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Google added a new recommended property of directApply, which allows you to indicate whether the user can directly apply for the job on the URL in question, without lots of intermediate steps like logging in more than once on the application journey.
Additionally, they also added editorial guidelines to the content policy, which clarifies that they do not allow spammy content or even grammatically incorrect content.
Google updated the Job Posting rich results documentation, on one of the new 'Education and experience' beta properties: experienceRequirements.monthsOfExperience.
They have added an additional example to clarify the meaning of 'minimum number of months of experience'.
Google added a whole new section to the documentation, entitled 'Education and experience properties (beta)', regarding job requirements or educational qualifications.
In total there are 5 new recommended properties:
As per usual with beta updates, these have a caveat that you may not see any appearance or affect in Google Search right away.
Only applicable when dealing with a third-party job site, you can provide a different logo for a given organization than the image shown in the organization's Knowledge Graph card, by including the logo property in the hiringOrganization array.
Google updated the Job Posting documentation to add image ratio specifications to this property (hiringOrganization.logo); the image width and height ratio must be between 0.75 and 2.5.
Updated the Job posting content policies to have a clear structure and language that describes what Google will enforce. Added the following new policies: Irrelevant content, Incomplete content, Misrepresentation, Profanity and vulgar language, Advertisements disguised as a job posting, Legal removal requests, Expired job postings, Jobs without a way to apply, Resume collection, Job requests, Payment required.
Updated the JobPosting structured data documentation to highlight markup for work from home jobs. Added a screenshot of the feature in Google Search, a code example, and a banner at the top of the documentation.