It is no surprise in the current times that most of the new job openings are posted online and most of the job seekers find them online as well. Which makes it easily to collect the available job data from various job boards and websites. This can be useful in may ways.
- If you own a new job board, aggregator or website you can use this data to populate your site with fresh and updated job postings
- If you are a staffing agency or HR consultant, you can use this data to better service your clients
- Companies can analyze latest trends in the job market – which skills are valuable, which roles are high paying etc.
- As a job seeker you can use this data to better apply to various open positions matching your skillset and land up in a better deal and working environment.
WebHarvy for scraping job postings
WebHarvy is a generic and visual web scraping software which can be configured to scrape data from any website. WebHarvy can scrape job postings from websites like Indeed, Google Jobs, Dice etc. Various job details like job title, description, application URL, job id etc. can be easily scraped using WebHarvy.
If you are interested we highly recommend that you download and try using the free evaluation version of WebHarvy. Scraping data from websites is very easy using WebHarvy.
Scraping Google Jobs / Google Careers
The following video shows how WebHarvy can be used to scrape newly posted job details from Google Career Job listings. Job title, URL, position title and other details can be extracted from Google Job Listings using WebHarvy. To know the regular expression strings used in the video, please refer the video description.
Scraping Indeed Job Listings
Video below shows how WebHarvy can be used to scrape job listings from Indeed.com. As shown in the video, WebHarvy can scrape the Job title, company name, company website, job post date, job description and job URL from indeed.com listings.
The codes used in the above video can be found in the video description.
Scrape Job Reviews from Glassdoor
WebHarvy can also be used to scrape job reviews from websites like Glassdoor.
Please feel free to contact us in case you have any questions regarding WebHarvy. We can check and let you know if WebHarvy can be used to solve your data scraping requirement.