A Light and Dark Free CV Template – The Modish Applicant

free resume template for Word

Sometimes, you need a great resume that you can email and display online. The Modish Applicant template is just perfect for this purpose. This professional resume template features cool icons to help grab attention and communicate your message with higher accuracy. This cool, web-friendly template is a real asset as it looks equally great on screen and on paper!

We call this a light and dark template because the color segues from light to dark to light again. It creates an interesting visual effect for sure. That’s something that will break up the monotony of reading dozens of boring, black and white resumes. You have plenty of room for your education, work experience, and a personal profile. This template will help you get results. You just have to prepare for those tough interview questions.

The best part? We are happy to offer you this template for free. Just click on the download button and get started!

If you don’t have Microsoft Word or don’t feel proficient enough with it, check this online resume builder alternative.

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  1. A clean resume that doesn’t try to disguise the content with too much flash. Modern take on a traditional resume.

  2. Shame a twitter or facebook account is required for all of these free templates. I don’t use either of them.

  3. Amazing!! Thanks heaps for help. This was pretty easy to download than other sites which required heaps of formalities and signing up. I appreciate your efforts to make things easier for me. My resume looks amazing.

    1. Many thanks for your feedback Ravneet, much appreciated!
      I’m glad you found the process easy and that you like your brand new resume. Best of luck!

  4. This effort is really amazing and very helpful, but wish if you can add ‘skills ‘ field with a suitable icon next to it, anyway really thank yoooooooooou

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