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Jobseeker FAQ

  • 1) How do I start looking for jobs?

Ans: Search for relevant jobs via keywords under Quick Job Search or Job Categories.
If you see an organisation that you may be interested on our banners, click on it and it will lead you to the organisation’s profile page. There you will also see the list of available jobs from the organisation.

To make your job search more effective, sign up for an account. With your account, you will receive relevant job alerts of your desired job titles or jobs in similar categories. It also allows you to manage and track your applications with ease. On top of that it lets you create and update your resume, making job applications a breeze!
Simply click on the Sign Up button at the top of the page and get yourself registered for an account.

  • 2) How do I apply for jobs?

Ans: Once you have found a job that you are interested in, click on the job title, and the "Apply Now" button to submit your resume.

  • 3) What is resume database (data) mining?

Ans: This feature allows for your resume to be accessible to recruiters when they are searching for relevant and suitable candidates. By setting your user permissions, you can control accessibility to this function.

  • 4) How can I change my data mining permissions?

Ans: There are 3 types of employers in JobsCentral (see below):

  • 1) Direct Employers
  • 2) Employment Agencies/ Outsourcing Firms
  • 3) Financial Planners

Jobseeker FAQ - Data Mining Permissions
You may change your permissions for different type of employers.
Jobseeker FAQ - Data Mining Permissions
Permission Settings

Always allow: When you select this option, you are allowing the recruiter to see your full resume including personal particulars. Select this option only if you are actively looking for a job and do not mind any company contacting you.
Do not allow: When you select this option, you do not allow your resume to be searched at all times by any recruiter.

Note:

JobsCentral is not an employment agency, we do not update your resume or send your resume to any third parties. We will not apply to any jobs on your behalf or provide any job matching services. We also do not sell our databases or information to any organisations for any commercial purposes. All your personal particulars and details are kept in absolute confidentiality.

Should you receive any unauthorised calls from any organisation that claimed to have received your contacts from JobsCentral, please notify us immediately. Any organisations found to abuse such information for non-recruitment purposes will be blacklisted.

How to change your resume database (data) mining permissions?

  • Login to your account
  • On the top left hand corner, click "My JobsCentral" and update your particulars and click on "save". If you have nothing to change, proceed to click on "Save".
  • In "My Resume" tab, Click "My Resume" with the pencil icon beside it
    Go to Data Mining Permissions to make changes.
  • 5) How to update my resume?

Ans: To set your resume:

  • Login to your account
  • On the top left hand corner, click "My JobsCentral" and update your particulars and click on "save". If you have nothing to change, proceed to click on "Save".
  • In "My Resume" tab, Click "My Resume" with the pencil icon beside it.
  • You can click on "Edit" for different sections to edit.
    You can attach your resume under Resume Attachment. Please note that you can only attach one resume at a time.
  • We only accept .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, .RTF, .TXT, .ODT, .WPS document file types up to 1000 KB.

  • 6) How to unsubscribe from receiving any more emails?

Ans:

  • Login to your account
    On the top left hand corner, click "My JobsCentral"
    In "My Resume" tab, Click "My Resume" with the pencil icon beside it
    You will be redirected to your contact information page, look for the "SAVE" button and click on it.

Look under "Data Mining Permission" right after your contact information. Change the settings to "Do Not Allow" for all categories.
Jobseeker FAQ - Data Mining Permissions
In "My Alerts" tab, Click the pencil icon beside any Saved Searches to edit it, go to the bottom of the page where you will find "Job Agent Email Notification Frequency". Change that setting to "Never". If you do not have any saved searches in this tab, you can ignore this step.
Jobseeker FAQ - Job Agent Email Notification Frequency
Once you have done that, click on "Update Job Alert" and employers will not be able to view your resume or send you any emails.
Click on "My Emails".
Update you preference here.

Jobseeker FAQ - Email Communication Preference

  • 7) How do I edit my job alerts?

Ans:
Login to your account

  • On the top left hand corner, click "My JobsCentral"
  • Click on "My Alerts"
  • Click on the pencil icon
  • Name you alerts and edit your preferences
  • Click on Update Job Alert to save.

Jobseeker FAQ - My Job Alert

  • 8) What should I do if I forgot my password?

Ans: You can click on this link to reset your password: http://jobscentral.com.sg/share/forgotmypassword.aspx

  • 9) How do I delete my resume?

Ans: You would need to deactivate your account should you decide to delete your resume.
To deactivate your account, you would need to email sg.enquiry@careerbuilder stating your Full Name, Email Address, and Contact Number. Please let us know if you have multiple accounts with us. It will take 3 to 5 working days for the account to be fully deactivated.
Please note that during the deactivation process, do not attempt to login in order not to trigger the system to auto-reactivate your account again.

  • 10) I receive an invitation for interview, but I forgot the employer’s address and contact number. Can you retrieve it for me?

Ans: Since JobsCentral do not provide job matching services, we are unable to disclose the employer’s address and contact number.