Create a Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Libre Office

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn how to create and customize a resume and cover letter using LibreOffice

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to In this project, you will look up templates for a resume and cover letter on the LibreOffice website and customize them using LibreOffice. We will first review the basic parts of a resume then dive into finding templates, loading them into LibreOffice, and customizing them. We will lay out sections of the resume with tables and manipulate those tables, changing text styles, adding page numbers, and adding references using a table. Finally, we will print the document and save it to a file such as a PDF so it can be shared to a potential new employer. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Explain the basic parts of a resume using LibreOffice

  2. Find free online resume and cover letter templates for use in LibreOffice Text Documents

  3. Customize a resume template using tables and styles in LibreOffice Text Documents

  4. Create a page for references and add footnotes in LibreOffice Text Documents

  5. Print or prepare a document to share in LibreOffice Text Documents

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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