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Person Searches: Candidate Keyword Search

Release: 16.3

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The searches and reports identified in the Common Searches & Reports article are the most commonly requested, and include the following report. To learn how to run searches and reports in the iCIMS Talent Platform, refer to the Creating a Person Search article. To learn how to save a report for future use, refer to the Saving Search & Output Templates article.

Candidate Keyword Search

Scenario: You want to hire a graphic designer. Qualified candidates for this role are proficient in different forms of image and web editing software, and you want to seek them out with specific keywords. You will:

  • Search for candidates who have Photoshop experience (and either HTML or FrontPage experience).
  • Group the search results first by state and then by city.
An image that displays this kind of search.


Menu Path: Go to: Search > Person > Candidate
   Type Photoshop AND (HTML OR FrontPage) in the Keywords field. Set the Type to Boolean.
Filters:    N/A
  1. Use the Add Group-By button to add State. The selection is Group-Bys > Contact Tab > Default: Addresses > General > State/Province from the list.
  2. Use the Add Level button, then the Add Group-By icon to add City. The selections is Group-Bys > Contact Tab > Default: Addresses > General > City from the list.