Profile - FAQs

  • Why Should I register with First Attempt Skill?
  • How does First Attempt Skill works?
  • How do I register on First Attempt Skill ?
  • How can I update/edit my Profile?
  • What does “Your profile is x% complete” mean?
    / Why should my profile be 100% complete?
  • Does it cost to create a First Attempt Skill profile?
  • I can’t remember the password for my account.
    How can I login again?
  • Why should I create a profile on
    First Attempt Skill if I already have a resume?
  • How can I control who views my profile on
    First Attempt Skill?
  • As a fresher, how do I update my profile?

Why should I register with First Attempt Skill?

First Attempt Skill helps you find the right job matching your aspirations. Registering with us enables you to:

  1. Access and apply in one-click to more than 5000 jobs
  2. Get your CV viewed by over thousands of recruiters who will contact you with un-advertised jobs
  3. Get the best jobs delivered to your inbox
  4. Apply to jobs from mobile
  5. Keep track of what happens to your applications
  6. Maintain Your resume with us. We help in building a great resumes.

How does First Attempt Skill Works?

First Attempt Skill is a platform where recruiters and jobseekers can discover each other. Recruiters benefit from First Attempt Skill as they can advertise their jobs to millions of jobseekers. Jobseekers can discover over 5000 jobs posted on First Attempt Skill and apply to them.

There are two ways to get a job on First Attempt Skill.

  1. Apply to jobs – Once you apply to a job listing on First Attempt Skill, we automatically send your application to the recruiter. The recruiter will view your resume and the profile details that you have filled in your First Attempt Skill profile. If they find it suitable, they will contact you to schedule an interview
  2. Get discovered by recruiters – If you have created a profile on First Attempt Skill, your profile will be a part of the First Attempt Skill jobseeker database. Not all jobs are posted on First Attempt Skill. Many times, recruiters on First Attempt Skill search through our database to find someone who matches the criteria for a role they are hiring. If they find your profile suitable, they may contact you directly to schedule an interview.

How do I register on First Attempt Skill ?

Choose between I'm candidate looking for job or I'm an employer looking to hire

Candidate can directly register by Selecting on I'm candidate looking for job 

Employers can Register by selecting on I'm an employer looking to hire

Your details such as email and phone number are required to create an account, as we use them to communicate with you. Recruiters also need these details for reaching out to you with jobs. Alternatively, you can create your profile using your Google or Facebook account to make this step easier.

You can fill details such as employment details, education details, your key skills, resume, etc in your profile.

How can I update/edit my Profile?

To  Update Profile on First Attempt Skill:
  1. Login to your First Attempt Skill account
  2. Hover the mouse over the My Profile (for  candidate) &
    Company Profile
    (for Employers) in  the left side bar of the page.
  3. Here you can  Edit Profile.

This will take you to a page where you can update the profile details

We recommend you to update your Profile regularly. Recruiters often contact only those candidates who have recently updated their profiles

Click here to Update Profile

What does “Your profile is x% complete” mean? / Why should my profile be 100% complete?

It is important to have a complete profile on FirstAttemptSkill.com as it increases your chance of recruiters noticing and your profile and contacting you. For example, recruiters are 40% more likely to contact profiles with a photo than profiles without a photo. Each field in your First Attempt Skill profile has been assigned a certain % weight and completing these fields would increase your overall profile completion percentage. If your profile completion score is less than 100%, it means that some important fields are incomplete in your profile and you need to fill them.

We recommend you to have a profile completion score close to 100% so that it gives you the best chance to find a job and get the best results at First Attempt Skill. Moreover, keep updating your First Attempt Skill profile so that recruiters can see your latest accomplishments. This would ensure that you always maintain your edge on FirstAttemptSkill.com and do not miss opportunities.

Does it cost to create a First Attempt Skill profile?

No, creating a profile on FirstAttemptSkill.com is absolutely Free of Cost. Applying to jobs in FirstAttemptSkill.com is also Free of Cost.

I can’t remember the password for my account. How can I login again?

If you have forgotten the password of your account, you need to reset it. An reset link will be sent to your registered email address, which can be used to set a new password

To reset your password:

  1. Click on the Forgot Password? link on the Login Page.
  2. Enter either your user name or the e-mail address with which you created your profile. Click Go.
  3. We send an email to your registered email address with a reset password link. In case you have not received the email , check the spam and junk folders of your inbox. 
  4. Click on the reset link and you will be redirected.
  5. This takes you to a page where you can enter the new password for logging into your account.

Click here to reset Password

Why should I create a profile on First Attempt Skill if I already have a resume?

When you create your profile on First Attempt Skill, you become part of the First Attempt Skill jobseeker database, which is accessed by over 5000 recruiters. Recruiters search through this database for candidates who meet certain criteria such as skills, education, years of experience and employment. If your profile meets these criteria, it will appear in the search result. Recruiters who find your profile suitable may contact you to schedule an interview. Many recruiters prefer to find candidates in this way rather than posting a job listing.

Your profile will be displayed like this in the search result -

If the recruiter clicks on your profile, they will see a more detailed profile like this –


How can I control who views my profile on First Attempt Skill?

Once you create a profile on First Attempt Skill, any recruiter registered with First Attempt Skill can view it. However, you can choose to block recruiters from certain companies from viewing your profile. You can also change the privacy settings to make your profile completely private so that no recruiters can view it.

To block specific companies:

  1. Login to FirstAttemptSkill.com
  2. Go to your dashboard
  3. Click on “Block companies” tab 
  4. Search and select companies to block from viewing your profile.
 

As a fresher, how do I update my profile?

If you are a fresh jobseeker looking for opportunities on First Attempt Skill, you can fill the following fields in this manner-

  1. Current Designation: “Not Applicable”
  2. Current Employer: “Not Applicable”
  3. Work Experience: Select “Fresher instead of “Experienced”. You won’t have to choose the number of years of work experience in that case.
  4. Industry: Choose the desired industry in which you wish to pursue your career in. Else, choose the option “Fresher/Trainee” from the drop-down if you do not know which specific industry you want to work in.
  5. Functional Area: Please choose the value “Fresher/Trainee” from the drop-down
  6. Resume Headline: This is usually the first thing that a recruiter notices about your profile. So make sure that it provides an overview of your profile and career preferences. For e.g. “BA Graduate looking for Sales role in Retail Industry”.

Search - FAQs

  • How do I search for jobs on First Attempt Skill?
  • What is Filter Search in First Attempt Skills?
  • How to save a Job in First Attempt Skills?
  • How to Browse jobs on First Attempt Skill?

How to get Job Alerts Similar to Search?

After you have searched your job, you will be redirected to the job page. Simply click on the "Email Me Jobs Like This"

How do I search for jobs on First Attempt Skill?

You can search for jobs that have been posted by companies and recruiters on First Attempt Skill based on key skills, job title/designation or company names. You can also specify location, minimum work experience and minimum salary expected, before searching. If you get hundreds of jobs, you can narrow down your search by using filters. If you do not want to apply to a job right away, you can save the job and apply later. If we show, “No Results Found” for your search result, we recommend you to broaden the search by reducing your filters and criteria while also checking for spelling mistakes in your query.

Here’s how you can search for the right job on First Attempt Skill:

  1. Go to FirstAttemptSkill.com and click on the search bar at the top
  2. In the search bar, type a keyskill, job designation or company name. You can also use Boolean search to refine your search query.
  3. You can type multiple terms in the search bar. An example would be search as “java, javascript, software engineer” which combines both keyskills such as ‘java’ and ‘javascript’ with the designation ‘software engineer’. This would look for all three terms to display job listings.
  4. Type the location where you would like to get a job in the location field. Select the work experience in years for which you want to see jobs in the work experience field. Select the minimum salary for which you would like to see jobs.
  5. Click Search
  6. Use filters such as Top Companies, Industry, Salary range, Location, Education, Employer type (posted by company or hiring consultancy), Job Type (International, Premium, Walk-in) and Freshness (how long ago the job was posted) to get more accurate results. These are found on the left side of the search results.
  7. You can click the Sort by dropdown at the top of the search results to sort either by relevance or by the date when the job was posted.
  8. Click a job listing to view more details about the job
  9. Click Apply or Apply on Company Website to apply for the job.
  10. You can also apply with facebook and soon we are going to add Linkedin

What is Filter Search?

Filter search allows you to specify more criteria such as your preferred industry and functional area. You can also specify whether you would like to see a job posted directly by the company or also see jobs posted by a consultancy on behalf of a company. Distance, Salary, skills, type, categories etc can be used as filter.




How to save a searched  Job?

After you have searched your job you will be directed to job page.

To save your job simply click on "save"

 

How to Browse jobs on First Attempt Skill?

If you don’t know exactly what type of job you are searching for, you can browse all the jobs posted on First Attempt Skill.
Simply go to Home page and and find Popular Job Categories
 

Apply - FAQs

  • Can I contact the employer regarding
    my application?
  • How can I apply for a job on First Attempt Skill?
  • Why Do I register to Apply for Job on
    First Attempt Skill?
  • When can I expect a response after
    I apply to a job?
  • Can I apply to more than 1 job at a time?
  • How do I track my job application?

Can I contact the employer regarding my application?

If the recruiter has provided their contact details and asked you to contact them through the job description, you can definitely contact that recruiter.

In some cases, the recruiter mentions the contact details in the job description. You can click on ‘View Contact details’ below a job description.

How can I apply for a job on First Attempt Skill?

You can search for jobs that have been posted by companies and recruiters on First Attempt Skill based on key skills, job title/designation or company names. You can also specify location, minimum work experience and minimum salary expected, before searching. If you get hundreds of jobs, you can narrow down your search by using filters. If you do not want to apply to a job right away, you can save the job and apply later. If we show, “No Results Found” for your search result, we recommend you to broaden the search by reducing your filters and criteria while also checking for spelling mistakes in your query.

Applying for jobs on First Attempt Skill is simple. To apply for jobs

  1. Register on First Attempt Skill to create a Your Profile.
  2. Fill details in Your Profile. These details will be shown to the recruiter when you apply for a job. Based on these details, the recruiter may shortlist you for an interview.
    We recommend to complete your profile 100% before apply. It may increase your chance of getting hired.
  3. Search for jobs. Click on a job posting to which you would like to apply.
  4. Click Apply button to apply to the job with your First Attempt Skill profile.
  5. If the recruiter needs some extra information before accepting your application, a questionnaire will be displayed. Fill this questionnaire for your application to be successful.

If you see Apply on Company Website button, you cannot apply for this job with your First Attempt Skill profile. You will be taken to the company’s career page where you may be asked to fill out an application online.

Apply for Job Now

Why Do I register to Apply for Job on First Attempt Skill?

First Attempt Skills is a platform where job is for everyone. We don't want anyone to be rejected for a job for which a person is applying.

For that we are strict to make sure you apply for job with your complete profile which has every details and requirements that a Recruiter needs.

When can I expect a response after I apply to a job?

First Attempt skill automatically sends all applications made by you to the Employers posting the Jobs. Thereafter, it is up to the Employer to respond to your Job application. First Attempt skill is just a platform that lets you discover Jobs and Employers to receive your applications.

However, you can track the status of your application by going to your profile Dashboard and on sidebar(left)  click on “Application ” button.

you will find your application details such as approved/ rejected

How to get Job Alerts Similar to Search?

After you have searched your job, you will be redirected to the job page. Simply click on the "Email Me Jobs Like This"

Can I apply to more than 1 job at a time?

Yes, you have an option to apply for more than one job at a time for the jobs in the Recommended Jobs, Saved Jobs or Custom Job Alerts page. 
Note: this limit can be increased and decreased.

How do I track my job application?

After you apply to a job, you will see a success message on the screen. We will also send a confirmation email to your registered email address. In addition to this, you can view all the jobs you have applied to under the ‘Application Status’ section on the website. This section shows the status of the job application. You can see statuses such as ‘Application Sent’, ‘Application Viewed’, ‘CV Downloaded’, ‘Shortlisted’, ‘Job Expired’ against your application.
 

To access all the jobs for which you have applied:

On Android and Mobile Web Browser

  1. Tap the image icon at the top right corner of the screen to open the menu.
  2. Tap Applications

On Desktop

  1. Login to your First Attempt Skill account
  2. Hover on My Account at the top header bar or (you can see by Image avatar on header top right cornr) of the screen.
  3. Click on Application on the left side bar of your profile dashboard.

 

Settings - FAQs

  • I deleted my First Attempt Skill account.
    Can I get it back?
  • How can I delete my First Attempt Skill Account?
  • How can I change the password to my account?
  • I do not want my current employer to have
    access to my profile.
    How can I block a recruiter?

I deleted my First Attempt Skill account. Can I get it back?

No. Once you have deleted your account, you cannot restore it. You also cannot create another account with the same email id as your deleted account. If you do not wish to lose your account permanently, you can deactivate it until your next login.

In case you have deleted your account already and you wish to return to First Attempt Skill, you can create a new account with an email id different from your deleted account

How can I delete my First Attempt Skill Account?

Note that once a account deleted cannot be reverted back. For security reasons, you also may not be able to create a new account with the email used by you earlier.

Job Search is not a one-time activity. Your First Attempt Skill profile might be useful when you search for a new job in the future, hence we don’t recommend users to delete their profiles.

But Still you want To delete your account follow below steps:

  1. Login to your First Attempt Skill Account
  2. Go to your Dashboard / My Account 
  3. On the left side bar  Find My Profile and click on it
  4. Now go to last of the page and Click on Delete Account

How can I change the password to my account?

To change your password for First Attempt skill Account:

  1. Login to your Profile
  2. Go to Dashboard / My Profile Page
  3. Find My Profile on Left Side bar and Click on it
  4. Enter your Current Password and New Password. Don't forget to Confirm your new Password

I do not want my current employer to have access to my profile. How can I block a recruiter?

You have an option to select companies to whom you do not wish to reveal your resume. Once you have logged in to your account, Go to your Dashboard / My Profile from the header bar or you can click on your Image Icon right top corner. Find ‘Blocked Companies’ from left side bar section. Here, you can search and select the company that you want to block. It may be your current employer or any other company. If you cannot find the company name in the list, search for variants. For example, ABC Private Limited & ABC Pvt. Ltd are variants of the same company name.

Recruiters from the companies selected will not be able to view your profile. We will try our best to conceal you profile from these companies but we cannot guarantee this.

Information & Security Advice - FAQs

  • How do I know if a call or email from
    First Attempt Skill is fake or genuine?
  • What are job scams? How to identify
    a job scam?
  • How can I protect myself from job scams?
  • I got a call/email from recruiter asking
    for money. What should I do?

How do I know if a call or email from First Attempt Skill is fake or genuine?

Please note that FirstAttemptSkill.com doesn’t ask you to pay for applying to jobs or for getting an interview. We are a platform that connects job seekers and employers. Searching for jobs and applying for jobs on FirstAttemptSkill.com is free for all job seekers.

To identify genuine emails from FirstAttemptSkill.com, pay attention to the ‘From’ email address. FirstAttemptSkill.com email addresses always end in a @FirstAttemptSkill.com domain name. For example, noreply@FirstAttemptSkill.com, admin@FirstAttemptSkill.com, info@FirstAttemptSkill.com are First Attempt Skill email addresses.

If the ‘From’ email address looks like fisrattemptfastforward@jobs4u.com, firstattempt@oneskill.com, recruitmentfirstattempt@gmail.com, etc., then the email is not sent by FirstAttemptSkill.com.

If you find any time of fraud and Fake calls claiming First Attempt Skill, Kindly let us know via email, call, or support box. 

What are job scams? How to identify a job scam?

You can identify a job scam using the following signs -

  1. No experience required:  Be cautious of the ads that say “anyone can do the job!”
  2. On the spot hiring/tele interview:  Reliable companies conduct thorough research to analyze their potential employee before issuing an offer letter
  3. Demands you to pay money:NEVER PAY MONEY TO GET A JOB! No legitimate company will ever ask you to pay for the job!
  4. Salary beyond expectations: Spammers often lure desperate job seekers with high salary packages!
  5. You are asked to reveal personal information/ bank details:Please do not share personal information or credit card/ debit card number, OTP, CVV number.
  6. Poorly written job ads:Poor writing skills, incorrect grammar and unclear job descriptions are signs of a dubious job offer
  7. Personal email accounts:Genuine companies always display their web presence. In case of consultants, apply due diligence for whom they are hiring
  8. No knowledge about the hiring company and job role:Be alert! Legitimate companies do have some web presence and require at least some qualification and skill for all job roles

How can I protect myself from job scams?

Top ways to avoid job scams are –

  1. Do not share personal information including Aadhaar, Passport number, etc
  2. Do not share credit/debit card details, CVV number, OTP
  3. Do not disburse any payment either on their website or through account transfer
  4. Conduct thorough research of the company
  5. Check online reviews of the company

I got a call/email from recruiter asking for money. What should I do?

Please do not provide your credit card or debit card details, bank information, CVV number or OTP number over phone, email or on their website. Before your respond to any email/ call, we suggest you to do a discreet enquiry and be sure to verify the authenticity of the person with whom you are interacting. You can also write to us at director@firstattemptskill.com, hr@firstattemptskill.com

First Attempt Skills - FAQs

  • What are recruiter messages on
    First Attempt Skill?
  • What is First Attempt skill database
    or First Attempt Skill CV database?

What are recruiter messages on First Attempt Skill?

There are three ways to find a job on First Attempt Skill –

  1. Recruiter has posted a job on First Attempt Skill. You apply to this job. Recruiter sees your application. If the recruiter likes your profile, they will call, email or send a chat message to schedule an interview.
  2. Recruiter has not posted a job but they search directly through the profiles on First Attempt Skill. Your profile appears in the search. Recruiter goes through your profile. If they like it, they will call, email or send you a chat message to tell you about the job and schedule an interview.
  3. Recruiter finds a set of profiles on First Attempt Skill that are suitable for a job for which they are hiring. The recruiter sends a job to all these jobseekers in bulk. If you are interested, you can apply to the job.

 

What is First Attempt skill database or First Attempt Skill CV database?

  1. It is a repository of profiles of all the candidates who are registered with First Attempt Skill.
  2. A profile contains data filled and CV uploaded during registration or profile update
  3. Candidate can register on First Attempt Skill through any platform (desktop website, mobile website, Android app or iOS app) to make their profile part of it

Benefit: More than 50% of hiring on First Attempt Skill happens through the database. If a candidate's profile is part of it, he/she may get contacted by employers even without applying to any job. It is important to update your profile regularly, as recruiters are more likely to view recently updated profiles

Your profile will be displayed like this in the search result when a recruiter search for candidates -

If the recruiter clicks on your profile: