Re: extension proposal for job market


the information structures that we included in the proposal are based on
analysis of corpora of existing job postings and job classifieds (job
seeker profiles). We looked at a sample of 50 items (postings/classifieds)
manually and analysed 13 000 items scraped from Craigslist automatically
(n-grams, word co-occurrence etc.). Based on the samples we distilled the
most frequently occurring information and got rid of the types of
information that we thought were either difficult to enter (e.g., ask users
to maintain the conceptual distinction between "competence" and "skill") or
not very useful for our primary use case of the data: search and

Some of the sources we've sampled data from:

We plan to use the extended vocabulary for a web application for
job seekers, the first release of which is planned for the end of this
year. The application will constitute a use case, which will hopefully
demonstrate the benefits of the additional structures proposed in the



Jindrich Mynarz

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Dan Brickley <> wrote:

> On 19 February 2013 08:48, Jindřich Mynarz <>
> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've published an early draft of an extension proposal for the
> on
> > the wiki:
> >
> > The proposal deals with the domain of job market. It adds 2 new classes
> > (Compensation and WorkExperience) and amends the existing JobPosting
> class.
> > More details about the proposal can be found either in the
> above-mentioned
> > wiki page or in the GitHub repository containing accompanying diagrams +
> > RDF/Turtle files.
> >
> > Any feedback for making this proposal better is welcome!
> Thanks for the detailed proposal. Are there any public Web sites that
> publish this kind of structured data already, which might benefit from
> adding more markup?
> Dan

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