The curriculum vitae templates are also designed to match with your career stage. This means that if you are a fresh graduate you will find templates that don't concentrate on work experience, but instead concentrate on your skills and qualifications. If you are more experienced, you will also find templates with a style that concentrates on your skills as well as experience to make an impression on your potential employer. There is something for everyone when it comes MS Word templates.
Using a template could also mean that the resume is written correctly. There are certain fonts and styles which have to be adhered to when writing a resume. With a template, you will know that you have used the correct requirements and your mind will be at ease. These templates are designed mostly by professionals and they know the importance of having plenty of white space and bullet point format for providing information. You should not try to reduce such space or avoid the use of bullet points. This will take away the layout benefits which a professional template will bring to your resume.