Linkedin has recently launched its much-awaited “Resume Assistant” which integrates the power of LinkedIn directly into Microsoft Word to help you craft your most compelling resume yet. Resume Assistant is available to the subscribers of Microsoft’s office 365 on Windows to help you create the awesome resume to showcase the best version of you.
Confining a resume to a single page is good advice for anyone.
More than 15 Million candidates are applying for Jobs on Linkedin every week. Now Linkedin has taken a step further to help these candidates to represent the best of you and also help you to regularly update your resume.
Here’s How Linkedin’s Resume Assistant Helps You
#1 Showcase Your Skills and Experience
Among the millions of resume uploaded on the Linkedin, Resume Assistance will insights to inspire you with examples of how others in similar roles or aspirational roles describe their work experience, directly within Microsoft Word. You can take inspirations from the suggestions given by Resume Assistant on your unique set of skills to make sure you stand out from the crowd.
#2 Finds Right Skills for you
Many candidates find it challenging to customize their resume for a specific role. Resume Assistant provides the top skills other professionals in your desired role and industry have, as well as job requirements from real job postings. You can then tailor your resume to fit that role.
#3 Choose The Right Job For You
Writing great resume is just half the work done. Finding the right job for you come is next. After selecting a role and desired industry, Resume Assistant will surface relevant job opportunities for you directly within Microsoft Word. Once you spot a job you like, go directly to the job opening on LinkedIn to learn more about the opportunity and apply.
#4 Prepare For Interview
You can use Linkedin’s Pro Finder tool directly from Resume Assistant to connect with experts who can help you with interview techniques, career coaching, and resume writing. Having an expert opinion can help you a great way to help you get the creativity flowing.
Here is the small two minutes video by Microsoft to help you explain all the feature of Resume Assistant.