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How to view and edit your data in calendar

In a post about creating a clear overview of job postings we gained a lot of insights into our data, but we only displayed it as a table. For some kinds of information, table is the most comprehensive way how to look at them, however, there are other data for which different perspective is more suitable.

Switching perspective is quickly done by clicking on dropdown box that shows us all available perspectives.

There is only one column with date in our table. Lumeer automatically detects it and display data in the calendar based on that column. If there were more such columns, he would of course ask us which one do we want to use.

All dates which contain a record are highlighted with green colour. After clicking on a particular date, we can see all job postings that were posted on that day, along with a hiring manager who created the posting. But looking at calendar for the whole year may not provide enough detail for us, so we switch from yearly to monthly view.

With more detail, we also s…

How to create a comprehensive overview of job postings

Managing information about two or three job postings at your company is easy and can be done even in some simple tool or spreadsheet. However, as the number of postings, candidates and other information grows, it becomes increasingly difficult not to get lost in the data and maintain a clear overview. There are candidates with their names, addresses and positions they are applying for. There are also job postings with salaries and managers who want to hire people for those positions. Those pieces of information are related to each other and we will show you how to effectively manage and view them with Lumeer. As Lumeer allows us to put similar data to collections, we will want to store information about candidates, job postings and company’s employees in separate collections. It’s the most intuitive way because candidates have similar attributes, e.g. name, address, phone number or the date they applied for a job at the company. On the other hand, postings have their names and salaries…