Job Seekers: Run an Advanced Search

RETURN TO: Organize the Job Seeker List


  • Create and Apply an Advanced Search
    • Before You Begin: Filter Settings
    • Select Search Options
    • Determine Specialized Search Options
    • Save an Advanced Search
  • Edit an Applied Advanced Search
  • Clear an Advanced Search
  • Open and Apply a Saved Search
  • Remove a Saved Search


Craft and Save Specialized Job Seeker Searches

Located in the Job Seekers page header, the basic Search bar also accommodates an Advanced Search. This article explains how an advanced Job Seeker Search can be built from the following attributes and saved for later application:

  • Eligibility Status
  • Resume Keywords
  • Data Fields

When applied on the Job Seeker list, Advanced Searches can be combined with drop-down Filters to create precise, customized views.

Quick Tip: Tiles, listing Recent and Saved Searches, are available on the Home page Dashboard.

Create and Apply an Advanced Search

Before You Begin: Filter Settings

Because Searches can be used with Filters, begin by reviewing the three drop-down Filters available above the Job Seeker list, as follows.

  1. Maintain the default Filter for: All Job Seeker Stages; or check off one or more Stages.
  2. Retain the default Requisition Filter for: All Requisitions; or choose a specific [Requisition Number].
  3. Consider: All Disposition Codes; or limit the Search to one [Disposition Code] or more.

Select Search Options

After considering list Filters, proceed to setting up the Search parameters:

  1. Click on the header Search bar to display the Search drop-down menu, and choose: Search Options.
  2. From the Search Options menu, check whether to expand the Search to: Include Job Seekers that are not associated with a requisition.
  3. Next, choose one of the radio buttons to include Job Seekers who are Eligible and Ineligible (default), Eligible, or Ineligible.
  4. To run a RESUME keyword Search, add an entry in the available field.

If you have completed the desired Search Options, click the [Apply Search] button, located above the menu. For more targeted options, based on data Fields, continue to the next step, described below.

Add Specialized Search Options

For even more drilled-down Searches, include Job Seeker Fields for one or more of the following data entries by clicking on the provided tab:

Personal Info(rmation)

  • Click [Add Personal Information Field]
  • AND

  • Pick one of the provided drop-down options (e.g., Last Name, Email).

Job Code (or other Requisition Field) — Enter known letters, words, or numbers from the Job Code (or other) Field.


  • Click [Add New Question].
  • AND

  • Enter a few letters or words in the provided field to display a menu of related Questions. Finally, select a Question.


  • Enter: School Name and Course of Study
  • Check off: Graduated?
  • Select: [Apply Search].Degree Codes

Employment — Make entries for:

  • Minimum Years Required
  • Years for Recent Experience
  • PLUS

  • Keyword for Relevance (of Experience)


  • Enter: Zip Code; or to view a menu of relevant Geographic choices, click on: Search by City, State, or Zip code.
  • Another option is to: Find all Job Seekers within [Enter a Number] miles (of your business Location).

When the settings are complete, click the [Apply Search] button, located above the menu.

Save an Advanced Search

After developing the Search settings and prior to clicking [Apply Search] as described above, navigate to the top of the screen, and enter a Search Name in the box next to the tagline: Save for later.

Edit an Applied Advanced Search

Quick Tip: When an Advanced Search is applied, the Job Seeker list will display a notification at the top of the Job Seeker list: Currently viewing a Search: [Search Name] .

In the Job Seeker list's secondary header, click the [Edit Advanced Search] icon. Proceed with the steps to: Create an Advanced Search (as outlined above).

Clear an Advanced Search

In the Job Seeker list's secondary header, click the [Clear Advanced Search] icon.

Open and Apply a Saved Search

Return to the Search bar, and click to expand the Search Drop-down menu. Pick the option for: Select a Saved Search. Then select a Name from those provided.

Note: If there are no Saved Searches, the option is grayed out.

Click [Apply Search].

Remove a Saved Search

Click on the Search bar to expand the Search drop-down. Then, choose: Select a Saved Search. Locate the Search Name, and select the adjacent [Remove] icon. When the confirmation message appears, click [OK].