Social Talent Academy

Boolean Search Basics

The fundamentals you need when searching for top talent online.

Course Details

This course, led by Johnny Campbell, covers the fundamentals of boolean and universal search for recruiters. It provides a comprehensive overview of the concepts and techniques used in searching for candidates and other relevant information. The course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct effective and efficient searches in a variety of online platforms. By the end of the course, attendees will have a strong foundation in search techniques that will help them save time and make better hiring decisions. The course is suitable for recruiters of all levels who are looking to improve their search skills.


Johnny Campbell

Johnny Campbell is a world-renowned expert and speaker on talent. As Founder and CEO of SocialTalent, Johnny works with the world’s leading organisations to shape how they hire. Johnny has trained tens of thousands of recruiters and helped shape modern recruitment.

Johnny Campbell - Recruitment Expert

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In this Course you’ll learn...

Boolean Search Basics

Learn your ANDs, NOTs and ORs, as well as how to use boolean modifiers and field commands.

Universal Search Method

Learn how to build Boolean search strings that can be applied to multiple databases

Location and Language

How to build more comprehensive boolean strings based around location and language

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