Frequently Asked Questions

For Candidates

How to apply for a job?

  1. Register to create your Candidate Profile.
  2. After registration you will receive an email confirming your username and password.
  3. To apply for a job you must first upload your CV. You can upload your CV in PDF or Word format to your dashboard.
  4. Select ‘Live jobs’ or use our search feature using keywords.
  5. Apply by clicking the ‘Apply’ button for a selected vacancy that you wish to apply for.
  6. You will receive an email notification confirming your application.
  7. You can check the status of your application in your Candidate Dashboard.

What should I do if I have a problem with applying for jobs?

Should you have difficulties with applying, please email your CV and cover letter to, including the position name in the email title and explain briefly what screen message you received if any / include a screenshot.

Email applications without the position name in the title will not be processed by our recruitment team.

What personal information do you collect and store?

Refer to our Privacy Policy.

How do you protect my personal data?

Refer to our Privacy Policy.

Is Dairy Jobs GDPR compliant?

Yes. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for details.

What happens to my application after I have submitted it?

You will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received.

You can monitor the status of your application in real time in the Candidate Dashboard.

If your application meets our initial criteria, you will progress to the next stage of our selection process. You will be contacted by one of our recruiters to discuss the next steps.

Your profile will be retained in our recruiting database for possible matches against future open positions.

If your application does not meet our initial criteria, you will not be considered further for that specific job and we will not contact you unless there is a good reason for doing so. However, your profile will be kept in our recruiting database. If a match should occur between your profile and future open positions, you will be notified by email and invited to return to our website to apply.

How long will it take to review my CV?

We endeavour to handle all applications in a timely manner. You will receive an acknowledgement e-mail from Dairy Jobs after you submit your CV for a specific job, and you will be notified if you have met the minimum requirements for the role. It may take up to six weeks to review your application internally. We will contact you if you are shortlisted for interview.

How can I verify that my CV/resume has been properly submitted and/or received?

Each time you apply for a position, you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging that your application has been received, and your contact information, profile and CV/résumé are made available to the recruiter handling that position. You will be notified if you have met the minimum requirements for the role, you will then receive an email indicating the status of your application at each stage and what you need to do next.

What sort of questions will I be asked during the application process, and how will my answers be used?

In the course of your application we will request responses to specific questions. Some are to match your skills and qualifications with the role and others are to ensure we comply with applicable laws and our business policies.

Can I submit my resume/CV without applying for a specific position?

You are encouraged to register and create a Candidate Profile as our recruiters will search for candidates in our database. However, you stand a much better chance of being considered for a role if you apply to a specific role that matches your skills and experience.

Do you accept applications by mail?

We prefer candidates to apply for roles online. However, if you are unable to do so via our system, for example because you are using assistive technologies, please email us and we will advise you of what to do next.

I did not receive a confirmation email after submitting an application for a job. What should I do?

After submitting your application for a job you should receive an email confirming that your application has been received.

If you have not received the email confirmation:

  • check that you submitted to the job using the correct email address and that;
  • there were no misspellings;
  • check your junk email or spam email folder in case it has been misdirected there.

Who can I contact if I’m having problems?

If you are experiencing problems you should first view our system requirements to ensure your settings are configured correctly.

If you are still having difficulty, please contact us at the email address below explaining the problem. Please note: We do not accept job applications at this email address:

How will my data be stored and used in the system?

Your records will be stored on the system, and can only be accessed by recruiters. Any equal employment opportunities information you provide during the recruitment process will be stored separately from your application and is for compliance monitoring purposes only.

For more information read our Privacy Policy.

Can I remove my details from the system if I am no longer interested in applying for roles?

Yes, you can request to be deleted from the system by using the deletion button in your Candidate Dashboard, but please note that this may take up to 30 days to be completed. Certain information related to your particular application may be retained to meet legal or records retention requirements in your country.

Can I delete/remove my application for a Job?

Once your application is submitted then it cannot be deleted.
You can send us an email informing us that you are either not availably / no longer interested in the position and we can inform the employer accordingly.
The application will still show on your record as job applied for, you do still have the option to for us to delete your account / personal data.

For Recruiters

I am a recruiter/employer in the dairy industry. How can I post a job ad?

  1. Register to create your Recruiter Profile.
  2. After registration, your application will be reviewed by our customer support team.
  3. We will contact you to select the most suitable package for your recruitment needs.
  4. You will gain access to the Recruiter Dashboard and be able to add new jobs.
  5. You will receive the applications in your email and have access to them via the Dashboard.

Do you provide a Candidate Management System or Applicant Tracking System?

Yes. In our Candidate Management System, you can move candidates through the process from “New” to “Shortlisted”, “Interviewed”, “Offer Extended”, “Rejected” or “Hired”.

My company already uses ATS. Can I link applications from your website to my system?

Yes! You can link your job listings to your ATS or use our automated back-end system.

What is the price of posting a single job ad?

See our Advertising Options & Costs to find out more.

Do you provide recruitment services?

Yes. We can provide you with our recruitment service on a no-win no-fee basis. Find out more about our Dairy Industry Recruitment Solutions.

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