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Job seeker help

Searching for Jobs

jobs.expressandstar.com offers many ways to help you find your next job. Use the quick search on the homepage to search by keyword and/or location. For a more complex search try using our advanced search where you can search by keyword, sector, job type and salary, you can also use the location search to perform a radius search by postcode, town or county.

The browse by sector and browse by location searches are located just under the quick search on the homepage and are also available via the tabs on the advanced search. These features allow you to browse through our most popular sectors and locations.

Once you have completed a search you can then make use of the refining tools located on the left-hand side of the search result pages. The refine search and browse by tools will help you to improve your set of results.

Registering

Register with jobs.expressandstar.com to take advantage of our great job seeker tools.

There are many ways to register with jobs.expressandstar.com. You can use our standard registration form or register using your Facebook or LinkedIn profile.

If you apply to a job on our site you will also get instantly registered so you can make use of the great tools immediately.

Upload your CV

As part of the standard registration you can upload your CV, if you choose not to upload a CV you can login at a later date and upload a CV from the ‘My Account’ area.

For helpful advice on how to write a good CV please visit our CV Advice page.

Make yourself available to recruiters and employers

Recruiters and employers use our system to search for potential candidates so make sure you mark yourself as searchable.

You need to be logged in to make yourself searchable, if you haven’t got an account please register with us. Once you are logged in to your account go to your ‘My Job Seeker Profile’ within your ‘My Account’ area.

You will find the privacy settings in the ‘Job Seeker Profile’ area, there are three options to choose from:

  • Make my profile, and CV available to recruiters – selecting this option will make you available to recruiters and employers so they can find you and view your CV
  • Make my profile available to recruiters, however I will decide who can see my CV – selecting this option will make you available to recruiters and employers so they can find you but they will need to get your permission before they can view your CV
  • I do not want my profile, or CV to be available to recruiters – selecting this option means you are not available

As well as setting your privacy settings you will also need to add the following information:

  • Headline – a short one liner to sell yourself
  • Profile – your profile will be seen by recruiters and employers before they make a decision whether to view your CV. They may not have more than a few seconds so make it clear what you have to offer from the very beginning. A succinct personal statement listing what you can do and what you’re looking for should make it instantly clear why you’re a good candidate.
  • Current location
  • Current job details