What Sourcers and Recruiters Need to Know about Google Hummingbird and Semantic Search

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Nov 7, 2013
This article is part of a series called Hangouts on Air.

If you read about search engines or sourcing you’ve read a lot about semantic search in recent years. The problem is, most of the articles written about semantic search are written for SEO professionals who want to understand how to rank higher in the search engines. Today, during the weekly SourceCon Live Google+ Hangout ON AIR, we spent about 45 minutes with the author of Google Semantic Search discussing how the move to semantic search affects the advanced searcher.

There were a number of questions asked by our viewers during the show. Questions covered include:

  • What is semantic search?
  • How does semantic search affect the advanced searcher?
  • What do you think of the recent Youtube comment integration with G+ and SEO ranking?
  • Are there some types of questions that will always be best asked using Boolean logic? Going forward, are there questions that should NEVER be asked that way?

Do you have any questions that weren’t covered in this video?

This article is part of a series called Hangouts on Air.
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