You must upload the Excel file containing your data and then associate the columns with the finder search criteria. To do this, click the Click here to open the upload window button and then choose the Excel file on your local computer or on one of the listed file storage services. Once the file has been uploaded, you'll access the field associations table.
First row contains column names
Check this checkbox if your file contains the column names in the cells of the first row of the spreadsheet.
The fields in your Excel file can be associated with the search criteria below in order to find the contact that best matches your data.
Contact's first name
Contact's last name
Contact's full name
Contact's company name
Represents the part between the brackets in the contact's profile URL
Contact's profile URL in the following format:
Contact's internal LinkedIn identifier
If you associate one of the following three fields in order of priority, the rest of the associated fields will be ignored:
If none of these fields are associated, you must associate either the First name / Last name pair or the Full name field.
If you associate the Full name field, the system will automatically distinguish the first name from the last name, and only results with a confidence level higher than 75% will be kept.
If you associate the Company name field in addition to the contact name, the contact found must hold a position in the company whose name corresponds to this field.
If several contacts match the criteria, the first one in the list will be used.
A finder can be started or stopped. If started, it will continue to retrieve new results according to its scheduling parameters. If stopped, no more new search results will be retrieved.