How to Upload a Resume to LinkedIn in 2021

LinkedIn has become an essential piece to job seekers around the world.

One way to boost the health of your profile is to upload your resume for potential hiring managers and employers to see.

Here are the 4 simple steps on how to upload your resume to LinkedIn.

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How to Upload Resume in LinkedIn


Questions Answered:

  • Should I Upload My Resume to LinkedIn?

  • Steps on How to Upload Your Resume (two variations)

  • Can Employers See My Resume on LinkedIn?


Should I upload my resume to LinkedIn?

Yes, uploading a resume to LinkedIn has many benefits that help applicants during the job search process.

The two primarily being the ability to “Easily Apply” to new jobs and the eyeballs you would generate within LinkedIns network.

Here are the two techniques for uploading your resume to LinkedIn

Upload and store your resume to your LinkedIn account for future job applications

  • Sign into LinkedIn 

  • Select “Jobs” on the top navigation bar

  • Click the “More” drop down tab and select “Application Settings”

  • Select “Upload Resume”

Note: LinkedIn will then store your most recently uploaded resumes which will allow you to reuse them for future job applications.

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Step 1.

Sign into LinkedIn


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Step 2.

Select “Jobs” on the top navigation bar


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Step 3.

Click the “More” drop down tab and select “Application Settings”


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Step 4.

Select “Upload Resume”



Upload your resume to your LinkedIn profile page to share with your network

  • Sign into LinkedIn

  • Click “Me”on the top navigation bar and select “View Profile”

  • Scroll down to the Featured section and select “Add Featured”

  • Select “Media” and upload your resume

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Step 1.

Sign into LinkedIn


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Step 2.

Click “Me”on the top navigation bar and select “View Profile”


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Step 3.

Scroll down to the Featured section and select “Add Featured”


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Step 4.

Select “Media” and upload your resume


Can employers see my resume on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn users, including employers, are able to see your resume if you have it uploaded to your profile page.

However, if you are applying for a specific job through LinkedIn and upload your resume during the application process, it will only be visible to that specific employer.


55 Job Applications are Submitted to LinkedIn Every Second. - (source)


Wrapping Up | How to Upload Resume in LinkedIn

There you have it! Two techniques for adding your resume to LinkedIn.

If you do upload your resume to your profile, remember to protect your privacy (phone number, street address, etc.) and know that your job search is no longer private.

LinkedIn is like any other social profile in that once something is published on the platform, most anyone has access to it.

We hope that helps and good luck with the job search!

 

Title: How to Upload a Resume to LinkedIn in 2021

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Author: Reid is a contributor to theJub. He's an employment and marketing enthusiast who studied business before taking on various recruiting, management, and marketing roles. More from the author.