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5 of the best online CV creation tools for 2023

Lucy Griffiths
Lucy Griffiths
Sort Founder
2 min read

Want to polish up your CV or start one from scratch and don't know where to start? We've got you.

Creating a CV is not a fun task - it can be really hard to write about yourself objectively and positively, and to know how best to format and structure the information to get the results you want. That's why it's great to have a little help...

We've pulled together a list of our favourite online tools to help you create a winning CV - but remember, none of these will replace the best help you can get, and that's from a professional career advisor (not that unqualified person you saw on TikTok...).

Here are our top five...

Resume.io

Our rating: 8/10

Cost: £2.95 for a seven-day trial, then £19.95 per month

Resume.io has some great features and is one of the easiest-to-use CV and cover letter creators on the market. It will help you with content by suggesting phrases and will double-check your documents for spelling errors. With a paid account you can easily create multiple versions of your CV so you can tailor your applications, increasing your chances of success.

Link: https://resume.io/

Canva

Our rating: 5/10

Cost: Canva's free offer is excellent, but for extra features, Pro is £10.99 per month.

Canva is a graphic design website that has a range of templates you can use to create a CV. You can customize the templates to suit your needs and design preferences. Although Canva isn't specifically created for CVs and won't help you with the content, it has some really great-looking templates to choose from and you can get a really professional outcome.

Link: https://www.canva.com/

Zety

Our rating: 7/10

Cost: 2.99 USD for 2 weeks

Zety is a website that offers a range of tools to help you create a CV, including templates, tips, and a CV builder. You can choose from a variety of templates and customize your CV with the help of the CV builder.

Link: https://zety.com/

Resume.com

Our rating: 6.5/10

Cost: Free

Resume.com has a range of templates you can use to create a CV, although they're not as 'design-led' as those from other providers. It also has a CV builder that guides you through the process of creating a CV step by step. It's a good free option if you don't want to pay for a service.

Link: https://www.resume.com/

Novoresume

Our rating: 6.5/10

Cost: Free option (1 x 1 page CV), £19.99 per month for premium

Novoresume offers a range of templates and a CV builder to help you create a professional CV. It also provides tips and suggestions to help you craft a winning CV. The premium service offers a wide range of templates and cover letters, although the range is not as big as other providers.

Link: https://novoresume.com/

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