Note: All searches will return results based on a search of both the Career Guide to Industries and the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
At its simplest, a search can be on a word or a phrase. For example, if
you want to find all instances of teachers, type
and to find all computer programmers, type
programmers. But with the tips on this page, you can focus your
search to give you better results.
This search finds all pages that mention lawyers or attorneys
lawyers OR attorneys
in the search box will find pages containing teach, teaching,
teacher, teachers, and so on.
will find registered nurse and registered nurses.
will find physical therapist, physical therapists, and
will find all pages containing any of the following: lawyer, lawyers,
attorney, or attorneys.
lawyer* OR attorney*
to find sell, selling, and sold.
you will find all the pages containing both restaurant and hotel.
restaurant AND hotel
will find all pages that contain food but do not contain restaurant
food AND NOT restaurant*
accountants AND computersand
accountants NEAR computers, the search engine looks for the words accountants and computers on the same page. But with NEAR, the returned pages are ranked in order of proximity: The closer together the words are, the higher the rank of that page.
Last Modified Date: February 27, 2004