Jobseeker Functionality & Manual
1. Overview and pages in the jobseekers admin space
The jobseekers admin space is accessible for the registered jobseekers and allows them to manage their profile, create their resume, upload documents, choose their job preferences etc. You may find below the list of the main pages in the jobseekers admin space and a brief description of the features on the page.
Home → Welcome
Welcome page of the Jobseekers administration area. On this page the jobseeker could find shortcuts to the main pages of his administration area. The functionality of the employers personal area is divided in 5 main categories:
Home (basic functionality for changing his password, manage the received messages from the other users and shortcuts to the main pages of the application)
Profile (manage his profile, his job preferences and the statistics)
Resume (modify his resume)
Documents (the jobseeker could upload and manage his documents and attach them after when applying for a job application)
Job Alerts (manage the email notifications that the jobseeker will receive when a new job ad meeting his searching criteria is posted on the website)
Home → Change Password
From this page the jobseeker could modify the password he uses to access his personal administration space.
After the password is modified, the jobseeker will have to login again with his new username and password.
Home → Messages
The system provides functionality for the users to exchange messages (jobseekers -> employers and employers -> jobseekers). On this page the jobseeker could review the received messages. In order to reply a message he needs to click on the "Reply" icon. Once this icon clicked a new form will show up providing him the possibility to enter the subject and the text of the message.
Home → Application History
On this page, the jobseeker can see a history for his applications he made for the jobs posted on the website. For every application, the jobseeker can see the status, employer reply, link to the job details and the date and hour when the application was done.
Profile → View
Preview of the jobseeker's profile. The main profile of the jobseeker includes information for his first and last name, address, phone, picture etc.
Profile → Modify
In order to modify his current profile, the jobseeker should go to this page. It includes the same information as the Profile->View page but on this page the fields are editable.
Profile → Job Preferences
This page offers the possibility to the jobseeker to define his job search preferences, such as preferred industry sector, region, level of experience and also briefly describe what he is looking for.
Profile → Statistics
On this page the jobseeker can view statistics for how many times his profile has been seen by the employers as well as consult more detailed report including date and ip address.
Resume → Description
The jobseeker has 3 options to create his resume:
to directly upload his resume as file (.doc, .pdf etc.)
to use an online resume creator and fill different fields like spoken languages, previousemployers etc.
or to use a rich text editor, which allows the resume to be entered or pasted as text When using the resume creator the jobseeker will be asked to fill the information for his work history, education etc. In multiple fields. Even that it could take a bit more time to create the resume using this option, it's recommended because the employers have a better chance to find the resume
the different fields in the resume will be searchable. When using this option the jobseeker has a rich text editor at his disposal
he can write and format the text of his resume or directly paste it as rich text. The employers will be able to search by keyword in the text of the resume. Using this option is faster but it gives a worse chance that the resume will be found when the employers make searches.
Resume → Resume Creator
The resume creator allowing the jobseeker to create his resume online by entering information in the different fields such as work and education history, spoken languages and others.
Resume → Video Resume
The video resume page allows the jobseeker to upload a file, video resume or brief presentation, which will be available to
the employer when reviewing his profile or
Documents → Add a New Document
From this page the jobseeker can upload a new document which can be either a resume or another document (like reference etc.) he may use after when applying for a job offer. The uploaded document should meet the requirements set the by administrator (type of allowed files, maximum size of the uploaded file as well as the maximum number of allowed files for the jobseekers to upload)
Documents → My Documents
On this page the jobseeker can see the list of his documents, delete or preview them.
Job Alerts → Current Rules
The jobseeker can see the list of his currently available job alert rules. The job alerts present a way for the jobseekers to define some custom rules for email notification when a new job ad meeting their search criteria is listed. For example if the
jobseeker is looking for a job in New York containing the word "java" in the job description, he may define such email notification rule from his personal administration space. Every time when such job ad is listed on the website, the jobseeker will receive an email containing a direct link to the job ad on the job site.
Job Alerts → Add a New Rule
The jobseeker could use this page to add new job alert rules. For every rule, the jobseeker can specify the desired location, job category and enter a keyword. As soon as there is a new job ad posted on the website matching the rule defined by the jobseeker, he will receive an email notification for it.
2. Profile and job preferences
From the Profile → Job Preferences page in the jobseekers admin space, the jobseeker can select the
preferences for the job he is seeking – the job category, the preferred locations and also enter a brief
description of the role he is seeking.
3. Resume management
The jobseeker can choose between 3 options to create his resume:
to directly upload it as a file (like .doc, .pdf etc. , the supported files can be set by the administrator)
to use the resume text editor, when using this option the jobseekers will have a rich text editor at their disposal, so they can write and format the text of the resume or directly paste it as rich text. The employers will be able to search by keyword in the text of the resume.
to use the resume creator option, when using the resume creator the jobseeker will be asked to fill the information for his work history, education, spoken languages etc. in multiple fields. The employers will be able to search them the different fields in the resume when using the search in the jobseekers resume functionality in their admin space
4. Documents and job alerts
The jobseeker can upload new documents from the Documents → Add a New Document page in the jobseekers admin space. The documents can be either a resume or another document (like references etc.) that can be used after when applying for a job (the jobseeker can select which of the files he has uploaded previously would like to attach to his job applications). The uploaded documents should meet the requirements set the by administrator (type of allowed files, maximum size of the uploaded file as well as the maximum number of allowed files for the jobseekers to upload)