The following is a list of basic instructions while using the Paris Texas Jobs Portal from the perspective of the job seeker and the employer. If your questions are not answered by the following information please call 888.555.1234 or email email@example.com.
Once you find a job that you are interested in however, you must create an account and log into the system to apply.
Creating an Account: Go to paristexas.com/jobs On the left side of the opening page you will see a login area, and below that you will see a link that says “Create New Account”. Once you click on that link you will select the type of account that you need to create, a job seeker account of an employer account. Complete the form on the next page as instructed and then click Create New Account at the bottom of the page.
Next you will be allowed to specify the hours that you are willing to work, and any additional notes or qualifications. You are also able to attach a file to this resume, and this can be anything from a certificate, a full resume, letter of reference and etc.
Once you have created a resume, you can go to Manage My Resumes from the Main Menu to view each resume that you have created in the system. This is also where you would go to edit an existing resume in the system.
Applying for A Job: Once you have identified a job that you are interested in applying for, simply click “Apply for this Job” at the bottom of the job description. This will open a window. If you only have one resume or profile in the system that resume will be automatically sent to the employer as is. If however, you have more than one resume in the system you will be sent to a new screen that lists each of your resumes. You will then be asked to select which resume you want submitted to the employer. You have not successfully submitted your application until you see in green “Thank you. Your application has been submitted” and “You have applied for this job”.
Creating an Account: go to paristexas.com/jobs On the left side of the opening page you will see a login area, and below that you will see a link that says “Create New Account”. Once you click on that link you will select employer account. Complete the form on the next page as instructed and then click Create New Account at the bottom of the page.
Once you click Create New Account the system will automatically log you in with the username and password that you used to create your account. Please write the username and password down for future reference.
You will also receive an email confirmation of your account once you complete the registration process. This email will contain your username and password information that was just used to create the account.
After logging in please go to My Account in the main menu. Your account information needs to be filled in as completely as possible. In the middle of the page you will see your username, and to the right of that you will see two tabs view & edit. Under the edit tab you will see two sections Account Settings and Job Seeker Profile. Click both sections and begin filling in as much information as possible.
My Account: There are several settings in the My Account section of the website. One of the key settings is related to the address of the company. This address will be used when new job postings are created, so please go to the My Account section and complete as much information as possible.
Posting Jobs: To post a new Job simply click on “Post a Job” in the Main Menu. Give this new job a title, remembering to be as specific as possible so that when job seekers respond to this position, you will know exactly which position they are referring to. Then select an occupancy category from the list of occupancies, then if necessary give the job a specific occupation title. In the Job Description area be as specific as necessary to describe the job, it’s requirements, the job duties and expectations.
Once you have completed the description, enter the salary, hours required, and additional notes, application instructions, your email address and any training opportunities.
You can also expand the scheduling options fields and list a date and time for the job to be posted or to be removed from the database automatically. Click submit and the job will be posted to the website.
Manage My Postings: In the Main Menu click “Manage My Postings”. This will bring up a listing of all the jobs that you have entered into the system. From here you are able to see the date that it was last modified the occupational category the salary and the email associated with this position. You are also able to Edit the job posting from this page view.
When viewing this page you can sort all of the job postings by each category listing at the top of the table.
To edit a particular job posting, click the job title and that will take you directly to the job profile and at the top of the page you will see two tabs for View and Edit. Click the Edit tab and you will see the whole job profile and you can edit accordingly. When finished click submit at the bottom of the page and the changes will be made.
Email Available Jobs: Once a job has been created at the bottom of the job profile you will see a text link that says “Email Friend” this will allow you to send the job posting in full to someone that you know may or may not be interested in applying for the job. In addition, if can use this function to email yourself or other company representatives for verification that the job was indeed posted on the site.
Invite Friends & Colleagues: Inviting friends to the jobs website is easy, from the Main menu click Invite Friends & Colleagues. This action will take you to a screen allowing you to enter your friends email address a subject and a private message. Click submit at the bottom of the form and the message will be sent automatically. The message will contain everything needed for the friend to go to the website, create and account and begin applying for jobs or posting jobs that are available.
Find Potential Applicants: As an employer, you can search the database of job seekers to potentially find someone that is qualified or may be interested in a position that you have available. In the Main Menu select Find Potential Applicants this action will bring up a list of all job seekers in the system. This list will show you their name, the last date that their record was modified, their occupational category, their profession and their location.
Once you find someone in the system that you may be interested in you can select their name from the list, and this will take you to their online profile. From here you can “add seeker to my contact list” and then begin to email them internally within the system.
List Responses to Job Postings: In order to see who has responded to job applications you should click “List responses to job postings” from the Main Menu. This will give you a listing of all the jobs that you have posted and the seekers that have submitted applications of profiles. This view will show you the original job posting, the applicant’s name, their resume and the date that they submitted their information.
To view the full profile for any applicant simply click the link in the “My Resume” column and that will take you directly to their resume or profile that was submitted.
My Contacts: My Contacts is a listing of all the people, seekers and other employers within the system that you have added to your contact or “buddy” list. People in your contact list are eligible for internal email communication within the system.
Contacts can be eliminated from your contact list simply by clicking “remove seeker from my contact list” while viewing all contacts.