Search for Jobs on LinkedIn

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Description

searchJobs searches across LinkedIn's job postings.

There are several parameters that allow you to conduct either a broad or focused search.

In order to use this function, you must create your own appliction and apply for the Vetted API Access here: https://help.linkedin.com/app/ask/path/api-dvr. You cannot use the default credentials supplied in the Rlinkedin package.

Usage

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searchJobs(token, keywords = NULL, company_name = NULL, job_title = NULL,
  country_code = NULL, postal_code = NULL, distance = NULL, partner = 0)

Arguments

token

Authorization token.

keywords

A keyword used in the job title or description. Multiple words should be separated by a space.

company_name

Company posting the job.

job_title

Title of the job.

country_code

Specify the country in which to search. This is the ISO3166 country code, and must be in lower case.

postal_code

Must be combined with the country_code parameter.

distance

Distance matches jobs within a distance from a central point. This is measured in miles and is best used in conjunction with both country_code and postal-code.

partner

Indicate whether you belong to the Partnership Program. Values: 0 or 1

Details

There are many different search parameters that allow you to make a focused search of a particular job within a certain company some area of the country. Or you can search for all jobs posted based on general keywords.

Value

Returns a dataframe of jobs based input parameters

Author(s)

Michael Piccirilli michael.r.piccirilli@gmail.com

See Also

getJobs searchCompanies

Examples

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## Not run: 

search.results <- searchJobs(token = in.auth, keywords = "data scientist")

## End(Not run)