These free CV writing examples / resume examples and samples are here for you to download free of charge.

Writing a great CV / resume is essential in getting you noticed and ensuring your CV  / resume is placed in the ‘must see’ pile and in turn read fully by those who make the decisions.  One of the best ways to make sure your resume is not dismissed is to make it neat, easy to read and error free.  So finding a template or layout that suits you is a must.

Free CV Writing Examples 

At The Personal Development Cafe we appreciate the fact that many people are experiencing challenging times.

We have done our best to provide you with the opportunity to better your chances of getting through  tough times by offering you these curriculum vitae / resume samples. You can use any of these to apply for your chosen job.

All of the free CV samples and examples here have been supplied for the purpose of helping you enter into gainful, useful employment.

Use them, follow the advice on our Curriculum Vitae Writing page and apply the Interview Skills and techniques that we have also presented here.

If you use these tested methods you will increase your chances of job searching success.

Another thing to think about is that job hunting can be stress free.  Just have a look at our page on How To Avoid Job Search Stress and also how you can widen the number of jobs you apply for by building a network of contacts and also by analysing job adverts.

Remember to also look at our pages on Personal Development.  We have an excellent inspirational page containing many Personal Development Quotes And Sayings that may inspire you during your job search.


If you are not sure what to include on your new CV, go to our sample CV / resumes by job title page where you can find free samples including:

Sample Administrative Assistant CV / resume

Sample Electronics Engineer CV / resume

Sample IT Project Manager CV / resume

Your CV / resume represents you so remember how important it is to check for grammar and punctuation. Sometimes a word transposed or omitted can have a devastating effect. Just look at some of the worst CV mistakes for examples of bad grammar and punctuation.

Before you send out your resume, you should make sure you have an effective cover letter.

Go to our sample cover letters section if you are looking for great example cover letters in your field to introduce your CV/resume to a prospective employer.

Alternatively you can download a software program that enables you to produce powerful letters by following their process.

Once you have constructed a great CV and a covering letter that will impress, upload your CV / resume online and get found by recruiters looking for your skills. Then you can search for jobs in your country and overseas, find the latest vacancies and start applying instantly.

If you have any suggestions, tips, questions, comments, need help writing a professional CV/resume or would like further information on how to write a CV or resume, use the comment form below and we will gladly try and get the advice and guidance that you need.