Build a Resume From Your LinkedIn Profile
If you keep your LinkedIn profile up to date—and need a hard copy of your resume—give LinkedIn’s Resume Builder a try.
Linkedin’s resume builder takes the information from your LinkedIn profile and generates a resume, which can be downloaded as a PDF.. You can choose from a number of templates—from “software developer” to “loveable lawyer” to “dolphin trainer”*
Important: LinkedIn members can only access the Resume Builder feature from the LinkedIn desktop experience.
To access Resume Builder
- Click the Me icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage.
- Click View profile.
- Click the More button in the introduction section.
- Select Build a resume from the dropdown.
then hit the Resume Builder:
then build it from either your LinkedIn profile or from a word upload:
Now you can choose your career for the resume title. It sugfgests a list of careers from Linkedin’s database:
And you can now view and tweak your printed resume as you wish.
Note that anything you do in Resume Builder will not reflect on your LinkedIn profile:
LinkedIn’s Resume Builder also lets you save your resumes, share them and keep them private, if you prefer.
I use Linkedin to keep my resume updated and use the resume builder to simply download a neat copy to send for interviews and to recruitment consultants. Neat stuff.
Example copy of my current resume – Nick Litten | IBM i Software Developer
So, now you have created your resume why not check out some infographic options?
* Obviously I’m only joking, there is no such thing as a “loveable lawyer”