Thinking of refreshing your CV over the festive break? We’ve got your back with our top 3 websites for FREE CV advice and templates.


Monster have a wealth of CV advice articles – but the stand out feature is that their templates are seperated by job type! Whether you’re looking to move into Sales, Admin or Marketing, Monster has a template to suit all career paths. They are easy to use, and totally FREE!

The Guardian

We’ve always loved The Guardian’s job-scene advice and informative articles on the economy, but they’ve stepped up their game with their CV page. For more generic CV templates, this is the place to go! They have templates for those seeking a promotion, those changing careers, brand new graduate CVs and even consultancy and freelance CV templates. Well deserving of a place in our top 3!


Looking for something a bit more unique or visual? Pinterest is a goldmine of beautiful CV templates to make you stand out from the competition. It may take a bit of sifting to find the cream of the crop, but you’ll be rewarded with a fantastic and eye-catching CV.


Now you’ve got your template sorted, you’ll need to fill it with some great content! Check out our top CV tips on CV verbs and things to highlight in your CV.

Now get job hunting!