Create Your Resume for Free in Minutes
Showcase yourself and your achievements with a professional and impressive resume, made with some help from Adobe Spark Post.
From the day you begin to garner work experience, you should have a resume at the ready. Whether you have decades of professional history or just a few years of internships doesn’t make a difference – your resume is your personal summary of your achievements, your experiences, and your goals for the future. This one-page document will provide employers, collaborators, educators, or even mentors with a well-rounded idea of who you are and what you can bring to the table. A resume is a collection of information such as experience, skills, and personal details, but with the added opportunity of communicating it in a chosen voice and presentation. Allow your personality to set your resume apart with the rest, and a great way to get started doing so is with Adobe Spark Post.
Build an Impressive Resume with Adobe Spark Post
The hardest part of crafting a resume is getting started! With Adobe Spark Post, you can jump right into the fun of creating something that stands out by exploring premade templates and preset size options, that way all you have to do is drop in your information to make it yours. Spark Post features intuitive and streamlined customization tools for text, graphics, and colors, so creating a resume, be it a corporate or creative one, comes naturally. Follow our guide below for tips and tricks to making your resume the best it can be, and get started on your very own resume today!
How to make a resume
Choose a Size
Open up Adobe Spark on your desktop or mobile app get started on a new project. Choose the size format that works best for your needs, and keep in mind that you can always change it throughout the process if you need to and Spark will automatically adjust your design to fit.
Explore Professionally Designed Templates
Need a little creative inspiration to get started? Click on the “templates” tab on your desktop Spark workspace and type in “resume” and peruse through countless designs that are sure to set you off to a great start. On your Spark Post app, templates are available right on the homescreen so dive into all that those have to offer you from the get go! Keep in mind you can customize templates as much or as little as you like, just be sure that ultimately, the design is something that is authentic to you.
Include the Most Pertinent Information
Name, contact info, work/professional experience, education, and related skills are a must. But within those categories, don’t be afraid to question the best method of delivery. For instance, contact info should definitely include a phone number, but an address may not be necessary if you’re weary of protecting your privacy or are nervous that your location could negatively affect your resume. As for experience and skills, be sure to choose the ones that are most relevant for the purpose of this resume. Be specific and compelling with what information you share and how you communicate it.
Let Your Personality Shine
There are other areas or aspects you can include on your resume to give a well-rounded picture of what you have to offer. Sometimes, a mission statement or objective summary can be a nice touch if you don’t have a lot of work experience, giving you a chance to communicate your motivations and interests. You can also include non-standard items such as awards or accolades, or even a class you took that had a profound enough experience on you that it’s worth noting in your summary of experiences. Use Spark Post’s design capabilities to create a page design that is streamline, stand-out, or anywhere in between. Drop in your own branded elements such as a logo or wordmark, or even a photo if it suits the aesthetic of your resume. Use your best judgement, and don’t be afraid to make it your own!
Save, Download, and Share Your Resume
Adobe Spark saves your design as you work, so you can always pause on your resume if you need to come back and revisit it later. When you’re ready to share, your resume will be ready to go immediately! Download a digital copy and email it to mentors, professors, parents, and friends to proofread over for constructive feedback. Test print your resume before sending it to an employer to make sure it looks presentable on paper. Then, once you’re ready for that final version, you can download and distribute it digitally or in print wherever you’re applying yourself!
Showcase Yourself in Every Light with Adobe Spark Post, Page, and Video
With the other tools in Adobe Spark’s suite, you can enhance your resume even more. Use Spark Post to adjust the size of your resume so you can post it to your social channels or other platforms to further your personal marketing. Build a portfolio using Spark Page so your audience can see for themselves all of your accomplishments in full screen HD. Use Spark Video to create resume-related videos that can stand alone or be embedded into your Spark Page and other websites. Need help? Adobe Spark is more than a set of online tools – it’s a design community as well, with an inspiration gallery of completed projects, tutorials and design resources for all of the Spark tools. Browse them for ideas and suggestions to make your project look its best.
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