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How to make a resume searchable

Making your resume searchable adds it to the USAJOBS Resume Mining collection. Resume Mining helps HR specialists and hiring managers from federal agencies look for applicants (with a USAJOBS profile) for their job announcements.

  • Only one of your resumes can be made searchable at a time.
  • Only certain formats are searchable including Word, text based pdfs, text files and resumes created using our Resume Builder tool.
  • Your resume will only remain searchable for 18 months unless it is renewed.

To make your resume searchable:

  1. Sign into USAJOBS.
  2. Go to Documents–your resumes will appear in your Documents.
  3. Click the Searchable checkbox on the resume you want to make searchable.

If you want to remove your resume from the Resume Mining collection unselect the Searchable checkbox.

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