DaXtra Blog

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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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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The power of the internal database for recruiters

Posted January 22nd, 2014

The use of online recruitment sources appears to be unstoppable, as proven by LinkedIn passing its 200 million user mark – including 11 million people from the UK. According to a Jobsite Social...

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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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Biting the Budget Bullet

Posted October 24th, 2013

The recruitment sector cut backs had left many HR teams struggling to manage with limited resources and funds. Thankfully, however, this trend is slowly changing and we are finally beginning to see...

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Big Data May Be the Future, But the CV is Still King

Posted October 22nd, 2013

By now, we’ve all heard our industry’s excitement about Big Data. It’s the future, some people say. It’s going to revolutionise recruitment. Sure, that sounds wonderful. But at this stage, the...

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