Jobseeker Faq'sWelcome

1. What are the search options available in wisdomjobs.co.za?

Once you login into your account, you can find ‘search jobs’ on main menu. If you click on search jobs on main bar it displays the search options like Advanced job search, Jobs by Functional area, Jobs by Industry, Jobs by location and Jobs by skills.

Advanced Job Search

You can do your job search by entering Job Keywords, Country, Metro Area, Area Code, and Travel Preference. Enter the required details and click on ‘Search for Jobs’ to do advanced job search.

Jobs by Functional Area

You can enter the functional area of your functionality. The search results will display all those jobs within the entered functional area matching with your functionality.

Jobs by Industry

You can click on your preferred industry to search jobs on your skillset. The search results will display all jobs matching with your preferred industry.

Jobs by Location

You can click on your preferred city to search jobs matching with may enter South African cities depending upon your preference. The search results will display all jobs of that particular location which you have specified.

Jobs by Skills

You can click on your skillset matching your profile. The search results will display all jobs of that particular skillset matching your profile.

2. How can I enable search in wisdomjobs.co.za?

Search option allows you to search relevant jobs based on your specific requirements. To search for a job, you can use the given search window. You may use the following criteria to look for relevant jobs.

Keywords
For a keyword search you may enter designation, key skills, or company name of desired job. Keyword search is of the following types:
All words- Jobs matching all the keywords entered will be returned. The keywords may or may not appear together. For example: "Sales Manager" search will result in jobs which include both words "Sales" and "Manager". Jobs with only "Sales" or only "Manager" will not be returned. Any word- Jobs matching at least one of the keywords entered will be returned. For example: "Sales Manager" search will result in jobs which include either "Sales" or "Manager" or both. Exact phrase matching jobs will have the keywords appear together (like a phrase) and in the same order entered. For example: "Sales Manager" will not reflect jobs with "Sales or BD Manager".

Location
Enter your preferred location and click on search. The search result will display all jobs of that particular location which you have specified. You can also do individual search by clicking on skills, Functional area and Industry.

3. What is exclude company name in advanced job search?

'Exclude company name' is an option which avoids showing jobs of a company (s) which you enter in this section. For example: If you enter a company name as ' Wipro', then while you are searching for jobs, jobs related to that particular company will not be displayed.

4. How can I register with Wisdomjobs.co.za?

Once you open the homepage of wisdomjobs.co.za, click on ‘Login’, which is available on menu bar. If you are a new user, click on new user ‘Register Now’.

5. Can I Sign up through Facebook?

Yes. You can sign up through Facebook. Go to the ‘login’ page of wisdomjobs.co.za and click on New register-Register Now. It takes you to the Sign Up page. There you will find an option to connect with Facebook. Click on ‘Connect with Facebook’ option it takes you to the Registration form and fill the details and submit.

6. What is email verify option?

Once you login in to your account, right side of the home page you will find an option called’ Verify email’. If you click on that, a confirmation mail will be sent to the email id entered at the time of registration.

7. What is ’My Wisdom’?

My wisdom is a page designed to present complete details of a job seeker on home page. Once you login into your account you will find a Tab ‘My Wisdom’ on Home page.

If you click on ‘My Wisdom’ it displays the detailed information of your profile details in ‘My Account’, My Profiles, Saved Jobs and Applied jobs.

8. What is ‘My Account’ in ‘My Wisdom’?

My Account is a tab which appears on my wisdom page. It displays the complete details of your account information along with last updated date of your profile. You can edit your account details by clicking on ‘Edit’ which is at the end of My Account.

9. What is ‘My Profiles’ tab in ‘My wisdom’ page?

Wisdomjobs.co.za provides you an option to create multiple profiles on multiple skillsets. My Profiles is another option designed to display the different profiles on various skillsets. It displays clearly the profile name, Last Updated date and Status as Hidden/Searchable as per your wish. Add/Edit option allows you to add a new profile to your existing profile list or you can do changes in saved profiles.

10. What is ‘Saved Jobs’ option in ‘My Wisdom’?

‘Saved Jobs’ is an option appears on ‘My Wisdom’ page. If you click on ‘Saved Jobs’ it displays the jobs saved by you matching your profile on date wise. You can see the more saved jobs by clicking on ’See More’ option which is available on at the end of the page of ‘Saved Jobs’. When you click on ‘See more’ it takes you to the page of total jobs saved by you. There you find an option ‘Sort By’; it contains two tabs called ‘Apply’ and ‘Delete’. You can apply to your desired job by clicking on ’Apply’ and you can delete the expired or unwanted jobs by clicking on ’Delete’.

11. What is ‘Applied jobs’ tab in ‘My Wisdom’?

‘Applied Jobs ‘is an option designed to know the status of applied jobs in your account. If you click on ‘See More’ which appears at the end of the page of ‘Applied Jobs’, it displays the detailed information of jobs which you applied, company name and location.

12. What is ‘Job Alerts’ option in ‘My Wisdom’?

‘Job Alerts’ is an option which displays the total alerts created in your account along with ‘Alert Name’ and ‘Created Date’ on which the alert was created. If you click on ‘Add/Edit’ option which appears at end of the Job Alerts option, it displays the detailed information about the Job Alerts created.

You can also create Job Alert by clicking on ’Create Job Alert’. Then it takes you to the page of ‘Add Job Alert’. Enter the details of ‘Add Job Alert ‘ window and click on ‘Create Job Alert’ tab to create job alerts successfully.

13. What is ‘Search Manager’ tab in ‘My Wisdom’?

‘Search Manager’ displays the Search Names and the create dates of those searches.

Click on Add/Edit to add new searches or edit the existing searches. Then it takes you to the page of ‘Saved searches’ and here you can find the details of Search Name, ‘Last Run’ details and ‘Status’ of the searches.

If you click on ‘Create Save Search’ it takes you to the page of ‘Add Save Search’. Enter the details of ‘Add Save Search’ page and click on ‘Create Save Search’ to save the entered details.

If you click on Edit option on Status option, it displays the ‘Edit Save Search’ page. Enter the details of all fields and click on’ Update Save Search’ to update the edited search details. If you click on ‘Delete’ it allows you to delete the selected saved search and if you click on ‘Run’ it displays the ‘Search Results’.

14. What is ‘News Letters’ in ‘My Wisdom’?

‘Newsletters’ is a tab which allows you to select the subscription of newsletters from the given. Select the preferred newsletters and click on ‘Update’ to update the information.

15. How can I benefit with updating my resume regularly?

Resume updating may enhance the chances of getting more interview calls from the best companies. By updating your resume, you will be able to present your most recent and correct information to the employers. A complete & updated resume also ensures that our job agents work more efficiently to find you the right jobs. The resume updated date will be displayed on your account login page and attracts employers when they search for the potential candidates.

16. What is ‘Recruiters Preview’?

Recruiters Preview option is available at login welcome page. When an employer search for your resume can download it by clicking on ‘Recruiters Preview’, then it displays the detailed fields of your profile. Click on ‘Download Resume’ and save the downloaded resume.

17. How to purchase Pragnya Meter skillsets?

Pragnya Meter cart displays the purchased skillset for Pragnya meter exam, level of the exam and price for that exam. The purchased skillset will be valid for 3 months and appears in your profile. If incase there are no skillset available, at that, then it shows Cart is empty.

To purchase the skillset, select the skillset and Click on Add, it goes to the Checkout page. Click on Checkout, it takes you to the pay pal page to process your payment. If any skillset of your choice is not available with us, your paid amount will not expire and you can purchase a new skillset with the available amount.

18. What is ‘Profile Completeness’?

Profile Completeness is a box appears in right side of Edit page. It is an indicator of profile completeness. It displays the percentage of the completeness of your profile, means if you left any fields of your profile, it shows less percentage and if you provide all details it shows 100% of profile completeness. The filled percentage of profile will be indicated with green color and incomplete profile will be indicated with red color as mentioned in below image.

19. What is ‘Quick Links’ option?

Quick Link is an option appears at right side of ‘Edit’ page. It is a shortcut to access the tabs of ’Edit’ page. You can go directly to the pages of edit profile by clicking on ‘Edit Profile’ option of Quick Links and other related links appearing on Quick Links page.

20. What is the uniqueness of wisdomjobs.co.za among other portals?


Emerging as a 4th generation web portal for jobs and resume database that is accessed by over 40,000 recruiters, wisdomjobs.co.za provides you with a platform to find the perfect job. Wisdomjobs.co.za is a unique and specialized portal for job search and knowledge acquirement. Registering with wisdomjobs.co.za enables you to
Access and apply from a pool of millions of jobs.
Store and access your resume online.
Create personalized job alerts.
Create multiple and customized job profiles.
Access "Pragnya Meter" (a sophisticated talent filter which allows you to expose your technical and managing ability level along with your resume with 6000+ skill sets).
Access "e- university" (a store-house of infinite skill set certifications, including 6000 skill set contents, 5 crore multiple option questions and 2 crore interview questions).
Go for subject wise online exams any number of times to test your caliber.

21. What is the process for posting my resume in wisdomjobs.co.za?

Yes. Once you login to your account, you can find ‘My wisdom’ on menu and will be navigated to a page that shows a brief summary of your profile. It takes you to the page of ‘My profile’ which shows your existing profiles and you can also create a new profile by clicking on ‘Create A New Profile will navigate you to the ‘Profile Upload’ page.

Once you click on ‘Email’ option it displays a popup message to refer your friend with all the details on Friend’s name and Email and click on ‘submit’ to submit your details.

Upload your profile and click on ‘Post Resume’.

22. How do I update/edit my profile?

Once you login to your account, you can find ‘My wisdom’, then click on ‘Manage Resumes’, it navigates you to the page edit page. Click on ‘edit ‘and it takes you to the edit resume/profile page. You can edit all options of your resume. By clicking on ‘Edit this section’.

Click on Edit This section page of Resume/Profile,it takes you to the edit resume /profile page. Here you can edit the various options of your profile. Enter the required details of each page and click on ‘Edit’ to save the changes.

23. How can I edit my profile?

Go to the Edit profile page and you can find an option ‘Edit profile’. Click on ‘Edit’ on the same page. Enter the required details of Edit Profile box and click on ‘Save Profile Info’ to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ the saved details.

You can also upload a new resume by clicking on ‘Edit’ on Resume option. There it displays an option to upload a new resume. Upload your resume and click on ‘Save Uploaded Resume’ to save the uploaded resume and Click on ‘Cancel’ to cancel the same.

24. Can I edit my profile ‘Contact Information’?

Yes. You can edit your contact information details by entering into Edit profile page. There you can find Contact Information tab. Click on ‘Edit’ on the same page and enter the details in that page and click on ‘Save Contact Info’ to save or click on ‘Cancel’ to cancel the edited information.

25. How can I edit ‘Employer Information’ in my profile?

You can edit your employment details on edit profile page. Go to the edit profile page and click on Edit option of Employer Information. Then enter the details in Employer Information page and click on ‘Save Emp’ to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ to cancel the same.

26. I want to edit my Education Details/Academic Details. How can I Edit?

Go to the Edit profile page and you can find an option ‘Education Details/Academic Details’. Click on ‘Edit’ on the same page of Education Details/Academic Details. Enter the required details and click on ‘Save Education’ to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ the saved details.

You can also add/edit your additional qualifications and certifications if you have any. Click on Add-Edit tab on additional qualifications and certifications page and enter the details and save them by clicking on ‘Save Education’ or cancel the saved details by clicking on ‘Cancel’. If you want add more buttons click on ‘Add Another’ and displays additional tabs to enter the details.

27. Can I edit my profile ‘Job Classifications’?

Yes. You can edit the details of your Job Classifications. Go to the edit profile page and click on Edit option of Job Classifications. Then choose the Job Classification from the given dropped out and click on ‘Save Job Classifications’ to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ to cancel the same.

28. I want to change my skillsets in my Profile. How can I change?

You can change your skillsets in your profile. Go to the edit profile page and click on Edit option of skillsets. Then choose preferred skill name, Last Used and Skill level from given option and ‘Save skills’ to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ to cancel the same.

29. Can I edit my profile ‘Desired Employment?

Yes. You can edit your profile desired employment details. Go to the edit profile page and click on Edit option of Desired Employment. Then enter the desired employment details and click on ‘Save Desired Employment’ to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ to cancel the same.

30. How can I change Preferred Location in My profile?

Go to the Edit profile page and you can find an option ‘Preferred Location’. Click on ‘Edit’ on the same page of Preferred Location. Enter the required details and click on ‘Save Locations’ to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ the saved details.

31. Can I change Preferred Languages in My profile?

Yes. You can edit your profile Preferred Languages details. Go to the edit profile page and click on Edit option of Preferred Languages. Then enter the Preferred Languages details and click on ‘Save Lang to save the entered details or click on ‘Cancel’ to cancel the same.

32. How can I change my ’search settings’?

Once you login to your account, you can find ‘My wisdom’, and then click on ‘My Profile”. Then you click on “Add/Edit” option and it navigates you “My profile”.

Click on ‘Hidden” to change it to searchable.

You will get a message “Are you sure to update the status?: click on “ok” to update or click on “cancel” to cancel the update. Then the profile will be changed automatically to ”searchable” from “Hidden”.

33. How much will I be charged to post my resume?

Posting a resume at wisdomjobs.co.za will not charge you anything and it is absolutely free. In fact, you can create any number of customized profiles for free which suits specific job applications.

34. I forgot my password. How can I retrieve it?

In case if you forgot your password, click on the 'Forgot Password' link which is available at the ‘Login page’. Click on ‘Forgot password’ option, which is at down of login box at the right side on the home page. In order to retrieve your account password, you need to enter your e-mail address which you have specified at the time of registration. Once you have entered your email, a confirmation mail along with your password will be sent directly to your inbox.

35. How can I change my account password?

Once you login to your account, you will find a box in the right side of the home page. There you can find ‘change password’ option. If you click on that, it takes you to the change password page. Enter your current password and new password. Enter the confirm password and click on ‘Submit’.

36. What are the benefits of creating a Job Alert?

Creating a Job Alert helps you find access to the latest jobs. Based on the search criteria that you have set for your Job Alert, you get access to the latest jobs which are sent directly to your inbox.

37. What is Applied Jobs?

Applied jobs option displays the latest 30 applied jobs details. When you login into your account, you will find a window ‘My wisdom’ at the right side. If you click on ‘Applied jobs’ it displays the jobs you have applied.

38. Can I update my account contact details?

Yes. Once you login to your account, you can find ‘My wisdom’, then go to ‘My Account”, there you will find an option called “Edit”. Click on edit, it navigates you to “My Account” page. Fill the details of my account page and click on “update” to update the details or click on “cancel” to cancel the given details.

39. Who will be the viewers of my resume?

Once you post your resume, all the recruiters who are registered with wisdomjobs.co.za can access it. However, you do have an option to decide on the visibility of your resume. If you do not want the recruiters to see your resume, click on 'Manage profiles' in 'my wisdom'. In that page you will find 'Available Profiles' tab, in this you can find options like 'searchable' and 'hidden'. Click on any of the options. If you click on 'searchable', a pop up message will be displayed asking you whether you 'are sure you want to update the status'. Click on ok and your profile will be changed to hidden. Follow same procedure for 'hidden'. Remember that you can make only 1 profile searchable at a time.

40. How do I create a cover letter?

Once you have logged in to your account, click on ‘My Wisdom’, it displays four options. Then click on ‘Manage profiles’. In that page you will find ‘create a cover letter’. If you click on that, It displays a window to create cover letter. Name and upload your cover letter and click on ‘Save’.

Alternatively, you have a direct option of creating cover letter by clicking on ‘create new’ which is present at the bottom of your profile.

41. What are the benefits of creating a Job alert?

Creating a job alert helps you find the latest jobs. Based on the search criteria that you have set for your job alert, you get access to the latest jobs which are sent directly to your inbox. This option will be displayed at the bottom right side when you login.

42. I am not getting enough job alerts. What to do?

Job alerts are directly sent to your inbox. If you are not getting enough jobs in your inbox through job alert, it is possible that the criterion defined by you is too narrow. Try relaxing the search criteria by filling up only those fields which are mandatory. If a job alert is not giving you enough jobs in your inbox, it is recommended that you complete your profile and make it more comprehensive.

43. How many days will a saved job exist in my account?

Once you have saved a job for future reference, it will stay on your account till the time it is alive on the site. It is purely based on the recruiter's discretion to decide that particular job vacancy is open or closed.

44. What is Wisdom’s e-University concept?

e-University, an innovative and unique concept designed by Wisdom jobs was introduced with an objective of taking the industry into fourth generation, wherein it is not just a simple portal but also acting as a e-learning portal, empowering the resources with all types of knowledge which helps a job seeker in reaching his/her goal. Features of Wisdom's e-learning shows its uniqueness and outlines some of the emerging trends in the field.

Wisdom’s e-learning is a gateway to learn and explore the new concepts in building their knowledge. E-Learning is backed up by the concept of education online with various aspects of distant courses, online trainings, communication programs and knowledge related activities etc. Wisdom jobs understanding the vitality of it, organized a new tool of learning process namely e-University.

e-University is a part and parcel of Wisdom jobs. This is a special feature which motivates the individuals in achieving the goal of acquiring knowledge. In other words e-University is a high techno oriented knowledge acquisition based learning process. It has infinite number of certifications which enhances the thirst of individual to acquire knowledge. It is a complete package for all courses.

It guides you in 4 ways thus leading to a 5P’s concept of planning, practicing, preparation, presentation and personality i.e. how to plan for the exams emphasizes on practice materials for effective preparation and allows you to get ready for presentation. Especially, preparation is made easy by providing required guidance material for all the skill sets. This would help a person in making the best use of schematic systems and thus achieving the required result.

45. How do I access e-University?

Click on the e-University menu seen on the home page. It takes you to the e-University home page where you can find material on multiple skill sets.

46. How many skill sets are available in e-University? How to access them?

There are around 6000+ skill set content, 5 crore multiple option questions and 2 crore Interview questions which will facilitate a job seeker in achieving their goals. To access them:


There are around 6000+ skill set content, 5 crore multiple option questions and 2 crore Interview questions which will facilitate a job seeker in achieving their goals. To access them:
Click on the e-University menu seen on the home page.
Click on the required skill category in which you want to gain knowledge

47. I want to Test My Caliber In e-University, do I have an option on topic wise?

Yes, for every skill set category, you can take a test on that topic. For that you have to:

Click on the skill set/category
Click the "Test Your Caliber" option as shown below

48. What is Pragnya Meter tool? How can I take test?

Unlike topic wise testing, you can take an overall test on the skill set you desire by clicking on Pragnya Meter option.

Pragnya Meter, a unique concept designed by Wisdom jobs, it allows a person to book a slot for taking an overall test on the skill set he/she has. This is taken as his/her final performance on which he/she is rated and exposed to the companies. This will help job seekers in improving their knowledge; assess his/her capability and practical skills. He/she will be definitely taken into the priority list when compared to others.

To take Pragnya Meter test, you can either click the Pragnya Meter option given in the home page main menu or directly click on the "Start Now” button as shown below:

49. How do I book an exam slot in Pragnya Meter?

  • Login to wisdomjobs.co.za with valid username and password
  • Click on Pragnya meter tab on menu bar

Add your skills to the skillset cart by clicking on Add Skills tab which is at the right side of the your order details.

Click on ‘Add Skills’,it takes you to the edit profile page. Then click go to skillsets and click on Add/Edit tab to add more skillsets or delete the existing skillsets.

Once you click on Add/Edit its displays below window and click on Add Skills and save them by clicking on Save Skills.

To avail discount on PM exam enter the coupon code and click on ‘Get Discount’ to get discount. Click on Make payment to pay the money. It navigates you to the Paypal and pay it as per the instructions.

50. How much it takes for the booked slot to get approved

The booked slot will be approved within 24 hrs.

51. How can I view the status report of the slots which I have booked for exams?

You can view slot history based on the status of the slots like Pending, Cancel, Approved, Running and Success. • Select Pending for getting a report of slots whose status is still pending
Select Cancel for getting a report of slots whose status is cancelled (cancelled for not using the booked slot)
Select Approved for getting a report of slots whose status is approved (approved booked slots)
Select Running for getting a report of slots whose status is running (Exam executing)
Select Success for getting a report of slots whose status is success (Exam is finished)

52. What is My e-University tab in e-University?

In my e-University, all the online tests taken by a person will be displayed. It is a summary report of the online exams appeared by him/her as on that date.

53. How do I contact Wisdom Jobs for any enquiries?

Go to “Contact Us” tab in ‘About our site’ which is present in at the bottom right side of the home page and follow the required link (Screen Shot below) Jobseekers can contact the below e-mail id and phone number:

You can fill the details and post a question as shown in the screen shot; you’ll get a reply mail or call from Wisdom clarifying the query.

You can fill the details and post a question as shown in the screen shot; you’ll get a reply mail or call from Wisdom clarifying the query.

54. What is Pragnya Analytics?

Pragnya Analytics is a snapshot of your pragnya meter exam details. Here you can find how many skills you have added to the cart, how many exams you have completed, how many skills you have paid and how many exams were pending.