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Sample Job Feed Files

Oodle accepts job feed files in the CSV, Tab-Delimited, or XML formats. Here is a sample feed file for each of these formats:
CSV
Tab-Delimited
XML



Job Fields

Required Fields
Each job listing needs to include these fields. Location Fields
The location fields indicate the location of the item being listed. For location-based search to work, it is highly recommended that each listing specify its location at least down to the city or zip/postal code level. Additional Fields
The more of these additional fields that are included for a listing, the more likely that listing is to be found in searches.


Field Descriptions


address
The street address of the listing.
Format:
Text.
Example:
3459 Oak Street

benefits
Benefits offered by the company for the job.
Format:
Text. Allowed values include: 401K, child care, company car, dental, flexible spending, free food, health, stock, telecommuting, vision.
Example:
401K, child care

category
The occupation of the job being listed. Here are some such categories.
Format:
Text. Please be consistent in category names.
Example:
Recruiter Jobs

city
The name of the city. Please use an official postal city name.
Format:
Text.
Example:
Concord

company
The name of the company with the job opening.
Format:
Text.
Example:
Spool Software

company_size
The number of people that work at the company.
Format:
Number.
Example:
12,000

country
The country abbreviation.
Format:
Text. Preferably, the two letter ISO 3166 country code.
Example:
US

create_time
The date/time at which the listing was created.
Format:
YYYY-MM-DD, or RSS format (i.e. 2004-07-16T14:00:00-07:00).
Example:
2004-07-16T14:00:00-07:00

currency
The ISO 4217 three-letter currency code for the currency used in this listing.
Format:
Text. By default, such fields as price and salary are assumed to be specified in the currency of the country the listing is located in, and this is sufficient for the vast majority of listings. Use this field to override this assumption.
Example:
USD

description
A description of the listing.
Format:
Text. Maximum length 20,000 bytes.
Example:
Recruiter needed to locate and hire engineers for this growing company. Join now and get stock options!

employee_type
The characteristics of the employment being offered. Multiple characteristics may be included.
Format:
Text. Recognized values include: Contractor, Employee, Full Time, Gig, Intern, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary, Volunteer.
Example:
Full Time Permanent

expire_time
The date/time at which the listing expires.
Format:
YYYY-MM-DD, or RSS format (i.e. 2004-09-16T14:00:00-07:00).
Example:
2004-09-16T14:00:00-07:00

featured
Indicates that a particular listing should be featured. This field only works if prior arrangements have been made with Oodle.
Format:
Text. Allowed values are: yes, no.
Example:
yes

fee
Listing requires a fee to view the content (ie. requires registering at a fee-based site).
Format:
Text. Allowed values are: yes, no.
Example:
yes

hourly_rate
The hourly rate offered. If this job has a salary, then please use the salary field instead.
Format:
Floating-point number. Please use the decimal point (.) rather than the comma to indicate cents. If a dash (-) is included between two such numbers, then the hourly rate is treated as a range.
Example:
12.50

id
Unique ID for this listing. You must use the same id with a listing in subsequent versions of the feed.
Format:
Text.
Example:
3916251

industry
The industry the job is in.
Format:
Text.
Example:
technology

ip_address
The IP address of the user that the listing was posted from.
Format:
IPv4 address in dot-decimal notation.
Example:
142.72.8.120

latitude
Latitude, in degrees.
Format:
Number.
Example:
37.5537

lead_email
The email address (multiple addresses allowed) where leads should be sent for each listing. Multiple addresses should be separated by a comma.
Format:
Text.
Example:
joe@smith.com, john@home.com, jerry@site.com

longitude
Longitude, in degrees.
Format:
Number.
Example:
-122.3038

neighborhood
Neighborhood name.
Format:
Text.
Example:
Willow Park

registration
Listing requires registering at a site to view the content.
Format:
Text. Allowed values are: yes, no.
Example:
yes

required_education
The amount of education required.
Format:
Text. Allowed values are: none, high school, 2 year degree, 4 year degree, graduate degree.
Example:
2 year degree

required_experience
The minimum number of years of experience required for the position.
Format:
Number of years, with optional trailing text.
Example:
4 years

salary
The salary offered.
Format:
Floating-point number. Please use the decimal point (.) rather than the comma to indicate cents. If a dash (-) is included between two such numbers, then the salary is treated as a range.
Example:
83000

salary_type
The type of salary offered.
Format:
Text. Allowed values are: hourly, bi-weekly, monthly, annually
Example:
hourly

secondary_source
The name of the original source of the listings, if it is other than the provider of this feed.
Format:
Text.
Example:
Pleasanton Listings

seller_email
The email of the actual seller of the listing.
Format:
Text.
Example:
joe@smith.com

seller_name
The name of the actual seller of the listing.
Format:
Text.
Example:
Joe Smith

seller_phone
The phone number of the actual seller of the listing.
Format:
Text.
Example:
123-456-7890

seller_url
The URL of the actual seller of the listing.
Format:
Fully qualified url.
Example:
http://smith-classifieds.com/

state
The abbreviation for the province or state.
Format:
Text. Please use standard abbreviations where possible.
Example:
CA

title
The title of the listing.
Format:
Text.
Example:
Recruiter Needed for Growing Company

url
The URL of the details page for this listing. This URL must have relevent information about the listing.
Format:
Fully qualified url.
Example:
http://www.example.com/listing/details.html

zip_code
The postal code or zip code of the listing.
Format:
Text. Please use a format standard to the postal codes of the country in question.
Example:
94772

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