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Re: TalentSignal properties relating to employer information

From: Alex Jackl <alex@bardicsystems.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2019 09:45:14 -0500
Message-ID: <CAGHXJijs1n2EPPq8zuL_uQ9t0Jaznp7rp=hCKifd1VaLM+7DAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Barker <phil.barker@pjjk.co.uk>
Cc: "public-talent-signal@w3.org" <public-talent-signal@w3.org>
+1 on all of those Phil.  I am not  100% sure how those jibe with other
data standards  definitions so I would want to look at that but this is a
good, and practical, direction.

Alexander Jackl
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On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 7:22 AM Phil Barker <phil.barker@pjjk.co.uk> wrote:

> Hello all, I hope that we can discuss and suggest three properties loosely
> related to employer information as solutions to the following from our page
> of issues / requirements
> <https://www.w3.org/community/talent-signal/wiki/Issues,_use_cases_and_requirements>
> :
> *1. *There should be a means of providing contact details for a
> JobPosting. Arises from analysis of Junior software developer example
> posting
> <https://www.w3.org/community/talent-signal/wiki/Examples:_Junior_software_developer>
> I know this is maybe useful only in a minority of cases where jobs are
> maybe specialized, or non-standardized, but seems very common in some
> sectors, for example Higher Education or small companies, to have a "for
> further information please contact..." line in job adverts.
> -- I propose we suggest a property applicationContact to JobPosting, with
> an expected value type of schema.org/ContactPoint defintion: "contact
> details for further information relevant to this job posting"
> *2. *provide Employer Overview "Description of the employer, career
> opportunities, and work environment" From Comparison of JDX JobSchema+
> <https://www.w3.org/community/talent-signal/wiki/Comparison_of_JDX_JobSchema%2B_with_schema.org>
> with schema.org, see also issue 1829
> <https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/1829> point 5.
> This is different to the general description that can be provided for a
> hiring organization in that it provides information relevant to filling a
> hiring requirement, for example advertising what a great place the
> organization is to work at, or signaling that legal requirements for hiring
> are being upheld.
> -- I propose we suggest a property employerOverview (text) "description of
> the employer, career opportunities and work environment for this position"
> *3. *Provide a means of giving the industry a standard code. From Comparison
> of JDX JobSchema+
> <https://www.w3.org/community/talent-signal/wiki/Comparison_of_JDX_JobSchema%2B_with_schema.org>
> with schema.org
> Currently JobPosting has a property for industry
> <https://schema.org/industry>, (the industry associated with the job
> position) but this can only be text so codes like those in NAICS or ESCO
> would be difficult to interpret.
> -- This is easily dealt with by allowing DefinedTerms to be used to
> specify industry.
> *Please respond.* It's important we discuss anything that I propose that
> does not meet requirements, but it is also useful in demonstrating wider
> agreement if people who agree say so. A simple "+1" in response would be
> fine.
> Thank you, Phil
> --
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