Website FAQS

This area contains Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help you navigate your way round the myjobscotland website.

How can I get feedback on my application/interview?
Each organisation has full ownership over the positions they advertise on myjobscotland and their recruitment policies and procedures, including emailing ca...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:23 PM
Why do I keep getting pop up spam messages when I apply for a job?
If you are viewing on a mobile phone or tablet occasionally an app may place a cookie in your browser to promote a product or service using a full screen po...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:24 PM
Why do you use the term 'gender' on equality monitoring and other documents?
COSLA and myjobscotland use the term ‘gender’ in equalities monitoring and other documents because we believe it leads to more accurate data being collected...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:25 PM
Accessing a job advert that is no longer published
Job adverts remain on the system for 6 months after being unpublished. If you have submitted an application for a job and would like to access the adver...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:27 PM
Internal Jobs?
Some organisations post their internal vacancies externally on myjobscotland, although this is not recommended.  Best practice is to access internal vac...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:31 PM
How can I add a job to my list of favourites?
How to add a job to your favourites The favourite star can be found in the top right hand corner of each advert. When your cursor hovers over the star a...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:38 PM
How do I change the email address on my account?
Firstly log into your myjobscotland account and visit the 'My Personal Details'  You will then be able to change the email address regist...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:41 PM
How can I create a Job Alert or Saved Search?
Create a Saved Search/Job Alert directly on the Saved Search page Log into your account and navigate to the Saved Search page. Click on the "Creat...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:43 PM
How can I delete a job alert or saved search on myjobscotland?
Job alerts can be cancelled by clicking on the “Remove this alert” link at the bottom of each alert. Alternatively, you can log into your account, ...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:45 PM
How to access your "My Searches and Alerts" page
How to access  "My Searches and Alerts"  Login to your myjobscotland account and click on your name you will see that there is an option in th...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 2:51 PM