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How long does it take to apply for a job on Gumtree?

You can apply for a job on Gumtree in less than a minute! You will need to sign up for a free account first to apply for jobs. To apply even faster, we recommend you add your CV to your account and it will automatically be added to your application!


Do I need an account to apply for a job on Gumtree?

Yes, but it only takes a minute to create an account. By signing up for a free account this allows you to quickly apply for jobs, save jobs for later and gain access to live alerts so you know when a new job has been posted.


How do I make changes to my CV once uploaded?

If you have already uploaded a CV to your profile, simply upload your latest CV and it will automatically replace the old one. By having your CV on your profile it will automatically be attached when applying for roles.


I don't have time to apply right now. Can I save a job for later?

On Gumtree you can always save a job for later. Simply click the heart to add a job to your 'Favourites'. As long as you are logged into your Gumtree account this will be synced across all your devices. Jobs you have saved can be found from your account profile by clicking the 'Favourites' button.


I want to hear about other similar positions. Do you have job alerts?

Yes! To set up a job alert, just click the 'set search alert' button on the top left of any jobs category page. When a new job is added you will be notified by email. You can change your alert preferences by going to the 'My Alerts' tab from your account profile.


My CV is over the 6MB limit. How can I make it smaller?

If your file is over the 6MB limit, try removing any images, tables or logos to bring the size down as these can sometimes make the file large. If the file just contains text, you should be fine!

Is my CV and profile completely private?

Yes. Only the jobs you apply for will receive your CV. Having your CV uploaded simply allows you to apply for more jobs faster!

When will I hear back from my job application?

It will depend on the recruiter when you will hear back after applying. Check the job description to see if this information has been provided by the recruiter. Some jobs which receive huge numbers of applicants may not always respond if unsuccessful.