Design Mode - Presentation & Section Tabs

Last Updated: March 4, 2024

Presentation Tab

The Presentation tab is your gateway to customizing the visual aspects of your resume, enabling you to choose from a wide range of templates, fonts, line heights, accent colors, date formats, alignments, skills layouts, and much more.

Navigate to the "Templates" option and select the template that best suits your needs.

Selecting a Template:

  • Begin by accessing the "Templates" option and choose the one that suits your requirements.
  • Click on the preferred template to proceed.

Next up, personalizing the resume to make it uniquely yours. Start by adjusting the following elements:

    • Font: Select a font that reflects your style and enhances readability. Experiment with different fonts until you find the one that best suits your taste and the tone of your resume.
    • Line Height: Adjust the line height to ensure optimal readability and visual appeal. Feel free to adjust it according to your preferences and the overall layout of your resume.
    • Accent Color: Choose an accent color that complements your content and adds visual interest. Consider your branding colors or personal preferences when selecting the accent color. Make sure it contrasts well with the background color for readability.
    • Date Format: Customize the date format to match your preferred style or regional conventions. Common date formats include MM/YY, short name months, or written out in full (e.g., January 1, 2024). Choose the format that aligns with your preferences and the expectations of your audience.

Adjusting Template Elements:

Once you've selected a template, you can fine-tune various aspects to tailor it to your needs:

    • Header Alignment: Position the header according to your preferences for visual consistency.
    • Date Alignment: Align the date to the left, right, or center of the document as desired.
    • Location Alignment: Arrange the location details to match your layout preferences.
    • Skills Layout: Customize how skills are presented to best showcase your expertise and qualifications.

Choosing Page Setup:

After customizing the template, proceed to select your preferred page setup:

    • Standard Letter (8.5 x 11 inches): Ideal for resumes intended for US-based printing and standards.
    • A4 (210 x 297 millimeters): Suitable for international standard sizing and commonly used outside the US.

Section Tab

Once you've completed customizing the Presentation tab, proceed to the sections tab to organize and personalize the content of your resume effectively:

Organizing Sections:

Drag and drop each section into the desired order to arrange your resume content according to your preferences. You have the flexibility to reorder sections at any time.

    • Feel free to experiment with different section arrangements and names until you achieve the desired structure for your resume.
    • Remember, you can revisit the sections tab at any time to make adjustments as needed.

Renaming Sections:

If you prefer different section names than the default ones provided, you can easily rename them:

    • Click on the section you wish to rename. Look for the pencil icon next to the section name and click on it to enter edit mode.
    • Type the new section name/s.
    • Press "Save" to confirm the changes.

From selecting templates and adjusting layout elements to organizing sections and customizing section names, our platform offers flexibility and convenience.

By understanding the importance of these features and utilizing them effectively, you can create well-organized, visually appealing resume that effectively communicate your goals and showcase your qualifications.

Where should I go next?

For the process of customizing your resume even further, head to your Settings and Advanced tabs.

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