Take Advantage of the Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word!

Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word helps you to create effective resumes by providing you content suggestions to include in your resume. Based on the role and industry you’re interested in, you’ll receive suggestions regarding work experience summary, skills, and also other relevant content available in LinkedIn.

Reviewing work experience samples
The work experience examples come from public profiles on LinkedIn, and they’re based on the roles and industries that you filter for in Resume Assistant, so you get the inspiration you need to create a great resume.

Because Resume Assistant is showing you public profiles, you only see the work experience examples and skill descriptions, not who they belong to. If you have a LinkedIn account, the information you share in your public profile is available to be shown in Resume Assistant, but you can opt out of sharing this information in your privacy settings. Check out the section below on how to opt out.

Checking out top skills
We’ll share top skills that professionals with the selected job title and industry have listed on their LinkedIn profiles, so you have a better idea of the relevant skills you can highlight on your resume. This data is aggregated and sourced from public LinkedIn profiles, and is not personally identifiable.

Viewing suggested jobs
We’ll suggest relevant job openings on LinkedIn based on your selected job title and industry. We’ll suggest relevant job openings on LinkedIn based on your selected job title and industry. You can also specify your city, region, or postal code to customize the results. By default, we’ll do a 25-mile/40-km radius search based on the location detected from your resume.

Click the Expand icon under a job title to view a brief job summary. Click View job on LinkedIn to view the full job description. When viewing the job on LinkedIn, click the Apply button to apply for the job. Learn more about applying for jobs on LinkedIn.

Open to Job Opportunities
You can let recruiters know that you’re open to job opportunities and update your job preferences within the introduction card of your profile.

Original Post from LinkedIn.com

By Sherry Rice
Sherry Rice Director of Professional Development & Programming Sherry Rice