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Web Research V2 - Virtual Assistance 101

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Lesson 1 of 5 in the Basic Virtual Assistance 101 learning series tackling Web Research. Delivered by Janette Toral.

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Web Research V2 - Virtual Assistance 101

  1. 1. Web Research Jane-e Toral DigitalFilipino.com
  2. 2. Finding answers online requires search tac=cs
  3. 3. Basic Search •  Job (posi=on) – E.g. job virtual assistant (facebook) – Virtual assistant (linkedin / google+ / twi-er)
  4. 4. Basic Syntax Elements of Boolean Search Strings •  And – Job virtual assistant and freelancer (facebook) – “virtual assistant” and freelancer (linkedin / google+ / twi-er)
  5. 5. Basic Syntax Elements of Boolean Search Strings •  OR – programmer or developer (linkedin / google+ / twi-er) – Job programmer or developer (facebook) – Linkedin only •  ibm or oracle or "red hat" or microsoR •  “manager” or “director” •  (“manager” or “director”) AND (ibm or microsoR)
  6. 6. Basic Syntax Elements of Boolean Search Strings •  NOT – Architect –soRware (linkedin)
  7. 7. Using Boolean for List and Associa=on Search •  List and Associa=on (linkedin) – (“manager” or “director”) AND (ibm or microsoR) AND (“rotary or jaycees”)
  8. 8. Search String •  (“Keyword" OR Keyword OR Keyword) (inurl:list | inurl:~members | inurl:directory | in=tle:list | in=tle:~members | in=tle:~directory | inurl:staff | inurl:associa=on | inurl:board | inurl:commi-ee | in=tle:associa=on | in=tle:board | in=tle:commi-ee | in=tle:staff) (email | contact) ext:xls •  (“digital marke=ng" OR e-commerce OR philippines) (inurl:list | inurl:~members | inurl:directory | in=tle:list | in=tle:~members | in=tle:~directory | inurl:staff | inurl:associa=on | inurl:board | inurl:commi-ee | in=tle:associa=on | in=tle:board | in=tle:commi-ee | in=tle:staff) (email | contact) ext:xls
  9. 9. Using Boolean for Finding Resumes •  inurl:resume|cv|vitae|por[olio|contact | in=tle:resume|cv|vitae|por[olio|contact "applica=on developer" | programmer | “soRware engineer” | “soRware developer” quezon city | philippines filetype:pdf | filetype:docx | filetype:doc
  10. 10. Using Boolean for Finding Resumes •  College/University search – keyword (in=tle:alumni OR inurl:alumni OR in=tle:graduates OR inurl:graduates OR in=tle:”former members” OR inurl:”former members”) •  Conference/Group/Associa=on search – keyword (in=tle:a-endees OR inurl:a-endees OR in=tle:speakers OR inurl:speakers OR in=tle:par=cipants OR inurl:par=cipants)
  11. 11. Apply for Web Research Jobs Appen.com Mturk.com clickworker.com

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