How to download your resume from your LinkedIn profile in 4 simple steps

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You can download your resume from LinkedIn to save a copy for yourself. Getty Images
  • You can easily download your resume from your LinkedIn profile to print out a copy or save it to your computer.
  • LinkedIn allows you to download your profile in the format of a resume to save yourself time from further editing.
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LinkedIn offers many features to optimise your professional networking opportunities.

One of the best ways to take advantage of LinkedIn is to download your LinkedIn profile as a resume, eliminating the stress and time it takes to craft the perfect resume on top of your already-immaculate LinkedIn profile.

It’s even easier than it sounds to download your resume from LinkedIn.

Here’s how.

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How to download resume from LinkedIn

1. From your LinkedIn home page in a web browser on your Mac or PC, click on your name or profile icon.

2. Click on “More…,” then “Save to PDF” in the drop-down menu.

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Click ‘Save too PDF.’ Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

3. The resume will appear as a PDF file download in the bottom of your internet browser’s window. Click on the file to open it.

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Click on the file you downloaded. Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

4. Your resume will appear in a new tab. From here, you can print the document by clicking the Print icon in the upper right corner (represented by the image of a printer), or save it to your computer by clicking the Download icon next to the Print icon (represented by a downward-facing arrow and horizontal line).

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You can view your LinkedIn profile as a resume. Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

If you chose to save your resume, type in a name for the file and click “Save.” The document will be saved as a PDF by default unless you change the file type by clicking on the drop-down menu next to “Save as type:” and select a different file type.

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