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Kakuyu R. Dewberry

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Tracking job
I'm very interested in being apart of this project. I do believe my skill set would work in your behalf. Let me know if you are interested.

Kakuyu

On November 11, 2017 5:42:53 AM CST, twin-citi...@googlegroups.com wrote:
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> - Mapping Low Wage Job Postings Across Minnesota [1 Update]
> http://groups.google.com/group/twin-cities-brigade/t/16907f740269c1c8
> - Mapping Low Wage Job Postings Across Minnesota [1 Update]
> http://groups.google.com/group/twin-cities-brigade/t/a1bc2f673e5f7430
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>Topic: Mapping Low Wage Job Postings Across Minnesota
>Url:
>http://groups.google.com/group/twin-cities-brigade/t/16907f740269c1c8
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>
>---------- 1 of 1 ----------
>From: Mitch Schaps <mpsc...@gmail.com>
>Date: Nov 10 03:14PM -0800
>Url:
>http://groups.google.com/group/twin-cities-brigade/msg/15c1e8a0b483d
>
>I am mapping the locations of current minimum wage jobs in Minnesota
>based
>on Indeed job postings. On Indeed, you are able to set Salary ranges
>for
>the jobs that you want to appear when you run a search. What I have
>been
>doing is I have been telling indeed to send me job postings where the
>annual salary range is below $20,000 per year, (Minimum wage for MN is
>currently $19,760 yearly, but $20,000 gives some wiggle room). What is
>also
>cool about Indeed is it lets you set the geographic location that you
>want
>to pull jobs from. In the case of the current project, I have been
>pulling
>based on the counties in Minnesota.
>
>
>
>Where the problem comes in, and where I need help, is that to do this,
>I
>have to go through every job posting that shows up in the indeed search
>
>manually to make sure that I get all of the information I am trying to
>track. The information I am tracking is: The company that posted the
>job,
>the physical location name of the job (If it is in a mall, if it is at
>a
>location different from the company name, etc), the title of the
>position,
>the job id/requisition number (How I track if it is actually a unique
>job
>if multiples have the same title), whether or not it is full or part
>time,
>the number of openings for the posting, the date of the posting, the
>address of the posting, the city of the posting, the zip code of the
>posting, and if the posting states it, the wage.
>
>
>
>Currently, I have only been able to track the jobs that have been
>popping
>up in the 7 county metro. Hennepin especially has been a powerhouse for
>low
>wage jobs. The companies there create at least 250 every 2-3 days. This
>
>leaves 80 counties that I can't track personally. Ideally, I would love
>to
>be able to track the jobs in St Louis County (Duluth, Hibbing),
>Beltrami
>County (Bemidji), Olmsted County (Rochester), Stearns County (Saint
>Cloud),
>Clay County (Moorhead), Blue Earth County (Mankato), Winona County
>(WInona), Steele County (Owatonna), Mower County (Austin), Sherburne
>County
>(Elk River, Big Lake), Rice County (Faribault, and Northfield),
>Kandiyohi
>County (Willmar), Freeborn County (Albert Lea), Wright County (Saint
>Michael, Otsego, Buffalo), Benton County (Sartell, Sauk Rapids),
>Goodhue
>County (Red Wing), Mcleod County (Hutchinson), Lyon County (Marshall),
>Nicollet County (North Mankato, Saint Peter), Douglas County
>(Alexandria),
>Otter Tail County (Fergus Falls), Crow WIng County (Brainerd), Brown
>County
>(New Ulm), Nobles County (Worthington), Carlton County (Cloquet),
>Itasca
>County (Grand Rapids), Chisago County (North Branch), and Martin County
>
>(Fairmont). Essentially, the counties with cities over 10,000 if I have
>to
>prioritize.
>
>
>
>What my overall goal with this project is is to give a geographic
>context
>to the raising the minimum wage debate. I want to find out what areas
>of
>the state are creating the most of these jobs, and thus see what parts
>of
>the state would be most affected if the wage were to be raised to $15
>hourly. This will also give insight into what types of jobs people
>currently work for minimum wage. I can see some other interesting maps
>coming out of this if you combined the locations of these jobs with
>census
>date considering unemployment and poverty
>
>
>
>Let me know if this is something that anyone else would be interested
>in
>working on
>
>
>
>=============================================================================
>Topic: Mapping Low Wage Job Postings Across Minnesota
>Url:
>http://groups.google.com/group/twin-cities-brigade/t/a1bc2f673e5f7430
>=============================================================================
>
>---------- 1 of 1 ----------
>From: Mitch Schaps <mpsc...@gmail.com>
>Date: Nov 10 02:38PM -0800
>Url:
>http://groups.google.com/group/twin-cities-brigade/msg/15a2a87e6f08b
>
>I am mapping the locations of current minimum wage jobs in Minnesota
>based
>on Indeed job postings. On Indeed, you are able to set Salary ranges
>for
>the jobs that you want to appear when you run a search. What I have
>been
>doing is I have been telling indeed to send me job postings where the
>annual salary range is below $20,000 per year, (Minimum wage for MN is
>currently $19,760 yearly, but $20,000 gives some wiggle room). What is
>also
>cool about Indeed is it lets you set the geographic location that you
>want
>to pull jobs from. In the case of the current project, I have been
>pulling
>based on the counties in Minnesota.
>
>
>Where the problem comes in, and where I could use the help of lab
>workers,
>if you have any that would be interested, is that to do this, I have to
>go
>through every job posting that shows up in the indeed search manually
>to
>make sure that I get all of the information I am trying to track. The
>information I am tracking is: The company that posted the job, the
>physical
>location name of the job (If it is in a mall, if it is at a location
>different from the company name, etc), the title of the position, the
>job
>id/requisition number (How I track if it is actually a unique job if
>multiples have the same title), whether or not it is full or part time,
>the
>number of openings for the posting, the date of the posting, the
>address of
>the posting, the city of the posting, the zip code of the posting, and
>if
>the posting states it, the wage.
>
>
>Currently, I have only been able to track the jobs that have been
>popping
>up in the 7 county metro. Hennepin especially has been a powerhouse for
>low
>wage jobs. The companies there create at least 250 every 2-3 days. This
>
>leaves 80 counties that I can't track personally. Ideally, I would love
>to
>be able to track the jobs in St Louis County (Duluth, Hibbing),
>Beltrami
>County (Bemidji), Olmsted County (Rochester), Stearns County (Saint
>Cloud),
>Clay County (Moorhead), Blue Earth County (Mankato), Winona County
>(WInona), Steele County (Owatonna), Mower County (Austin), Sherburne
>County
>(Elk River, Big Lake), Rice County (Faribault, and Northfield),
>Kandiyohi
>County (Willmar), Freeborn County (Albert Lea), Wright County (Saint
>Michael, Otsego, Buffalo), Benton County (Sartell, Sauk Rapids),
>Goodhue
>County (Red Wing), Mcleod County (Hutchinson), Lyon County (Marshall),
>Nicollet County (North Mankato, Saint Peter), Douglas County
>(Alexandria),
>Otter Tail County (Fergus Falls), Crow WIng County (Brainerd), Brown
>County
>(New Ulm), Nobles County (Worthington), Carlton County (Cloquet),
>Itasca
>County (Grand Rapids), Chisago County (North Branch), and Martin County
>
>(Fairmont). Essentially, the counties with cities over 10,000 if I have
>to
>prioritize.
>
>
>What my overall goal with this project is is to give a geographic
>context
>to the raising the minimum wage debate. I want to find out what areas
>of
>the state are creating the most of these jobs, and thus see what parts
>of
>the state would be most affected if the wage were to be raised to $15
>hourly. This will also give insight into what types of jobs people
>currently work for minimum wage. I can see some other interesting maps
>coming out of this if you combined the locations of these jobs with
>census
>date considering unemployment and poverty
>
>
>Let me know if this is something that anyone else would be interested
>in
>working on
>
>
>
>
>
>
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