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LinkedIns’ Resume Assistant Now Available to Office 365 Subscribers

Resume Assistant from Microsoft owned LinkedIn is now available in select regions to all Office 365 subscribers on Windows platform.

Resume Assistant, which makes it easier to write a complelling resume as it show relevant job opportunities on LinkedIn was integrated into Micosoft Word last November. Now, it’s available to Office 365 subscribers to direclty write a resume for the next role in your industry. “By regularly updating your resume, you’ll already be one step ahead when the time comes to find your next role.”

The image above shows Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word.

Here’s How Resume Assistant Can Help Make the Most?

Showcase your unique skills and experience from examples of [how others in similar roles or aspirational roles describe their work experience] offered by Resume Assistant from millions of profiles on LinkedIn directly within Microsoft Word.

It provides top skills of professionals in a desired role and industry, as well as job requirements from real job postings—so you can plan about how your applicable skills can be transferable for the role you want, “then tailor your resume to fit that role and ditch the one-size-fits-all resume.”

Seek out help along the way. Having an expert who’s familiar with the intricacies of writing a resume can be a great way to help you get the creativity flowing.

You can use ProFinder directly from Resume Assistant to connect with experts who can help you with interview techniques, career coaching, and resume writing. It’s a freelance hiring marketplace from LinkedIn.

The right job for you is closer than you think. Writing your resume is only half the journey; finding and landing the job that’s right for you comes next.

After selecting a role and desired industry, Resume Assistant surfaces relevant job opportunities so you can spot a job of your like, and go directly to job opening on LinkedIn to learn more about the opportunity and apply.

Even more, you can turn on “Open Candidates” to let recruiters know that you’re open to new opportunities thus making you twice as likely to hear from recruiters.

Further, Microsoft notes that it will make it accessible across other operating systems, as well as additional regions and languages in the “coming months”.

To get started, simply open your resume in Word, click Review, and then Resume Assistant. The first time you do this, click Get started in the pane.

Update 02/21:

See the following GIFs for visual demonstration of the resume creations process:

LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Office 365 Word

LinkedIn Resume Assistan in Microsoft Office 365 Word

LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Microsoft Office 365 Word

Watch the two videos below for more information on Resume Assistants’ working:

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