Pointwing Recruiting Software Adds Boolean Search Capability to Aid “Deep Search” for Candidates and Employees

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Boolean search capability offers recruiters and staffing coordinators the ability to perform full text searches of all documents or records within VCG’s Pointwing recruiting software.

Pointwing recruiting software - full text Boolean search function delivers results with scoring and keyword highlighting.

Boolean searches are a welcome addition to Pointwing for experienced recruiters as it gives them the power to go deep into any document in Pointwing to find the right match for the position they are filling.

VCG’s latest enhancement to their Pointwing recruiting software is designed to help recruiters and staffing coordinators who understand Boolean text search methodology to perform “deep search” queries within Pointwing to find the best match quickly and easily from among all document types.

Pointwing now offers five ways to search. The type of search they choose to use may be based on the specific needs and search skill level of the recruiter. In addition to Boolean searches, users may choose to perform quick lookups, create an advanced search from scratch, access a prompted search, or a Smart Match semantic search. They may then use filters to drill further into their search results. This gives the recruiter the option to perform the type of searches they are most familiar with to get the fastest and most accurate results.

Pointwing’s Boolean search strings can be created to perform “deep searches” to extract desired information and may be used alone or in conjunction with the search of other fields. Users can perform a Boolean search by simply typing in the search string which identifies the criteria they wish to match. These searches can be done from scratch or prompted and can be performed from quick lookup as well. Search results, with the matching keywords highlighted, will return a score based on how closely the result item matches the criteria.

Steve Taylor, President and CEO of VCG, said “Boolean searches are a welcome addition to Pointwing for experienced recruiters as it gives them the power to go deep into any document in Pointwing to find the right match for the position they are filling.”

About Pointwing

Pointwing® is a modular recruiting software suite that accelerates the process of finding and placing the people most likely to thrive and streamlines unique business processes to improve productivity, control costs and manage margins. Modules available include:

o    Pointwing Front Office – the core recruiting software module that accelerates recruiting and sales by integrating account and candidate/employee management, Smart Match semantic resume search engine, Job Publisher job board posting, Resume Sourcer search spider, job placement, two-way Microsoft Outlook integration and more.

o    Pointwing Self Service – a Web portal module that connects the Pointwing Front Office module to your Web site in real-time, enabling you to post jobs and resources/candidates to search for jobs, register and/or update their profile, upload their resume and apply for jobs.

o    Pointwing Software Kit – a module which gives you access to Pointwing’s open API to create custom applications that integrate with Pointwing or integrate Pointwing with virtually any third-party application.

Pointwing is easily deployed in the manner best suited to your firms’ recruiting business operational needs: On-demand software as a service (SaaS) subscription; managed services (licensed software with VCG-hosting); or enterprise (licensed software with self-hosting).

For more information regarding Pointwing or to register for a live online Webinar demonstration, visit http://www.pointwing.com or call 800-318-4983.

About VCG

VCG provides comprehensive staffing and recruiting solutions that power success. Since 1976, VCG has helped hundreds of companies worldwide achieve operational excellence by streamlining their unique business processes and accelerating finding and placing the people most likely to thrive. VCG and Pointwing are registered trademarks of VCG, LLC. For more information visit: http://www.vcgsoftware.com or http://www.pointwing.com or call 1.800.318.4983.


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