Quick Tip: How to Use Slideshare.net as a Sourcing Tool

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In 2012, LinkedIn acquired Slideshare.net –  a site to which users can upload files privately or publicly in the following file formats: PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote or OpenDocument presentations. Since then, many LinkedIn users started uploading their resumes on their LinkedIn profile pages and publishing them on Slideshare as well.

Slideshare has a functionality called “Transcript” which reads documents and puts the text below the files, which can then be easily x-rayed.

The results show the resume with contact numbers and email address.

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Here is an example:

site:slideshare.net (“Data Scientist” OR “Machine Learning”) (intitle:resume OR inurl:resume)


Abul Khair is an Assistant Manager with the Deloitte National Talent Acquisition Team in Hyberbad, India.


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