Frequently Asked Questions

General questions

Jobseeker's questions

Employer's questions



General questions

What is CVcenter.az?

CVcenter.az is an Internet recruitment website. It gives outstanding opportunities for jobseekers and employers to achieve their goals. Our mission is to be the most effective and convenient Internet personnel recruitment environment in Azerbaijan. You can use it in Azerbaijani, Russian and English languages.

Who can use CVcenter.az?

Everybody can use CVcenter.az. It is meant for jobseekers and employers and it works both ways. Jobseekers can create CVs and apply for vacancies and employers can create vacancy ads and use our CV database. CVcenter.az is convenient because you have full control over the account and you manage all services by yourself. You do not need to contact any administrators to upload information.

How much does it cost to use your services?

To register yourself or your company at CVcenter.az is free of charge and also all services provided to jobseekers and employers are free of charge.

Is my personal data protected in CVcenter.az website?

We take reliability and security issues very seriously. Employers email addresses are never shown to anybody. Jobseekers email addresses and personal information is visible only to potential employers.

What is Career Center and what kind of information does it provide?

Career Center is a page in CVcenter.az site that contains articles and tips about job seeking and labour issues. With this section CVcenter.az team provides information for jobseekers to help them with the job seeking process. As Career Center page is constantly updated we kindly suggest you visit it every now and then.



Jobseeker's questions

How can I create a CV?

First you should register yourself as a user at CVcenter.az. When you are logged in, click My CVs in the top menu and then click Create a new CV. You will see a CV form that you can start filling in and when you are finished click Create to create your CV.

What are the differences between active and inactive CVs?

Active CVs are visible in the CV database and are public for all employers. Inactive CVs are not public and are visible only to the CV owner (you). You can apply to a vacancy only with an active CV. We strongly suggest making sure that your active CV does not contain any mistakes, also grammatical ones as it can decrease your chances to be chosen by a potential employer.

How can I create CVs in different languages?

When you start creating a new CV there is an option of CV language. From the drop-down menu you can choose in which language you wish to create your CV. The CV form will be shown fully in the chosen language. You can create your CV in Azerbaijani, English or Russian language.

How can I apply for a vacancy?

If you have found a vacancy where you wish to apply then you have to go to the end of the vacancy ad. There you will see an Apply for this job box. In that box you can choose with which CV you wish to apply. If you have more than one active CV you can choose a suitable one from the drop-down menu. After you have chosen your CV just click Apply.

Can I upload my CV in some other format, like a Word document?

Sorry, but you can not. We recommend you to use our online form and create your CV in our database. It takes only a few minutes and it is very simple. It also a lot more convenient for the employers, since all our CVs are in the same format and easy to read.

How can I see to what positions I have applied to?

When you are logged in to your account, choose My applications from the top menu. There you can see to which vacancy ads and when you have applied. You can also see which CV you used when applying. All your applications will be saved under your account.

Can I cancel my application to a vacancy ad?

Yes you can. When you have logged in to your account, go to the My applications page. There you can cancel your application by clicking Cancel application at the end of the row.

How much does it cost for me to create a CV and use CVcenter.az?

All services in Cvcenter.az that are meant for jobseekers are and will be free of charge.

How can I create a covering letter?

When you are logged in, click “My covering letters” in the top menu and then click “Create a new covering letter”. You will see a covering letter form that you can start filling in and when you are finished click “Create a covering letter” to create it. If you have already written a covering letter, for example in a Word document, then just copy and paste it in the covering letter form and click “Create a covering letter”.

How can I add a covering letter to my application?

At the end of the vacancy ad you will see an “Apply for this job” box. In that box you can choose along with your CV which covering letter you wish to add to your application. If you have more than one covering letter you can choose a suitable one from the drop-down menu. After you have chosen your CV and covering letter just click “Apply”. Adding a covering letter to the application is optional.

How can I see if I added a covering letter to an application and which one I added?

When you are logged in to your account, choose “My applications” from the top menu. On the “My vacancy applications” page you will see a small icon next to the CV name which determines whether you added a covering letter to your application or not. If you open the CV, you will also see the covering letter that is added to the application.

How can I read messages that are sent to me by employers?

When you are logged in to your account, click the “Messages” link that you'll see next to your name in the top right corner. The “Messages” page will list all messages sent to you by employers. To read the message, simply click on the message title. A message title in bold font indicates that you have not yet read that message. When an employer sends you a message, you will also be notified via email.



Employer's questions

How can I create a vacancy ad?

After you have registered your company as a user, go to the My vacancies page and click on Create a new vacancy ad link. You will see a vacancy ad form that you can fill in and when you’re ready click the Create button.

What are the differences between active and inactive vacancies?

All vacancy ads that you create will be first saved under My inactive vacancies. Those vacancies will not be public unless you activate them. When you active an ad, it will be moved under My active vacancies and it will be public to all site users.

How can I activate a vacancy ad?

After you have created a vacancy ad you will see it under “My inactive vacancies”. Then you need to click on “Activate…” link that you see next to the vacancy ad name. After that the system asks you to confirm your choice and by clicking on the “Activate the ad” button your vacancy ad will be activated.

How many vacancy ads can I create and activate in CVcenter.az?

You can create and activate as many vacancy ads as you wish. There are no limitations.

Can I create vacancy ads in some other language than Azerbaijani?

Yes you can. When you start creating your vacancy ad you will be asked to choose a vacancy ad language. You can choose between Azerbaijani, English and Russian languages. The vacancy ad form and the vacancy ad itself will be shown fully in your chosen language.

How can I see who has applied to my vacancy ad?

You will see all applicants by each vacancy ad. When you go to the My vacancies page, you will see all your active vacancy ads. In the end of the vacancy ad you will see a number of how many applicants have applied to your vacancy ad. Clicking on the number of applicants you will see all candidates by name, time of application and his/her CV.

How can I rate and comment candidates?

CVcenter.az has a web-based tool to help you organize applicants with a goal of making recruiting process easier. You can rate each applicant with a 5-point scale and save a comment about each applicant. This system will help you sort out top candidates from which it is easy to make a final decision.

How can I contact jobseekers directly from CVcenter.az?

When you open a jobseeker's CV, you will see a link “Click to write a message to this jobseeker” at the top of the CV. After clicking that link a text box opens where you can write your message. To send the message just click “Send message” at the end of the message box.

For what period can I create my vacancy ad?

Vacancy ads can be created for 4 different periods: two, three, four and six weeks.

How much does it cost to publish a vacancy ad in CVcenter.az?

Creating an employer account and publishing a vacancy ad is free of charge.

What is the CV database?

CV database is a collection of all our jobseeker's active CVs. You can browse the CVs, filter out CVs that are suitable for you and contact the jobseeker directly.

Can I upload my company logo to my vacancy ads?

Yes you can. To upload your logo, go to your personal settings page that you find in the upper right corner when you are logged in. You just need to upload your logo to the system. The logo will be displayed on all of your vacancy ads automatically.

How can I read the covering letter if it’s added to the application?

If you open an applicants CV, you will also see in same window the covering letter that is added to the application. In candidates selection page you will see a small icon next to the applicants CV which determines whether the covering letter is added or not. You can evaluate candidate’s covering letter along with her/his CV.