How to convert and save a CV as a PDF

Most peopleHow to save a CV in PDF tend to use Microsoft Word to write and format their CVs and this is still the best program to use because it offers the most flexibility and is designed for creating documents. However, some recruitment websites and job applications insist on .PDF versions due to file size.  But what if you don’t know how to convert a Word document to PDF?

In recent months, we have received lots of questions asking this so it seems to be a common problem.

Questions we’ve been asked about CV format and conversion include:

* How do I save my CV as a PDF?

* How do I change my Word CV to a PDF?

* What is the best format for my CV, Word or PDF? How can I change it?

* How do I save a Word file to a PDF?

Don’t worry, it’s really quite simple. I have answered their questions  and I will tell you how to do it too.

2 really easy ways to convert and save a CV / resume in PDF format.

Option 1:  ‘Save As’ in Word

Did you know you can save your Word document in PDF format? Well, you can and it’s really easy-peasy.

> File

> Save As

> Click the down \/ arrow (save as type)

> Select PDF

> Save

Option 2 –

There is a fab website called, which converts a huge range of file types from one format to another.

> Click browse to find the file you want to convert

> Upload your file

> Enter the input format (Word)

> Enter the output format (PDF)

> Click convert

That’s it! It is as simple as that.

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