How To: Expert Mode

Let’s say that you’re a boolean fan. You love putting together those search strings and getting as specific as possible to find your candidate. If that’s the case, Expert Search on PROPHET was created just for you. This post will be short and sweet because we want to show you how to enable Expert Search and then leave you to get searching!

To get to Expert Search, you enter a code that’s well-known to gamers worldwide: The Konami Code.

To enable Expert Search:

When you’re on the search screen, hit: up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right (on the arrow keys), then B, A.

This will add Expert Search to your PROPHET capabilities. Once you’ve entered it one time, it’s there. From then on, you can simply toggle between Smart Search and Expert Search.

From there, just enter either the boolean string you’re searching through or use the Smart Search to find your perfect candidate!


The HireCast, the podcast from the HiringSolved/PROPHET team, recently dedicated an entire episode to walking through PROPHET.

Dan Louks, Customer Success Manager at HiringSolved, did a step-by-step walkthrough. He started by showing how to download PROPHET from the Chrome store. Then he shows how to create a search and use the widget to find the emails you need. He even tosses in how to search based on a resume!

Hit play below to get all of the details of how to make PROPHET work in your workday.

How To: Export a List

When you’ve found exactly who you’re looking for in PROPHET, you’re going to want to import them into your company’s tracking system. Thankfully, that’s easy to do!

Step One: Create a list
Lists can be created in a couple of ways. In the widget, click the plus button and select the list to add the candidate to. In the search interface, hit the plus button or save the entire page to a list. Then you can name the list whatever you’d like to keep things organized. If you have an existing list, simply select it from the drop down to add candidates to that list.

Step Two: Export the list
Select “Lists” from the PROPHET toolbar and click the down arrow next to the list title to download it. You can choose to download it as a CSV or an Excel file depending on what you need.

The exported file will have all of the info you can find in PROPHET: name, job title, company, social profile URLs, and email address.

Step Three: Import into your tech stack
Every ATS and CRM has a different import system so now that you have the file, you can import it to wherever you need.

Want to see these steps in action?
Click play below!

What You Need to Know About PROPHET

PROPHET is officially available for everyone to download and use!

We’ve made some updates to the tiers that are available. PROPHET can still be used for free, but we have created more options for power users who need more credits per day and for larger teams to have the ability to work collaboratively.

The Tiers

PROPHET has three tier options so that you can choose exactly what is right for you.

Free: The Free tier includes 20 credits a day (keep reading to find what a credit is). Free users still get access to all of the features that PROPHET has including, resume search, expert mode, and list building capabilities.

Pro: $50/month gets you 200 credits per day. You’ll also get access to self-service training and email support should you need some help.

Enterprise: The Enterprise tier is the perfect addition to your company’s tech stack. You’ll get unlimited credits for every user on your license. We’ll provide you with live training as well as email and live support. We will also provide data compliance and information security audit support.

What Is Included:

Search Interface:

Job Title: Search by one or more job titles in order to find candidates with the experience you’re looking for.

Location: Need someone in a specific area? Limit your search to specific cities anywhere in the world.

Companies: When you’re looking for a candidate who has worked for specific companies, you could spend hours digging through resumes and employment histories…or you could just type the company into the Companies search box.

Skills: From Python to public speaking, search for the skills you need your candidates to have.

Exclusions: Refine your search by excluding the skills you don’t want your talent to have.

Social Profiles: Adding social profiles to your search means that you can not only find your candidates but also see what they are sharing on the internet.

Expert Mode: Don’t fretBoolean fanatics! Our Expert Mode allows you to search by Boolean string. We’ve even included some hints in case you need any help.

Cyber Match: Drag and drop a resume into PROPHET and find candidates with a similar background.

Heads Up Display

On-page Contact Information: When visiting an online profile of someone who looks like a great candidate, click on the PROPHET icon in the right-hand corner to get a list of their other social profiles, as well as their email address, so you can reach out.

Turn One Profile Into Many: Turn a candidate’s existing social profile into a list of all of their other social profiles – right in your browser.

Add to Any List: Never forget where you stumbled across your latest prospect by adding potential candidates to a sourcing list directly from the HUD.

Attach Notes Directly to a Profile: Keep your thoughts about a candidate in PROPHET itself so you never lose track. Share those notes with your team members when using PROPHET Enterprise.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a credit?
1 credit equals 1 candidate’s info. While using the search is always free, the credits come into play when revealing a candidate’s info.

Why is PROPHET free?
Because we believe that practitioners deserve free tools that make their workdays easier. Our paid tiers provide more credits and security audits should teams require them, but we want to make sure that if it’s needed, everyone can use PROPHET for free.

How do I install PROPHET?
You can download PROPHET directly from the Chrome store here.

I’ve got questions. Where do I go for help?
Enterprise customers will be given the contact info for their personal support team member. Everyone else can get in touch with us through the Contact Us page.