.
It looks different from all other resumes i’ve seen, is more modern looking overall (not j-style or anything like that) And it has lots to do with what ive been doing on your job search: hunting down companies/recruiting people.
Reasons that I like it:You don’t have to mention EVERYTHING that you’ve done. Instead, you mention what you WANT to be talked about, and then focus on the rest after.Instead of a paragraph of “I did THIS and this and this happened”It’s keywords oriented.
It’s so simple, yet still interesting. Plus it looks so clean and easy to read. My first reason for like this is that I tend to type a lot of quick notes in my resume, and I think a lot of them get read anyway, even though they might not need to be.
I haven’t had a resume since I was at my most recent company, which really didn’t need one because they were basically starting from scratch anyway, and I was the only one there with any experience (not even mentioning the 3 years of supervisory experience in construction, which is huge in my industry), so it didn’t require one.