5 Free Resume Building Tools

Looking to revamp your resume and hate those ugly standard templates?

Today, I will share 5 free resume tools that you should check out. It may seem counterintuitive to share this with you all since these tools could be considered as indirect competition to Resume Rescue. However, the goal with this post is to share cool tech and empower those of you who have the time to experiment or may not be ready to invest in a premium package yet.

Note: You can still get Resume Rescued for free if you agree to let me completely anonymize your details and do a live review on TikTok for educational purposes.


  • Format your resume using free customizable templates with just a few clicks
  • Save and back up different versions or get feedback from friends with a shareable link
  • Export to PDF with margins and smart formatting that is proven to be readable by an ATS


  • Start by choosing a template which can eventually be exported to PDF, LaTex, or JSON
  • Simply plug-and-play interface, it’s like filling out a form
  • Standardized sections: Profile, Education, Work, Skills, Projects, Awards

Resume Worded

  • AI-powered platform that gives you tailored feedback on your resume and LinkedIn profile
  • Get a resume score based on key criteria that recruiters and hiring managers look for
  • Refer to sample bullet points from top resumes across all industries and skills

Resume Genius

  • Choose from a library of classic templates
  • Generate job bullet point phrases that you can use
  • Export to MS Word or PDF


  • Analyze your resume and see how well it fits to a job posting
  • Optimize your resume for ATS with useful tips
  • Follow suggestions to improve the content of your resume

Don’t want to go through this process alone?

Even with all of these great tools, putting together a great resume can still be a daunting task. That’s where I come in to guide you through this process and I even rewrite your resume for you. See what people are saying about Resume Rescue here and go through my process that has helped people land jobs at Microsoft, Amazon, Shopify, and Salesforce.

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