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Manage resumes

Overview

Learn more about tools to help you store your resume.

Can I send my resume via email?

We do not accept resumes through email for legal reasons. Additionally, submitting your resume through email does not send it to any recruiters. Our recruiters will only see your resume if you submit it through our site.

Confirmation of receipt of resume

Please be assured that if you submitted your resume, it will remain in our database for consideration for future opportunities. There is no set time frame in which candidates are contacted; it is dependent on volume and urgency to fill the position.

When a position opens, a recruiter queries the database for resumes that best match the requirements of the open position. If a recruiter finds a match with your resume, we will contact you.

How do I edit my resume?

You can edit your resume on the Microsoft Careers site by selecting resume management from the footer. You will need to sign in to view resumes stored on our site.

How many resumes can I keep on file?

You are able to save three resumes on the Microsoft Careers site. However, our recruiters will always see the last resume you actually submitted.

Submitting a resume

In order to be considered for a position, you must submit a resume for every job in which you would like to be considered. Your resume is automatically added to our resume database when you apply. This database is frequently reviewed by our staffing organization. You may be contacted by a member of our staffing organization.

We recommend visiting our JobsBlog. Here, Microsoft recruiters write about our processes and other topics related to applying for jobs at Microsoft. Some of the articles may help better explain what goes on behind the scenes!

Your most current resume will remain active in our database until you submit a new version. We recommend submitting a new resume when your work history, qualifications or contact information change.