We hope Drapersjobs.com is pretty intuitive and easy to use but, in the words of the Beatles famous song “Help...I need somebody” the following might just help you if you are struggling...
This is an area devoted to agencies and companies which advertise on Drapersjobs.com to allow them to manage their job advertisements. If you wish to advertise with Drapersjobs.com and wish to access the list of services we offer, please contact us.
For Candidates and New Drapersjobs.com Users
If this is your first time Drapersjobs.com, you will need to set up your free registration on the system. Hit the 'Register now' button on the login page - then type in your email address, choose and confirm a password.
Keep me logged in
We can set the system to remember you on your next visit, check the 'Keep me logged in...' box.
If you are an existing user and have a record of your email address and password - enter your details in the fields in the 'Existing user' box and click on 'login'.
When you log in, click on the 'Forgotten your password' link and your password will be emailed to your mailbox.
Your profile and CV
Recruiters use our database to search for candidates to match their jobs, in order to be found you need to build your candidate profile. You can choose what you want to be seen, by using the options provided at the end of the form.
So recruiters can contact you - you need to specify your preferred means of communications so you should choose those from these options
- Home phone - Number you can be reached on outside working hours.
- Mobile phone - Number you can be reached on during working hours.
- SMS stands for Short Message Service check this box to allow recruiters to contact you by text.
- Country of residence - Select your country of domicile.
- Home postcode - Enter your home postcode
- Email - this is pre-populated with the email address you applied online with.
Attach your CV having read the notes around CV writing
CVs must be a MS Word (*.doc), MS Word 2007 (*.docx), Rich Text Format (*.rtf) or Acrobat (*.pdf) file and should be no larger than 200k.
Work experience help
Tick all relevant options that show the areas of your experience.
Years of experience
Select the number of years that most closely matches how long you have been working.
Current job title
The title of your current role or job
Select your current salary range, or type in a rate.
List as many relevant skills as possible using drop down menus where appropriate
List your academic achievements
- Personal summary
- Desired job title/function
- Desired Location
- Desired salary/rate
- Desired Job Type
Select your eligibility options
The Jobseeker Profile privacy options allow you to choose what recruiters can see on your profile
Jobs by email
This setting enables you to set up a regular feed of job vacancies to be sent to them by email. Hit the 'create a new jobs by email alert' to set up a new email alert. Choose from lists to pick the information most relevant to your search, and add a keywords to help narrow down the search.' View sample results' will show you the current results of that search. When you are satisfied hit the "activate jobs by email" button.
This section stores any jobs you have applied for online, linking to the job description, the company and your vacancy application date.
Change account details
To change your login click on the 'Change your details' link, you can change the email address you are using to log in and have emails sent to and your password. There are also your marketing options, with a check box next to each statement, hit the 'submit' button when you have finished.
Closes your user sessions using the 'logout' button at the top of the page.
Closing your Account
If you get that dream job you may wish to close your Drapersjobs.com account or remove your information, click on the 'Close my account' link and follow the instructions - your account will be closed, and your data will be deleted. We would really like you to stay with us - if you have a problem which you think we could solve do email us direct under the contacts section.
Job search page
Drapersjobs.com home page contains the job search form. The form has several elements, all of which are optional.
Use keywords to search, using words relating to the job title or description what you are looking for.
There are several pre-populated lists from which you can choose criteria to narrow down your search. Then hit 'search now' to get your results.
All live vacancies matching your criteria will be displayed on this page.
They are displayed in rows providing
- Job title - click on it to view the job details
- Summary of the job description
- The advertiser’s name
- The location of the job
- Sector - this is the area of the retail industry that the advertiser has described the job is in.
- A description of the salary
- Contract type (FT/PT/FTC etc)
- Job posting date
Try a different search if you didn’t find what you were looking for.
If you are a registered Drapersjobs.com user, click here to save the job search you have just made and flag that you would like to be sent jobs that match these criteria.
Job details page
This page contains the job description and contact details for each.
Begin a new search
This returns you to the search page.
Return to job results page
This returns you to your list of results.
Send to a friend
This emails a link that will send the job you are viewing to a friend.
At the top and bottom of your page, there are forward and back icons, and a page results counter.
Click on this button if you want to apply for a live vacancy.