Job Search Tips
Thanks to all your
feedback we have introduced a variety of filtering options to help you
refine your job search.
But don't worry! There have been no dramatic changes to our search functionality
and as such you will be able to find relevant jobs on our site as before. We have
just given you additional tools throughout your search so that you can find relevant
jobs more quickly and efficiently.
To clearly outline these new features to you we will
look at the following 3 sections.
Homepage Keyword search
The homepage search is similar to before. Simply select
your preferred recruiter type, the industry sector you want to work in
and your preferred location.
Simply select your preferred recruiter type, the
industry sector you want to work in and your preferred
Inserting a relevant key word(s) can help refine your search greatly.
You should insert words or phrases that you would expect to see in the
job title or job description. As you begin to type your keyword a prompt
box will appear.
This prompt box lists relevant keywords, as taken from
the job title and description. The more popular keywords will be positioned
at the top of the list. It is up to you which keyword you wish to select.
It is also possible to create your own keyword and search for relevant
You will get more specific results if you insert
Once you have completed your search on the homepage you will be presented
with a list of jobs relevant to your search.
From this list you can either
- Click on the relevant job
- Refine your search further by using the filtering
options positioned on the left hand side
There are 7 refinement options.
- Recruiter Type
This allows you to search jobs posted
by agency only or company only.
Similar to the homepage a category should
be selected based on the type of job(s) you are most interested in viewing.
For example; if you are looking for a job as a HR Manager you should
select the 'HR' category. If you are looking for a job as a Credit Controller,
you should select the 'Accountancy & Finance' category etc.
Refine your search by the location you wish to work in.
- Employment Type
allows you to choose whether you are more interested in permanent work
or contract work or temporary.
You can further refine your search by remuneration.
Tags are similar to roles. They are terms or labels that best
describe the job on offer. Similar to the above filtering options, tags
are listed in order of popularity. Therefore the higher the tag the more
For example, let say you carry out a simple search on the homepage selecting category only;
‘IT'. From the below listings we can see that the tag ‘Software Developer’ (308) is positioned
at the top of the list. This means that a total 308 jobs have been assigned the tag
‘Software Developer’, making it the most popular tag in this search.
Note : It is possible to view all tags relevant to your
search by selecting
- Refine by Keyword
This search feature further refines
your search. From the job listings presented to you, you can further
refine your search by typing in relevant keywords.
Cancelling a refinement
It is possible to cancel any
job refinement by selecting (undo) positioned under Results Refined By.