How to configure your job site for Google for Jobs

TodoYour ATS / Career siteAspenTechLabs provided career site (CSC)
Add schema.org markup into HTML (jobs have to include one of the following formats Microdata/RDFa/JSON-LD)
http://schema.org/JobPosting
Development requiredAdded for all clients
Setup data mapping and validate using Structured Data Testing Tool
https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool
Development requiredAspenTechLabs advanced mapping handles this which results in best compliance and higher ranking in Google Jobs search
Keep sitemap.xml updated, such as when jobs are edited, deleted or created. Ping Google upon updateDevelopment requiredSitemap automatically updated after jobs sync
Handle expired jobs – Google wants to exclude expired jobs, so it is critical to notify them of expired jobs immediately. Page must return 404 or 410 error so Google knows it is expired.Development requiredCSC handles this
Submit sitemap to Google Webmaster ToolsWebmaster action requiredCSC account manager

AspenTechLabs solution

You can get a hassle-free CareerSiteCloud/Google for Jobs transparent layer added. No development required.

In this case, we grab your jobs and send them to Google for Jobs inclusion. And monitor jobs inclusion.

When a job seeker clicks on your job on the Google for Job search page then she:

  • can be immediately directed to your ATS, (which is default behavior) or
  • can land and apply on CareerSiteCloud’s mobile friendly solution – your choice.