How to find resumes using area codes in Google?

One of the best ways to do a location specific search, for resumes of passive candidates, is to use the area code in your search string.

The Google search syntax is as follows:

Keyword (intitle:resume | inurl:resume) (State) (Area code)

For example, if you are looking for resumes of graphic designers in St. Louis, Missouri, the search string to use will be

Another advantage of using this search technique is that you get resumes with phone numbers.

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