Resumes & Cover Letters

How to Easily Upload/Download Your Resume on LinkedIn

Written by Peter Jones

Need to add your resume to your LinkedIn profile? Or need to convert your LinkedIn to a workable resume? Have no fear! Here are easy steps you can follow to do either without any trouble.

Put Your Resume on  LinkedIn

If you sign into your account, then select the Profile menu from the bar at the top, there is an option to Edit, and then from those extended options, the option to Import Resume. A pop-up will give you a chance to select your file (up to 500kb: either .doc, .pdf, or .html).

In the Review Experience and Education interface, you can populate the fields and tweak the information as you need. Then simply save your changes with the botton at the bottom…. and voila!

Make a Resume from a LinkedIn Profile

One option for converting your LinkedIn profile to a gorgeous resume is the program Resumonk. It takes only a few minutes and two simple steps.

1. Download your profile as a PDF. Click on the Me link at the top, then View Profile. There’s a more icon (“…”) in the top section of your profile, click that and then select Save to PDF. That’s that!

2. Upload your PDF. If you already have a Resumonk account, simply log in and get started. Otherwise, sign up! If you have an existing resume saved to Resumonk, you can click the Edit button on the dashboard beside it. Otherwise select Create a New Resume. On the next page, there’ll be a button at the top called Import from LinkedIn. This will take you to another page where you can upload your new PDF.

Use the Preview & Customization page to change the template, fonts, colors, spacing, etc. Then click Save Design & Page Settings.b You can continue to edit your resume, or download it when you’re ready by selecting the download (in .pdf or .docx format) function.

You can also use Resume Builder, which was created as part of LinkedIn Labs and also lets you choose a template, or edit/view in Outline form. Or DoYouBuzz, which is a very user-friendly website with both free and paid plans, giving you tons of template options and is a very smooth process as well.

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Peter Jones