Creating a Resume in Microsoft Word 2007 #1: Choosing a Template

The first step in creating a resume is to determine the information you need and a layout to use for said information. A free resume template is a good place to start. We'll show you how to download a free resume template in Microsoft Word and how to identify the information you'll need to complete it. We also show you how to change the Theme used to format your text and work with colors and fonts to make your resume stand out.