It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking color is the only way for your resume to stand out. And that’s reasonable— color grabs attention easily. But it’s not the only way. When you make simple but smart choices for your design elements, even a largely gray color scheme can get a lot of attention. Just look at this minimalist Canva template for example.
It sticks to gray and black with simple fonts and uses a simple square logo. Gray backgrounds highlight the important elements of your profile. Personalize by changing the fonts and the logo.