Today there are over 70 million searchable resumes on Indeed. Job seekers have uploaded or created these resumes so they can be contacted by employers about relevant job opportunities and easily apply to jobs from any device.
More than 2 million new resumes are added each month, which is exactly why the Indeed Resume advanced search features come in handy for recruiters — to help you easily find the type of candidate you want to contact.
Here are some of the top search features available on Indeed Resume:
Boolean search operators connect search terms together to help you narrow or broaden your search results.
|AND||All resumes returned will contain both parts of the argument. A space will operate in the same manner as an explicit AND||sales AND executive|
|OR||Resumes must contain at least one of the items in the OR list.||retail OR cashier|
|" "||To search for an exact phrase, insert quotations around the phrase.||“registered nurse”|
|( )||Use parentheses to bundle search terms together.||accountant AND (CPA OR CA)|
To search for phrases within certain parts of the resume, use any of the following advanced operators.
|title||Most recent job title||title:“account executive”|
|anytitle||Any job title on the resume||anytitle:“customer support”|
|company||Currently employed company||company:indeed|
|anycompany||Any company in past experience||anycompany:Telstra|
|school||School (such as university) in education section||school:UNSW|
|fieldofstudy||Field of study (e.g. major) in education||fieldofstudy:“computer science”|
|skills||Skills section of the resume||skills:excel|
Indeed provides a list of refinements you can use directly from the resume search page to limit your results to the criteria that matter most. Refinements include years of experience, education levels, distance and more.
Get a tour of Indeed Resume’s advanced options with Director of Employer Insights Kevin Walker. Using Indeed Resume, you can search millions of resumes and get precisely targeted results for any field in an instant. And you only pay when you’re ready to contact prospective hires.