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"I want to create a new account."

Click New Resume and simply fill out the information to start your new account.

"Can I create more than one (1) account?"

Yes, you can create more than one account, But each account must have a different e-mail address entered because JobsCity.NET system will only accept e-mails that have not been registered yet.

"I want to change my username/e-mail address."

To change your e-mail, log in, double click E-mail/Password under the Administration tools. Type your new e-mail address on the blank required under Update E-mail. Also enter your password to complete the update.

"I want to change my alternate e-mail address."

Alternate e-mail is a back-up email in case we cannot contact you thru your main email.To change your alternate e-mail, double click E-mail/Password under the Administration tools. Click "clear fields" under Alternate E-mail, then type your new alternate e-mail address on the blank required. Click "Update Alternate" for the change to take effect.

"I want to change my password."

To change password, double click E-mail/Password under the Administration tools. First enter your current password to enable the changes. Then enter new password and confirm it. Click "submit" and the next webpage will present a confirmation that "password has been successfully updated".

"I forgot my password."

To retrieve your password, simply visit http://www.jobscity.net/pls/jobs/cpassforgot and enter the email you registered with. You will immediately be emailed your login information.

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Help Me Find a Job!

"How do I look for a job?"

JobsCity.NET offers a lot of ways to search for work on-line.

JOB SEARCH is for those who know exactly what kind of job they are looking for. Type in keywords that describe your job preferences, it may be the name of the company, location, or type of industry. Filling up the forms, such as, City, Education, Title, Industry, Experience, Salary, etc., will derive more specific results. It might be advisable to start with a broad search and if there are too many matching results, go back and narrow your search with more criteria.

BROWSE JOB is an easy to use point-and-click style job search. It's so easy we don't even have to tell you how to do it.

COMPANY PROFILE gives you two (2) options to search, Country search and Company search. Company search is a faster way to search if you already have a company name in mind. But for the first option, select a country from which to find a profile. If there are many companies listed in that country you will be brought to a page of Alphabetical links. Click on the initial letter of the company you have in mind, and choose the company link you wish to view. The company's profile will be displayed along with the number of jobs that company has posted in JobsCity.NET. Click "view all" to see all the active job postings of the company.

Search Tip: Use specific keyword/s that will help distinguish resumes from the others.

"I get the "The query contained only ignore words" message"

In order to minimize clutter in the database, we have developed a list of frequenty used words we believe should not be searchable. A resume can contain about 500-800 words, but only about 20% of those words can mean something or can be searchable. For example, words like 'the', 'because', 'from' are definitely ignored because they are very common and can occur 20 times in one resume. These words cannot help distinguish resumes from the others. We advice that your queries be more specific like, 'oracle','html','tourism',etc.


"Who can view my resume?" / "How will employers find my resume?"

Under the Administration tools, the Privacy Options give you control how confidential or how viewable your resume you would like it to be. You are given instructions on this page how to adjust your preferences who to block or how to let your resume be viewable accordingly.

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"How do I monitor statistics of my resume being viewed by employers?"

The link Statistics, under Administration tools will help you monitor your Resume Statistics. It will show you how many times your resume has been searched and viewed, as well as the number of jobs applied to and job offers received. You can click on the Reset button to reset all statistics back to zero.

"How do I apply for a job"

After browsing and finding a job position that you know you want, we have provided a link at the bottom of that web page "For LISTED CONTACT INFORMATION or to APPLY for this job". You can click on the link and you will be sent to the application page where your cover letter and resume has been automatically pasted. You can either click the "submit" button to send your information or directly contact the job hunter through the contact information provided.

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"How will I learn more about the company i am interested in?"

Click on the link Company Profile. Type the Company name you wish to check for profile in the field name "Company". It will lead you to the search result page that may contain the company you are exactly looking for. Click on the company name link to view the profile.

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Job Alerts

Too busy to search? Let JobsCity.net do the work for you. Just tell us what your ideal job is, and we will automatically notify you when new jobs match your criteria. (Registered users? Click here! Not registered? Click here!)

"How do I activate Job Alerts to automatically receive suitable jobs by email?"

Once you are registered in JobsCity.net, all you have to do is login, click on the "Jobs Alert" link, select the criteria for your ideal job, and submit. That's all. You can create up to 3 different alerts.

"How do I edit an existing Job Alert?"

For better matches, you can change the criteria of a Job Alert. To do so, login, click on the "Jobs Alert" link, click the "Edit" link for the Job Alert you want to edit, and click on the "Update" button.

"How do I delete a Job Alert"

To stop receiving the results of your Job Alert, simply login, click on the "Jobs Alert" link, click the "Delete" link for the Job Alert you want to stop, and confirm the deletion.

 

Help me with my Resume!

"What is a cover letter?"

COVER LETTER is the prospective employer's first look on you. It is a one-page document that goes with your resume that contains introduction of yourself, the job you are applying for and, or contact information for an interview to a certain employer. It is equally important that you give information of your professional background that highlights your skills, strengths and convictions that makes you stand out among the rest of other applicants.


"What are the blue and red bar graph beside my Edit Resume?"

These bars are referred to as the Status Bars. The Status Bars on your Home Page helps you complete your Online Resume. The fields that count towards a complete resume are the ones employers are most interested in. The blue bar marks these fields. So the more you work towards 100% the better your resume will look to those who can lead you to the perfect job. You don't have to rush just to have a fully completed resume. The most important aspect is to create a resume that accurately describes your talents and your experiences, even if it takes a little more time to gather the information.

When you have a 100% completed resume the "status" bars will disappear from your Home Page.

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"What does the red font and blue stars on some asked data mean?"

There are some asked data in the site that you will see in red fonts and sometimes with a blue star beside it. The red font means the blank form is necessary to be filled up and submission would not be completed successfully unless information has been provided. If the red font means asked data is required, the blue star on the other hand means, asked data is recommended to be answered. These blue stars are indicators of the ratings of the bar graphs explained previously. ( See blue and bar graph info.)

"How do I create an on-line resume?"

Creating an online resume is very easy. Just go to Resume Online under Resume tools. Click the button "Public" and it will give you a URL that links directly to your resume which you can use for your own distribution or publication.


"How do I fix the formatting of my resume?

Resume allowed limit is 8000 characters maximum. There is no default format for the resume on-line. A suggestion of wisely using comma's, semicolons, spaces and capitalizations are recommended.

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"I want to add more skills other than the 3 form fields made available by JobsCity.NET."

JobsCity.NET gives job seekers a maximum of 3 searchable skills only. We suggest that you list the top 3 best skills you have that you want to be searchable via our Skill Search. You may have more than 3 skills in all you want make known, so we do recommend that you include them on your pasted resume. Companies will still be able to search you out using the different advanced search engines of JobsCity.NET, ie, keyword/advance keyword search.

"Can I set the availability of my resume on a certain date?"

Yes, you can! Another special feature of JobsCity.NET is being able to set a date whenever you want your resume to be accessible by companies. Click on the link Privacy Options under Administration tools. Select "Now" to make your resume immediately accessible. If you will not be ready until a future date, then select "After This Date" and specify the date your resume will be accessible to companies/recruiters.

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"Can I block certain companies (like my employer) from seeing my resume?"

Certainly! Click on the link "Privacy Options" under Administration tools. Enter the names or subset of words of the companies you want to block. Companies that are blocked will not be able to see your resume. For example, "acme" will block "Acme Company" and "AcmeTech Co." If you do not want your current employer to know that you are looking for another job, it is highly recommended that you block them.

"How do I control my contact information?"

You are given various ways of controlling your contact information. Go to the "Privacy Option" link under the Administration tools, and find the "Contact Information Control" and "Contact Method". By default all your contact information is hidden. You can control personally identifiable information by manipulating the items you want visible and the contact method you prefer.

"How do I hide my resume or keep it from being seen?"

If you want to hide your resume, or rather, make your resume inaccessible to anyone searching the JobsCity.NET resume database, follow these steps. Log into your account, click on the "Privacy Options" link under the Administration Tools, look for the "Confidentiality" section, select the "Privacy" option, and scroll down and press the Submit button. By the way, employers with whom you sent your resume to will still be able to view your resume, since you have given them permission. All others will be unable to view your resume.

 

TOOL DESCRIPTIONS

JOBS RECEIVED is a special feature of JobsCity.NET where job offers from recruiters/employers are saved. Recruiter members of JobsCity.NET may have seen your resume online or thru Resume Searches and have deemed you qualified for the particular job position sent to you. You can check out your Statitistics under the Administration tool to see evaluation of how many times your resume has been viewed by a recruiter.

SAVED JOBS is where the jobs postings you have saved while doing your job searches are filed. You can retrieve, review, and re-access these job postings again by visiting your Saved Jobs. The link START(or EDIT) will lead you to a web page that allows you to record personal notes on that particular saved posting.

STATISTICS is a compilation of statistical data regarding your Resume Searches, Resume Views, Jobs Received and Jobs Applied To for the purpose of evaluating your status in the job market online.

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PRIVACY OPTIONS allows you to control the level of privacy for your resume. You can choose which of your contact information is displayed, whether or not recruiters or employers can view your resume, and even block certain companies from accessing your resume.

VIEW RESUME contains the same page information that will be revealed to recruiters/employers when your resume is found thru JobsCity.NET candidate searches.

SEND RESUME is a special feature of JobsCity.NET where your resume is automatically attached as text to be sent to the e-mail address you would specify. A form is made available should you wish to add an optional message or cover letter with your resume.

RESUME ONLINE Should you opt to have your resume in public viewing, you will be given a URL that links directly to your resume online which you can use for your own distribution or publication

 

MISCELLANEOUS

"How do I contact JobsCity.NET by phone?"

Our customer support service number is +632 896-4588, (Manila, Philippines).

"How do I stop receiving the newsletters?"

To stop receiving the monthly newsletters, log into your account, click on the "Privacy Option" link, scroll down until you see the section for "Newsletters & Email Updates", select the "No - do not send" option, and press the "Submit" button. Or you can Click Here and submit your e-mail.

"How do I delete my resume account?"

If you no longer have any use for your JobsCity.NET resume account, simply visit the folowing page: http://www.jobscity.net/pls/jobs/unsubscribe?del=Y and submit the email your account is registered under.



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