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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 (e.g....
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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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In-line graphics in text to represent a loading bar for language skills in a CV

I would like to add my language skills to my CV in the following manner: I could of course create an image in Inkscape for every language, and put it in in a most straightforward way, maybe as ...
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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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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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Trouble inserting picture in CV template

I'm making a resume based on a latex template (link: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/cies-breijs-resume ) and I'd like to insert a figure. There is some free space in the template ...
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How to add the Skype ICON in Europass CV?

How to add the Skype ICON in Euro-pass CV? \documentclass[helvetica,english,logo,notitle,totpages,utf8]{europecv2013} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[a4paper,top=1.2cm,left=1.2cm,right=1.2cm,...
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How to use BibTeX for putting a nice publication list in resume with document class (res.cls)

I am trying to put a publication list using BibTex into resume. But I do not know why it does not compile?. Here is my effort. Following is the code that I want to use BibTex for its publication ...
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Two columns with moderncv

I'm preparing my resume with "moderncv" and I want to have this format I've read that cventry doesn't support multiple pages. Is there any alternative?
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moderncv extend hrule

In the following example, my rule does not extend to cover my entire text. Is there a quick post-package addition to ensure that the section rule extends to the end of the margin on the right hand ...
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Awesome-CV error(s)

I am trying to use the AwesomeCV template (https://github.com/posquit0/Awesome-CV) for creating a CV using TexMaker 5.0.3 with XeLaTex. However, I am not able to get this to work as I get the ...
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biblatex: List of publications in the CV

I am writing my CV using the article class. How can I list my journal publications and conference presentations each in a separate section? I saved my publication in the .bib database.
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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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How to add links of websites with their logo/icon in LaTeX?

- \profilepic{alice.jpeg} - \cvname{Alice} - \cvjobtitle{Advanture} - \cvdate{26 November, 1865} - \cvaddress{United Kingdom} - \cvnumberphone{+880567632189} - \cvsite{http://en.wikipedia.org} - \...
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How can I make a Curriculum Vitae or Resume in *Tex with variable length?

I'd like to make a template of sorts for a Curriculum Vitae. While there seem to be plenty of examples online of CVs using TeX, I'm looking for an easy way to include everything in the file, but ...
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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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semi filled circle

Here is a old post: In-line graphics in text to represent a loading bar for language skills in a CV I tried to adjust the code to have semi-filled circle steps, but failed... My .cls-file code: \...
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How can I narrow down these gaps?

I am writing my curriculum vitae, but I have one question. In the first image, there are spaces between different sections. (Between contact and phone, between education and Seoul~~,....) Thus, I ...
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Text Aligned in Friggeri CV Template Sections

I'm having trouble with text alignment in the Contact section of the Friggeri CV Template. I'd like the long e-mail addresses or websites names to be aligned properly to the right as everything else ...
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Fancy CV template wanted [duplicate]

I am looking for a CV template to reproduce (more or less) the following style:
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Remove blank line in moderncv

I'm currently creating a CV with moderncv in Overleaf. I'm using pdfLaTeX and the 2014 (Legacy) version of TeX Live. (I am trying to reuse a template from my professor which displays incorrectly if ...
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insert the picture on the left

Good night I want just to get the picture to be displayed on the left side and so My name right next to it and about the personal info is it advisable to make them get aligned and come from the ...
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How to disable list in the rSubsection?

I am working on my resume, and I want to use srSubsection environment. The problem is the current class file only allows entering a list. And I do not know how to modify that to allow inclusion of ...
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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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How to set bottom margin using the resume class with [margin,line]

I really like the way my resume looks using the following preamble: \documentclass[line,margin]{resume} \begin{document} \topmargin=-0.5in However, I have a huge margin at the bottom of the page. ...
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Knowledge indicators

I'm writing my CV with LaTeX and I would like to add knowledge indicators next to my skills. I'm looking for a package that can display a "vertical stack". Something like: German ≡ English = Chinese -...
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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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Bulleted list with vertical lines

I want to add different positions within a company in a similar fashion to what LinkedIn uses, i.e. the vertical line connecting the dots of the bullet list. How can this be done? Edit: now with a ...
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Any idea how can I draw the skills for resume like this?

How to draw skills like this in the resume ?
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\hfill doesnt work on new line

I am using res class to prepare my CV. My code is Secured All-India Rank 2480 in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) among over $500,000$ applicants\hfill{\em(2010)}\\ Secured 2488th rank in All India ...
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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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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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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 <mboedick@...
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moderncv date year on top month

I am using the moderncv package to write my CV. If I put a date in a long format like this: September 2014 - February 2015 the first column will be to wide to put enough content in the CV. I have ...
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CV, babel problem

I want to make a cv with Greek and English language. The problem is that the english appear with Greek font. Here is a short example. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, a4paper]{moderncv} \usepackage[...
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Add a second website in moderncv banking

I wanted to include 2 websites in my resume which I am making using moderncv but it seems it allows only one website. How to show 2 websites in the header (showing the website icon for both)? I am ...
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Updating Friggeri's CV - Making it work with texlive 2015 and up - Too many errors

I am updating my old CV based on Friggeri's template, and now that I am using texlive 2015 instead of texlive 2013, I am finding maaaaany errors... I compile it with LuaLaTeX and Biber for the ...
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Trouble setting new font in Overleaf

I got the Plasmati Graduate CV template for my curriculum. It says: This template needs to be compiled with XeLaTeX and requires the Fontin font (OpenType version preferred) which can be downloaded ...
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Half rating in altacv template class

I am currently writing my CV in \latex using the altaCV.cls class which can be found on GitHub here and also below after fully scrolling down. This class includes a command definition for \cvskill (...
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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 \documentclass[...
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How to insert a photo on the right of the tabular in CV?

I am trying to make a CV with a photo on the right. \begin{tabular}{l*{3}{l}r} \large\textsc{Name:} &\large\bf{Dale Cooper} & \\ \textsc{Date of Birth:} & April 19 1954 \\ \...
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Aligning address on the same line, in 3-column style

I have been using example res9a on this page. As you can see, the address is divided into three lines. I am new to LaTeX, so not sure if this is possible, but can those three lines be put in one line, ...
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Description list aligned right

I'm just Learning LaTeX and I don't know if there are better ways to do it, but I tried do do a nice CV layout using the description list and encountered the problem that when starting a newline ...
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LaTex: CV/resume support [duplicate]

Hopefully, someone can help me with my problem. I have tried to implement the following code from an old post in my cv project: In-line graphics in text to represent a loading bar for language skills ...
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Photo option in .sty file for LaTeX CV

I have a .sty file for my CV which create a box at the beginning where I could give my name (first column) and my info (2nd column). I want to include my photo (.jpg/.gif) to the right of my info (as ...
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ModernCV symbols (email, skype etc.)

I looked for the moderncv documentation, but without any success. I'd like to know the list of the symbols (email, skype etc.). Can you tell me if there is this list please? Thank you in advance.
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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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How to insert a text in \rule

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} \hrule \noindent\rule{\textwidth}{0.4mm} \noindent\rule{\textwidth}{0.4pt} \end{document} I need to insert text inside the rule.
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Marking separate sets of names in arbitrary ways in biblatex

Inspired by this question about how to bold a set of names in a CV using biblatex. moewe's answer implements name hashes for this. I'm wondering how to generalize this solution so that you can have an ...
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How to insert a vertical rule in a resume latex

I am designing my resume on latex and I need to put a colored vertical rule in my resume like this light green rule in this CV