These job matches are not relevant. How do I change them?

Your matches are based on your Job Preferences. The best way to get relevant matches is by making sure you have filled out your Job Preferences correctly. 

Your search results and job matches are automatically filtered through the Specialties you have selected on your Job Preferences page. You will want to make sure you list the specialties that best suit your career goals in order to see the most relevant possible job matches going forward.

This can be updated any time. Simply click your name in the top right corner of the screen, and then click “Job Preferences” from the drop-down menu.

https://www.theladders.com/account-info/job-preferences

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

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

Only select the Specialties that are relevant to your job:

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Industries can be selected later on when you run a search. Your Role 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. 

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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 help@theladders.com. 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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