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A Comparison of Boolean Operators between Search Engines

Posted on August 5th, by Sourcing Ninja in Uncategorized. 2 comments

Irina Shamaeva has posted this easy to use (and frankly self explanatory) chart comparing  the different Boolean operators between the popular search engines. I’ve read reports that the Synonym (~) operator has been rendered obsolete as Google now enforces a synonym search for all their searches. However, I did a quick experiment to test out this theory…



‘Finding Target Organisations’ Series – Boolean Search

Posted on June 8th, by Sourcing Ninja in Hints & Tricks. 2 comments

The next installment of our ‘Finding Target Organisations’ series focuses on Boolean Search. For this week’s example, we’ll be assuming that our client is Accenture — a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company…



Ask Sourcing Ninja: Why Use Different Search Engines?

Posted on March 6th, by Sourcing Ninja in Knowledge Base. 1 Comment

Dear Sourcing Ninja,

I’ve just started a new role as a Sourcing Specialist at an established Recruitment Agency. While they have a strong recruitment knowledge base, they have decided to open a new in-house sourcing function to leverage this growing trend of internet research. Although I’m new at this, I’ve found some researching tips which preach using difference search engines to find information. Aren’t all search engines the same – Why can’t I just ‘Google’ it?

-ConfusedRe$earch3R