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Re: Schema.org extension proposal for job market

From: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:14:41 -0500
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To: (wrong string) ™ich Mynarz <mynarzjindrich@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
The proposal looks good to me, but I do have one question/comment.

You mention that Industry is too restrictive :

industry: (Amend the original description to include also private
employment etc. Labelling this property industry is too restrictive. A
possible option to broaden its range is to use a label like category.)

Can you give an example of why it is too restrictive ?

My thoughts are that you probably really also want a Sector, and would have
2 properties under the Job Posting itself (since an Employer can be in
multiple industries and sectors) ?

1. Industry (something that would relate the Job Posting to what Industry
the Job will be mostly concerned with.  These Text fields usually would map
to a NAICS code, etc )
2. Sector (something that would define an Employer's business sector, for
instance, Animal Rights, or Oilfield, etc. In Freebase, we have this
defined as "This is a sector, or area of focus, of organizations (of any
kind)."  under /organization/organization_sector

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> You may also want to sample the site http://Indeed.com which is currently
> also using Schema.org types.
> In fact, I would highly encourage you to have them participate in this
> discussion.
> --
> -Thad
> Thad on Freebase.com <http://www.freebase.com/view/en/thad_guidry>
> Thad on LinkedIn <http://www.linkedin.com/in/thadguidry/>

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