Boolean Search Fundamentals

Having trouble finding the right candidates? Source like a Pro by using Boolean search strings.

What is Boolean?

Boolean Search is a way to organise your search using a combination of keywords and the 3 main Boolean operators (AND, OR and NOT), to produce more accurate and more relevant results for your candidate searches.

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Customer Service / Retail Boolean Cheat Sheet

Sales Boolean Cheat Sheet

IT Boolean Cheat Sheet

Engineering Boolean Cheat Sheet

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*Please note these are examples and clients should amend the strings and add filters to ensure the string is relevant to their role. CareerBuilder does not take responsibility for the number of results returned by solely using the examples provided.