FAQ

About Jobalaya

  1. What is Jobalaya?
  2. Why would I want to use Jobalaya
  3. Is Jobalaya useful if I am not looking for jobs?

Using Jobalaya - Job Seeker

  1. How do I use Jobalaya to search for jobs?
  2. How do I submit a referral request?
  3. How do I know which referrer to choose?
  4. Can I contact the referrer?
  5. How do I join other people’s Talent Pool?

Using Jobalaya - Referrer

  1. How do I use Jobalaya to earn more referral bonuses?
  2. What if my company doesn’t offer referral bonuses?
  3. How do I become referrer for other companies?
  4. How do I refer a candidate using Jobalaya?
  5. What should I do when I have a new job?

Using Jobalaya - Referrer

  1. How do I use Jobalaya to hire talent?

More Questions?

Send us an email at support@jobalaya.com!

About Jobalaya

  1. What is Jobalaya?
  2. Jobalaya is a recruitment platform that facilitates job and talent search through employee referrals. See About Us for more information.

  3. Why would I want to use Jobalaya?
  4. If you are looking for a new job, Jobalaya can help you get referrals to your dream companies easier and faster. You can also explore opportunities within your reach by seeing what job opportunities your friends are connected to.

    If you are not looking for a new job, you can use Jobalaya to start a mini-headhunting business on the side, helping others in job search while earning some referral bonuses for yourself.

    If you are a recruiter or a hiring manager, you can use Jobalaya to boost the number of referrals your company receives, making referral the number one channel for talent sourcing.

  5. Is Jobalaya useful if I am not looking for jobs?
  6. Absolutely! If you are not actively looking for jobs, here are a few things you can do with Jobalaya:

    1. Become a referrer for your own company – earn referral bonus from your employer!
    2. Become a referrer for other companies – earn referral bonus from other companies too!
    3. Collect job opportunities into your Job Board – Build up your own job board for people in your Talent Pool to see
    4. Add friends into your Talent Pool – Allow your friends to see what job opportunities you have access to

Using Jobalaya – Job Seeker

  1. How do I use Jobalaya to search for jobs?
  2. Once you log in, click “Search Jobs” on the top. The dropdown menu gives you three ways to explore job opportunities:

    1. Find Jobs – Browse through all the jobs your friends can refer you to by joining your friends’ Talent Pools. If you are open to all kinds of possibilities without a specific company or job in mind, this is the perfect place to start!
    2. Find Referrers – Don’t have friends working in your dream company? No worries, check out all the referrers we have available on Jobalaya. They are all just a click away!
    3. Find Companies – Explore companies and see which openings they have available. If you see something you like, go ahead and send a request to one of their referrers!
  3. How do I submit a referral request?
  4. If you find a referrer or a job opening you like, just click on the card and hit “Draft Request”. Fill out all the necessary information in the popup, and then click “Send Request”.

  5. How do I know which referrer to choose?
  6. You can click on the referrer card to see the track record of each referrer. Our suggestion is to go for a referrer that responds quickly and has no or few pending requests!

  7. Can I contact the referrer?
  8. You can only contact the referrer if the conversation was already initiated by the referrer.

  9. How do I join other people’s Talent Pool?
  10. Ask your friends to give you their unique links by clicking on “Add Talent” in their Dashboard. Once you obtain their unique link, click on the link and follow the instructions.

Using Jobalaya – Referrer

  1. How do I use Jobalaya to earn more referral bonuses?
  2. There are two things you can do: a) Become a referrer for your own company, and b) Become a referrer for other companies.

  3. What if my company doesn’t offer referral bonuses?
  4. Many people are involved in recruiting because they simply want to help. You can use Jobalaya to help friends around you find the best jobs or talent, and this is a great way to build up your professional network!

  5. How do I become referrer for other companies?
  6. Ask the company for a Jobalaya unique link. Once you obtain the link, click on “Add Company” in your Dashboard. Follow the instructions to complete the process.

  7. How do I refer a candidate using Jobalaya?
  8. Once you receive a referral request, decide if you want to Accept or Decline the request. If you accept a request, you can complete the referral in two ways:

    1. If the company has a Jobalaya account, simply follow the instructions in the popup to complete the referral
    2. If the company does not have a Jobalaya account, complete the referral via email or company career websites
  9. What should I do when I have a new job?
  10. If you find a new job and would like to edit/delete your existing referrer card, please email us at support@jobalaya.com.

Using Jobalaya – Companies

  1. How do I use Jobalaya to hire talent?
  2. There are a few things you can do to hire talent using Jobalaya:

    1. Become a referrer yourself – ask your colleagues to join too!
    2. Ask people to add your company’s opening into their Job Boards
    3. Create a company page and post job openings – make sure you add some tags so our users can discover you serendipitously
    4. Set up a referral program – give out bonuses to your referrers

    Check out Referral Booster, our enterprise solution, for more information!

More questions? Send us an email at support@jobalaya.com!