Research job opportunities with Selenium and Python

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Identify important skills to apply for a job position

Learn Web Scraping

Learn Data pre-processing

Learn Data Visualization using matplotlib

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will create a simple pipeline to automate the process of Job search using Python and Selenium. Find the right set of specific tools & skills you need to learn to fill in the gaps of knowledge to have higher chances of getting hired and identify the current Job openings and the roles for the subject area of your choice using various visualization techniques from the generated data. While searching for a new role It becomes laborious to continually check each website to see what new roles have been posted since there are so many different websites, which list different jobs and at different times. Individuals end up relying on advertisements and do not reach the 50th or even the 10th page of Job search portals hence missing out on an opportunity which could have been in line with their expectations. In this project, we will learn to tackle these issues by scraping multiple pages and visualize this large dataset in one space and gain insights into the current job market.

Skills you will develop

job searchPython ProgrammingPandasMatplotlibWeb Scraping

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction to Web scraping, Importing Modules, and constructing variables

  2. Setting up Web driver

  3. Scraping Website

  4. Assigning data to a pandas data frame

  5. Data pre-processing

  6. Data visualization & analysis based on job location, job openings, roles

  7. Data visualization & analysis based on skills

  8. Programming languages and tools in demand

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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