How to Upload Your Resume/CV to LinkedIn

LinkedIn has become a very popular online networking website to find a job for job applicants all over the world. In this tutorial, you will learn how to upload your resume/CV to LinkedIn.

For job seekers and professionals, LinkedIn is the most sought-after online networking tool. So many job seekers are now eager to create a LinkedIn profile so that they can apply for jobs and network with professionals from all over the world.

Also, many employers these days use LinkedIn to post job openings and prefer it over the other popular job boards and jobs portals.

LinkedIn allows you to submit your resume in a variety of ways, including by uploading it to job applications and by showing it on your profile.

If you don’t already have a resume, then there are two ways to create it using your LinkedIn profile:

  • You can save your entire profile as a resume-style PDF file.
  • You can create and download a custom resume using LinkedIn Resume Builder.

How to Upload Your Resume/CV to LinkedIn

How to Upload Your Resume/CV to LinkedIn

Upload your resume to your LinkedIn Profile via Settings for Future Job Applications

You can easily upload your resume by going to “Job Application Settings” page by clicking “Upload” under the Resume section. Or simply click this link LinkedIn Job Settings and you will be upload your resume.

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As you can see from the above screenshot, you will be able to save the four most recently uploaded resumes on your LinkedIn profile. It is extremely useful for you as you can reuse them at your convenience.

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How to Upload your Resume during the Job Application Process

Let’s learn how you can apply for a job opening.

Step 1: Go to “Jobs” section and search for a job.

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Step 2: Now you need to click on a job title to view the job details. You can also click the “Easy Apply” button if that option is available under a particular job. Keep in mind that, if you are seeing the “Apply” button and not the “Easy Apply” button, it means that you will be redirected to the company’s job board or website in order to continue further with the application process.

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Step 3: Now you will need to complete all the required fields as per the job post requirement. Simply follow the steps and you will be able to apply for the job. Make sure that your resume file size is less than 2MB and the resume file format should be either PDF or Microsoft Word.

Step 4: The final step is to click on the “Submit application” button and now you have successfully applied for that job.

In case you are having trouble in uploading/attaching your resume, then give a try to a different browser.


So this is how you can upload your resume to LinkedIn and apply for a job posting using LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is a goldmine for job seekers and they will get some exciting job opportunities in this popular networking platform. Many large and small companies prefer LinkedIn over other job portal websites for hiring talents for their organizations.

I hope you will be able to get a great job and move your career in the right direction.

I hope you will find this tutorial useful and informative.

In case you have any questions or queries, do let me know in the comments section given below and I will be more than happy to help you.

Discover more at LinkedIn Help.

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