How to Apply for a Job on Indeed.com
Indeed.com is considered to be the world’s most popular website in the context of job search. According to the statistics, this precious resource has more than 200 million active users every month. If you wonder how to use this platform and find a job, you may find this article very useful.
- Beginning of the job search
The homepage of this online job platform consists of an exceptionally simplified and powerful search engine. You can enter the keywords related to your job and begin the search. Your search term may include the title of the job, name of the company, your skills or qualifications. These terms should go in the search box called “What”. In the adjoining box, you should enter the preferred location.
- Using Advanced Search Options
If you want a filtered and more personalized list of available opportunities, you should go to Advanced Job Search. This option is located next to “Find Jobs” button after performing the basic search. It includes a range of fields to input data like preferred salary, location, company, job type etc.
- Applying for a job through Indeed.com
You will get long list of available opportunities after performing the search. You can view the details of each of these jobs simply by clicking on them. To apply for a job,you should follow the instructions provided by the employer in the description. If a particular job listing indicates “Easily Apply”, you can apply it through Indeed. After clicking on the tittle of the job, you will be able to see ‘Apply Now’ button. Then, you can post your resume and cover letter. The listing that doesn’t have ‘Easily Apply’ option will direct you to the employee’s website.
- Uploading your resume
You can have your resume uploaded so that the potential employers can search you. In addition to that, Indeed.com allows you to create a resume on the platform itself. By making your resume visible to public, you can let the employers contact you if they are interested. If not, you can keep it in private mode and upload when necessary.
After registering yourself in Indeed.com, you will be getting job alerts based on the search criteria. To enable this feature, you will have to go to “My Subscriptions” option and enable receiving daily emails. If not, you can click on “Get new jobs for this search by email”. From that point onwards, you will be receiving emails related to that job search.
- com mobile app
Like many other popular websites and services, Indeed.com too offers a mobile application to the delight of hundreds of millions of users. This app is compatible with Android and iPhone devices. This respective app lets you do all the functions you would do with Indeed.com’s web-based platform.
Now that you know how to use Indeed.com and apply for a job, it is time to prepare a convincing resume, upload it and start job hunting. Good luck!