Looking for Job Search Engines or Aggregators Interested in Indexing our XML Feed

My name is Matt Blevins and I'm with Locate Jobs Network.

 

I would like to hear from companies, job search engines and aggregators interested in indexing our XML feed, available online here: http://www.locatejobsnetwork.com/feed/. Note that we can accommodate almost any XML or RSS format, so if there is a specific schema required for crawling our feed, we can modify this to comply.

 

I'm also currently conducting research on job search engines, job aggregators and classified sites interested in indexing job feeds in general. I'm writing both to share what I've learned as well as to elicit any comments or experiences that any of you may have to share. I've just begun this process this week, so this should provide a relatively good, updated overview of what's out there, though I certainly may have missed something.

 

1) Indeed

 

While I believe Indeed may have once indexed jobs via XML from job boards, I have learned this week that they are now only indexing feeds from direct employers. Job board operators will have to sponsor their jobs (minimum of $.15 per click) in order to be fully indexed in this manner. My experiences with Indeed have always been positive, so I have no reason to believe that their sponsored jobs program would be any different.

 

2) SimplyHired

 

SimplyHired, like Indeed, has its own XML specification and by all indications they will index an XML feed of jobs without a sponsor/paid agreement. However, if the jobs that are posted to your board are also posted elsewhere, and those jobs have been indexed in SimplyHired via a feed from the other source, it is possible (likely, I imagine) that your feed will not be accepted. I received an e-mail that referenced some very vague "quality content guidelines," though I have received no word on what those guidelines actually are. I've e-mailed SimplyHired asking for clarification on this point, but have not yet heard back from them.

 

3) JuJu

 

I submitted a properly formatted feed to JuJu this week and received word back fairly quickly that I could "sponsor" my jobs in order to have the XML feed indexed. This led me to believe that JuJu will only accept paid jobs at this point, though when I asked for clarification on this point, no further information was forthcoming. I'm still following up on this with a JuJu representative.

 

4) Trovit

 

As a classified site that features ads for jobs and other items, Trovit doesn't necessarily fall into the same category as the aforementioned, but seems to potentially be a valuable partner nonetheless. I have received excellent customer service from Trovit and our feed (again, designed to a specific standard) is in the process of being added.

 

5) OLX

 

Similar to Trovit, OLX is a classified site that is not limited to job postings. The customer service at OLX has also been excellent (a true pleasure to work with). We have to make some modifications to our feed and our back-end database to create a properly-formatted OLX feed, but we will be doing so in the next week or so and, given the contact I've had from them thus far, I expect that things work out well.

 

6) Jooble

 

This is a French company (I think), but with a U.S. presence as well. Our feed was quickly accepted after being submitted. There are also paid options or "partner" options (whereby you must display a banner linking to their site on your home page), but free feed indexing is available.

 

7) JobiJoba

 

They are the only company mentioned thus far that has a default RSS specification (the others are plain XML). We have submitted our feed to them and, though I've had no contact with them, it appears that free feed indexing is a possibility.

 

8) CareerJet

 

I heard back from CareerJet quickly after submitting and learned that only paid options were available. From what I can gather, there is a $100 minimum for account funding and the CPC rate is $.05. I have not yet signed up for this, and I'm curious to know if anyone has any experiences with this company. they appear to be entirely legitimate and to have a fairly good user base. They are based in Europe (the UK, I believe), but also appear to have a nice U.S. presence.

 

9) Yakaz

 

I at first had difficulty signing up for a developer account here, but a contact via their online form was returned quickly and the problem fixed within one day. I then submitted our feed and was happy to find that it was submitted for review quickly and easily. We are not yet indexed, but I expect that we will be shortly.

 

10) TopUsaJobs.com

 

This is purely a paid option and, though I've not yet submitted a feed, I believe that this is an option for delivering jobs to them as part of their paid program.

 

11) Oodle

 

Last, but certainly not least, is Oodle, which features job postings as well as other classifieds (in a similar manner to Trovit and OLX). We've submitted our feed, and by all indications the free indexing option is available. Our feed has not yet been indexed but, again, I expect it will be.

 

Finally, I've read various posts on JobBoarders indicating that members (aside from those mentioned above) are also accepting feeds. Among them have been alljobsfilled.com and jobregate.com. To Bruce and Jody - I'll be following up with you shortly!

 

If anyone has any information to add, please feel free to do so and, again, we would love to know if there are aggregators or job search sites out there who would like to accept our feed of user-posted jobs.

 

Matt Blevins

Locate Jobs Network

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Comment by Jody Fitzpatrick on June 17, 2011 at 7:42pm

Hi Matthew

 

We are accepting feeds - however during this final transition I can not guarantee if or when your jobs will be shown on our site. This is due to us moving to our completely custom platform. But we are always and are still compiling  a list of feeds for our launch.

 

 

Thanks

 

Jody 

Comment by Matthew Blevins on June 18, 2011 at 10:45am

Thanks Jody - if you wish to index our feed, you can use this URL: http://www.locatejobsnetwork.com/feed/.

 

And, if the move to a new platform precludes indexing, no problem at all.

 

Thanks,
Matt

Comment by Chelsea Jimenez on June 20, 2011 at 5:01am
Thanks for including us in the list Matthew!
Comment by Matthew Blevins on June 20, 2011 at 9:34am
Wouldn't have dreamed of doing otherwise, Chelsea. And, of course, that excellent customer service I mentioned is coming directly from you!
Comment by Joanna Stefanska on June 21, 2011 at 5:28am
Thanks for the mention, Matthew! And, yes, we are based in the UK.
Comment by Ian @ JOBANCY on June 22, 2011 at 10:03pm

Matthew -- we're new and just starting to accept feeds on our site (JOBANCY).  Since we only focus on part-time jobs in California, are you able to provide an XML feed with only those jobs?  Feel free to shoot it over so we can get it up -- http://www.jobancy.com/contactus.html

 

Thanks,

Ian

Comment by Matthew Blevins on June 23, 2011 at 11:11am

Hi Ian - just responded via e-mail...

 

~Matt

Comment by Alex Dadin on January 9, 2013 at 2:26am

Job search landscape is no different. It seems like when people lose jobs,
it's not just the job search engines that reap the benefits online.
It's services like Ma job

Comment by vinay gupta on October 16, 2015 at 3:52am

hi, I am also interested to share rss feed of my job board..

http://ws.jobisite.com/rss.jsp

Please message me if anyone can add this feed to their job engines.

I can also add your rss feed to our job engine

Comment by Mike Clark on November 18, 2015 at 10:41pm

LETS EXCHANGE XML FEEDS!

YOU INDEX OUR FEED AND WE'LL INDEX YOURS!

We are a niche job board that specializes in Truck Drivers. Please index our job feed onto your job sites.

Here are several different styles we have built for you to use to index onto your job board.

To index our feed of job openings, these URL's in XML feed format links are active and ready to index on your job board immediately.

WE WOULD LIKE FOR YOU TO INDEX OUR JOB OPENINGS!

HERE IS A LIST OF URL'S SO YOU MAY START INDEXING OUR JOBS IMMEDIATELY! 

ATTN: These xml feed url's will have only 3000 jobs listed in these feeds. If you wish to index more of our job openings you can add a offset to the end of the url's to index more of our jobs. The url's below will index 3000 of the latest job openings.

Add &offset=3000

&offset=6000

&offset=9000

&offset=12000

Etc, etc until the number of jobs you'd like to list from our job boards. All of the jobs listed on our site are direct employers. You will never be indexing jobs from other job boards. The offset allows parsing between our website and yours to be faster with this method. We usually have 70,000 jobs posted at any given time. You may index as many as you wish!

Here are the URL's for you to index our feed of truck driving jobs and the xml feed structures. 

WE WOULD LIKE TO BE YOUR PARTNER!

TO SEND YOUR FEED TO OUR JOB BOARDS FOR YOUR JOBS TO BE LISTED ON OUR JOB BOARDS!

We are also accepting xml feeds to index on our website as well. If you wish to have your xml feed indexed on our website.... Here is where you can find our feed format so we can upload your jobs to our website.

OUR XML FEED FORMAT GUIDELINES

http://edpcareers.net/xml.html

Once you have built your feed in a major job board XML feed format or OUR xml feed format. XML FEEDS SUBMITTED IN OUR XML FEED FORMAT WILL BE INDEXED FASTER THAN OTHER XML FEED FORMATS! WE ACCEPT ALL XML FEED FORMATS, HOWEVER XML FEEDS BUILT IN OUR FORMAT WILL BE INDEX FASTEST!

You can the email the url's to us directly so we may index them immediately. We will index your job feed for free if you also index our feed to your job boards! Free XML feed exchange! You index ours, we index yours! That simple! If you cannot index our feeds please email us. We also index feeds for free. SO to contact us about indexing your jobs to our websites just email the admin!

info[AT]truckdrivingjobsonline.net

REPLACE [AT] WITH THE @ SYMBOL

Sites your jobs will apear on:

localtruckdrivingjobsonline.com

onlinedrivingjobs.com

truckdrivingjobsonline.net

edpcareers.net

Email us your feed once it is ready for indexing! Also please email us if you plan to index our jobs! If you index our jobs we place a banner to your website on all of our main pages as our partner in our job board network!

Our contact email

INFO(AT)TRUCKDRIVINGJOBSONLINE.NET

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