Crawling and scraping job posts

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I need a software who will do two main things, which are both “MUST HAVE”:

- scrap / parse / aggregate / job postings mainly from career pages but also from newspapers or job boards;

- scrap / parse / aggregate content from documents in MS WORD or PDF format – mainly CV’s and export the data in a structured format that I can use to upload the data into my website (XML, CSV…).

„Must have” features of the project:

Spider jobs from websites (HTML or XML), ATS or via FTP.

Jobs taxonomy for categorization based on job titles & keywords.

Then the job ads should be converted into the correct format for my job board. Semantic analysis should be used, to ensure the content is accurately mapped onto my job board’s category schemes

The capture has to be at the highest possible data to be parsed on a job site and it would contain the entire job advertisement.

Incremental scraping feature only downloads new jobs.

Synchronize jobs to guarantee that only open jobs remain posted.

Filter jobs by keywords so only relevant jobs are posted.

Auto-replace keywords in content & clean up job formatting.

Schedule regular spidering / posting sessions.

Auto-post via XML, EXCEL or CSV to single or multiple websites or forward to a list of emails.

Post to HTTP interface, via API, SOAP, to FTP or email.

!!!The way I want it to work: I shall introduce the address of the main career page (or, even better, the website address and then the engine will go to the career page by itself but this is optional, not compulsory) of the hiring company

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and the software will scrap the entire posting of the job openings that will be found in the career pages of the website. The software product should be build in a way which will allow me to give only the web address of the career section of the website to be parsed or only the website address and the software product will do all the rest. This is really a MUST HAVE.

Very important: I need to have perfect accuracy of the scraped content - text, url, images. The engine has to be able to scrap at least 500000 career pages / day (which will come from arround [url removed, login to view] web-sites/day), convert them into XML, EXCEL, CSV or similar files and post them on my job board website. The minimum accuracy is 70% - this means that at least 70% of the career pages content scraped / parsed will be error free.

The same accuracy percent (70%) have to be meet in which concerns the scraping / parsing of the documents. The project software / engine will be able to scrap at least 10000 documents (cv’s) / day and upload them into the website.

The software should be able to do at least what the following two are doing:

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Another very important thing: before paying for your work I have to make sure that the product meets all the above requirements. A free trial of 30 days or demo is compulsory.

Feel free to ask or comment on any of the above.

Kind regards


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