{resume} is about creating résumés and CVs with (La)TeX.

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LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae

If you have a TeX'ed resume, did you use a template or make your own? Are there any useful packages? What looks the most professional? How about special considerations for different areas of work ...
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What are the benefits of writing resumes in TeX/LaTeX?

Today, I've written my resume in LaTeX and it looks great and all It took me about 2 hours to get everything right But I've been thinking, what benefits do I get from writing it in LaTeX rather than ...
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Guide to managing multiple resume with one LaTeX?

I've heard making and managing a resume in LaTeX is highly useful. I am sure consistent and easy to maintain output format is one reason. I haven't used LaTeX before (a suggestion to where from to ...
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How can I convert math-less latex documents into Microsoft Word?

Like most people here, my resume/CV is in LaTeX, but there are always these annoying companies (or more often, recruiters) who will only look at resumes in Microsoft Word format. How can I translate ...
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A list inside a table

I'm using this simple code to align date ranges on a CV: \section{I'm pretty cool}\begin{tabular}{l l} 2009--present & company 1 \\ 2011--2012 & company 2 \end{tabular} Now this looks like ...
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Automatically citing all entries in a class in a bib file

I usually add my publications to my CV from my bib file (using biblatex). At first, I used to manually cite each entry, but as the list grows, it's becoming a chore (especially since there are quite a ...
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“References” section in a CV

By "References", I mean the recommendation letter writers, For example, the VERY bottom of this CV, http://pages.uoregon.edu/bwebster/NSA-CV.pdf with 4 people. Can someone point to a CV template ...
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Keep getting “aux file” error with the lastpage package

Keep getting "aux file" error with the lastpage package. The same code is working in another file but not in this one (code furnished here). Please help! Thank you! \documentclass[margin, 11pt]{res} ...
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Hyperlinks in CV (Resume)

I am trying to write a CV (Resume) and a cover letter in LaTeX. I wish to add hyperlinks so that I can provide easy access to more information on areas I talk about. However, I feel that it might look ...
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Processing a BibTeX database based on entry type

Consider a BibTeX database (i.e. a .bib file), in which there are over 100 entries. Entry types are journal publications, conference publications, etc., all of which are published by some specific ...
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Custom class file bib not appearing

Using a minimal biblatex example shown below, I am trying to incorporate citations into a resume using a custom class file The class file Starts with \PassOptionsToClass{11pt,12pt}{article} ...
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LaTeX resume/cover letter error

I've recently used a LaTeX template to make both a resume and cover letter using res.cls and letter.sty respectively. However, I would like to have both documents display my name, a horizontal line ...
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Template for a German CV with moderncv

I currently need to write a CV in German and decided to with moderncv. I find the class quite good. One issue I have is that the content and style of a German CV can be quite different than one for ...
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Section headers in margins

I'm working on my resume in LyX and I would like my section headers to look like this. What should I write in the preamble to achieve this?
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Europass CV in (Xe)LaTeX

I was requested to re-write my CV in the Europass format, and I would like to do it using (preferably) XeLaTeX. I came across the europecv package, which seems to do the job just fine, but I would ...
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stackoverflow like resume based on res.cls

I have created a stackoverflow like CV, based on many snippets scattered here and some other sites (e.g. tags and so on). Right now, I have something that looks quite OK, although not as powerful as ...
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Friggeri resume - Very different rendering in different readers

I wrote my CV using the Friggeri resume template, but I just noticed a problem: the document it's rendered very differently between Acrobat Reader and FoxIt PDF Reader and Document Viewer: I used ...
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Problems with fontspec and titlesec packages

I've been trying to create a CV template by following the tutorial from here. Here's the latex code I used \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %A Few Useful Packages \usepackage{marvosym} ...
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Formatting resume header!

Earlier I created a resume successfully and it was easy thanks to your support :) I noticed that my resume tends to be big and consume too much space and after reading some PR interview I am thinking ...
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Edit margins in res.cls (How to pass through correct value for “margin”?)

I'm creating a resumé using the res.cls package and need to make the left and bottom margins smaller. I know I can use e.g. \topmargin=-0.5in to decrease the space at the top of the page, but neither ...
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Want to add the different icons in Friggeri Resume like email, phone, mobile, skype etc [duplicate]

Want to add the different icons in Friggeri Resume like email, phone, mobile, skype etc. \documentclass[]{myfriggeri-cv} \addbibresource{bibliography.bib} \begin{document} ...
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Position line in a resume

I am new to LaTeX, and I want to create a command that will display my previous positions formatted appropriately in a resume. The format I am looking for is this: 02.07.2009 - 02.07.2010 ...
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Three fixed width columns for cv entry

I'm in the process of writting my cv in LaTeX. I need to display the information in such a way that for each entry I have 3 left aligned items. The first being the date period, the second the ...
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Altering the position of bullet given by \item

I am working on my resume and for that I am using one of the following construct: \documentclass[letterpaper,9pt]{article} \newlength{\outerbordwidth} \usepackage[empty]{fullpage} \usepackage{color} ...
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Package keyval Error: No value specified for margin. — error from geometry

I'm using a resume template from the following URL: (res9b) to be exact. http://rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/resumes/ The problem is that the resume template doesn't include a header. If I simply ...
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Want to add the Skype and LinkedIn Icon on the left side of Friggeri Resume?

\documentclass[]{myfriggeri-cv} % Add 'print' as an option into the square bracket to remove colors from this template for printing \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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FontAwesome is not working in Friggeri resume?

\documentclass[]{friggeri-cv} % \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{FontAwesome} \definecolor{light-gray}{gray}{0.55} \definecolor{skype}{HTML}{12A5F4} ...
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Using the res.cls LaTeX file, how do I centre the address?

Right now, it would look something like this for the address area: Obviously the last line is not centred, but I'd like it to be. Here's the code so far: % LaTeX resume using res.cls ...
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Resume template with leading line to start section

I came across a resume here and like its format, in particular the red lines that begin each section. How can I create those lines in LaTeX, and then have the years on the left column and everything ...
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Any tricks for using the currvita style with tex4ht?

TeX4ht doesn't quite understand the currvita style's cvlist environment. It appears that cvlist takes the heading as an argument, typesets this heading into an \sbox, and uses the sbox inside the ...