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Re: Schema.org extension proposal for job market

From: Jindřich Mynarz <mynarzjindrich@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:22:34 +0100
Message-ID: <CAE=8Bu8iGinU4g+_Xf+G7VxHMhYW61X0K1vbkrF+hR2tKfCrWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Hi Thad,

thanks for spending a moment with the proposal.

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 ?

An example might be employment by physical persons; e.g., a person seeking
for an au-pair. This is motivated by our focus on the "long tail" of job
market, which oftentimes features jobs that cannot be easily fit within an

> 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
> https://www.freebase.com/organization/organization_sector?schema=&lang=en

I think this is more of an extension proposal for the :Organization class,
rather than something directly related to :JobPosting.

Regarding the Indeed Schema.org markup, could you point me to an example
URL that contains it? I can't find one.



Jindrich Mynarz

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/>
> --
> -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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