DaXtra Blog

Guide to Semantic Search for Recruiting

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Glen Cathey posts a fascinating article into Semantic Search and its implications for Recruiters over at BooleanBlackBelt.com, reproduced with kind permission here.

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CV Parsing Fact or Fiction: You Decide

Posted February 26th, 2014

Different parsers will perform with different accuracies on different sets of data. Thus, if accurate parsing is important to you, the only way to find out which is the best parser is to test it on a...

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Key measurements of a good parser

Posted February 26th, 2014

The two key measurements you should look for in a CV parser are Coverage and Accuracy.


Describes WHAT a parser actually tries to extract.

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Why is DaXtra a World Leader in CV/Resume Parsing?

Posted February 26th, 2014

Our CV parsing software DaXtra Parser is a hybrid statistical-grammar parser that combines the advantages of both the advanced types of parser.

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Types of Parsers and How They Work

Posted February 26th, 2014

In general, there are three types of approach to parsing a CV/resume:

  • Keyword based parsers

  • Grammar based parsers

  • Statistical parsers

Keyword-based parsers

Definition.- A keyword-based CV...

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What does speed mean to recruiters? Speed up your time to hire

Posted February 23rd, 2014

Take a look at this visual explanation of how software can speed up your time to hire, make recruiters lives easier, and improve recruitment agencies efficiency. 

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Ten years of improvement, ten years of innovation

Posted January 1st, 2014

We are looking forward to 2014, not just because we are tunring 10 years old, but because we're making improvements to our existing products and launching of new ones.
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LinkedIn - recruiter’s friend or foe?

Posted December 10th, 2013

LinkedIn is a powerful platform for recruiters, both within agencies and in-house. It has an array of tools to help recruiters communicate with potential candidates, but…

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Using search and analytics to identify a specialist

Posted November 25th, 2013

The value of having a specialist skill is well known and professionals working in any industry or sector strive to hone their skills in specific areas whether as a result of personal interest or...

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The art of speed pitching

Posted November 7th, 2013

How do you make a Talent Director fall in love with your product in ten minutes? A speed pitch event organised by Reconverse was one of our first chances to find out.

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