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Re: [TalentSignal] total job openings

From: Phil Barker <phil.barker@pjjk.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:08:22 +0100
To: public-talent-signal@w3.org
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On 22/08/2019 18:36, Andrew Cunsolo wrote:
> Hi, Phil
> This is great and simple, quick win as you mentioned in the other 
> thread. A few comments/questions:
>
> - Do we need to be even tighter on the expected range? Will we expect 
> or allow negative numbers? Is a value of 0 acceptable or must it be 
> >=1 if the property is used?

Yes, it should be a number >=1. There is no schema.org data type for 
that so we can't declare that as the range in schema.org, but we can add 
it to the definition.

> - Do we need to add to the definition what to do if the actual number 
> is unknown? i.e.
> "totalJobOpenings: Number of positions open for this job posting. If 
> the number of positions is unclear or not known, do not include this 
> property."

Yes, and I guess the corollary is that no inference should be made if 
there is no data.

Phil

>
> Best regards
> Andrew.
>
>
>
> Andrew Cunsolo
> VP Product Management, Talemetry Inc.
>
> On Thursday, August 22, 2019, 11:15:25 a.m. EDT, Phil Barker 
> <phil.barker@pjjk.co.uk> wrote:
>
>
> Hello all, new topic: total job openings, I am hoping that this is 
> straightforward.
>
> JDX JobSchema+ 
> <https://www.w3.org/community/talent-signal/wiki/Comparison_of_JDX_JobSchema%2B_with_schema.org> 
> has a property for when a JobPosting has more than one 
> vacancy/opening, schema.org JobPosting doesn't [1]. This seems 
> significant, it's often worth knowing whether there are 50 new 
> vacancies or just one. So I think we should suggest to schema.org that 
> they add the property :
>
> totalJobOpenings: Number of positions open for this job posting.
>
> expected domain: JobPosting
>
> expected range: Integer [don't use fractions to describe part-time 
> openings; two 50%FTE does not equal one opening!]
>
> OK?
>
> Phil
>
>
> 1. 
> https://www.w3.org/community/talent-signal/wiki/Comparison_of_JDX_JobSchema%2B_with_schema.org
>
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