Help: FAQ for Job Seekers

Answers to your questions about job search with Gigajob

spacer Is Gigajob free?
spacer Yes, Gigajob is always completely free for job seekers to use.
spacer I'm new to Gigajob—how can I register for free?
spacer Simply click “Register” on the top right corner of the page, fill out the form, and send. You will receive an email with a confirmation link to click—and you're registered.
spacer How does Gigajob work for job seekers?
spacer Step 1: Register for free.
Step 2: Create a free resume. Include information about where you are and what sort of work you would like. With your online resume...
… potential employers can find you quickly and easily.
… you can directly contact job postings that interest you.
Post your Resume for FREE.
Tip: You can create as many resumes as you like on Gigajob. When applying for a job, simply choose the resume that best suits the posting you're interested in.
spacer What can I do so that multiple employers will contact me?
spacer A good applicant profile has a brief headline and accurately describes you. Employers can then see what you can do, your work history, and where your strengths lie--all at a glance. A good photo will round the profile off nicely.
Tip: Are you versatile and able to do different jobs? Create an applicant profile for each occupation in your repertoire.
spacer How do I find job offers?
spacer Job offers can be found using the search functions on the start page. Type the job you're searching for into “What?” and the place in “Where?” Click on “Find Jobs” and you'll get a results list with all job offers appropriate to your search. Search now
spacer How do I contact a job posting?
  1. How do I apply?
    Click on "CONTACT NOW" in the Job offer . Now you can send the Job offer owner a suitable CV and a message. The employer now has your contact information and can contact you by e-mail.
  2. I applied, what's next?
    The employer has received an e-mail from Gigajob with your application and contact details. He can now contact you by e-mail. Tip: Unfortunately, many employers are not responding or responding very late. Therefore, apply for all suitable job offers instead of choosing one particular. This will increase your job opportunities.
spacer How can "Free Email Alerts" help me to keep track of new postings?
spacer You didn't immediately find the right offer? New ads are being published in Gigajob all the time. We can instantly send you an email whenever somebody posts an offer that matches your search profile. On all Gigajob search results pages you'll find a link called “Create Email Alert” in the right column. One click on that link — and your search is saved. We'll send you the latest jobs and resumes on a constant basis. This service is free and can be cancelled at any time with just one click.
spacer What's my password again?
spacer Please click “Sign in” (or "Register") at the top right of the page and follow the link "Forgot your Gigajob Password?" Then enter your email address and click “Submit”. You will receive an email with a password-reset link, which you can click to enter a new password.
Important: The password-reset link is only valid for 2 hours. If the deadline passes, you will have to have a new email sent.
spacer The password reset email I requested didn't come. What can I do?
spacer Repeat the same process to be certain it worked: Please click “Sign in” (or "Register") at the top right of the page again and follow the link "Forgot your Gigajob Password?" Then enter your email address and hit the “Submit” button. Please make sure your email address is typo-free. You should receive the email with the password reset link. It's also possible that the email is in your spam folder. Please check the folder, adjust your settings accordingly, or enter another email address in the field.
spacer How can I change my access data (password/email address)?
spacer You must be logged in to change any data. When you are logged in, you see "My Dashboard" in the top right corner of every Gigajob page. Please click it to get to your settings. There you'll find the option to change your password or email address.
spacer How can I de-register from Gigajob?
spacer You must be logged in to do that. Click on "MY Dashboard" in the top right corner of any Gigajob page. Please click it to get to your settings. There you'll find the option "Cancel Membership".
Note: You cannot login again after you cancel your Gigajob membership. Your data and ads will be permanently deleted.
spacer ... I didn't find the answer to my question.
spacer Send us a message. The Gigajob team is here to help.
spacer ... I found a mistake.
spacer We're always working on Gigajob and looking to improve our website. We appreciate any tips you have.
spacer ... I have a suggestion for an improvement.
spacer We already have a long To Do list, but naturally we're happy to know that our users are thinking about and helping us to make Gigajob even better! Send us your suggestion.