6 of the best CV template websites

Meg Timbrell
Content & Social Media Manager
2 min read

Knowing where to start when writing a CV can be overwhelming. Luckily, there are tonnes of websites with handy CV templates that are customisable and easy to use.

For our full article on how to write the perfect CV, click here.

Keep reading for a pros and cons breakdown of each site:

LiveCareer UK

LiveCareer UK is an online CV maker, offering writing help from experts.

Pros

  • Simple to use
  • Different templates to choose from
  • Step by step help with lots of good suggestions
  • Cover letter creation too
  • Low cost

Cons

  • Charges you at download, so you do all the work before realising you have to pay!

Zety

Zety offers over 18 CV templates, with the ability to easily change colours and adapt the layout to suit you.

Pros

  • Simple to use
  • Step-by-step help
  • Lots of help and guidance
  • Creates a cover letter that is easily editable

Cons

  • Charges you at download, so you do all the work before realising you have to pay!

Indeed

Pros

  • Can upload an existing CV
  • Choice of public or private CV
  • Simple and free to use
  • Well known and trustworthy

Cons

  • No help given when filling in sections
  • More focused on job searching
  • No PDF download available

Resume.com

Resume.com provide step-by-step help when building your CV, helping you fill in sections that you're struggling with.

Pros

  • Simple and free to use
  • Can download PDF
  • Helpful tips
  • Examples of content to choose from

Cons

  • Not many templates to choose from
  • No colour - not as engaging
  • Can only save work for 14 days then it disappears

Canva

Canva is a graphic design platform, and can be used to create almost anything. You name it and Canva will most likely be able to help you design it! These include posters, presentations, banners, flyers, menus, social media posts, business cards, and of course, CVs.