Resume management and recruitment workflow system and method

  • US 8,280,823 B1
  • Filed: 03/17/2010
  • Issued: 10/02/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/18/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for using a computer to improve a precision ratio when searching a resume database, comprising:

  • a memory device resident in the computer; and

    a processor disposed in communication with the memory device, the processor configured to;

    receive a request to search the resume database;

    receive search criteria;

    send a database query to the resume database, the database query including the search criteria;

    receive a result set in response to the database query, the result set including at least one matching resume; and

    send the result set in a response to the request,wherein the resume database includes at least one resume, and a parsed resume associated with each resume,wherein each resume includes at least one skill or experience-related phrase,wherein each skill or experience-related phrase has an experience range determined by examining a use of the skill or experience-related phrase in the resume, and a term of experience based on the experience range,wherein the term of experience for each skill or experience-related phrase having multiple occurrences in the resume is a summation of the term of experience, or a portion of the term of experience, for each occurrence of the skill or experience-related phrase associated with a different experience range,wherein each parsed resume includes each said at least one skill or experience-related phrase located in the resume, the term of experience for each said at least one skill or experience-related phrase, and a relationship between the term of experience and each said at least one skill or experience-related phrase, andwherein each matching resume is one of said at least one resume having the parsed resume associated with the matching resume satisfying the search criteria.

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