Faqs Employers

Faqs for Employer

What are some key ways to make an impact on the hiring manager?

Creating an employer/recruiter account on AstivJobs is free:

  • Under the Employer section, click 'Create Account' to go to the sign up page.
  • Be sure to fill up all the required fields on the page.
  • Click the Continue button.
  • Keep a check on your body posture

Upon successfully signing up with AstivJobs, you will be redirected to your dashboard.

When will my job be activated?

A new job posting will automatically appear on AstivJobs.com For external job sites, it will usually take between 24-72 hours for the jobs to appear. Furthermore, whenever you edit or update your active job post, it will take about 24-72 hours for your changes to be reflected on the external job boards. Likewise, if you terminate the job, it will also take 24-72 hours to be removed from the job boards.

How does AstivJobs work?

AstivJobs is your primary job posting platform. Once you've posted your jobs on AstivJobs, it will be automatically distributed to up to 50 other job sites, classified ads websites and social networks

What should I expect after I post a job on AstivJobs?

Once you've posted a job, it will be searchable by our entire member base. Applications will be sent to you via email and we encourage you to sign in to AstivJobs to see the complete details. You will also be able to send interview invitations as well as update the statusIn addition, your jobs will be posted to up to 50 job sites within 24-72 hours.

Which social networks can AstivJobs post to?

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+. We support posting to LinkedIn Groups and Facebook Pages in addition to profile posting. You can also connect your Twitter account to automatically tweet your jobs.

How long will it take for my job to show up on all job boards?

A new job posting will automatically appear on AstivJobs.com For external job sites, it will usually take up to 24-72 hours for the jobs to appear. Furthermore, when you edit or update your job post, it will take about 24-72 hours for your changes to be reflected on the external job boards. Likewise, if you terminate the job, it will take another 24-72 hours for the job to be removed from the job boards.

What happens when I terminate a job?

When you terminate a job, the job is removed from AstivJobs's search result as in the job will no longer be open for candidates to apply to. You will not lose any candidates already associated with the job and the job post will still be listed in the "Terminated Jobs" tab of your "Manage Jobs" page. You can also reactivate or duplicate the terminated job post. Please go to your "Manage Jobs" page to learn more. Your terminated post will be removed from the 'Active Jobs' page. To view or repost terminated job, please click the 'Terminated Jobs' tab.

Can I delete a job?

No, you cannot delete a job, but you can terminate it to remove it from the search result.

Can I rename my job? How?

Yes, you can rename your job. To rename a job, click the "Update" button under the job title in the Manage Jobs page and then you can edit the job title.

How do I terminate my job?

To terminate a job, go to the "Active Jobs" section of the Manage Jobs page and then click the "Terminate" button underneath the job name. You will get a popup notice asking if you really want to terminate the job. This is to avoid accidental termination of any jobs as you cannot freely repost any terminated jobs. If you are sure you want to terminate the job post, click "OK". Your terminated post will then be removed from the "Active Jobs" page. To view or repost terminated job, please click to see the jobs in the "Terminated Jobs" tab.

How do I describe the job I am posting?

Think of your job description as an extensive advertisement for the position you're offering. Make sure that it is appealing, accurate, and detailed enough to interest the most qualified candidates. Here are some other suggestions:

  • Use a standard title for the position to help qualified candidates find your posting during their job searches.
  • Describe your company in a separate Company Description / Benefits section in the Job Description field.
  • Include a list of key skills you would like the candidates to possess in a special Requirements section.
  • Provide as many details as possible in all the other fields so that our matching technology can find the best candidates for your posting.
  • Be specific when describing the roles and responsibilities of the position.
  • Outline any specific requirements (sometimes the best candidates may not match every single one).
  • Provide a link to your company website. Describe your company if it's not well known.
  • You can also list any benefits or special perks like flex time, or stock options.

AstivJobs planning on supporting any more job boards?

Yes, we are planning on adding more free job boards, as well as paid job boards. The goal is for you to manage all of your job postings in AstivJobs instead of creating and managing dozens of accounts across all of the available job sites. If you have a favourite job board you would like us to include, , please contact us and let us know!

Is there a limit on the number of candidates I can receive?

Yes! Every package we offer allows Mention number of candidates.

How can candidates contact me?

Candidates will not be contacting you directly unless you put your contact information in the job description. When candidates apply to your job, we will send you a notification email with their information and their resume will be included as an attachment. All of their information will also be saved in your account for your reference Sign in to your AstivJobs account and click on the title of your job and you will be able to see all the applicants.

What if I don't get any candidates?

It can take up to 48 hours to receive your first application. If you still haven't received any candidates after this time period, please make sure your phone number and/or email address are NOT in the job description. This is because many candidates will call or email you directly rather than applying through the system. We can distribute your job and provide the best advice we can about writing quality job titles and descriptions, but we can't guarantee you a certain number or quality of applicants

How are views and applications calculated?

We track the number of visitors to your job pages hosted on AstivJobs as well as the number of people who apply to your job

Why has my candidate flow slowed down?

If you notice that your candidate flow has slowed down, it may be time to refresh your postings. Often, jobs that are 3-4 weeks old see less traffic in comparison to the first few weeks. We only allow you to post for 45 days, so you can refresh your postings after that.

Can I add my own candidates?

No, you cannot add your own candidates on AstivJobs.