Google Job Schema Adds Markup For Telecommuting

Feb 12, 2018 • 8:18 am | comments (0) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

The relatively new job schema for the Google for Jobs feature now has added a new markup specifically designed to communicate that a job listing is available for remote workers or telecommuters.

You can see the new markup under the jobLocation section of the schema, it looks like this:

Google Job Schema Adds Markup For Telecommuting

Aaron Bradely spotted this and posted it on Google+. He wrote:

Google made a change to its Job Posting guidelines page (http://bit.ly/2DPO144) that allows job posting publishers to explicitly state that a job can be performed remotely.

Previously Google specified that remote-eligible jobs simply omit all information about a job's location excepting what country in which the job was "available".

Forum discussion at Google+.

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