Google has announced new job posting guidelines for job schema. The new guidelines can be read here. They include the requirement to remove expired job listings, as we covered 10 days ago.
In addition to the requirement of removing expired jobs, Google also requires webmasters to place structured data on the job’s detail page and the requirement to ensure that all job details are present in the job description.
Google has posted how to remove a job posting, which says:
To remove a job posting that is no longer available, follow the steps below:
Do one of the following actions:
Ensure the validThrough property is populated and in the past.
Remove the page entirely (so that requesting it returns a 404 or 410 status code).
Remove JobPosting structured data from the page.
Submit a new sitemap to Google by sending a GET
request to the following URL:
We ingest the entire sitemap and recrawl the pages with lastmod times that
are more recent than the last time