Microsoft Word Resume Template

Many people will tell you that resumes are dead. However, your resume is one of the things you just can’t afford to get wrong, especially in today’s economic climate. Competition for jobs is fierce so it’s important that you get your resume right. Admittedly resumes have changed over the years though.

But what is a resume? A candidate’s resume is a written document that is intended to convince an employer that her job’s requirements are met by the candidate’s skills and experience. Your resume should describe you and show what you can do by describing what you have already done. It should include your professional and volunteer experience, special skills, education, and accomplishments.

Now that you know what the resume is, let’s get one! You can download this Word resume template and swap the sample details for your own.

Harry Stanton

22 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003,

Summary Of Qualifications

I have twelve years experience in programming, systems development and systems administration for medium sized software houses. This inevitably means that I have an extensive COBOL background. It would be fair to say that I have a comprehensive knowledge of web technologies including, PHP, javascript, HTML, CSS and jQuery. Iím also at home delivering technical presentations.

Programming Languages

COBOL, PHP, javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, SQL (MySQL)

Work Experience

Analyst Programmer, ICL United Kingdom Limited, 64/86 Lower Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PZ (2005 – present)

  • joined the helpdesk
  • helped develop systems and procedures for managing the helpdesk
  • moved into development and started working on develpment projects
  • adopted more responsibility for area of expertise and led projects
  • managed a large project (120 man days) for a major customer

Project Leader, EDW Software Systems, Socrates House, Baltic Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 5JL (1999 – 2005)

  • joined as a junior programmer
  • worked on projects that increased in importance and pressure
  • worked on site
  • developed a customer facing role


BSc in Mathematics, Nottingham University, Nottingham, NG7 2RD