Boolean Search Tips

Comments Off on Boolean Search TipsWritten on March 15th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about Boolean Search.  Remember, if you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

The Best Boolean and Semantic Search Tool:  The most powerful thing you can incorporate into your people search efforts isn’t Boolean logic, a search “hack,” Chrome extension, search aggregator, semantic search solution or anything you can buy – it’s your brain. Your level of understanding of and appreciation for the unique challenges posed by human capital data in any form (social media profiles, resumes, etc.) directly correlates to your ability to extract value from any data source. The same is true of the thought processes you apply before and during your search efforts. Read more...

How to Get People to Respond to Recruiting Emails and Messages:  When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, it’s gotten easier to find people but it’s gotten more difficult to get people to respond to emails, InMails, social messages and voicemails.

The poor quality and lack of sophistication of most recruiter messaging, along with rampant spamming, certainly hasn’t helped. Unfortunately and yet somewhat thankfully, the bar of what people expect to receive from recruiters has been set fairly low, so the opportunity for improvement is massive.  The good news is....Read more...

LinkedIn's New Non-Boolean Search Functionality:  Whatever you think of LinkedIn, they have a ton of professional human capital data, and the value of data is directly proportional to the ability of users to quickly, easily and precisely retrieve actionable data.  The more easily recruiters can quickly and precisely retrieve profiles of people who have a decent probability of being the right match and also likely to respond to outreach efforts, the more actionable (and thus valuable) LinkedIn’s data becomes.  Read more...

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