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FAQ’s – Job Seeker

Registration

How can I post my Resume?

To post your Resume at https://perzue.com, click on the ‘Post Resume’ on https://perzue.com. This takes you to the next step of filling up your personal and professional details. These details are important information that the recruiters look for. Once you’ve completed this, your profile gets registered with us. This is your default profile which is sent across to the recruiters when you apply for a job vacancy. We highly recommend you fill all details so that you present recruiters a resume that is comprehensive and one that gets you the jobs you are looking for.

How can I update/edit my Profile?

You can update your profile only after your login to https://perzue.com  . Once you have logged in to your account, you see a snapshot of your active/default profile and contact information. To edit your profile, click on the ‘View and Update’ link. You can make changes to your Profile by editing the relevant sections from the ‘View and Update’ page. It is recommended that you update your Profile regularly. Recruiters often contact only those candidates who have recently updated their profiles.

Does it cost to post my Resume?

No, posting a Resume on https://perzue.com  is free of cost. In fact, you can create up to 5 customized profiles to suit specific jobs free.

How can I create a cover letter?

To create a cover-letter you need to login to https://perzue.com . Once you have logged in to your account, you are taken to the page that shows a brief summary of your account. To create a cover letter, click on the link ‘Cover Letter’ given on the left of the page. This takes you to a page that lists all your cover letters. Click on “Create a New Cover Letter” button on the right-side of the page. Once you’ve written the cover-letter, you can attach it to various profiles you have created. You can create and create up to 5 cover letters. A cover letter sent with a job application enables you to exhibit to a recruiter, information relevant to your application beyond what your CV provides.

I can’t remember the password to my account. How can I login again?

In this case, click on the ‘Forgot Login Details’ link at the right side on the Home Page or on the ‘Forgot Login Details?’ link on the Login Page. In order to retrieve your account password, you need to enter either your user name or the e-mail address specified in your resume. Once you have entered either of the two, a confirmation mail with password link to reset your password will be sent directly to your inbox.

How can I change the password to my account?

Once you have logged in to your account, you are taken to the page that shows a brief summary of your account. To change your account password, click on the ‘Change Password’ link given at the left side as shown in the screenshot below. You would need to enter your old password and specify and confirm the new one. Once you specified and confirmed the new password, a confirmation mail will be sent directly to your inbox.

How can I update the contact details on my account?

You can update your contact details only after you login to https://perzue.com . Once you have logged in to your account, you are shown a brief summary of your profile and contact details. To update your email id, click on ‘Edit’ given in front of your Email ID shown on this page. Adding a new Email ID will initiate an email to verify if the new email address is entered correctly. Once the new email address is verified, you can delete the old email address or make the new Email ID your primary Email ID.

To update your Phone Number, click on ‘Edit’ option in front of the phone number you had earlier specified. After entering a new one, click on ‘save’. Your profile will now reflect your new phone number.

Who all have access to my Resume?

Once you have posted your Resume, all the recruiters who are registered with Perzue.com can access it. However, you can choose to block recruiters from certain companies from viewing your resume. You can select the companies to block by clicking on “Block companies” link on the left option bar, after you login to https://perzue.com .

Perzue.com regards privacy of our users to be extremely important. Hence, you have an option to decide on the visibility of your resume. If you do not want the recruiters to see your resume, click on the link ‘Visibility Settings’ under Settings tab on the left option bar. Setting the Resume Status to “Not Visible to recruiters” will ensure that the recruiters no longer have any access to your Resume. Even, if you have selected the ‘Not Visible to recruiters’ option, you can still search and apply for job vacancies using your Perzue account.

I do not want my current employer to have access to my Resume. How can I do that?

You have an option to select companies to whom you do not wish to reveal your resume. Once you have logged in to your account, you are taken to the page that shows a brief summary of your account. Click on the ‘Block Companies’ link given towards the bottom left of the page. It takes you to the list of companies that are registered with Perzue.com. All you have to do is to select the name of your current company and click on ‘Block Companies’. This will ensure that your present employer no longer has access to your Resume.

Search

What is search?

Search gives you an option to look for relevant jobs based on your specific requirements. To search for a job, you can use the given search window. You may use the following criteria to look for relevant jobs.

For a keyword search you may enter designation, key skills, or company name of desired job. Keyword search is of the following types

You may enter Indian cities, depending upon your preference. The search result will display only those jobs which are based out of the locations that you have specified.

You may enter the number of years you have worked for. The search result will display all those jobs with the required work experience range matching the one you have specified.

This will help you find jobs matching your desired job function. This may not be required if you have already entered designation as a keyword.

This field gives you an option to specify the minimum and the maximum limit for the salary that you expect. This will arrange/order the search results to better suit your requirements. The jobs matching the salary range that you have entered will be shown first followed by the ones which do not match the selected salary range.

The job search sometimes shows results running into thousands. How can I refine my search further?

To refine your search, you can use the ‘Refine your Search’ option given towards the left of the search result page. Based on the criteria entered, the search result displays all the jobs matching your requirements. ‘Refine your Search’ option in turn categorizes the results based on the criteria you have provided. It streamlines the job results into four broad categories:

1- Jobs based on the industry type

2- Role required to be performed

3- Source of the Job advertised: company or consultant

4- Date of job posting

What is browse?

Browse gives you an option to look for relevant jobs based in the job category. Once, you have chosen your desired category of jobs, you can further refine your search by adding criteria like keyword, experience and locations.

How is browse different from search?

Both Browse and Search give you an option to find relevant jobs based on your specific requirements. However, while search lets you find jobs across different job categories, with the browse option, the job search is category specific. Also, the number of options that you can use to find jobs with search are wider than what you get with browse.

How do I search for relevant jobs?

Search gives you an option to look for relevant jobs based on your specific requirements. To search for a job, you can use the given search window. It is recommended that you specify the keywords, preferred locations and your total experience criteria to access job search results which are closest to what you are looking for. In case, you get results running into hundreds, you can narrow down your search by specifying all available criteria. In case of ‘No Results Found’, it is recommended that you may broaden your search by entering only a limited number of criteria.

Job Alert

What are the benefits of creating my personalized Job Alert?

Creating a Job Alert helps you find access to the latest jobs matching your aspirations. Based on the criteria that you have specified for your Job Alert, you get latest matching jobs in your inbox. You can create up to 5 personalized Job Alerts, each with different criteria.

To use the benefits of Job Alert, it is not necessary for you to be registered on the site. Creating a Job Alert, thus, helps you access latest job vacancies based on your job requirements.

How is a Personalized Job Alert different from a regular Job Alert?

A personalized Job Alert sends jobs to your inbox based on the criteria defined by you. With a regular Perzue Job Alert too, you get Job vacancies sent directly to your inbox. But, while a Personalized Job Alert you have personalized search criteria, a Job Alert sends you job vacancies based on our understanding of your profile and job requirements.

I am not getting enough jobs in my inbox. What should I do?

Jobs are sent to your inbox either through a personalized Job Alert that you create or a Job Alert based on your profile.

If Job Alert based on your profile is not giving you enough jobs in your inbox, it is recommended that you complete your Profile and make it more comprehensive. Alternately, you can create Job Alert based on your own personalized criteria, if you have not created any.

If you are not getting enough jobs in your inbox through personalized Job Alert, it is possible that the criteria defined by you is too narrow. Try adding more keywords, which allows us to find more jobs and thus send you jobs more often.

I have saved a job(s) for future reference. How long is it going to stay on my account?

Once you have saved a job for future reference, it will stay on your account till the time it is live on the site. It is based on the recruiter's discretion or the time till that particular job vacancy is open.

How can I delete a Job Alert?

Once you have logged in to your account, you are taken to the page that shows a brief summary of your account. To delete a Job Alert, click on the link “Delete” given under the Job Alert that you have created.

Alternately, you can delete a Job Alert by clicking on “Delete” in the Job Alert mail that you have received in your inbox.

Home Page

What is the ‘Jobs by Category’ option provided on the Home Page?

‘Jobs by Category’ enables you to refine your search by selecting a particular industry that suits your job requirement. The option provides you with a comprehensive list of all the jobs that are available under the chosen category. Clicking on the link further narrows down the category, into the area of specialization that you are looking at.

What is the ‘Jobs by Location’ option provided on the Home Page?

‘Jobs by Location’ enables you to refine your search by selecting that particular city you are looking at for finding a job. Once you have selected a job location, the search result will reflect only those jobs that are based out of the particular location that you have selected.

What is the ‘Expected Salary’ option, when I search for jobs from the Home Page?

While searching for jobs from the Home Page, the option enables you to specify the range of your expected annual salary. Entering the minimum and the maximum annual salary expected, will show you job vacancies offering an annual salary in the range that you have specified.

The search results shown are ordered on the basis of the salary specification that you have provided. All job vacancies matching the range entered are reflected first followed by jobs which match the other criteria you have specified but not necessarily the salary range.

Apply

How can I apply for a selected job?

Once you have selected the job/s that you want to apply for, there are two types of Apply options available to you:

I am not registered on the site. Can I still apply?

Yes, you can apply for the relevant job vacancies without being registered with Perzue.com. However, it is recommended that you apply for the vacancies after registering as it gives you greater manoeuvrability and wider options.

Registering with Perzue.com enables you to:

1- Store and access your Resume online

2- Create personalized Job Alert

3- Create Multiple and Customized Job profiles

4- Define your account's confidentiality settings

Can I apply for more than one job at a time?

Yes, you have an option to apply for more than one job at a time. Using the Multiple apply option, you can send your responses for the selected job vacancies simultaneously to the recruiters. You can send up to 10 job applications at a go. Also, you have a daily quota of applying for up to 100 job vacancies.

Once I have selected a job, do I have an option to save it and apply later?

You can always save a selected job and apply later, if you are not sure of an immediate apply OR if you have crossed the limit of your daily quota of 100 job applications. Once you have selected a particular job vacancy, all you need to do is to click on the "Save Job" link given on the search result page.

To retrieve the job/s you have saved, you may click in the "Saved Jobs" link on the search result page.

Do I have an option to reapply for a particular job vacancy?

Yes, you have an option of reapplying for majority of the jobs that are advertised with https://perzue.com. However, for a few selected ones, recruiters do not accept reapplications, based on the specifications provided by the recruiters. In such a scenario, you will be informed of the same.

How do I know if I have successfully applied for a job?

In case of a successful job application, you will be informed of the same through the confirmation mail sent by us directly to your inbox.

When can I expect a response after a successful job application?

Once you have successfully applied for a particular job vacancy, any future correspondence towards the same lies solely at the discretion of the company.

Create New Profile

What are the benefits of creating multiple Profiles?

Creating multiple Profiles enables you to customize individual profiles for different job categories. You can select any of the profiles you have created to apply for best matching jobs. You also get the option to attach relevant CVs and Cover Letter with each profile.

For example, if your skill set comprises skills required for business development as well as marketing, you can create a “Business Development” profile and a “Marketing” profile. You can use the appropriate profile while applying to a job.

How can I create a Profile?

To create a profile, you need to login to https://perzue.com. Once you have logged in to your account, click on “Create a New Profile” link. Alternatively, you can also click on “Create/Manage Profiles” link on the left side. The link takes you to a page listing all your profiles from where you can create a new profile. You have the option of creating a fresh profile or copying all details from an existing profile. A fresh profile will need you to fill up your professional, educational and personal details again. These are important information that the recruiters look for. Once done, your new profile gets added to your account.

Though filling up some of the fields is not mandatory, it is highly recommended. It enables you to present to recruiters a profile that is complete in all aspects.

How many Profiles can I create?

You can create up to 5 different Profiles based on your job requirements. However, only the profile you mark as Default will be visible to the recruiters who search our database for candidates best matching their requirements. Your Default Profile will be sent automatically to the recruiters when you apply for a particular job vacancy. You may also opt to choose the appropriate profile before applying to a job by

How can I select a particular profile while applying for a job?

You can create up to 5 different profiles based on your job requirements. You can use any of your profiles while applying for a particular job vacancy. This can be enabled by selecting the option “Choose profile during apply” from the manage profiles page. While applying to a job you will be landing on a page that contains the list of profiles you have created and allows you to choose one. The profile you chose will be sent to the recruiter with your job-application.

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