How to Add Resume to Linkedin

 How to add a resume to LinkedIn

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Adding your resume to your LinkedIn profile can be a helpful way to showcase your professional experience and qualifications to potential employers and connections. Here's how you can add your resume to your LinkedIn profile:

1. Log in to LinkedIn: Go to the LinkedIn website ( and log in to your account using your credentials.

2. Go to Your Profile: Click on your profile picture or your name in the top right corner of the LinkedIn homepage to access your profile.

3. Edit Your Introduction: On your profile page, you'll see a section called "Introduction." Click the "Add profile section" button to the right of it.

4. Add Accomplishments: From the dropdown menu that appears, select "Accomplishments" and then choose "Featured."

5. Upload Your Resume:

   - In the "Featured" section, you'll find an option to "Upload" various types of content, including your resume. Click on "Upload" next to "Media."

   - A file dialog box will open. Locate and select your resume file on your computer. LinkedIn accepts files in PDF, Word (DOC/DOCX), or other common formats.

   - After selecting your resume file, click the "Open" or "Save" button to upload it to your LinkedIn profile.

6. Provide a Title and Description:

   - Once your resume is uploaded, you'll be prompted to provide a title and description for it. For the title, you can use something like "My Resume" or "Professional CV." The description can be a brief summary of your qualifications or the purpose of including your resume.

7. Save Changes: After providing a title and description, click the "Save" button to save the changes to your profile.

8. View Your Resume: Your uploaded resume will now appear as a featured item on your LinkedIn profile. Others can click on it to view or download your resume.

 The LinkedIn profile serves as an online representation of your professional identity, so make sure your resume is up-to-date and well-organized before uploading it. Additionally, consider customizing your LinkedIn profile to highlight specific skills, achievements, and experiences that are relevant to your career goals and the opportunities you're seeking.

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