You Must Know This if You Use LinkedIn Job Search

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As part of the dialog with LinkedIn Engineering, I had submitted the strange examples from LinkedIn Job Search Is Haunted.

The reply was unexpected. It parallels Google’s Engineering response on The Behavior of the Quotes (Google Search Report). The similarity is treating keywords in quotes differently, applying less algorithmic interpretation,  and sometimes, generating many more relevant results.

The new insight is inconsistent with LinkedIn Job Search Help.

Read carefully.

Double quotes around a phrase producing unexpected results. “recruiter” behaving differently from recruiter (no double quotes).

This is an intended behavior and highlights what our double quote functionality actually does.

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