Posted by: kurtsh | February 10, 2018

RELEASE: LinkedIn Resume Assistant now available in the Monthly Channel

The LinkedIn Resume Assistant for Word for Windows is now available to Office 365 Subscribers who receive updates through the Monthly Channel starting February 7, 2018 in select regions. The following blog post announcements discuss the general availability milestone.


The LinkedIn Resume Assistant is only available for Windows versions of Word at this time. 

  • Insiders Channels: November 9, 2017
  • Monthly Channel: February 7, 2018
  • Language: English
  • Regions: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, New Zealand, United, Kingdom, and United States of America

The LinkedIn Resume Assistant requires an Office 365 Client subscription such as Office 365 Business or Office 365 ProPlus (the client can be a part of offering like Business Premium, E3, or E5)

Office setting for LinkedIn feature integration

LinkedIn feature integration can be enabled or disabled through a setting by going to the  File > Options, General tab in Excel, Word, PowerPoint or Outlook. When the setting is checked or unchecked in any of the four applications, all four applications respect the change.


This setting is available as a Group Policy.


The following help articles are available from either Microsoft or LinkedIn related to this release.

Resume Assistant

LinkedIn Integration

November Blog Posts:


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