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Tech job title synonyms and search strings

Including job title synonyms in your search for tech talent can boost your search results and lets you find hidden talent.

July 25, 2021
Yuma Heymans
October 21, 2021
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How to handle alternative job titles in tech

In many cases when you are searching for tech talent, you miss out on a big part of the talent pool because you don’t include all the alternative job titles candidates are using on their profile. Especially in tech, people get creative in how they call themselves and companies think of exciting job titles to help make their open position more attractive for talent. Whether you’re on LinkedIn or on other platforms, when you search in the (job) title sections, headlines or summaries of profiles, it will improve your search results significantly when you include job title synonyms in your search separated by an OR statement.

These are job title search strings that you can copy and paste in your search for tech talent:

Engineer job title search string

Engineer OR Developer OR Programmer OR Engineering

Sales Executive job title search string

"Sales Executive" OR "Sales Exec" OR "Sales Representative" OR “Sales Rep" OR "Sales Manager” OR “Sales Executive” OR “Sales Specialist” OR “Sales Associate” OR “Sales Engineer” OR “Account Executive” OR “Account Manager” OR “Account Representative” OR “Account Associate” OR “Account Specialist” Salesperson OR “Sales Consultant” OR “Sales Professional” OR “Sales Advisor” OR “Client Success Manager” OR “Customer Success Manager” OR “Customer Happiness Manager” OR “Client Success Consultant” OR “Client Relationship Manager”

Sales Development Representative (SDR) job title search string

“Sales Development Representative” OR “Sales Development Rep” OR SDR OR “Business Development Representative” OR “Business Development Rep” OR BDR OR “Business Development Executive” OR “Business Development Exec” OR “Sales Development Executive” OR “Sales Development Exec” OR “Inside Sales”

Growth Marketer job title search string

“Growth Marketer” OR “Growth Marketeer” OR “Growth Manager” OR “Growth Marketing Manager” OR “Growth Marketing Specialist” OR “Growth Hacker” OR “Growth Hacking Specialist” OR “Digital Marketer” OR “Digital Marketeer” OR “Digital Marketing Specialist” OR “Digital Marketing Manager” OR “Online Marketer“ OR “Online Marketeer” OR “Online Marketing Specialist” OR “Online Marketing Manager” OR “Demand Generation Manager” OR “Product Marketer” OR “Product Marketeer” OR “Product Marketing Manager” OR “Product Marketing Specialist”

UI Designer job title search string

"UI Designer" OR "User Interaction Designer" OR "UX/UI Designer" OR "UI/UX Designer"

UX Designer job title search string

"UX Designer" OR "User Experience Designer" OR "UX/UI Designer" OR "UI/UX Designer"

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