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How Can I Edit My Existing Resume?

How Can I Edit My Existing Resume?

You’ll need software that allows you to upload your resume and review it manually or automatically. With that in mind, you have several options here:

  1. Have your resume reviewed by a professional resume checker like ours to show you missed keywords opportunities and potential resume section improvements along with an AI-powered spelling checker.
  2. Edit your resume in a text processor, such as Google Docs or Word. Just upload your resume to an online application or, like with resume templates for Microsoft Word, to a desktop application, and edit your file using the available formatting options. 
  3. Use Adobe Acrobat to edit your resume document in PDF format. You’ll be able to edit your content and make up for any mistakes, such as typos or grammar errors that you can see on the page. But you’ll need to pay a fee to do that.
  4. Have a go with an online piece of software, such as Canva, that’ll enable you to improve your resume in terms of content and design. Although you can do it for free, the paid version has many more features and elements that draw the eye. 

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Katarzyna Furman
Katarzyna is a career expert dedicated to encouraging growth in job hunters through building perfect resumes, CVs, and cover letters. She'll help you realize you have a successful track record that only needs to see the daylight.
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