Join Steve Harris for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a modern resume in Word, part of Designing a Resume.
Now that we've built our resumes using Adobe InDesign, let's take a…quick look at how we might mimic this style in Microsoft Word.…You need to make use of text boxes to control the positioning of…your content, and we can create all of the graphic elements using shapes.…Here's a start.…As you can see, I've already placed Nicollette's name in…the top left corner and some of her technical skills below.…On the second page of this document, I've included the rest of the information.…Let's copy her employment information, and scroll back up…and place a new text box on this document.…
Let's move up to Text Box, which is in the Insert ribbon.…And, we'll do a simple text box.…We'll move the text box into place,…highlight the text inside, and paste our content.…Now, we can expand the width of that text box to fill our column nicely.…And, let's just make sure to remove the shape outline.…We'll set it to no outline. We also don't…want to shape fill, but this doesn't look to have a color fill.…Now we can simply highlight the text inside.…
Note: Steve uses Adobe InDesign to create these resumes, but we've included a bonus chapter that shows you how to recreate the same designs in Microsoft Word or the software of your choice.
- Understanding general resume layout and design principles
- Setting up InDesign for resume designs
- Building the layouts
- Styling the text
- Introducing color
- Outputting your resume to PDF