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What Makes the Recruiting Engine Different and How Does it Work?

I've received a lot of questions on the Recruiting Engine and how it works. You can view the full list at the site - - yet here are the key features:

The Recruiting Engine is not a proprietary database. Rather, it's a power search resource that helps you search publicly accessible information much fast than you would be able to do on your own. Searching more than 750 million businesspeople around the globe, in seconds you can locate people by job title, location, industry, skills, their willingness to hear from a recruiter, and more. With the Recruiting Search Engine, you can...

  • Instantly Identify all the Talent Looking for Jobs. Other search engines allow you to search for people who might be "seeking new opportunities." Yet there are an almost infinite number of ways people self-identify as being interested in taking your call. For example, some are "looking for a new career" while others "hope to find a new job." The Recruiting Engine uses proprietary search algorithms to find talent where the combination of words leads the system to believe the person is interested in a new job. While not perfect, the Recruiting Search Engine is amazingly accurate.

  • Discover Resumes and Search for Currently Unemployed. The Recruiting Engine scours the Web to locate online resumes. Plus, you can also search for people who currently identify as unemployed meaning these are candidates who most likely could start immediately.

  • Search for U.S. Veterans. When you hire a veteran, you know you're getting someone you can count on to get the job done. Plus, you're doing a great service for our nation. In addition, if you hire a veteran, you may qualify for a tax credit. With the Engine, in seconds you can find veteran's looking for a new opportunity, and also find veterans and service academy alumni by location, job title, skill, and more.

  • Conduct Faster Searches. You can conduct searches in the Recruiting Engine that are difficult, if not impossible, in other search tools. For example, in Power Search, it would take you less than five seconds to find marketing executives who live in New York, who are in the healthcare industry, and who also can write JavaScript and understand PHP (there are 359).

  • Sort Results with Ease. In the Recruiting Engine's "Search by Title" and "Search by Function" sections, results appear in clickable tabs allowing you to instantly sort results.

  • Spend Seconds Searching (instead of hours). Each result tab represents approximately 30 unique job title searches, or approximately 420 unique individual searches. What would take you more than two hours to do manually, you can do in less than five seconds with the Recruiting Search Engine.

  • Leverage Proprietary Algorithms. Popular search engines limit the number of Boolean search terms you can use to 30 or fewer. Depending on the search, the Recruiting Search Engine automatically crafts a 30 - 300+ word proprietary Boolean algorithm query and then submits that query to a series of online search resources and databases and delivers you laser-focused results.

  • Take Advantage of Simultaneous and Automatic Searching. There are dozens of different ways that people identify their job titles. For example, a "senior vice president" at one company might be an SVP at another, or an EVP, or AVP. A "human resources director" at one company might be "director of talent" at another. With other search resources, you would need to know all of the different ways people identify themselves and run each search separately. In the Recruiting Engine, all searches run in the background simultaneously and automatically.

  • Conduct Company Searches. Search for companies by revenue size, employee size, by industry, by location, and more. You can even find groups of companies by industry and location on a map.

  • Access a Powerful News Search Tool. The Recruiting Engine features a proprietary News Search engine that searches articles, press releases, blog posts, and social media posts on the companies, people, and topics you care about.

  • Take Advantage of a Custom HR and Recruiting Library. If you went to a public library and asked a librarian for information on employee engagement, you wouldn't receive 80 million results. That's Google. Rather, the librarian would provide you the top three to five credible and objective HR and recruiting publications to review. Multiply that 10X and that's the power of the Engine's HR and Recruiting Library. In the Engine's News Feature, you can instantly search current issues and archives of the top 40+ industry publications and get the information you need, right now.

  • Get the Latest Data Directly from the Source. When you click on a Recruiting Search Engine result, you go directly to the source database meaning, you're always accessing the latest information. By directing you to the source information versus scraping data, the Recruiting Engine also stays on good terms with the information providers, as the Engine generates additional traffic to their sites.

  • Research Opportunities or Competitors via the Meta-Job Search Feature. See who is hiring right now with results limited to only currently open jobs. This is perfect if you're an individual recruiter looking for sales opportunities. Or, if you're a corporate recruiter, this is a must for conducting competitive research. And with the Meta-Job Search feature, instead of having to search multiple job search engines individually, you can search all of the major job posting sites instantly with the Recruiting Engine.

  • Identify Marketing Opportunities. Use the Recruiting Search Engine to quickly find career fairs in any location and/or in any industry, helping you determine where you might want to sponsor, attend, and/or have a booth.

Whether it's searching for people who are likely to take your recruiting call, identifying talent with a very specific skill set, and/or looking for the latest human resources and recruiting information to help your company grow, you get it all with the Recruiting Search Engine. Learn more at


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