Feed specifications - Version 2

Introduction:

On this page we specify the requirements for xml feeds that we import. Please make sure the feed will include at least all of the mandatory fields as described here.


Sample feed:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<jobs>
  <job>
    <id>406580</id>
    <url>https://www.studentjob.co.uk/vacancies/406580-part-time-address-researcher</url>
    <title>Part-time Address Researcher</title>
    <function_title>Address Researcher</function_title>
    <responsibilities>Address Research</responsibilities>
    <location>
      <nationwide>false</nationwide>
      <city>London</city>
      <postalcode>W1J 9HP</postalcode>
    </location>
    <description>
      <summary>
        <![CDATA[We are looking for people that enjoy doing research for information on the Web, like e.g. addresses or opening hours of restaurants, etc.]]>
      </summary>
      <long_description>
        <![CDATA[<p><strong>The work</strong></p><p><br><br>We are looking for freelancers (Clickworkers) that enjoy doing research for information on the Web, like e.g. addresses or opening hours of restaurants, etc. </p><p><br><br>What is required is a computer with an Internet connection. Working hours, workplace and workload can be chosen freely.</p><p><br><br><strong> </strong></p><p><br><br></p>]]>
      </long_description>
    </description>
    <hours_per_week>
      <working_hours_min>5</working_hours_min>
      <working_hours_max>10</working_hours_max>
    </hours_per_week>
    <job_types>
      <job_type>parttime</job_type>
      <job_type>weekend</job_type>
    </job_types>
    <functions>
      <function>
        <reference>science-jobs</reference>
      </function>
    </functions>
    <education_types>
      <education_type>secondary school</education_type>
      <education_type>college</education_type>
      <education_type>university</education_type>
      <education_type>other</education_type>
    </education_types>
    <languages>
      <language>english</language>
    </languages>
    <salary>
      <currency>£</currency>
      <min/>
      <max/>
      <salary_rate>0</salary_rate>
    </salary>
    <drivers_license>false</drivers_license>
  </job>
  <job>
    <id>406581</id>
    <url>https://www.studentjob.co.uk/vacancies/406581-part-time-copywriter</url>
    <title>Part-time Copywriter</title>
    <function_title>Copywriter</function_title>
    <responsibilities>Copywriting</responsibilities>
    <location>
      <nationwide>false</nationwide>
      <city>London</city>
      <postalcode>W1J 9HP</postalcode>
    </location>
    <description>
      <summary>
        <![CDATA[Looking for freelancers who can write free-form text such as product descriptions; city or airport descriptions; and hotel reviews.]]>
      </summary>
      <long_description>
        <![CDATA[<p>We are looking for freelancers (Click Workers) who can write free-form text such as product descriptions, city or airport descriptions, and hotel reviews. All you will need is a computer with an Internet connection. You can choose your own working hours and place or work! Our company Click Worker is a crowdsourcing platform. Our clients have large-scale projects All All which are completed by freelancers All All which we call Click Workers. , we divide each project into micro-tasks and then pay Workers Click to complete Those tasks .<br></p>]]>
      </long_description>
    </description>
    <hours_per_week>
      <working_hours_min>5</working_hours_min>
      <working_hours_max>10</working_hours_max>
    </hours_per_week>
    <job_types>
      <job_type>parttime</job_type>
      <job_type>weekend</job_type>
    </job_types>
    <functions>
      <function>
        <reference>design-jobs</reference>
      </function>
      <function>
        <reference>sales-jobs</reference>
      </function>
    </functions>
    <education_types>
      <education_type>secondary school</education_type>
      <education_type>college</education_type>
      <education_type>university</education_type>
      <education_type>other</education_type>
    </education_types>
    <languages>
      <language>english</language>
    </languages>
    <salary>
      <currency>£</currency>
      <min/>
      <max/>
      <salary_rate>0</salary_rate>
    </salary>
    <drivers_license>false</drivers_license>
  </job>
</jobs>

Reasoning:

With our job openings we are trying to comply with the standard defined by schema.org, JobPosting, by doing this we are easier and better discoverable in google. With the new vacancy search system build by Google and already available in the US there are some extra requirements coming from Google as well with which we try to comply as much as possible.

XSD:

The XSD for the xml can be found here: XSD

Fields:

<id>, Mandatory
The id in your own system, we use this to identify your job opening in our system. This must be unique per job opening.
<url>, Mandatory
An url we can use to redirect the candidates to when they want to apply. Must be a string of at most 255 characters.
<title>, Mandatory
The title of the job opening. Must be a string of at most 255 characters.
<function_title>
The name of the function, for example: Account Manager. Must be a string of at most 35 characters and cannot contain ! or ?.
<responsibilities>
The main responsibility of this vacancy, for example: Responsible for operational tasks. Must be a string of at most 255 characters and cannot contain ! or ?.
<location>, Mandatory
Either nationwide is present here, or city and postalcode combination.
<nationwide>, Mandatory
Flag indicating that this is a nationwide job opening. Must be a boolean.
<city>, Mandatory
This city where this vacancy is taking place. Must be a string of at most 255 characters. The postalcode and the city should match for best vacancy experience!
<postalcode>, Mandatory
This contains the postalcode of this vacancy. Must be a string and a valid postalcode.
<description>, Mandatory
<summary>, Mandatory
A small introduction text for the job opening. This will be shown on the search results page of the job openings. Must be a string of at most 65535 characters.
<long_description>, Mandatory
Describe the function, what you offer to the candidate, what you request from the candidate, and possibly some extra info.
<hours_per_week>
The hours per week the candidate will be working. Please keep this in line with <job_types> you chose.
<working_hours_min>
Minimum amount of work hours
<working_hours_max>
Maximum amount of work hours.
<job_types>, Mandatory
List of <job_type> elements which contains the job type that are associated with this vacancy. At most one specified per <job_type> element. Possible values are:
  • parttime
  • evening
  • fulltime_experience
  • graduation_internship
  • fulltime
  • internship
  • traineeship
  • holiday
  • fulltime_temporary
  • voluntary
  • weekend
  • work_from_home
<functions>, Mandatory
List of <function> elements which contains the function that are associated with this vacancy. There should be at least 1 function specified and at most 2.
<reference>, Mandatory
The reference of the function
<professions>, Mandatory
List of <profession> elements which contains the profession that are associated with this vacancy. At most one specified per <profession> element. The profession is a sub specification of the function. There should be at least 1 and at most 2 professions specified.
Possible values for Function and Professions are:
  • accountancy-jobs
    • financiele-vacatures-catchall
    • finance-trainee-jobs
    • financial-advisor-jobs
    • finance-employee-jobs
  • admin-jobs
    • administratieve-vacatures-catchall
    • administrator-jobs
    • back-office-employee-jobs
  • marketing-jobs
    • marketing-vacatures-catchall
    • communications-jobs
    • web-editor-jobs
    • marketing-jobs
  • advice-jobs
    • consultancy-vacatures-catchall
    • consultant-jobs
  • bar-staff-jobs
    • horeca-vacatures-catchall
    • catering-assistant-jobs
    • vacatures-horeca-medewerker
  • counselling-jobs
    • uiterlijke-verzorging-vacatures-catchall
  • customer-service-jobs
    • callcenter-vacatures-catchall
    • call-centre-staff-jobs
    • customer-service-jobs
    • help-desk-employee-jobs
    • webcare-employee-jobs
  • design-jobs
    • creatieve-vacatures-catchall
  • engineering-jobs
    • bouw-vacatures-catchall
  • medical-jobs
    • medische-vacatures-catchall
  • home-care-jobs
    • zorg-vacatures-catchall
    • nurse-jobs
    • domestic-care-jobs
    • home-care-jobs
  • hr-jobs
    • hr-vacatures-catchall
    • hr-employee-jobs
    • recruiter-jobs
    • payroll-manager-jobs
  • ict-jobs
    • ict-vacatures-catchall
    • app-developer-jobs
    • c-net-developer-jobs
    • front-end-developer-jobs
    • it-trainee-jobs
    • java-developer-jobs
    • php-developer-jobs
    • ruby-developer-jobs
    • software-developer-jobs
    • system-administrator-jobs
  • legal-jobs
    • juridische-vacatures-catchall
    • legal-assistant-jobs
  • logistics-jobs
    • logistieke-vacatures-catchall
    • vacatures-bijrijder
    • driver-jobs
    • forklift-driver-jobs
    • courier-jobs
    • logistics-jobs
    • warehouse-assistant-jobs
    • package-delivery-jobs
    • postman-jobs
    • truck-driver-jobs
    • orderpicker-jobs
    • transport-planner-jobs
    • controller-jobs
    • shipping-clerk-jobs
  • management-jobs
    • management-vacatures-catchall
    • manager-jobs
    • hr-manager-jobs
    • branch-manager-jobs
    • sales-manager-jobs
    • team-leader-jobs
    • supervisor-jobs
    • operations-manager-jobs
    • project-manager-jobs
  • manufacturing-jobs
    • productie-vacatures-catchall
    • production-assistant-jobs
  • online-marketing-jobs
    • online-Marketing-vacatures-catchall
    • digital-marketing-jobs
    • seo-specialist-jobs
  • project-management-jobs
    • projectmanagement-vacatures-catchall
  • promotion-jobs
    • promotiewerk-vacatures-catchall
    • hostess-jobs
    • promotional-staff-jobs
  • receptionist-jobs
    • receptioniste-vacatures-catchall
  • retail-jobs
    • winkel-vacatures-catchall
    • shop-assistant-jobs
    • cashier-jobs
    • vacatures-vakkenvuller
  • sales-jobs
    • sales-vacatures-catchall
    • commercial-assistant-jobs
    • sales-representative-jobs
    • account-manager-jobs
  • science-jobs
    • chemische-vacatures-catchall
  • secretary-jobs
    • secretariele-vacatures-catchall
    • vacatures-receptioniste
    • secretary-jobs
    • telephone-operator-jobs
  • security-jobs
    • beveiliging-vacatures-catchall
  • sport-jobs
    • toerisme-vacatures-catchall
  • teaching-jobs
    • onderwijs-vacatures-catchall
    • teaching-jobs
  • technical-jobs
    • electra-vacatures-catchall
  • training-jobs
    • trainer-vacatures-catchall
<education_types>, Mandatory
List of <education_type> elements which contains the education type that are associated with this vacancy. At most one specified per <education_type> element. Possible values are:
  • college
  • other
  • secondary school
  • university
<languages>
List of <language> elements which contains the languages that are required for this vacancy. Possible values are:
  • arabic
  • chinese
  • czech
  • danish
  • dutch
  • english
  • finnish
  • flemish
  • french
  • german
  • greek
  • hebrew
  • italian
  • japanese
  • korean
  • latin
  • norwegian
  • other
  • polish
  • portuguese
  • russian
  • spanish
  • swedish
  • taiwanese
  • turkish
  • welsh
<salary>
The salary that will be paid for this vacancy.
<currency>
Possible currencies: €, £, SEK, CHF
<min>, Mandatory if you wish to add salary
The minimum salary for this vacancy.
<max>
The maximum salary for this vacancy.
<salary_rate>
The rate at which the amounts are considered: per hour, per week, per month, per year
<drivers_license>
A flag that says if the candidate is required to have a drivers license. Must be a boolean.