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How to Search Resumes on Indeed

Indeed Resume is an open search engine that allows you to search through a pool of resumes for top talent and contact job seekers directly about a role they may be qualified for.

To begin contacting job seekers you will need to purchase a subscription. Resume subscriptions provide you with a set number of contacts each month depending on the package you select.

How to search resumes:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the skill sets, previous job titles, and location that you are looking to hire in the “What” and “Where” boxes.
    • Ex: Auto Technicians in Tampa, Florida
  3. Select “Find Resumes” and search through the pool of candidates.
  4. After completing the steps above, use the left-hand sidebar to filter the results further.
    • Refinements include:
      • Distance
      • Education
      • Years of Work Experience
      • Job titles
      • Companies
      • Locations
      • Military Resumes Only
  5. Indeed supports boolean searching and search operators with the advanced search page.

Indeed Resume subscription is a feature that can be used by both individual hiring managers, and by large recruiting teams. The Account Administrator can assign subscriptions to users.

We have additional resources available to help you get started with Indeed Resume. 

Resume Subscriptions are not required in Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Singapore and South Africa.

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