Boolean Search

Boolean search strings enable you to achieve more specific results by combining keywords and phrases within the Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT, “speech marks” and (brackets), you are able to limit, widen or define your search. This means that you’re presented with only the most relevant candidates.

Boolean keywords explained

There is a range of simple Boolean search strings and operators that you can use to filter out the most relevant candidates:

AND – example, Java AND MongoDB. This will retrieve any CVs containing the keywords Java AND MongoDB.
OR – example, Java OR MongoDB. This will retrieve any CVs containing the keywords Java OR MongoDB.
NOT – example, Java NOT MongoDB. This will retrieve CVs containing the keyword Java, but NOT MongoDB.
Speech Marks – for example, “Senior Engineer”. This will retrieve any CVs containing the key phrase Senior Engineer. If you don’t use speech marks, your search will return CVs from candidates who have included these words separately.
Brackets – for example, admin AND (“senior engineer” or lead). This will retrieve CVs that contain admin and one of the keywords used in the brackets.

Boolean Search Fields and Examples

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