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15+ LibreOffice / OpenOffice CV Templates: Free Download

Our list of OpenOffice templates will help you save your precious time. No need to browse hundreds of other websites—we’ve picked the choicest templates for your convenience.

Maciej Duszyński, CPRW
Career Expert
15+ LibreOffice / OpenOffice CV Templates: Free Download

We’ve all been there, we all know this—finding a good-looking OpenOffice CV template can be a harrowing experience. Why? To put it mildly, even though there’s an abundance of them out there, the vast majority is of poor quality.

Not to worry, though.

We’ve traversed the vastness of the Internet to bring you a select few worthy of your attention.

Here they are—

Save hours of work and get a CV like this. Pick a template, fill it in. Quick and easy. Choose from 21 CV templates and download your CV now.

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I love the variety of templates. Good job guys, keep up the good work!

My previous CV was really weak and I used to spend hours adjusting it in Word. Now, I can introduce any changes within minutes. Absolutely wonderful!

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Looking for something else? Have a look at these:

If you need detailed advice on how to write a CV for your professional situation explore our repository of 100+ CV examples for all jobs.

1. Glimmer

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This OpenOffice CV template brings together modern design and classical functionality. The skills section on this CV appears high up and incorporates a visual scale to represent your level of proficiency.

Download it here.

2. Entry-Level Position

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Despite the name, this LibreOffice CV template isn’t only suitable for writing an entry-level CV. You can easily rearrange its CV sections and fill them in with the experience worthy of a seasoned pro.

Download it here.

3. Changing Fields

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This Libre Office CV template has been designed as a career change CV template. However, you can easily adapt this CV layout to match your professional needs.

Download it here.

4. Upfront

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It’s one of the LibreOffice CV templates that can be easily used by all kinds of job seekers at any stage of their careers. The default set up gives you a lot of space for the CV work experience section.

Download it here.

Expert Hint: OpenOffice CV templates work best if you want your CV to be more or less the same length as the original template. If you start adding more content, you run the risk of ruining the formatting of the document. This can be easily avoided by using our CV builder—no matter how much content you add, the formatting will be automatically adjusted.

5. Internal

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The name of this CV template for OpenOffice suggests it’s best for internal position applications. This template lets you display promotions on your CV, but you can use it to apply for a variety of external positions just as well. Its unique look makes it suitable for creative positions. 

Download it here.

6. Button

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This functional CV template for Open Office can be used for many professional scenarios. In fact, it’s versatile enough to serve as a functional CV or chronological CV. You only need to modify it slightly.

Download it here.

Expert Hint: Studies reveal that recruiters look for job titles on a CV. See to it that the template you choose gives them the prominence they deserve.

7. Blue Side

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This CV template for LibreOffice includes a distinct teal sidebar that houses dates and section titles. Such an arrangement makes this template suitable for a two-page CV that may include several additional CV sections, such as certifications or hobbies and interests for example.

Download it here.

8. Light

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This Open Office writer CV template has a fresh, modern look that makes it suitable for all types of candidates and positions. The experience and education sections offer plenty of room for displaying your accomplishments on a CV.

Download it here.

The ResumeLab builder is more than looks. Get specific content to boost your chances of getting the job. Add job descriptions, bullet points, and skills. Easy. Improve your CV in our CV builder now.

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Nail it all with a splash of colour, choose a clean font, highlight your skills in just a few clicks. You’re the perfect candidate and we’ll prove it. Use the ResumeLab builder now.

9. Chronological CV

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This free OpenOffice CV template has a simple and minimalistic look. This CV layout is suitable for everyone who wants to avoid flashiness and focus on the substance. Plus, you can easily incorporate some extra CV sections (e.g. relevant coursework) if need be.

Download it here.

10. Columns

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One of the pros of using Open Office CV templates is that you can try out different CV file formats. For example, this great-looking template has been designed for MS Word but you can easily edit it using OpenOffice or LibreOffice text editors.

Download it here.

11. Professional CV

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It’s all in the name. This Apache OpenOffice CV template has been created for serious professionals. There’s no room for fluff here, just the meat. Plus, the blue horizontal lines make it super-easy to navigate through. Plus, it has a section for professional references on a CV.

Download it here.

Expert Hint: According to recent studies too large spacing between the lines decreases the comfort of reading. It’s best to stick to single-line spacing or, if need be, you can increase it to 1.15.

12. CV for Teens

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The name of this OpenOffice CV template says it’s perfect for writing a CV for teens or a CV with no work experience. However, you can easily adapt this CV format for the purposes of more experienced job seekers as well.

Download it here.

13. CV for Higher Education

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This LibreOffice curriculum vitae template is perfect for writing an academic CV. If you don’t know what the difference between CV and a Resume is, read our piece on what a CV should look like to learn more.

Download it here.


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This OpenOffice writer CV template has a clean look that makes it very easy to follow. Thanks to the blue elements, a single glance is enough to see where a given CV section is located.

Download it here.

Expert Hint: What you include in your CV builds an image of you in the reader’s mind. That’s why it’s so important to only put the relevant information on your CV and make sure to present your best side.

Double your impact with a matching CV and cover letter combo. Use our cover letter builder and make your application documents pop out.

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Want to try a different look? There’s 18 more. A single click will give your document a total makeover. Pick a cover letter template here.

15. Basic CV

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This basic OpenOffice CV template isn’t as basic as it seems. Its two-column layout allows you to put quite a lot of information and create a simple one-page CV.

Download it here.

Expert Hint: The length of a CV should indicate how experienced you are. More experienced candidates may need a second page to present all relevant accomplishments to the recruiter.

16. Black and White

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Last but not least, a clean OpenOffice CV template for a wide variety of applicants. Even though the education section comes before experience by default here, you can quickly rearrange these to better suit your needs.

Download it here.

How to Create a CV in Open Office

Here's how to make a CV in Open Office:

1. Download and instal the Open Office suite.

2. Download your favourite CV template from our list.

3. Click "File" and open the downloaded template. 

4. Edit the template with your personal information and experience.

5. Save the filled out template as a PDF.

And that's it! You're ready to go!

How did you like our selection of OpenOffice CV templates? Do you have any helpful tips for choosing the best one? Let’s talk about it in the comments below, and, as always, thanks for reading!

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Maciej Duszyński, CPRW
Experienced in the education management industry, Maciej shares his knowledge for every step of your job hunt, from landing an internship to moving to an executive position. Maciej has helped job candidates at all stages of their career paths, from interns to directors to C-suite members, to thrive in their job. His mission is to help you find the right opportunity and create a job application that gets you the career you deserve. Maciej holds a Master’s degree in English with a specialization in communication and education management.

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