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Unrestrict the Boolean Search on LinkedIn

As so many of you have encountered, using more than a few ANDs or ORs in a LinkedIn query now results in this screen:(We can still use multiple NOT operators - those are not restricted). I wrote about the unfortunate restriction in a previous post.Don't feel like upgrading to a more expensive LinkedIn account? I have great news for you. You can stay with a basic account and work around the Boolean…See More
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Overcoming LinkedIn's Limitations - Lecture & Practice Session - October 23rd & 24th at Online

October 23, 2018 at 9am to October 24, 2018 at 10:30am
Register here: how to work around Boolean AND & OR limitations, use undocumented search operators and more!LinkedIn remains a top site for sourcing due to its accumulated “big data” and messaging functionality, but the latest changes make it harder than ever to find and contact top talent. Sourcers, Recruiters, and all who use the site for business networking…See More
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How to Find and Attract Technical Talent - October 17th at Online

October 17, 2018 from 9am to 10:30am
Register now at: you are searching for technical talent, you are aware how challenging it is. Technical skills are in demand. The market for tech candidates is only getting more competitive as time goes on. Top talented Engineers are not likely to return your calls or respond to InMails on LinkedIn.In this class, we share tips on how to stand out and get noticed by…See More
rahul singh replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion Boolean Search Strings Repository!
"I am looking for a Lead Network Engineer with java and python Experience. what's the boolean? thanks rahul"
Oct 1
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Boolean Strings Basics - Lecture & Practice Session - October 2nd & 3rd at Online

October 2, 2018 at 9am to October 3, 2018 at 10:30am
Register today at foundational class teaches how to use Boolean logic and syntax to improve your searches. An excellent resource for new Sourcers, and a great way for experienced Sourcers to refresh their advanced Boolean search skills. An up-to-date Boolean reference guide is also included for all who attend.We cover the basics of Boolean Strings building for Google and…See More
Oct 1
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Sourcing Hacks Class - September 26th at Online

September 26, 2018 from 9am to 10:30am
Register here: up with the ever-changing online landscape is a challenge for everyone. With the many blogs and other online resources for Sourcers and Recruiters, it is all to easy to miss a key hack or recently shared technique.Do you know what information LinkedIn won't let you search for, and how to work around it? Have you uncovered Twitters undocumented search…See More
Sep 21
Mohd Ismail replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion What Are You Working On?
"1. Software Development Manager for Seattle WA2.Technical Product Managers with multiple domains experiences - Multiple Positions at Seattle WA.3. Lead .Net Developer at Seattle WA4. .Net Developer for Naples FL 5. Network Security Engineer for…"
Aug 30
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Aug 30
Keith McClelland replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion Boolean Search Strings Repository!
"Hi Arron,  Thank you for the response, the string was shared with me I will have a look at this one you sent and tweak it accordingly. Hope you dont mind, but another pair of eyes does help.  Regards Keith  "
Aug 23
Arron Z. Daniels replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion Boolean Search Strings Repository!
"Hi Keith. That's a monster of a string. A couple things: 1. Check your spelling on operators, that will most definitely skew results, as well as the spelling of "connaght" I think you meant connacht ? 2. Google will ignore most…"
Aug 23
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Sourcing Methodologies - Lecture & Workshop - September 5th & 6th at Online

September 5, 2018 from 9am to 10:30am
Register here: your Sourcing soar to new heights!"X-Raying", "Flipping" and "Peeling" are sourcing techniques that were defined fifteen years ago. They remain applicable and useful, but the amount and complexity of online data has grown significantly since these techniques were popularized.The Sourcing Theory presented in this webinar takes full advantage of what…See More
Aug 23
Keith McClelland replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion Boolean Search Strings Repository!
"Hey Everyone,  First time here, so dont really know who this goes but I was hoping someone could give me some advice please. Below is a search string I am using in Google for a data migration project manager in Dublin, it is working but keeps…"
Aug 23
Praveen Kumar replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion What Are You Working On?
"Google this:  ("Java Developer") ("Norwegian") ("Norway") (intitle:resume OR cv OR vitae) -job -jobs -sample -samples -eoe -submit -free -"resume…"
Aug 21
Priyanka Deshmukh replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion What Are You Working On?
"I have my Client Requirement with the Job Title: Java Developer with Norwegian fluent speaker, this is for the location: Norway I am unable to find profiles. Could anyone suggest me some sourcing tips to find the available candidates."
Aug 20
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Info Session - Sourcing Certifications & Training by Brain Gain Recruiting at online

August 22, 2018 from 9am to 10am
Register here: join us for an Info Session on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018, at 9 am PDT/ noon EDT.All are welcome! We hope you can join us for the session!Sourcing Certifications provides in-depth, flexible training solutions to Recruiters, Sourcers, and Talent Acquisition teams from every industry, all over the globe.We,…See More
Aug 13
Anna replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion What Are You Working On?
"Audio Software Engineer based in NJ. ("C++" OR " C " OR "C/C++" OR "C\C++") AND (audio OR sound) AND (audio OR sound OR speech OR codecs OR Matlab OR Audition OR telecom OR videoconferencing OR "echo…"
Aug 10
Andrew Anthony replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion What Are You Working On?
Aug 10
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Productivity Tools for Sourcing - Lecture & Workshop - August 14th & 15th at Online

August 14, 2018 at 9am to August 15, 2018 at 10:30am
Register here: Sourcing tools landscape is in a constant state of change. Get up-to-date on the must-have tools and best practices for 2018 and beyond with this course!In this class we will review the current state-of-the-art tools, and discuss the capabilities, limitations, and best ways to integrate each tool into your Sourcing and Recruiting processes. We will…See More
Aug 9
Dottie replied to Irina Shamaeva's discussion What Are You Working On?
"A Senior Pricing Manager based in Fort Smith, AK that has two step distribution experience :)"
Jul 31
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Advanced Google Sourcing Workshop - August 1st at Online

August 1, 2018 from 9am to 10:30am
Register here: is the world's number one search engine, and mastering this sourcing tool is a must for anyone who searches the Internet for professional information about people and companies.This advanced class covers the latest advanced search techniques on Google. Brainstorm solutions to your biggest Sourcing challenges in real time using what you learn at…See More
Jul 30

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8 Ways to Guess and Verify Email Addresses



Suppose you are determined to find someone’s email address. With the new LinkedIn InMail policy, some say, this may happen in their practice more often. The post below outlines top eight ways to figure that email address out, starting with a list of guesses.

Before we go there: as the creator of one of the most popular email-finding techniques …


Posted on September 29, 2014 at 8:11pm

How To Email Anyone with a Facebook Profile


Some recruiters message potential candidates on Facebook and find success in that. Perhaps it depends on the location and the type of a job, whether this would be seen as a good channel to strike a conversation on the receiving side; but it has never appealed to me. My own perception is that Facebook is a place for friends and not as much for business, with the exception of some business-related…


Posted on September 21, 2014 at 1:30am

Advanced Custom Search Engine: “Online Lead Generator”

Online Lead Generator

This custom search engine will look for Excel files with lists of people, including their names, titles, companies, and contact information. To find lists that are relevant to your business, you can use Boolean strings with target companies’ names ( OR…


Posted on June 8, 2011 at 8:27am

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At 11:17am on June 22, 2018, sai said…

hi any keywords for DevOps resumes

At 10:03am on April 30, 2018, Maya Nair said…
Hi Irina,
Thank you so much for adding me to this network!! So honoured to be part of your community! Look forward to working with you!
At 6:39am on February 28, 2018, Gary Pennacchio said…

Thanks for the friend invite Irina - your boolean pages are awesome.

At 2:42pm on January 30, 2018, Brett Beauchamp-Russell said…

Thanks for the add Irina! Hope you are well!


At 11:08am on March 31, 2017, Amit Mustafi said…

Hello Irina, I am highly honored for having me on-board. Hoping to learn to the maximum possible and would even unlearn if that comes on the way of new knowledge. Best Regards, Amit Mustafi a href="" target="_blank">>; Mobile- +91-8900469240; e-mail-; current location- India/Offshore

At 10:04am on July 14, 2015, Amie Ernst said…

Hey back! :)

At 5:36am on January 8, 2014, Natalie Dunphy said…

Happy new year! 

At 10:49am on January 22, 2013, Karen Taylor said…

Looking forward to Level 2 training.  Thanks.  Karen Taylor

At 5:50am on August 6, 2010, Rob McIntosh said…
Happy too........Find my contact details online and give me a call ;-)

At 10:54am on July 15, 2010, Amybeth Hale said…
Thanks - I'm surprised I wasn't already a member!!


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