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Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I post my resume?

 

You can post your resume by clicking on the 'Upload Your Resume' button on the home page, which will direct you to a form page where you can fill in the required details; this should take only a few minutes. An account will be created with the user name and password you have provided, using which you can login..

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How many resumes can I store in my account?

 

You can save up to 5 resumes in your account to suit different job requirements. Please set your main resume as active since it is your active resume that will be showcased on an employer's search results. Whereas your other 4 resumes will be stored & you can choose from any of them while you are applying for other jobs.

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 How do I edit my resume?

 

Just follow the simple steps.

  • Log into your Simplynaukri.in account by using your username and password.

  • Click on My Resume Manager and select My Resumes from the drop down menu.

  • Click on the Edit icon next to the preferred resume from the list

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How do I email/forward my resume to someone?

 

This is a convenient option in case you do not have your resume online and want to send it to someone via email.

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on My Resume Manager and select 'My Resumes' from the drop down menu.

  • Click on the Forward icon next to the preferred resume from the list

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What are the statistics shown on my resume profile?

 

Your profile displays two basic forms of statistics:

Appearance on Search Results - Displays the number of times your resume has appeared on the Search Results of Employers. This relates to relevance of your resume to the job.

Viewed by Recruiters - Displays the number of times your resume was viewed by Employers. This relates to the title of your Resume and your Resume itself. If you aren't satisfied with the number of views, you might have to revamp your resume for which you can choose to get it objectively assessed by our Resume experts. A proven solution, our Resume Assessment service is just what you need if you wish to add an extra edge to your profile.

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Does it cost to post my resume?

Posting your resume is absolutely free!

Account Information

I have forgotten my password?

 

Please follow this simple process to retrieve your password.

  • Click on the Forgot Password link on your login tab.

  • Please provide the email id that you had provided while registering for an account.

In a few minutes you will receive a mail to the provided Email-id with your user id and password.

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How do I change my password?

 

Please follow these simple steps:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on My Settings

  • Click on Change Password (from the drop down menu)

Enter the old password, the new one, confirm it and click on Save

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How do I update my email address?

 

Please follow these simple steps:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on 'My Resume Manager' and select 'My Active Resume' (from the drop down menu)

  • Click on Edit tab that is displayed near Personal Information

Change the email id and click on Save

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What if I make a change or update my address?

 

Please follow these simple steps:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on 'My Resume Manager' and select 'My Active Resume' (from the drop down menu)

  • Click on Edit tab that is displayed near Contact Details

Change the address and click on Save

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What do you mean by Confidential Request?

You could hide your personal details (name and contact information) from being viewed by employers. When an employer finds your resume interesting, they could request to view the hidden information, following which you will receive an email notification. You could accept or decline the request based on your interest. You can access a systematic list of the requests by just following this simple procedure:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on My Applications and select Confidential Request (from the drop down menu)

View a systematic list of Requests made and your relative response

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Applying Online

 

How do I submit my resume to the employers?

You could apply directly from any Job Ad or from the search results. After which you can choose an appropriate Resume that you would like to send.

 

How will the employers contact me?

Under normal circumstances, the Employer would contact you through the Email or Phone number that you have provided in your Resume.

If you have applied for a Job Ad, all confidentiality settings are overridden, and the employer can contact you via Email or the Phone Number you have provided.

If the Employer has viewed your resume and is interested, he would request for your confidential details (if you have invoked the confidentiality settings) before contacting you. You will receive an indication of the same from Simplynaukri.in.

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How do I keep track of all the jobs that I apply?

All the Jobs you have applied for are stored in the My Applications page, where you can view the entire list. You can access the list by following this simple procedure:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on My Applications and select 'Application Sent' (from the drop down menu)

  • View the list of Job Ad's that you have applied to in the past.

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How will I know if a Recruiter has viewed my resume?

Unfortunately, the system restrains to expose the recruiters who have viewed your resume.

 

Job Search

 

How do I search for Jobs?

 

You could use one of the several options to search. The quickest and widest search would be to enter a keyword of the job you are searching for. There are other search options that would give you more refined and closer results. You could access the following options from 'Search' menu.

  • Swift Search - Search using a short simple set of basic search criteria

  • Quick Search - This search is used for quick and elaborate results

  • Advanced Search - Search by selecting an elaborate set of values to catch razor sharp results.

  • Walk-in Interview - Search for opportunities that requires you to Walk-in directly for an Interview

  • Browse by Industry - Search for all the Jobs in a particular Industry

  • Browse by Functional Area - Search for Jobs in a specific Functional Area

  • Browse by Job Role - Search for all the Jobs in a specific Job Role

  • Browse by State/City - Search for all the Jobs in a State or City of your choice

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What if my search does not give me results?

 

If your search does not yield any results then you could consider choosing wider options, this will give you better results.

 

How do I find the company name for a Job Ad when it is not provided?

 

Certain Companies may not choose to reveal their names on their Job Ads. But when you apply for such a Job and when the company finds the vacancy matching your profile they would contact you directly and reveal their identity. 

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How can I save my search criteria?

 

You may require to re-do a particular search later. In which case you could conveniently save your Search. You can save up to 10 Searches. To save a search, please follow the simple procedure:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password

  • Go to any Search tool you prefer and enter your criteria

  • At the bottom of the form you will find "Save the Search as", type in the name of the search, and choose if you want to select it as a Job Prompt. And continue with your search.

The Saved Search will appear on all your specific search pages.

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Can I save a job and apply for it later?

 

Yes, you can save job(s), in the Saved Job page for retrieval or applying later. You can store a list of all the Jobs that catch your attention & apply to them later. You can view the list from the 'Saved Jobs' tab under My Applications. To Save a job:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password

  • After performing a search, the list of jobs available will be displayed

  • You can save the jobs that suit your requirement by selecting them first and then clicking on the "Save and continue" button.

These jobs will be saved under the heading 'Saved jobs' in 'Applications'

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Is it possible to edit the search criteria that I have saved?

 

Yes, you can. Just follow the simple procedure:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password

  • Select 'Swift Search' under 'Search'

  • My Saved Search is displayed below Swift Search.

  • Click on the Edit icon next to the Search criteria that you would like to modify.

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What are Swift Search, Quick Search and Advanced Search? Why should I use them?

 

 They are three different tools each offering a certain amount of convenience and efficiency in searching for a Job.

  • Swift Search - Is the fastest and simplest tool used to find your job, based mainly on Keywords, Functional area and Location.

  • Quick Search - Is a smart tool with the convenience of simplicity but more explicit on your search criteria by filtering jobs based on work Experience.

  • Advanced Search - Is the most accurate tool and is most elaborate. Find the exact job you are looking for based on Salary, Employer and Employer Types too.

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What do you mean by most applied job?

 

These are jobs that are mostly applied for by other candidates.

 

What do you mean by most viewed job?

 

Jobs that are most viewed by other candidates.

 

What do you mean by latest jobs posted?

 The Latest Job Ads Posted are the most recently added jobs.

 

What do you mean by a featured job in the search result?

 

Certain Employers mark their Job Posting as featured. The most looked-out-for jobs are featured to help draw your attention towards it.

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Confidentiality

 

I do not wish to showcase my details to the Employer? How do I do that?

 

There are 4 different levels of Confidentiality Settings available just to cater to this need.

  1. Shield Free - No Confidentiality is set; all Employers can view your name, contact details and your resume.

  2. Contact Shield - A partial shield that allows all Employers to view your resume but prevents them from viewing your contact details (if you have opted to hide).

  3. Company Shield - This is a specific shield that allows all Employers to view your resume with name and contact details (if you have not opted to hide) except for the Employers you Block.

  4. Total Shield - A complete shield that does not allow any Employer to view your resume. But allows you to apply for jobs.

View or Change your Confidentiality settings by:

  • Logging into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on Settings and select 'My Settings'

Select what kind of Confidentiality you would like to set to your resume and Click on Save and Continue.

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Who can see my resume?

 

You can choose who can see your resume.

If you are not interested in having your resume viewed by a certain Employer, you can Block the Employer. To Block an Employer:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on Settings and select, 'My Settings'.

  • Under My confidentiality settings, check 'company shield'

i. Select the companies you want to Block and click on Save.

 

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I don't want my current employer to see my resume? How can I do that?

 

If your Employer is registered to Simplynaukri.in, you can Block them. To Block your Employer:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on Settings and select, 'My Settings'.

  • Select the Company Shield icon (on My Confidentiality Settings) and Click on Save and Continue

  • Select the companies you want to Block and click on Save.

If your Employer is NOT registered in Simplynaukri.in, you can just hide your Name and Contact Details. Just follow the simple steps to do so:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on Settings and select, 'My Settings'.

  • Under My confidentiality settings, check Contact Shield.

  • Set the fields you want to Hide and click on Save.

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Job Alerts

 

What is a Job Prompt?

 

 Job Prompt is a convenience-inducing feature, where you could receive fresh opportunities right into your inbox. You could set up to 5 different Job Prompt Criteria based on the sort of jobs you are looking for. To access Job Prompt:

  • Log into Simplynaukri.in using your username and password.

  • Click on My Job Prompt

  • Click on New Job Prompt (from the horizontal menu) to create a new Job Prompt

  • Set your criteria and click on save to receive emails listing Jobs based on your criteria.

  • Or you could set your Saved Search as a Job Prompt.

Please note: By default the first time you create a resume, a Job Prompt automatically based on your resume would be set for you.

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Can I receive job alerts through Email?

 

Setting Job Prompts will send you Jobs based on your specified interests to your Email id. By default the first time you create a resume, a Job Prompt automatically based on your resume would be set for you.

 

How many Job Prompts can I create?

You can create up to 5 different Job Prompts.

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