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Discussion on: How to become more visible for Recruiters

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Facundo Corradini

Great advice, Stas!

I only disagree on writing "looking for a job" or such. It makes the applicant look desperate, which is a great way to get very poor offers, and quite redundant as the check on "looking for opportunities" option is more than enough for them to notice.

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Thomas P • Edited on

I agree. In addition it also masks their added value. When scanning a page with only candidates cards (Photo + Name + title), if you can't clearly see what the candidate's expertise is (but only "open to new opportunities), you are encouraged to move on to the next one.

(I also believe that the keywords in the title are better indexed. To be confirmed).

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Stas Klymenko Author

As I know, Boolean search is just scanning all the page for keywords.

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Thomas P

Good to know, thanks :)

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Stas Klymenko Author

Thank you!

To be honest, I didn't heard such opinion from other recruiters. It's interesting.

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Facundo Corradini • Edited on

I'm no recruiter, but I've seen many advising against it

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Stas Klymenko Author

If you will ask 100 recruiters their opinion, you will have 100 different answers.

Actually, I can agree with that, but usually I don't pay attention to this factor. If someone is looking for a job and he is good for the opening, I will consider this person.