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How to set up a SEEK profile

We know that looking for a job can be hard work, so why not increase your chances of an employer finding you?

As a job seeker, standing out from the crowd is no longer just about submitting a polished resume and persuasive cover letter. With more recruiters looking for talent online, it’s important to make sure your web presence is working for you.  

With a SEEK profile, employers can view your skills, experience, and even the course that you’re currently studying, and then get in touch with job opportunities that might suit you.

A SEEK profile is a great way to get in front of recruiters for roles you may not have even considered, but suit your skills and experience.

You’ll also be alerted about new jobs that have been posted, that best match what you’re looking for in a role, and you can apply for jobs faster with pre-filled application forms using your profile details.

Wondering how your SEEK profile will look to employers? Check out this snapshot of the employer view of a SEEK profile.

How do I get started?

A SEEK profile only takes 3 minutes to get started, and you’ll be prompted with helpful instructions along the way.

Create a SEEK Profile

As you go through the process, you’ll be asked to include simple details, such as:

  • Information about your most recent role ( job title, company, and how long you worked there)
  • The industry you’re looking for a job in
  • The city/state/area you live in
  • Education (current or previous study)
  • Your core skills
  • Role preferences, including preferred work locations and minimum salary requirements
  • Your resume (Microsoft Word document, Adobe Acrobat PDF, or text file)

Remember, if you aren’t able to fill out your entire profile in one go, you can always log back in to SEEK to finish it, and you can edit all details at any time.

Not sure what to include in your resume? Find out how to write a winning resume and talk up your study achievements in your CV to make a great first impression.

Who can see my SEEK profile?

When creating a profile it’s important to remember that your SEEK profile is exactly that – yours. You control who sees it and whether potential employers can contact you directly or not. Your SEEK profile is not accessible to the public and can only be viewed by employers and recruiters who are registered with SEEK and are looking for people with your skills and qualifications.

When it comes to reviewing your privacy settings, SEEK recommends the “Standard” setting to help maximise your opportunities.

If you want to improve your chances of getting noticed, and even have employers reach out to you, a SEEK profile could be your ticket to landing your next job. Create your SEEK Profile now.

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