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How does skills (advanced) search work?

If I use the skills search field in the advanced search dialog, I thought the results would include all job postings that have any of the skills I searched for listed under "Skills and expertise" within the job description.


If I do a simple search for skill by simply entering it into the "Search for jobs" field, I get results that should have been included in the skills search, but weren't.


For example, I do an advanced search for the skills html, css, and javascript and look through my results. Then I do a simple search for the term html. When I look at the results of the second search, I see a job posted that lists css, html, and javascript under "Skills and experience" but was not returned in the results of the first search.



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Update: Okay, apparently inserting images in Upwork's community forums is broken. You get the idea, though. First I did a skills search for html, css, javascript and got only 3,079 results. Then I did a simple search for just "html" and got 9,470 results. Something clearly isn't working right here.

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