3 Super Secret Boolean Search String Tips for Recruiting or Sourcing

super secret boolean search tips


Okay. I am not going to give you any details as to what these mean. Just plug them into Google and see the results. If you want to know how they work, examine them yourself.

#1 – Super Secret Boolean Search String to Find Engineers with real resumes

((intitle:~cv | inurl:~cv) (Engineer | Programmer | Developer)) (Ruby | “ruby on Rails” | “ROR”) (inurl:pdf | inurl:doc | inurl:rtf | inurl:docx) -submit -sample -site:devbistro.com -site:climber.com -site:dice.com -site:doocu.com -ruby-doc.org -inurl:job

#2 – Super Secret Boolean Search String to Search LinkedIn for a developers in a specific region

site:www.linkedin.com “current * developer” ” los angeles area” (Iphone | IOS | cocoa) +”Career opportunities” -intitle:directory -inurl:updates -inurl:jobid -inurl:find -inurl:answers -inurl:”/pub/dir/”

#3 – Super Secret Boolean Search String to Search a school for solid CS grads that are programmers

site:mit.edu 2010..2011 Algorithms (JAVA OR Python OR Perl) (CS OR “Computer Science”) ~cv -PHd -PH.d

Interesting, right? Tell me some that you like. For everyone that is shared, I’ll post another of mine. (And I have some more really good ones!)

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