Supported Boolean Operators

Below is the list of the Boolean Operators supported by Talemetry when searching candidates in Source&CRM:

Name

Operator

Description

Example

Phrase

" "

Represents a phrase

"team oriented" will produce resumes that contain the phrase "team oriented".

Not

-

Eliminates resumes that have a specific term

-Java will not return resumes that have the word Java. Note: you must use the Not Operator in conjunction with another keyword. i.e., -J2EE won't work by itself but Java -J2EE will.  Java NOT J2EE will also work

And

+

Equals the traditional “and” function

+Ruby +SQL will return resumes that have both Ruby and SQL. Can also use Ruby AND SQL

Or

(no operator)

Used to find resumes that have at least one of specific keywords

Ruby SQL Java will return resumes that have any of the three terms. Can either use a space or an OR


Limitations or Restrictions

  • maximum of 1024 boolean clauses in a single query
  • maximum of a 2MB total search query
  • only -_+.~@^\u0026*()A-Za-z0-9' \" allowed


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