How can I find a mentor for X? How does the search work?
The built-in site filter may seem simple and easy, but definitely has its more powerful sides too.
The basics are really simple
- You can search for names, companies, job titles and skills in the search.
- If you'd like your mentor to provide specific services, you can request them
- You can filter by price and category too
Getting more from search
By default, the search field will perform a full-body text search on mentoring profiles and deliver the results.
However, you can also search for a combination of skills or specific strings.
You can use quotation marks
"" to look specifically for
"Java", for example. (Note: our search usually takes care of this already, but the function can be used for any kind of text matching)
Finding a combination of skills
Searching for a list of comma-separated skills will yield mentors where all of the skills are found.
So, searching for
Search for specific values
Full-body text yielding too many results? You can use prefixes to search for specific values, for example:
title:CTOsearches for people who have CTO as their title
tag:pythonsearches for people skilled in Python
company:Googlesearches for people working at Google
name:Dominic Monnsearches for Dominic Monn
You can also combine these with commas, e.g.