How to convert document file (DOC). to PDF
Converting your Documents from Microsoft to Potable Document Format (PDF) is paramount as most employers/people prefer reading from PDF to other document format.
This post provides guide on how to convert your CV from Microsoft word to PDF. If you are searching for a job, it is advisable to always submit your CV to prospective employers on PDF.
example. if your employer ask for soft copy of your CV or you’re applying for job online. ensure your CV or Resume is on PDF before submitting it.
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DO NOT send your curriculum vitae CV. in Microsoft Word or other document type to employers except if requested.
Sharing your CV in PDF format allow people to comfortably view the document regardless of what word reading software they are using.
Moreover. PDF prevents formatting errors due to word processor incompatibilities. This makes PDF a must for official documents like CV, cover letters and résumés.
How to convert DOC from Microsoft Word to PDF
There are several ways to convert Microsoft Word documents to PDF. In this page, you will learn two easy ways to do that without spending money.
Follow the steps below to convert your CV from Microsoft word to PDF;
- Open your CV in Microsoft word on your computer,
- Click on “File”,
- Select “Save As” from the drop down menu,
- On the right side, select the location where you want to save the file (it can be on desktop, My Documents or external drive)
- Enter the name you wish to save the file ,
- On the save as type, click the drop down arrow and select ‘pdf’.
- Final, click Save.
Immediately you click Save, your CV will be converted and saved as PDF in the selected file location.
Note; The above steps listed is the same as saving Microsoft word documents on your computer, except the file is changed as PDF before it is saved.
This is the method that I normally use to convert any document type to PDF.
It’s simple and very easy to use. You can even do the conversion using your phone.
Actually, this method involves using PDF conversion website. Below is how to do it;
- Go to online2pdf.com,
- Click on “Select file” button to select the document you want to convert from your device,
- Click on Convert.
Immediately you click the Convert button, your file will be converted to PDF, and automatic download will start immediately. By default the file will be located in your download folder after saving the file.