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...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 11:26 AM
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...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 11:12 AM
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...
Thu, 26 Nov, 2020 at 12:17 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Job adverts remain on the system for 6 months after being unpublished.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...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 11:35 AM
Internal Jobs?
Some organisations post their internal vacancies externally on myjobscotland, although this is not recommended.  Best practice is to access internal vac...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 11:37 AM
How can I add a job to my list of favourites?
Overview You might have noticed that on all jobs appearing on the myjobscotland website, there is now a little star in the top right hand side of the li...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 11:42 AM
How do I change the email address on my account?
Please log into your account on myjobscotland and visit the 'My Personal Details' section. You will then be able to change the email addr...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 11:45 AM
How can I create a Job Alert or Saved Search?
You now have 2 ways of registering for job alert emails with myjobscotland; Option 1: Create a Job Alert directly on from the Job Search Results T...
Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 at 1:40 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, ...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 12:23 PM
How to access your "My Searches and Alerts" page
A saved search is the same as a job alert but instead of it being emailed to you, you can run the search whenever you visit myjobscotland. You can also trea...
Wed, 13 Jul, 2022 at 12:32 PM