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How to use emojis to find people online

Everybody uses Emojis nowadays in social media posts, blogs and their profiles. This means you can also use Emojis to search people online.

September 29, 2020
Yuma Heymans
October 13, 2021
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Emojis are widely used across the internet nowadays. We use them to lighten up a message, express a sentiment or indicate a certain activity.Β 

What a lot of people don’t know is that you can use them to find people online.

In recruitment, using emojis in your search for candidates can be a powerful way to create very targeted searches for niche talent pools or to find underrepresented candidates.

Using emojis in an X-ray using Google is the easiest way to source based on Emojis.

And the funny thing is that it actually works!

Pick any category below and try the out examples.

Example emoji searches

Engineers

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ’»

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ±β€πŸ’»

Female engineers

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»Β 

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» engineer

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’» engineer

Automation experts

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ€–

site:linkedin.com/in 🦾

Scientists

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”¬

site:linkedin.com/in (πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘¨πŸΏβ€πŸ”¬)

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ”¬

site:linkedin.com/in (πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘¨πŸΏβ€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ”¬ OR πŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬)

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ”¬

site:linkedin.com/in 🧫

site:linkedin.com/in 🧬

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ§ͺ

Medical professionals

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ’Š

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ’‰

site:linkedin.com/in 🩺

site:linkedin.com/in 🦷

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘¨β€βš•οΈ

Marketing professionals

site:linkedin.com/in 🀳🏻

Legal professionals

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€βš–οΈ

site:linkedin.com/in βš–οΈ

People in agriculture

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎ

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘¨β€πŸŒΎ

site:linkedin.com/in 🌾

People in beauty

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ’…

People in construction

site:linkedin.com/in πŸ‘·

Finding contact details with emojis

You can combine your search keywords with contact emojis to find profiles that have their contact details listed. Try the below examples, obviously you can replace "sales executive" with your own keywords.

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" πŸ“ž

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" ☎️ 

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" (☎️ OR πŸ“ž)

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" πŸ“©

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" πŸ“¨

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" πŸ“§

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" (πŸ“© OR πŸ“¨ OR πŸ“§)

site:linkedin.com/in "sales executive" (πŸ“© OR πŸ“¨ OR πŸ“§ OR ☎️ OR πŸ“ž)

You can basically create any combination that you would expect people to use in their profiles. The only thing you need is the right Emoji (and an internet connection πŸ˜‰).

Let your Emojination run wild

Not sure which emojis to use? This is our favourite source for emojis:

Get Emoji

https://getemoji.com

Final tips

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Have fun finding people!

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