Create a resume or cover letter

If you need help creating a resume or cover letter, start with one of the dozens of professionally-designed resume and cover letter templates that are available in Word.

  1. On the File tab, click New.

  2. In the search box, type Resume or Cover Letter.

    The search word, Resume, is highlighted on the New document screen.

  3. Double-click the template you want to use.

  4. Replace the placeholder text with your own information.

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