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What Specialty should I select?

We recommend selecting the Specialties that best fit your experience. You may select any one Category at a time and as many Specialties as you would like, within that one Category.

These Specialties will allow employers using our site to select the Category of candidates they are searching for.

These can be updated any time. Simply click your name in the top right corner of the screen, and then click “Job Preferences” from the left hand menu.

Job Preferences


Once on the Job Preferences page you can click Edit in the section titled "What you do"


Select the most relevant Category to what your job function is, and then select the Specialties. 

Only select the Specialties that are relevant to your job:


Industries can be selected later on when you run a search. Your Category and Specialty may for example be selected as Accounting, and your Industry can later on be selected as Pharmaceuticals and Biotech or Finance and Insurance. Within each Industry the function of an Accounting position would be the same.  

How to search:

  1. Click on the Jobs tab along the top bar of any pagemceclip3.png
  2. Enter your search criteria in the boxes providedmceclip4.png
  3. Click the blue search buttonmceclip5.png
  4. Optional: After your search results load, you can use the left-hand column to refine your search by Industry, Position Level, Years of Experience, Locations, Date Posted, or Company. Simply click to check off the Industries you want included. By default all Industries are shown. 


If you need assistance with selecting the right Specialties for your target job title, feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you make the right selections. Selecting the right Specialty is important in ensuring you see relevant matches.

You can check out our Learning Ladders series articles about Job Matches for more information: 

Learning Ladders: How do I make sure I get job matches I want?

Learning Ladders: How do I search and sort my jobs page for great results?

Learning Ladders: How does “Recommended Jobs” work?

If you need any further assistance, you can contact our customer service team by emailing For live support, you can contact us Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM, EST either by clicking the LiveChat link on the top of your Account page, or by calling 1-866-800-4640. 


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