Microsoft Office 365 Gets LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant

Microsoft is tying together LinkedIn Insights and Word to create a new Resume Assistant feature for Office 365 users.

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Resume Assistant pull LinkedIn Insights in Microsoft Word

Microsoft bringing the power of LinkedIn into Word by integrating a new 'Resume Assistant,' that will show relevant job opportunities on LinkedIn along with resources to write a compelling resume directly in the Word.

Creating a resume is easier after you select your desired role and industry, Resume Assistant will pull LinkedIn insights from members' profiles so you can see diverse examples of how professionals in that role describe their work.

Within Resume Assistant you'll also see relevant job listings from LinkedIn's 11 million+ active job openings, along with details of what the job requires, helping you to tailor your resume to a specific role.

  • highlight your skills for the job concerned by adding the right one in your resume — within Resume Assistant, as you can see the skills of professionals in your desired role and industry.
  • if you see a job posting or suggested skill in Resume Assistant you can take a course on LinkedIn Learning to strengthen your chances of getting hired.
  • go directly to job opening on LinkedIn to learn more about the opportunity and apply.
  • within Resume Assistant you'll also see the option to turn on Open Candidates. This feature on LinkedIn quietly signals to recruiters that you're open to new opportunities, and makes you twice as likely to hear from recruiters.
  • Resume Assistant Job suggestions

Also you can also explore helpful content and tips from LinkedIn within Resume Assistant on how to write a resume that shines, and even connect with a professional Resume Writer via LinkedIn's freelance hiring marketplace, ProFinder.

Resume Assistant is rolling out to Microsoft Insiders on Windows starting this week, with general availability to all Office 365 subscribers will be in the next coming months.

Watch the video below to learn more about the Resume Assistant: