Modern resume fonts and typography
When selecting the typography of your resume, you don't need to go all out with
the trendiest fonts.
Instead, you can use time-tested and readable ones to help your resume stand
Enhancv users' favorites include bold and light fonts, such as Rubik, Lato,
Montserrat, and Raleway. You can also use Arial, Inter, and Roboto if you’re
doing your modern resume in Google Docs or Word.
Want to make key information stand out even further and more scannable? Elements
within the top one-third of your resume (like your name, headline, or key
achievements) can be bolded.
Unique design elements of modern resumes
The modern resume template allows you to get creative with unique design
- icons to highlight
different sections, such as Achievements or Skills;
- sidebars in different colors to focus attention on job requirements you
- background visuals (with 3D elements and colors) to stand out.
You could also further quantify your industry expertise; hard, soft, and language skills with
Want to shift the resume focus toward your hobbies?
Illustrate how you spend your time via a pie chart with up to seven slices, or
add the covers of the books that inspire you.
Using graphics and icons is a strong advantage of modern resumes, but make sure
to use them in moderation. Otherwise, you risk looking immature.
Five Job Positions Where a Modern Resume Shines
Digital Marketing Specialist
The world of marketing is cutting-edge, to say the least. Professionals have to
always be one step ahead of consumers with ideas, creativity, and know-how.
Especially within the online space - where users' attention span is mere
And what better way to show your forward-facing vision than a modern resume
Where you have space to demonstrate that you don't merely understand and apply
current trends, thanks to your experience.
But show within the achievements section how
you've leveraged market insights to attain higher engagements.
And, also, how you've stayed ahead of the curve and set groundbreaking trends
with the projects resume section.
Here’s an example from a digital marketing specialist with over five years of
experience in SEO, PPC, and Content Writing.