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Resume Toolkit: January 2019

Is #NewYearNewJob a goal of yours? Even if it isn't, chances are that your resume could use a refresh and the first month of a new year is the perfect time to do it.

This resume toolkit is ideal for someone who finished college within the last year or two or that is getting everything in order for post grad life. A step above a completely no-frills approach, the simplistic, yet cool and contemporary design of this resume is easy to personalize and great for showing off your capabilities to potential employers. Bonus points for having a matching cover letter, reference list, and follow up letter—which will help you appear organized and professional AF. You can thank us after you accept your next offer.


  • Click the document you want to use (or the full set) to open in Google Docs.

  • Go to File > Make a copy...

  • In the dialog box that pops up, change the name of the document as you please and select the folder in My Drive that you would like to save it to. Do not check any boxes before clicking "OK."

  • Now that the document is saved to your personal drive, you can insert your name, contact information, and other details into the template.

  • Once satisfied with your changes, you should Download as... a PDF document (.pdf) from the File drop-down menu. This ensures that the document is displayed as intended when uploaded to job applications, when printed, and when emailed to recruiters. 

  • Also make sure to keep your documents in your Google Drive so you can easily come back and update details or tailor for specific opportunities.