A presentation given by Janette Toral at The 3rd Strategic Recruitment & Talent Selection Summit (May 29, 2014).
Boolean search is an expertise that will aid the recruiter in filling up difficult positions from a multitude of online sources including website, fora, site groups, conference attendance lists, blogs, and the like). Voluminous data was borne out of the amount of information shared in social networks. Logically, learning Boolean search is necessary for effectively managing big data. It is utilized in major search engines, Linkedin, Facebook, and key job sites for sourcing prospective candidates who qualify for a post. A sample Boolean string would be: “Oracle consultant" (resume | CV | "curriculum vitae"). This session handholds the recruitment practitioner on the how-to’s of Boolean search.