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NAME ^

WWW::Search::Monster - class for searching Monster

SYNOPSIS ^

  use WWW::Search;
  my $oSearch = new WWW::Search('Monster');
  my $sQuery = WWW::Search::escape_query("perl and (perl or perl)");
  $oSearch->native_query($sQuery,
                         {'st' => 'CA',
                          'tm' => '14d'});
  while (my $res = $oSearch->next_result()) {
      print $res->company . "\t" . $res->title . "\t" . $res->change_date
         . "\t" . $res->location . "\t" . $res->url . "\n";
  }

DESCRIPTION ^

This class is a Monster specialization of WWW::Search. It handles making and interpreting Monster searches at http://www.monster.com. Monster supports Boolean logic with "and"s "or"s. See http://jobsearch.monster.com/jobsearch_tips.asp for a full description of the query language.

The returned WWW::SearchResult objects contain url, title, company, location and change_date fields.

OPTIONS ^

The following search options can be activated by sending a hash as the second argument to native_query().

Restrict by Location

use {'lid' => $location_id}

Only jobs in $location_id. To find out what $location_id you need, please look at the source of http://jobsearch.monster.com. Note that $location_id does not mean the area telephone code. The default is no location restriction.

Restrict by Job Category

Use {'fn' => $cat_id} to select one or more job categories you want. For multiple selection use a '+' sign, e.g. {'fn' => '1+2'}. Possible categories are:

  • 1 Accounting/Auditing
  • 2 Administrative and Support Services
  • 8 Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • 5620 Aerospace/Aviation/Defense
  • 540 Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing
  • 9004 Airlines
  • 541 Architectural Services
  • 12 Arts, Entertainment, and Media
  • 576 Banking
  • 46 Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
  • 3979 Building and Grounds Maintenance
  • 8125 Business Opportunity/Investment Required
  • 8126 Career Fairs
  • 9005 Computer Services
  • 543 Computers, Hardware
  • 6 Computers, Software
  • 544 Construction, Mining and Trades
  • 546 Consulting Services
  • 5622 Consumer Products
  • 545 Customer Service and Call Center
  • 3 Education, Training, and Library
  • 7305 Electronics
  • 547 Employment Placement Agencies
  • 5624 Energy/Utilities
  • 4 Engineering
  • 9002 Environmental Services
  • 3561 Executive Management
  • 548 Finance/Economics
  • 549 Financial Services
  • 550 Government and Policy
  • 7306 Healthcare - Business Office & Finance
  • 2947 Healthcare - CNAs/Aides/MAs/Home Health
  • 3972 Healthcare - Laboratory/Pathology Services
  • 2963 Healthcare - LPNs & LVNs
  • 2990 Healthcare - Medical & Dental Practitioners
  • 3007 Healthcare - Medical Records, Health IT & Informatics
  • 9014 Healthcare - Optical
  • 551 Healthcare, Other
  • 3973 Healthcare - Pharmacy
  • 3974 Healthcare - Radiology/Imaging
  • 3975 Healthcare - RNs & Nurse Management
  • 3976 Healthcare - Social Services/Mental Health
  • 3977 Healthcare - Support Services
  • 3978 Healthcare - Therapy/Rehab Services
  • 552 Hospitality/Tourism
  • 5 Human Resources/Recruiting
  • 660 Information Technology
  • 553 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • 45 Insurance
  • 554 Internet/E-Commerce
  • 555 Law Enforcement, and Security
  • 7 Legal
  • 47 Manufacturing and Production
  • 556 Military
  • 542 Nonprofit
  • 9010 Operations Management
  • 11 Other
  • 557 Personal Care and Service
  • 9007 Product Management
  • 9008 Project/Program Management
  • 5623 Publishing/Printing
  • 7307 Purchasing
  • 558 Real Estate
  • 13 Restaurant and Food Service
  • 44 Retail/Wholesale
  • 10 Sales
  • 9009 Sales - Account Management
  • 9011 Sales - Telemarketing
  • 5957 Sales - Work at Home/Commission Only
  • 559 Science
  • 560 Sports and Recreation/Fitness
  • 5625 Supply Chain/Logistics
  • 561 Telecommunications
  • 9013 Textiles
  • 562 Transportation and Warehousing
  • 9003 Veterinary Services
  • 9006 Waste Management Services

AUTHOR ^

WWW::Search::Monster is written and maintained by Alexander Tkatchev (Alexander.Tkatchev@cern.ch).

LEGALESE ^

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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