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Resume Star app review: creating the perfect resume to get your dream job

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Introduction

Resume Star is a resume builder that allows you to create professional resumes using industry-accepted formatting and typeset. It offers a step-by-step approach to resume writing with customizable sections. It produces correctly-formatted PDF output which you can send to employers, print directly from the app, or upload to third-party services. Developed by Qrayon, this app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Resume Star: Pro CV Maker and Resume Designer with PDF Output to Help You Score that Job Interview and Advance your Career

Free

Get Noticed by Hiring Managers with the Right Resume

Your resume can make or break your bid to clinch a job interview. That’s why you need to send a resume that stands out from the rest. With Resume Star, you can quickly create a professional resume that will catch the attention of hiring managers.

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Resume Star is one of the most popular resume builders on the App Store. It follows the honor-ware model which means you can download the full version completely free with no restrictions and you can buy it later when you get the interview.

The app offers an impressive and easy-to-use resume builder with built-in templates, data samples, and cover letter creator. It converts completed resume to PDF so you can send it to HR managers directly from the app.

When you open Resume Star, you have the option to use a template or create a new one from scratch. From the My Resume screen, you can select sections that you want to add to the resume and write the necessary information for each section. The app provides examples to give you an idea what type of information you should include.

After filling in your information, tap the preview button to view a sample of your formatted resume. If you’re satisfied, tap done and it will be converted to PDF. Then tap send to email your resume, print it locally, or upload it to third-party service.

Best Features of Resume Star

Resume Star offers 10 templates for 10 different job categories. You can edit any template and use it as your own. It also offers examples to guide you when writing your resume.

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The app allows you to customize the sections of your resume. You can add and delete sections or reorder the items in any way you want. There are five key sections available in the app including objective, qualification, work experience, education, and other activities.

Resume Star uses industry tested formatting to ensure that your resume will get noticed. It offers dozens of professional fonts, advanced formatting elements, and fine adjustment tool to customize text and margin sizes.

Other powerful features of the app include cover letter creator, spell checker, and a bonus guide for creating the perfect resume.

Resume Star: Pro CV Maker and Resume Designer with PDF Output to Help You Score that Job Interview and Advance your Career

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Easy to use with professional layout
  • Offers 10 templates
  • Allows full customization of resume
  • Offers built-in cover letter creator
  • Converts resume to PDF
  • Live preview feature
  • Supports direct email, Dropbox, and local printing
  • Allows unlimited and unrestricted use

Cons

  • It would be nice for this app to support Word format

Final Thoughts

Resume Star is a powerful resume builder that uses industry-accepted formatting. It is easy to use and offers several advanced features that make resume writing much easier. If you are looking for work and you don’t know how to write the perfect resume, then this is a must-have for you.

 

Resume Star: Pro CV Maker and Resume Designer with PDF Output to Help You Score that Job Interview and Advance your Career

Free
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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.