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LaTeX Cookbook by Stefan Kottwitz

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Designing a curriculum vitae

Tabular layouts are very common today for the Curriculum Vitae (CV). When applying for a job, inform yourself about the typical requirements of the content of a CV. You can then create a simple document with tables, consistently and clearly readable.

If it needs to be made quickly or if you would like to base it upon a proven modern layout, you can use a template. In this recipe, we will use the moderncv class and its template to quickly produce a CV.

Getting ready

If it's not already installed on your computer, download and install moderncv from CTAN (http://ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/moderncv).

If your TeX installation provides a package manager, use it for the installation.

There's a directory of examples, ...

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