Daniel Tay

Lead Content Strategist | With Content

The talent crunch is real, and not just in Silicon Valley.

According to human resources consultancy Manpower Group, roughly 38 percent of employers across 42 countries face difficulties in filling jobs – up two percent from last year.

And it’s not because supply is low. A study done by Glassdoor found that, on average, each corporate job opening attracts 250 resumes. Of these, roughly two percent will be called up for an interview, before one makes it through the hallowed doors of the hiring company.

Those are not great odds.

We hate to be the harbinger of bad news, but there’s more. Your resume – also your golden ticket to gainful employment – spends just six seconds under the scrutiny of the hiring manager.

Simply put, your resume must be visually appealing enough to catch the eye of the recruiter, or risk being thrown into the junk pile after those six seconds.

To be sure, its design doesn’t have to award-winning, but black and white in a Microsoft Word document just won’t cut it.

Not sure where to start? That’s what we’re here for. We’ve scoured the web to find 70 of the best, most well-designed resume examples and designs to inspire you, and help set you on a path to employment.

Want to get started right away? Check out these templates!

1. Self Promotion Mailer by Pat Schlaich

Self promotion mailer example

2. Resume by zxcxvxc

creative cv sample

3. Self Promo by Sara Duncan

70 Well-Designed Resume Examples For Your Inspiration

4. Infographic resume example by Chen Zhi Liang

Infographic resume example

5. Resume example by Mikha Makhoul

Well-Designed Resume

6. Resume by Evelien Callens

clean CV sample

7. Resume by xiruxiru

colourful resume

8. Self Promotion Exampleby Paolo Pettigiani

Self promotion example

9. Curriculum Vitae by Anton Yermolov

Sample curriculum Vitae

10. Creative Portfolio by web duck

creative portfolio example

11. Personal Brand Identity by Roland Martial

personal branding sample

12. Self Promotion by Leonardo Zakour

simple cv

13. Creative CV by Joseph Acena

Creative cv sample

14. Typographic Resume by christamr

Typographic cv

15. Resume example by Kyuzengi

Graphic design resume sample

16. Clean Resume by Patrick Rogan

clean web designer cv

17. Self Promotion by Tai Hsiung Huang

Self promotion example

18. Employify by Sean Halpin

employify sample

19. icART Resume by icasialnrdy

Photography resume

20. 2014 Resume by Steve Fraschini

Well designed resume

21. Trifold Resume by S1M

Trifold resume example

22. Clean Resume sample by Barthelemy Chalvet

simple resume sample

23. Resume CV by bilmau creative

clean resume example

24. Resume example by Franklin Schamhart

minimalist resume sample

25. My Curriculum Vitae by Rianti Hidayat

illustrator and graphic design cv sample

26. Dynamic Resume by Alfiyan

Dynamic cv example

27. My new resume by Marek Dlugos

clean resume design

28. Curriculum resume by toromuco

illustrator cv example

29. Free a4 Resume by César Santiago Molina

A4 cv template

30. CV sample by Verine

Creative cv sample

31. Professional Resume by Bradley Brooks

Professional CV sample

32. Personal Stationery by Alysa Choudri

Personal promotion infographic

33. Personal Branding Resume by Nilyam Chirinos

Personal branding CV

34. Photographer Resume by Cursive Q Designs

Photographer resume example

35. CV Take A Look Inside by Amber Van Mieghem

cv brochure

36. My Resume by Navdeep Raj

graphic design cv

37. My Resume by littlearashi

simple cv sample

38. Self Promotion example by Vidar Olufsen

resume brochure

39. Infographic CV sample by Ana Lourenço

infographic cv sample

40. Clean Resume Template by Cursive Q Designs

Clean resume template

41. Personal Portfolio example by Lu Paul

personal portfolio cv

42. Self Promotion by Kenny Barela

self promotion infographic

43. Self promotion pack by Adrianna Napiorkowski

Self promotion pack

44. Resume Template by Refinery Resume Co

simple cv sample

45. Personal Presentation by Lenka Kubisova

personal presentation

46. Curriculum Vitae by Noemi Bugli

Well designed cv

47. Elegant Resume Template Package by Janna Lynn Creative

Elegant resume template

48. Self Promotion 2011 by Chul hwee Kim

self promotion resume

49. Resume Template by Jonny Evans

simple resume sample

50. Free clean interactive template by Ola Hamdy

clean resume template

51. Resume template by Fortunelle Resumes

Professional resume template

52. Curriculum Vitae Exampleby Giuliana Castelliti

curriculum vitae example

53. Resume CV Portfolio by Egotype

Portfolio cv


54. Resume Inner Page by Brice Séraphin

UX designer resume

55. Infographic Resume by PAUL

Infographic resume design

56. Sample Portfolio Design by Rahul Chakraborty

sample portfolio design

57. SMOG Creative CV by Miguel Rato

illustrator resume example

58. Creative resume sample by Emily’s ART Boutique

creative resume example

59. Resume example by jesss33

web designer resume example

60. Resume Redesign by Chen Liu

resume redesign

61. Self-Promotion by Syril Bobadilla

creative cv sample

62. Diamond Resume/CV by Pixel Strawberry

professional resume

63. Résumé by Yu Xuan / Stanley Cheah

70 Well-Designed Resume Examples For Your Inspiration

64. Sunrise Resume Template by JannaLynnCreative

Clean resume sample

65. CV / resume sample by João Andrade

graphic design cv sample

66. Self Promotion by Siri Lønvik

creative resume sample

67. Interests by Gabriel Valdivia

infographic resume example

68. Instant Download Resume by 23and9Creative

simple resume example

69. Free Resume Template by Mats-Peter Forss

Clean resume template

70. Linkedin CV by Ramil Derogongun

Linkedin style cv

Adapt to fit you

As you might have noticed, design is just one of many elements in your resume that can capture attention. Take bits and pieces from these resume examples, and put them together to make a resume that screams you.

If you still need inspiration, take a look at these creative resume ideas or how Terry Chapman got a job using a infographic resume.

Try out these templates and start creating!

01. Email Marketer Resume Template

Email marketer cv template
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02. Data Scientist Resume Template

Data scientist resume template
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03. Designer Resume Template

Designer CV template
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04. Financial Analyst Resume Template

Financial Analyst Finance Template
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