Search and rescue: Giving recruiters what they want

Search-and-match systems use powerful algorithms to automatically match candidates to a set of criteria.

Keyword searching will just return the words in a search string, but search-and-match systems use semantic search techniques (see below) to try to understand the meaning and context of what a recruiter is searching for. 

Long Boolean search strings have certainly become part of a recruiter’s intellectual property, but this capability is being superseded...

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DeeDee Doke, editor

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