Understanding user behavior in job and talent search: an initial investigation

Spina, D, Maistro, M, Ren, Y, Sadeghi, S, Wong, W, Baldwin, T, Cavedon, L, Moffat, A, Sanderson, M, Scholer, F and Zobel, J 2017, 'Understanding user behavior in job and talent search: an initial investigation', in 2017 SIGIR Workshop on eCommerce, Tokyo, Japan, 11 August 2017, pp. 1-5.


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Title Understanding user behavior in job and talent search: an initial investigation
Author(s) Spina, D
Maistro, M
Ren, Y
Sadeghi, S
Wong, W
Baldwin, T
Cavedon, L
Moffat, A
Sanderson, M
Scholer, F
Zobel, J
Year 2017
Conference name SIGIR Workshop on eCommerce
Conference location Tokyo, Japan
Conference dates 11 August 2017
Proceedings title 2017 SIGIR Workshop on eCommerce
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery
Place of publication New York, United States
Start page 1
End page 5
Total pages 5
Abstract The Web has created a global marketplace for e-Commerce as well as for talent. Online employment marketplaces provide an effective channel to facilitate the matching between job seekers and hirers. This paper presents an initial exploration of user behavior in job and talent search using query and click logs from a popular employment marketplace. The observations suggest that the understanding of users’ search behavior in this scenario is still at its infancy and that some of the assumptions made in general web search may not hold true. The open challenges identified so far are presented.
Subjects Information Retrieval and Web Search
Keyword(s) Job search
Talent search
Employment marketplace
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