Canva is a free online editor that, in addition to arts in general, also allows you to create resumes. The differential of the app in relation to text editors such as Word and Google Docs is in the models. In Canva, there are far more creative resume options. This is interesting for those who want to create a different document than the traditional one. Thus, it is possible to have more visibility and, consequently, increase the chances of being called for an internship or job interview.
Check out, in the step by step below, how to use the Canva app to create a resume without having to install anything on the PC. The file can be downloaded in PDF format to be sent by email or printed.
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Learn how to use Canva to create an online resume Photo: Helito Bijora / TechTudo
Step 1. Access the Canva website through TechTudo Downloads. Then, login to your account or create a free registration;
Access your account or create a registration Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 2. In the left side column, click Explore templates;
Open Canva models Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 3. Now, expand the "Abstracts" category and choose a subcategory or click "All" to see all the options. on the right, choose the model you want to use and click on it;
Finding a resume template Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 4. Then, click on "Use this template", in the upper right corner of the page, to edit the model;
Opening model selected in editor Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 5. In the editor, click on a text to edit the content. Formatting options are located on the panel just above;
Editing resume text Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 6. You can change the color of the figures, background, margins and other details. To do this, just click on the desired item and choose the color in the upper left corner;
Customizing template colors Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 7. If you want, you can move the objects by dragging with the mouse. The buttons that appear in the corners of the rectangle serve to increase or decrease the size and rotate;
Moving and resizing elements Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 8. If the model you selected has a photo, you can upload an image by clicking "Upload" on the left sidebar of the editor. Then, drag your photo on top of the model photo to update it;
Sending a photo from your computer Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 9. After making the desired edits, click Download in the upper right corner of the screen. Finally, select the "PDF – Printed" format and click Download again to download the image.
Downloading resume to the PC Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Ready! Take advantage of tips on how to use Canva to create differentiated resumes without having to install anything on your PC.
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