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Oct 18 2012

Job Search FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Job Searches at Southeast Alabama Medical Center
This page provides information about using our website to search job openings, apply for open positions, refer colleagues and friends, manage applications, and set up search agents.

Application Questions
1. How do I apply for a job or an open position online?
2. I've found a position that would make a perfect fit for my friend/relative, how can I refer them to this position?
3. How do I upload my resume?
4. How do I log in/out of the Career Center?
5. Can I apply for more than one position?
6. Must I create a profile every time I apply for an opening?
7. What if I don't have an email address?
8. I haven't received a confirmation email. What do I do now?
9. I was unable to complete the survey online. What do I do?
10. Do I need to complete the survey multiple times?

Profile Questions
1. How can I learn about the status of my application?
2. How do I update my profile?
3. What is a Job Search Agent?
4. How do I set up a Job Search Agent?
5. How do I change or manage a search agent I've already established?
6. Can I be notified of new positions as they post to your Career Center?

Application Answers

1. How do I apply for a job or an open position online?
To apply online, please visit our website (www.samc.org) and navigate to the Your Career At SAMC section. You may use any computer or visit the SAMC Human Resources department in person during business hours (7:30am – 2:00pm, Monday – Friday).

2. I've found a position that would make a perfect fit for my friend/relative, how can I refer them to this position?
Yes, you may select "Send This Job To A Friend" while viewing available positions and complete the form to have the person notified about the opening.
a) Search and identify the position, click the job title to vie the position's description, then click the 'Refer a Friend' link.
b) You will be presented with the option to
• Login to refer your friend/family member, OR
• Refer your friend/family member without logging in.
• We encourage you to login to the Career Center to refer your friend, as that is the best way for us to track your referral.
c) Enter the name, phone number, and e-mail address of the person being referred.
d) Paste their resume and any additional information into the fields provided.
e) Click 'Submit Referral'. A confirmation message is displayed.

3. How do I upload my resume?
There is an opportunity to cut and paste your resume as part of the application process.
Begin by registering on the Career Center for the first time and complete an online form. Depending on the Career Center, you may complete the form and submit your resume for general consideration, or complete the form while applying for a position online.
Then follow these steps for resume submission. Please note: you can only use these steps if you are working from home or other personal computer outside of SAMC that contains a copy of your resume.
a) If general consideration is an option on this Career Center, click the 'Submit Your Resume for General Consideration' link from the 'Welcome' page. The Resume Submission page will be displayed.
b) Follow the instructions to upload or paste your resume
c) Click 'Submit'.
You can also register your information while applying for a job. Follow these directions to apply for a job online.

4. How do I log in/out of the Career Center?
You may log into the Career Center from the 'Welcome' page, before you search for openings. Or you may log into the Career Center on the 'Apply for this Job' page, as a returning candidate. You may also log in to refer a friend.

5. Can I apply for more than one position?
Yes, you may apply for more than one position. Please log in to the Career Center to associate yourself with as many positions as you like.

6. Must I create a profile every time I apply for an opening?
No, you only need to create a profile once, the first time you apply for a position. After that, you should log in to apply for more jobs, using the profile you already created. You may update or modify your profile at any time.

7. What if I don't have an email address?
Now may be a good time to establish an email address. Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo all offer free email accounts. Much of our communication to you is via email, so it is a good idea to create one as you conduct your job search.

8. I haven't received a confirmation email. What do I do now?
If you haven't received a confirmation email, please check your spam folder. Sometimes our emails are misrouted and confused as spam. Please follow your email provider's instructions for allowing emails from us to avoid this happening in the future.

9. I was unable to complete the survey online. What do I do?
Please come to the SAMC Human Resources department in person during business hours (7:30am – 2:00pm, Monday – Friday).

10. Do I need to complete the survey multiple times?
No. You will be prompted to complete a survey each time you complete an application, however, you can simply skip the request if you have already filled out the survey previously.

Profile Answers

1. How can I learn about the status of my application?
In general, open positions remain posted until they are filled.
Please log in to the Career Center under the 'Welcome' page. Then click the 'View Your Submittals' link. Here you will find the status of your application. This section provides you with the most recent and updated information regarding your application.

2. How do I update my profile?
To update your profile, you must do the following:
a) From the Applicant Login page, please enter your User Name and Password
b) Once you are logged in, click on "My Account" to edit your personal information, including your resume.

3. What is a Job Search Agent?*
A Job Search Agent allows you to receive email alerts of new job openings posted on the Career Center. It is based on your specific job interests, and your search criteria. A Job Search Agent works in a real time environment, notifying you via email each time a new opening meeting your criteria is available.
If you are interested in establishing a Job Search Agent, you should specify your criteria in the job search options located under the Job Listings of the Career Center and follow the instructions there.
* Please note that Job Search Agents may not be available on all Career Centers.

4. How do I set up a Job Search Agent?*
With Job Search Agents you can specify certain criteria relating to jobs of interest. You will be notified when jobs containing matching criteria are posted.
In order to setup a Job Search Agent, you must do the following:
a) Click "Set Up Job Agent Now"
b) Select jobs that interest you from the list. When an opening occurs, we will send you an email regarding the job opening along with a link to more information and how to apply. Your search agent will remain in effect six months from the date when you sign up. Press "Submit" when you are finished.
c) Another option is to specify in the Job Agent (at minimum) a keyword, type of a category, or location of interest as your search criteria. You are only required to select one of these options, but you may also select a combination as your search agent criteria.
d) Hit 'Search'.
e) The next page will display your search results. You now have the option to save your search and give it a title.
f) Enter a name for the search and click 'Create Agent'.* Please note that Job Search Agents may not be available on all Career Centers.

5. How do I change or manage a search agent I've already established?
Simply return to "Job Search Agents". This option also appears under your search results after you've specified a keyword, type of a category, or location.

6. Can I be notified of new positions as they post to your Career Center?
Yes. In order to be notified of new positions on the Career Center, you must setup a Job Search Agent. To learn more about setting up a Job Search Agent, please read the instructions for setting up a Job Search Agent.