Free Microsoft Word Resume and Letter Templates

When you need to create a resume or write an employment letter, it can be helpful to start from a template. Using a template will save you time, reduce formatting errors, and remind you to include all the important information.

Free Microsoft Word templates are available for resumes, CVs, cover letters, resignation letters, reference letters, and interview thank you letters. There are also templates for email messages, business cards, calendars, and a variety of other employment related correspondence.

Here's how to download and use the free templates that are available from Microsoft.

Microsoft Word Resume Templates

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Microsoft resume templates are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users to use to create a resume. Microsoft Word resume options include basic and general resumes you can customize to create your own resume, as well as job-specific resumes (i.e. banker, computer technician, journeyman electrician) and career-specific resumes (i.e. career change, advanced degree, return to workforce). More

Microsoft Curriculum Vitae Templates

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Need to write a curriculum vitae? Microsoft curriculum vitae templates are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users to use create a CV.  Once you have downloaded a template, you can personalize it with your own information to share with prospective employers. More

Microsoft Word Cover Letter Templates

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Microsoft cover letter templates are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users, or available within your Word program, to use to create cover letters. Add your personal information to the template to create cover letters you can use for a variety of types of job applications. More

Microsoft Email Templates

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Microsoft email templates are available as a free download for Microsoft users to use to create a variety of email messages. When you download a template, it will open in your Microsoft Outlook program as a draft message that you can personalize and send. More

Microsoft Word Interview Thank You Letters

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Microsoft interview letter templates are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users, or available within your Word program, to use to create an interview thank you or follow up letter. More

Microsoft Word Job Offer Letters

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Microsoft job offer letter templates are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users, or available within your Word program, to use to create job offer letters. Letter template options include letters to offer a job or accept or reject a job offer. More

Microsoft Word Reference Letter Templates

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Microsoft Word reference letter template options include general reference letters, letters requesting a reference, letters thanking a reference, and other reference letter samples. Edit these templates to create your own reference letters. More

Microsoft Resignation Letter Templates

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Microsoft resignation letter templates are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users. Download a template that fits your personal circumstances, then edit it to include your personal information and the details as to when you're leaving your job. More

Microsoft Business Card Templates

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Download Microsoft business cards templates to use to create personal business cards to use during a job search or for business activities. Business card template options include print and email business cards with several different designs and formats. More

Microsoft Calendar Templates

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Microsoft calendars are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users, or available within your Word program, to use to create a calendar you can use to plan a job search or business activities. Calendar template options include monthly, quarterly, academic, and annual calendars. More

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