{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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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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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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Clickable “tel:” URL for TeX resume

I need to make my telephone number clickable. You might be familiar with this in Gmail's clickable phone numbers that dial out to your mobile phone, for example. I'm working on my resume, and I'm ...
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How can you make your CV accessible?

Recently I learned, from an insider, that a CV in PDF format might have a significant disadvantage: automated data mining tools used by HR sometimes fail to extract information from the PDF. Most ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Add another color for a section in Friggeri Resume/CV

So I'm writing my CV using the friggery CV template. It looks like this: and can be found here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv As you can see the sections all start ...
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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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Errors in the CV template by Scott Clark

I downloaded a CV Template. It got succesfully compiled in ShareLaTeX and WriteLaTeX. But In my TeXLive Distribution, I am getting errors. Here is the code: % (c) 2002 Matthew Boedicker ...
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Advanced layout with independent side column

I'm creating a CV and I'm rather specific about my layout. I want a constant header on each page. On the left side of the page I want a column containing my personal presentation. It starts with a ...
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Making outdented/grayed block in CV

This page has a tutorial for making CV, but it doesn't have the example to make grayed/outdented section as follows: How can I make this? The copied code from the poster without the ...
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Preventing newline from left column from forcing a newline in the right column

I'm writing a CV in LaTeX, and got started with the sample called Writing a CV in LaTeX. I'm trying to modify it so that a newline in the left column does not force a newline in the right column. ...
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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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moderntimeline - same entry, two time spans

I'm updating my CV using the moderncv class with moderntimeline, and most of it is looking really nice by now. However, one of my previous positions I held twice, with a year-long break in the ...
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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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Hyndsight's LaTeX template for a CV not working on TeXworks

I've got this style from this blog post. I'm using TeXworks with the configuration pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX. I found on the web a good minimal code that should work. The code is reproduced below: ...
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Too much spacing between subsection and custom itemize

I have a resume I created using resume.cls. I have a custom nitemize environment in order to remove separation between items within the document itself. In the document, under one of my internships, I ...
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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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How to create a visual scale for resume?

In LaTeX, I am trying to scale my skills visually for my resume. So it should be something like this: Is there an easy way to do it?
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How to automatically cite your own publications in a resume?

Is there a biblatex style (or another mean to generate this automatically) designed to autocite (citing your own work)? It could be useful in a resume or for exporting to your website a list of ...
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fold/unfold sections to expand in PDF

Is there a way to fold/unfold certain sections in a pdf. Only when the user clicks on the section or plus sign the items show up. Example: user clicks on the plus sign and the items appear as drop ...
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noindent fail in resume mode

I'm writing a resume and want to add a line under each section name: \documentclass[line]{res} \begin{document} \renewcommand{\namefont}{\LARGE \bf} \name{Tianlun Zhang} ...
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How do I remove “curriculum vitae” text from heading of \documentclass{tccv}?

I'm working with the Two Column CV template from https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv/ The script begins with: \documentclass{tccv} \usepackage[english]{babel} I don't want it to say Curriculum ...
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Random asterisk when using BibTeX and res.cls

I am using res.cls and commented out \nofiles. However when I use BibTeX for my publication list, I get this random * above the references. How do I remove this *? \documentclass{res} ...
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How big should margins be on a typographically (and visually) pleasing CV?

Given that neither Why are default LaTeX margins so big? nor LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae explicitly touches on this topic, I'd like to close a gap in my understanding: How big ...
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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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Changing the height, width of moderncv type resume

I am trying to change the pagewidth and pagelength of a moderncv type CV that can be found here (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/moderncv) by changing the values inside inside ...
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How can I start using resume templates with LaTeX?

I am trying to write my resume using Latex, to have a better document and attract more interest from the recruiters. Internet is full of places with lots of templates and walk-troughs to build it up. ...
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CurVe document class: alignment issue with subrubrics

I have the following issue with the alignment of subrubric titles in a résumé written with the CurVe class by Didier Verna. When the rubric & subrubric titles are aligned left via options in the ...
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Horizontal lines in resume class?

I have a document as follows: \begin{resume} \section{Education} % text here \hrulefill \section{Research Experience} % text here \hrulefill \end{resume} Essentially, I want to add a ...
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How can I left align my signature in a resume written in the res class?

I want to add a signature at the end of my resume which I wrote in in the res class (with the margin option). How can I achieve this? Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[margin, ...
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Start next paragraph on this line

TL;DR: Can I convince LaTeX to start the next paragraph on the same line as the current one? The format I’ve chosen for my résumé looks something like this: EXPERIENCE Doctor Midos, Inc.   ...
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Lining up margins in lists to text below

Suppose I have a resume made in LaTeX. I want to line up the margin of a specific section (or multiple sections, such that it lines up with the rest of the main text of the page. In particular, I want ...
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Creating PDF (resume) suitable for automated text extraction

I have created a nice LaTeX resume. However, having uploaded it to an online job search I am worried the automated extraction does not perform well. Are there any specific packages or other tips to ...
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\mathfrak{g} not showing up properly in resume

I am using document class margin and line \documentclass[margin,line]{resume} and for some reason, \mathfrak{g} is not showing up properly (it is just showing up as a g). Can anyone give me ...
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Missing \item when compiling my resume

I've building my resume using resume.cls, and I keep getting an error. However, it doesn't seem to be consistent: \documentclass{resume} % Use the custom resume.cls style ...
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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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Some formatting questions in moderncv

I have a few questions for my resume that I'm making with moderncv. Firstly here's my code : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % moderncv themes \moderncvtheme[orange]{casual} ...
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Adding more than two address lines to a document of class res

I'm using the res9b template and I'm trying to figure out how to add one more address line. I tried using "\\" but the output is a comma separated list instead of a line break.
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Resume option in enumitem with \includeonly

If I use \includeonly to include file foo2.tex, \begin{enumerate}[resume] does not resume the numbering of the last enumerate environment in file foo1.tex. What I've done is to run all parts, see ...
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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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How to move a phrase in a resume template?

Here is some template CV in LaTeX: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/resumes/ Consider template number 9a (source). I want to move the name to the left, write "Resume" in the middle, and put ...
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Right aligning text while underlining entire line

For the record, I've spent about five hours endlessly looking here and elsewhere on the Internet, looking for an answer. I'm relatively new to using LaTeX and am trying to create right aligned text ...
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Page numbers invisible in resume class

I have a quite weird problem with resume class (res.cls). I am typing my resume but I do not see the page numbers. I just want simple plain page numbers at the end of each page, i.e., the standard ...
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Enforcing writing across full width of page whilst using the res document class

I am using \documentclass[margin]{res} to display the section titles of my document to the left of the body text and the section{Section_name} command works fine. However, I would like for some ...