Magically Sourcing Resumes on Slideshare

While Slideshare is now part of LinkedIn, there's not a whole lot we can do regarding searching for the Slideshare documents attached to LinkedIn profiles, because "Only your 1st-degree connections on LinkedIn can see your SlideSha...

On the other hand, most Slideshare documents are public, so you can search for them from Google: intitle:resume CPA IL (773 OR 312)

Slideshare has its own search, that is somewhat limited, but can serve as another search option: "Resume"  "CPA" "773" "312"  "IL"

Here is an interesting twist on X-Raying Slideshare. The documents on Slideshare are represented as images, with text "transcripts" at the bottom of the pages. Based on that knowledge, we can X-Ray for images on Google and get nice visual previews of the search results:

(image search) intitle:resume CPA IL (773 OR 312) - this is what the search results look like:

For those who don't like using advanced Google search operators, here is a Custom Search Engine to search for Resumes on Slideshare - just add your keywords: public link

To get up to 1,000 results, use this CSE (just enter your keywords):

For those who are looking for people in Academia or in Europe - the ones who name their professional bios "CVs" - here's another Search Engine:


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