Top 9 Best Free Online Resume Builders in 2021

Shreya Acharjee Shreya Acharjee
Nov 22, 2021 6 min read
Top 9 Best Free Online Resume Builders in 2021

A resume is a valuable tool for highlighting your experiences. It can convince interviewers that you are worth interviewing. You can find many free resume builder websites online. Some can deliver you great results, while others fail at the end. Even though you can find many websites to build incredible results, we bring you the best free websites to create a well-built resume.

Lets look at best 9 website builder to build the best resumes for free of cost:

Jobscan
CakeResume
Resume.com
Canva Resume Builder
VisualCV
Resume Help
Zety
CVMaker
My Perfect Resume
FAQ

Jobscan

Jobscan Homepage
Jobscan Homepage

Jobscan resume builder is an easy-to-use website and also a complete guide for job seekers like you. This website is ATS (applicant tracking systems)-friendly which helps you a lot while applying for a job.

How to use Jobscan Resume Builder:

All you have to do is, choose one of their ATS-friendly templates and customize it the way you want it. Then download it or print it for free.

CakeResume

CakeResume Homepage
CakeResume Homepage

CakeResume is what you call a piece of cake. It is easy to use. All you have to do is go to the column on the very right of the resume builder and update your information. You can make a public profile on this website to upload your LinkedIn information as well.

How to use CakeResume:

Even though this website allows you to create only one free resume, you can use the free download to build a basic resume. And later, you can edit it and update it for different jobs. Once you generate your resume, click the PDF button in the upper left corner and save a completely free copy of the resume to the computer.

Resume.com

Resume.com Homepage
Resume.com Homepage

When it comes to free of cost and appearance, Resume.com gives tough competition to other websites. The reason is, this website delivers you many templates and customizations. The templates are characteristic and pretty much flawless. As this is a completely free website, you add everything you need to your resume.

How to use Resume.com:

Once you visit the website, they ask you to open an account, and then you can use all the templates without any cost. You can share, download, or print the resume in various formats.


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Canva Resume Builder

Canva Resume Builder
Canva Resume Builder

Canva produces some of the fanciest templates and customization. Even though it is not entirely free, you get hundreds of great resumes free of cost. You can also change fonts and add new elements as per your wish.

How to use Canva Resume Builder:

Canva will ask you to open an account on their website. After that, you can find many free resumes to use. You can share or download resumes in many formats.

VisualCV

VisualCV Homepage
VisualCV Homepage

VisualCV lets you use a few (three) but standard templates and design choices. You need to open an account to gain access to those templates; after that, you can add any sections you want or rename sections according to your choices.

How to use VisualCV:

Even though VisualCV does not offer that many free templates or design choices, it still is a good website for students or new graduates. After visiting this website, they will ask you to open the website, and after that, you can use it. It gives your resume a neat makeover. You can download your resume only in PDF format.

Resume Help

Resume Help
Resume Help

Resume Help offers you all of its features for free of cost. You can choose from their suggestions or can go through all of the resume templates. You can also see some resume-building tips or see examples. Even though Resume Help offers you most of its features free, like other websites, it also has a paid version.

How to use Resume Help:

This website lets us use most of its features free of cost. You can customize your resume just the way you want to. This website has unique features like giving valuable tips on every section and editing each category in the preview mode. There is only one problem with this website. It allows you to download your resume only once.

Zety

Zety Homepage
Zety Homepage

Zety lets you use the most customization options than any other resume builder website. You can customize fonts, colours; you can also change date formatting, line spacing. You can add social media accounts such as LinkedIn, Twitter, etc as well. This website will give you many tips and examples of a good resume as well.

How to use Zety:

Even though Zety does not allow you to download the resume for free, you can create for your resume to download it. All you have to do is select β€œOnline Resume” from the header, then create a link and open it on your browser and download it for free.

CVMaker

CVMaker Homepage
CVMaker Homepage

CVMaker is one of the quickest and one of the most manageable websites to build your resume. But if you are used to using websites that suggest keywords or phrases, this website is not for you. If you have your content already ready, you will find this website the easiest.

How to use CVMaker:

While building your resume, you will find a note saying that you can download your resume. Unless you have paid membership, you cannot save your resume. Hence, you have to complete your resume in one sitting. And then you can download your resume in PDF format.


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My Perfect Resume

My Perfect Resume
My Perfect Resume

This website highlights considerable skills and keywords. This website also lets you search for every skill just by the Job titles. The last step of My Perfect Resume is for adding the certificates, accomplishments, and affiliations.

How to use My Perfect Resume:

After finishing your resume, go on the left toolbar and select β€œDownload” instead of β€œsave and next” and then choose β€œPlain text(.txt)” and download your resume for free of cost.

Conclusion

I certainly hope that you have gotten all of the answers you have been searching for and found this guide helpful. Use any of these free resume builder websites to build your resume for free and keep on applying for your job applications.

FAQ

Which resume builder is the best?

Jobscan, Zety, CVMaker and Resume Help are some of the best resume builders.

How much does it cost for someone to write a resume for you?

Resume Building services typically charge anywhere around $100.

How long should my resume be 2021?

Most resumes should be two pages long in 2021.

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