Outlook 2013 Search - Exclude Subject

In Outlook 2013, how do I search all folders for emails from a specific person, excluding emails from two distinct subjects.

For instance:

All emails from jdoe excluding subjects "New Hire" and "Termination".
nightshadzAsked:
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VB ITSConnect With a Mentor Specialist ConsultantCommented:
I'd stick with the Advanced Find feature:

Click on the Search box in any folder > in the Search tab that appears in the ribbon bar click on Search ToolsAdvanced Find... (or press Ctrl + Shift + F)
In the Advanced Find box that appears, click on the Browse button on the top right > tick the box next to your email address > tick the Search subfolders box > click OK. This is so Advanced Find can search your entire mailbox

Back at the Advanced Find window, type in the email address of this specific person in the From field > now click on the Advanced tab
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Underneath Define more criteria, click on Field > All Mail fieldsSubject
Change Condition to doesn't contain > in the Value field type New Hire > click Add to List
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Repeat the step above for the subject Termination
Now click on the Find Now button to start the serach. The search should return the results you're after.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Did you try Advanced Find?
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nightshadzAuthor Commented:
Yes, but i'm not sure how to write the exclusions into the search filter. (subject != "New Hire" and subject != "Termination").
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Isn't it   NOT subject:"New Hire" NOT subject:Termination
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
In the search pane, you can type:

from:jdoe NOT subject:"New Hire" NOT subject:"Termination"

Note that NOT is case sensitive and between quotes as well.

(AND is implicit, no need to specify)

Also possible:

from:jdoe NOT subject:("New Hire" OR "Termination")
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nightshadzAuthor Commented:
Thanks!
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