Microsoft, the tech giant has acquired LinkedIn last year for $26 billion. It is now linking LinkedIn services with its Office suite applications to help you write a killer resume. Few months before, it has brought out a new Windows 10 application for LinkeDin and now it is unveiling an even more useful addition for its service. The new addition, Resume Assistant can be accessed by Office 365 subscribers directly when they are building a resume in Word.
The company said that more than 80% resumes are created and updated in Word; bringing this assistant as a part of Word will definitely help the users who change roles and jobs quite faster than the past. This new feature will bring in the examples from other people from your domain, which will help you curate a better description about yourself, your goals, work experience and more. On the top of that, you will also be able to see the most prominent skills from LinkedIn to assist you know what terms or keywords to include in your resume in order to find the right job.
The new addition is the latest in the progressing set of Office 365 features that leans on artificial intelligence and the company’s data to enhance user’s experience. You could simply copy the suggested descriptions from the sidebar. The Resume Assistant will also help you get professional help through LinkedIn’s freelance platform named ProFinder. With this, you will get guidance on writing effective resumes, interviewing and career coaching. These updates are rolling out this Week to English Office 365 users in Office Insider Program.
Users in Australia, Japan, Ireland, Brazil, China, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, New Zealand, the UK and the US first can access this new addition. For other markets, it will be rolled out in coming few months.
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