Manage New Custom Resume Template
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Important

This feature is currently in Beta. You may expect updates, and changes to accessibility or pricing as we refine and enhance it.

We value your patience and welcome any feedback you may have. Thank you for being an early adopter!

Important

This can only be done by an Admin.

A custom resume is generated using the data parsed from the original resume, in addition to other candidate information. You can tailor resumes to showcase unique branding elements, such as logos and watermarks, for a professional and distinctive look.

Custom Resume Organization Details

The custom resumes can be configured to include your organization’s name, email, website and address. These information components can be used in your templates in areas such as the headers & footers of the resume.

Customize Organization Name

Add an organization name that can be inserted into your custom resumes.

  1. Head to the following page. Alternatively, click on "Administration" from your side menu, open the "Resumes" category and then the "New Custom Resume" category then click on "Organization Name".

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  1. Enter the organization name and click "Save".

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Customize Organization Email

Add an organization email that can be inserted into your custom resumes.

  1. Head to the following page. Alternatively, click on "Administration" from your side menu, open the "Resumes" category and then the "New Custom Resume" category then click on "Organization Email".

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  1. Enter the organization email and click "Save".

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Customize Organization Website

Add an organization website that can be inserted into your custom resumes.

  1. Head to the following page. Alternatively, click on "Administration" from your side menu, open the "Resumes" category and then the "New Custom Resume" category then click on "Organization Website".

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  1. Enter the organization's website and click "Save".

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Customize Organization Address

Add an organization address which can be inserted into your custom resumes.

  1. Head to the following page. Alternatively, click on "Administration" from your side menu, open the "Resumes" category and then the "New Custom Resume" category then click on "Organization Address".

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  1. Enter the organization address and click "Save".

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Create your Custom Resume Templates

Manatal offers a couple of template layouts from which to choose from. Depending on the template layout, you can refine & edit more details of your custom resume.

Note

Manatal offers 3 templates pre-created & ready to use with each template layout style: Resume, CV, and Report.

  1. Head to the following page. Alternatively, click on "Administration" from your side menu, open the "Resumes" category and then the "New Custom Resume" category then click on "Manage your own custom resume templates".

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  1. Click on “+ New template”.

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  1. Name the custom resume template and select the base template layout you wish to use and click “Continue”.
    1. Resume - Brief overview of a candidate’s work experience, skills, and education
    2. CV - Detailed overview of a candidate’s career history, education, and skills
    3. Report - Conveying the candidate’s career history, education, and skills

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  1. You will be taken to the custom resume template editor and will now have the option to edit the following:
Note

Each template layout may have their own specific global content settings, i.e. cover settings for Report.

  1. Global Content
    1. General Settings - configure your branding and candidate photo settings
    2. Style Settings - configure the colors, fonts, and date format settings
    3. Header Settings - configure how the header of the resume will look like
    4. Footer Settings - configure how the footer of the resume would look like
    5. Cover Settings (Report layout only) - configure and customize how the cover page of the resume would look like
  2. Resume Content
    1. Rename each information section to your desired names & labeling
    2. Hide / Unhide information sections on the custom resume template
    3. Hide / Unhide specific information fields on the custom resume template
    4. Set the default sorting method of each information section (for sections with repeatable fields only, i.e. experiences)
    5. Drag to re-order the information sections on the custom resume template
    6. Add/remove your information sections on the custom resume template:
      1. To add a custom section, click on the “+ Add new section” at the bottom of the editor
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      2. Name the custom section in the text box provided and the custom section is ready for use
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      3. To remove the custom section, click on the “X” and then click on “Delete” to confirm removal
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    7. Add/remove your desired custom & native fields on the custom resume template:
      1. To add a native/custom field into a custom section, you must first have a custom section added. Learn more about candidate custom fields in this article.
      2. In the custom section, click on “+ Add new field”
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      3. In the following pop-up, select or search for your desired information field & click on “Add”
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      4. To remove information fields added to a custom section, click on the “X” beside the field and then click on “Remove” to confirm the removal
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  3. Cancel - Will exit the custom resume template editor and return to the custom resume template list
  4. Save - Save all changes made to the custom resume template

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  1. Once you have configured the custom resume template to your desired settings, click on “Save” to save the template for use.

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Manage your Custom Resume Templates

  1. Head to the following page. Alternatively, click on "Administration" from your side menu, open the "Resumes" category and then the "New Custom Resume" category then click on "Manage your own custom resume templates".

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  1. By clicking on the "3-dots" of a custom resume template, you can do the following:
    1. Rename, Duplicate, Set as default, or Delete a custom resume template.

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  1. Click on "View" to open and edit a custom resume template.

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  1. Global Content
    1. General Settings - configure your branding and candidate photo settings
    2. Style Settings - configure the colors, fonts, and date format settings
    3. Header Settings - configure how the header of the resume will look like
    4. Footer Settings - configure how the footer of the resume would look like
    5. Cover Settings (Report layout only) - configure and customize how the cover page of the resume would look like
  2. Resume Content
    1. Rename each information section to your desired names & labeling
    2. Hide / Unhide information sections on the custom resume template
    3. Hide / Unhide specific information fields on the custom resume template
    4. Set the default sorting method of each information section (for sections with repeatable fields only, i.e. experiences)
    5. Drag to re-order the information sections on the custom resume template
    6. Add/remove your information sections on the custom resume template:
      1. To add a custom section, click on the “+ Add new section” at the bottom of the editor
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      2. Name the custom section in the text box provided and the custom section is ready for use
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      3. To remove the custom section, click on the “X” and then click on “Delete” to confirm removal
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    7. Add/remove your desired custom & native fields on the custom resume template:
      1. To add a native/custom field into a custom section, you must first have a custom section added. Learn more about candidate custom fields in this article.
      2. In the custom section, click on “+ Add new field”
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      3. In the following pop-up, select or search for your desired information field & click on “Add”
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      4. To remove information fields added to a custom section, click on the “X” beside the field and then click on “Remove” to confirm the removal
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  3. Cancel - Will exit the custom resume template editor and return to the custom resume template list
  4. Save - Save all changes made to the custom resume template

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  1. Once you have configured the custom resume template to your desired settings, click on “Save” to save the template for use.

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