Posts Tagged ‘Search’

Keyword Combinations with Maxhire’s Search Results Matrix

May 13th, 2009 by Livingston 0

With all the news today surrounding Google’s new product launches (Google Squared, Google Options and Sky Map for Android), it reminded me of a very interesting search feature from the Maxhire product suite.
Like most Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), Maxhire was loaded with bells and whistles, and at times these options cluttered the most basic and [...]

Google ‘Me’ Profile, Latitude and a Few Good links

April 22nd, 2009 by Livingston 0

The article from Read Write Web (RBB) yesterday announced ‘Google Me‘ and the pluses and minuses associated with the new Google Profile service.  As the article points out, most individuals would choose to remove results that include their name, instead of adding more data to the public.  ‘Other Names’ and “Places I’ve Lived’ are both [...]

Job Search and Candidate Sourcing with Twitter

December 18th, 2008 by Livingston 0

To many individuals (including Guy Kawasaki), Twitter is becoming the tool of choice for online marketing.
After reviewing Twitter’s search operators, a little digging lead me to some interesting job search and recruiting applications within the twitter community.

Subtle job applications- Linking to your online resume.  Google Apps and other online document repositories make this easy.
Helping friends [...]

Twitter Search Operators

December 1st, 2008 by Livingston 0

By now you’ve probably heard of Twitter and may even be addicted to tweeting.  I’ve been casually using it and following some friends and industry folks, but have not yet successfully used it as a sourcing tool, and am itching to do so.
There are some posts and even resources that explain the Boolean logic and [...]

Keyword Roots, Tenses within Search vs. SEM

November 18th, 2008 by Livingston 0

Search stemming (also known as wild card (*) search) searches the root of a word and returns all letter combinations (tenses) of the word in the search results.  For example, searching for the words (analyzing, analyzed or analysis), simply search the wild card “analy* ” or in some engines including Google “analy”, when no wild [...]

SearchWiki vs. Open Source Search

November 18th, 2008 by Livingston 0

Next Steps for Search?  Collaborative and customizable search results.  Two major players, Google and the founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales, are tackling this challenge.  SearchWiki will allow for customizable results shown only to the user, this seems more similar to bookmarking than tweaking Google’s super-secret search algorithm.  However, there is an option to “see how [...]