12 Power Boolean Searches in 30 Minutes

Being a recruiter sometimes calls for imagination.  Thinking on the spot and knowing what to look for are only a few of the important roles of a recruiter.  Boolean searches are a big part of day to day operations for many people.  How do you come up with the best Boolean searches?  What Boolean searches have worked for you in the past?

“I don’t want to say that Intelligent Resume Search isn’t a good or effective tool, nor single it out as there are a ton of technologies out there designed to exploit the fact that most recruiters these days have absolutely no knowledge or experience with even the most basic Boolean searches.

But if you’re even a competent sourcer or know Google well enough to just find a cheat sheet for basic Boolean strings, you should save your money and not spend your limited sourcing budget on Intelligent Resume Search – at least not until it adds some worthwhile features and functions that can’t be easily replicated by basic Boolean.” – Dean Da Costa on a recent sourcing tool vs. basic boolean.

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In this session we covered:

  • People on the Move (via Ami Giveritz)
  • List Searching
  • Searching the 1st person
  • Proximity Searching
  • Recently Updated Profiles
  • TLD Searching

Noel Cocca

CEO/Founder RecruitingDaily and avid skier, coach and avid father of two trying to keep up with my altruistic wife. Producing at the sweet spot talent acquisition to create great content for the living breathing human beings in recruiting and hiring. I try to ease the biggest to smallest problems from start-ups to enterprise. Founder of RecruitingDaily and our merry band of rabble-rousers.