How to set up and update your ClearanceJobs profile.
ACTIVATING OR HIDING YOUR CANDIDATE PROFILE
Login to your ClearanceJobs account, and use the “Profile Searchability” toggle at the top of your profile. If your Profile Searchability is toggled on, it will be green - and you will have access to all candidate features on ClearanceJobs. If you choose not to be searchable, no employer or recruiter will be able to find you or see any of your information, and you will not be able to access certain features on the site.
SET RELOCATION PREFERENCES
Indicating that you are willing to relocate can open up more career opportunities. If you are open to relocation, select Location Preferences section of your profile, and choose “Yes – Open to relo” in the first drop-down menu. Be sure to fill out this section completely, to give employers the most accurate information about your relocation preferences.
Additionally, you can join the Road Warriors group within the ClearanceJobs, which was created for candidates who are ready to make a move.
UPDATING PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION
In order to update your contact information, navigate to the Contact Info section of your profile. Here, you can update your email, phone number, and preferences for live communication.
Get social by posting a status update. Keep employers up to date on what’s happening in your professional life through Status Updates. Here is where you can post about your latest career achievement, upcoming events, news articles, certification and degrees you’re working towards, or everyday life updates – even what’s on the menu for lunch today.
BENEFITS OF A PERSONAL PROFILE PHOTO
Research has shown that profile photos boost participation and increase credibility and trust on online platforms. The photo does not have to be a head shot, but it is important to remember potential employers will see the image. ClearanceJobs is a closed network, only available to authorized defense industry employers and cleared professionals. Your photo will never show up in a Google search – or anywhere else.
Nothing is more frustrating than bad contact information. By verifying your phone number, you are showing employers you are serious about being contacted by them. Additionally, employers may be more inclined to give a candidate with a verified phone number a call over a candidate without a verified number, giving you a leg up. Phone verification is a great way to make your profile stand out.
How Phone Verification Works: Once you enter your phone number in the Contact Information portion of your profile, a blue pop-up will appear. Click the “Verify” button. Our automated system will call the number and read a personal identification number (PIN) to you over the phone. Simply enter the PIN into your ClearanceJobs profile to finish the verification process. Your profile will update automatically to show that your phone number is verified.
Cost of Verification: Phone verification is free. The date of verification will be displayed next to your phone number. You may re-verify your phone number anytime.
PREVENTING YOUR CURRENT EMPLOYER FROM SEEING YOUR INFORMATION
Easily make your profile anonymous by logging in to your account and simply toggling off Profile Searchability located at the top of your profile page.