Creating the perfect resume using the LinkedIn Resume Assistant when using Word is easier than it may sound. If you’re a Microsoft 365 subscriber, you have this helpful tool to create that resume that’ll get you hired.
You might already have the resume creator active, but just to make sure, you’ll only need to follow a few simple steps. Let’s see how you can create the perfect resume.
How to Use the LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word
The Resume Assistant should be enabled by default. You can check if it’s on by clicking on the Review tab at the top, and the Resume Assistant should be to your right.
But if not, you can turn it on by clicking on the File tab, followed by Options at the bottom. When the new window appears.
Under the LinkedIn Feature section, make sure the box for Enable Linkedin features in my Office applications is checked. Don’t forget to click on the OK button to save your changes.
How to Start Using LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word
You’ll start off by entering information such as Role and Industry. LinkedIn will show you examples of how you might want to lay out your work experience. If you like what you see, you can click on the Read More option to read more. There’s also an option to filter by top skills. This tool is very helpful; that way, you know what skill you need to highlight on your resume.
Keep scrolling down, and you’ll come across great articles that’ll help you create a great resume. For example, you’ll see articles on what words to never use and how to create the perfect resume. There are also suggested jobs, so instead of looking for jobs, the work will come to you.
At the bottom, you’ll see the option to continue to LinkedIn and add a few things to your resume. Even if you don’t think there’s anything to add, it’s worth a look, just in case you missed something. Remember that you can always download a resume from your LinkedIn profile.
Having your resume ready is essential since you never know when the job opportunity you’ve been waiting for appears. As you can see, LinkedIn offers you all sorts of tips to help you create the perfect resume. Do you find the feature helpful? Let me know in the comments below, and don’t forget to share the article with others on social media.