Leveraging Lexicon-Based Semantic Analysis to Automate the Recruitment Process

  • Cernian AlexandraEmail author
  • Sgarciu Valentin
  • Martin Bogdan
  • Anghel Magdalena
Conference paper


This paper presents the design and implementation of a semantic based system for automating the recruitment process, mainly by improving the identification of the best suited candidate for specific jobs. The process is based on using a skills and competencies lexicon, that we have developed specifically for this purpose, to provide a semantic processing of the resumes and match the candidates’ skills with the requirements for each particular job description. The main objective is to reduce the recruiter’s processing time by eliminating certain repetitive activities in the resume analysis procedure and to obtain a qualitative improvement by highlighting the competencies and qualities of candidates based on complex and customized semantic criteria.


Automate recruitment process Competence-based search Data mining Lexicon Recruitment process Semi-automatic tool Semantic technologies Skills 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cernian Alexandra
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sgarciu Valentin
    • 1
  • Martin Bogdan
    • 1
  • Anghel Magdalena
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Automatic Control and ComputersUniversity Politehnica of BucharestBucharestRomania

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