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How to find Caregivers with Boolean search strings

When recruiting Caregivers, expand your search of profiles and resumes by using Boolean search on Google. Modify our search strings examples to build your own commands around the skills and experience you’re looking for.


Recruiting Caregivers with Boolean strings

Build search according to your needs:

  • -job -jobs -sample -examples, to avoid irrelevant results.
  • intitle: or inurl: operator, to include the word “resume” or “CV” in the page title or page url respectively.
  • (caregiver OR “home health aide”), to cover variations of similar job titles.

Here’s an example of a generic search string that you can further modify to find resumes:

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver -job -jobs -sample -examples

With this search string, the words “resume” or “CV” have to appear in the page title. And, excluding more terms will reduce false positives.


Searching for Caregiver profiles

Sourcing caregivers is easier if you search for profiles on social media. To do this, run Boolean strings on Google. Use the site: operator and terms found exclusively on member profiles. For example:

  • caregiver “member since”
  • caregiver inurl:profile

Add more criteria to your search to find profiles that better match your requirements.

When sourcing EU candidates, please refer to guidance on using social media for recruiting and collecting candidate information as per the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR.

Examples of Boolean search strings to recruit Caregivers by experience and training

Find Caregivers who:

Are certified nursing assistants

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver CNA -job -jobs -sample -examples

Have experience caring for the elderly

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver (elderly OR seniors OR “older adults”) -job -jobs -sample -samples -examples

Have cared for people with dementia

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver dementia -job -jobs -sample -examples

Are trained in phlebotomy

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver phlebotomy -job -jobs -sample -examples

Are certified in first aid

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver (“first aid” OR CPR) -job -jobs -sample -examples -book

Sample string to search for resumes of Caregivers in various formats

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) (filetype:pdf OR filetype:doc OR filetype:txt) caregiver -job -jobs -sample -templates

Examples of Boolean search strings to recruit Caregivers by location

By state or city:

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver (Florida OR FL) -job -jobs -sample -examples -template

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver “San Jose” CA -job -jobs -sample -examples


By area codes:

(intitle:resume OR intitle:cv) caregiver “San Diego” (619 OR 858) -job -jobs -sample -templates

Find area codes here.

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