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How to Save LinkedIn Profile as PDF

Jane Zhou updated on Jun 15, 2021 to PDF Knowledge Center

When we make a LinkedIn profile, we must fill out our working information, experience, and many more. So, in a sense, LinkedIn is an online resume where people only need to look at our profile instead of downloading our resume.

That is, assuming that everybody we want to contact us is on LinkedIn. Of course, we can always make a new resume when we apply for a job outside LinkedIn. However, it would be easier to save your LinkedIn profile as a PDF since all the information is there. That's why people prefer to export LinkedIn profile in PDF format and use it for offline job applications.

This article covers everything related to exporting and importing resumes on our profile, giving you the steps to do the said things.

What is LinkedIn

As stated before, LinkedIn is where professionals gather and offer various things to us, job seekers. However, LinkedIn has become more than a job application website. It is now where we gain new knowledge, learn new things, earn certificates, and many more. You can even chat with fellow professionals too! Now, LinkedIn is a one-stop-for-all for professionals in this world, becoming a bridge for all professionals.

How to Save LinkedIn Profile as PDF

It is not hard to save a LinkedIn profile as a PDF file. Still, it requires particular attention to detail to find the buttons to export LinkedIn profiles in PDF format. Don't worry; we will give you the detailed steps here.

Step 1. Click the "Me" icon that's located at the top right of the website. If you can't recognize it, it's the icon with your photo on it. It will lead you to your profile.

Step 2. Click "More" which can be found below your picture. Then, press "Save to PDF."

Download LinkedIn as PDF

Step 3. The computer will save the PDF from LinkedIn.

Your LinkedIn profile falls right into your hands within minutes. Pretty easy, isn't it?

How to Upload Resume to LinkedIn Profile

The step above is used when you save your LinkedIn profile as PDF, but what if we do the opposite? Yes, it is possible to export LinkedIn profiles in PDF format. Still, it takes more work since the options have to go through several layers of settings.

Below are the steps to upload a resume to LinkedIn:

Step 1. Go to your profile after you arrive on LinkedIn's homepage.

Go to your profile

Step 2. Keep scrolling on the profile until you have found the Featured section.

Step 3. Hover through the Featured section and press "Media."

Upload PDF files

Step 4. Upload your resume in the form of a PDF. Add details such as the title of the resume and a short description of it.

Add details for the resume

Step 5. Click "Save." The resume will appear in the Featured section, along with the title and the short description.

When you make your description, make sure that it describes everything in the resume concisely. The definition allows professionals to "scan" the resume first to see if it is according to their requirements or not. The more detailed and concise the description is, the better.

How to Edit Exported LinkedIn PDF Profile

Now that you have the PDF after you save your LinkedIn profile as PDF, now what? Well, you can add extra information, thereby editing the PDF using EaseUS PDF Editor.

Just like how it's stated on its name, this Windows PDF editor allows you to tweak PDF freely. Its editing features give you the option to add new texts and images without disrupting the original layout/content of the file. To make it even better, you can resize or change the font's size and color according to preference. Adding links? Yes, you can do that too!

What if there are forms on the resume? Don't worry because this program also has editing tools to add form-related elements to the PDF. Push Button? They have it. Text field? It's also there. Check box? It's there too. To make it short, this PDF editing program has everything that makes editing your digital resume easier.

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Step 1. Launch EaseUS PDF Editor and import the PDF file you want to edit. You can click on the "Open Files..." button to do that.

open pdf file

Step 2. If you want to edit the text and images in the PDF, click on the "Edit" button, and there are many options for you. It allows you to insert or remove the words and pictures freely, and you can also adjust the font, size, color of the PDF text. 

edit option

Step 3. More tools are available under the "Pages" option. This versatile software supports deleting, extracting, cropping, rotating the pages with ease. You can add many elements to the PDF, including header & footer, background, watermark, etc.

edit pdf page

Step 4. After editing, you can choose to encrypt the PDF with a password, sign the PDF with an e-signature, or add comments to it. Then, click on the "File" button and select "Save" or "Save As" to preserve the changes you made to the PDF.

save the edited pdf

The Bottom Line

We need to know how to export LinkedIn profiles in PDF format due to the precious information LinkedIn has. It also saves us the time to remake a new PDF file for offline job applications.

However, that does not mean that we shouldn't edit the PDF we have saved. If there is extra information needed, we have to put it on the PDF file. Thankfully, we can edit PDF files by using EaseUS PDF Editor. With its help, we can add extra information easily without hassle. Are you ready to edit your resume?

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