Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find the answers to Frequently Asked Questions by candidates
 > How do I upload my CV/resume and create my profile?
 > How do I edit my profile?
 > Can I upload more than one CV/resume?
 > What is a Featured Candidate?
 > My CV/resume is stopping me from getting interviews, how can you help?
 > How do I deactivate my profile?
 > How do I unsubscribe from your emails?
 > How do I find a job using Rigzone.com?
 > How can I apply for a job on Rigzone.com?
 > I applied for a job, but I haven't heard back, what's going on?
 > How much does it cost to use Rigzone.com?
 > What type of companies use Rigzone.com for their recruitment and advertising needs?
 > Is Rigzone safe to use?
 > Are you GDPR compliant?
 > How do I deactivate my account?
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How do I upload my CV/resume and create my profile?
You will need to login to your account or register if you haven't already done so. Visit My Profile and then click on Create Profile. You can then upload your CV/resume from your computer or cloud. Once you have successfully uploaded your document you can then verify, edit and complete your profile.
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How do I edit my profile?
Login to your account, visit My Profile and click on Edit Profile. You can then edit your profile, alternatively you can upload a new CV/resume document. Please note doing this will override your existing CV/resume document.
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Can I upload more than one CV/resume?
No, we only allow users to have one CV/resume attached to their profile. You can edit your profile and upload a new CV/resume at any time, however uploading a new CV/resume will replace your existing one. Employers and recruiters often disregard CV/resumes that have not been updated in more than three months' as out of date, we would strongly encourage you to login to your account and update your profile regularly.
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What is a Featured Candidate?
Featured Candidate will allow you to stand out from your peers. Your profile will be highlighted within the search results produced by subscribed employers and recruiters. If you would like to purchase this service, please visit your Candidate Homepage and click on Purchase Now under Stand out from the crowd.
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My CV/resume is stopping me from getting interviews, how can you help?
We partner with a company called Top Resume, they are a global provider with expertise in all areas. You can request a free CV/resume Evaluation and should you wish to purchase any of their services you can do.
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How do I deactivate my profile?
To deactivate your profile, please login to your account and visit My Profile. You can then click on Deactivate My Profile. You can reactivate your profile and upload a new CV/resume at any time.
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How do I unsubscribe from your emails?
To unsubscribe, please login to your account and visit the Email section within your account. You can then update your email preferences by checking and unchecking the boxes, don't forget to click update subscriptions.
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How do I find a job using Rigzone.com?
To search 1000's of oil and gas jobs, please visit the job search page and select your preferences, you will then be presented with a list of jobs matching your search criteria. Don't forget, you will need to have an active profile on Rigzone.com before you can apply for any position you see listed.
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How can I apply for a job on Rigzone.com?
Applying is easy. Login (or register if you haven't already), upload your CV/resume, create your profile and make sure it is active. Once you have completed these steps you can apply for any job that matches your skills and experience by clicking Apply Now on the job advert.
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I applied for a job, but I haven't heard back, what's going on?
When you apply for a position on Rigzone, your application is sent directly to the company who listed the position and not Rigzone. If you would like feedback on your application please contact the company you applied to directly.
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How much does it cost to use Rigzone.com?
Absolutely nothing! You can purchase a Featured Candidate subscription, but this is not mandatory.
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What type of companies use Rigzone.com for their recruitment and advertising needs?
Rigzone represents all sectors within the global oil and gas industry. We work with employers, recruitment and advertising agencies who have a specific interest in the oil and gas industry. So, if you work in the oil industry, you should have your profile on Rigzone.
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Is Rigzone safe to use?
Yes, we work with hundreds of oil and gas employers and recruiters globally, who can post their jobs on Rigzone.com and/or search our CV/resume database. Employers/recruiters must have an active subscription and to have this they will have gone through our rigorous security checks. Rigzone will only ever email you from @rigzone.com and @rigzonemail.com email address, if you receive an email from Rigzone, which doesn't end in one of these email addresses, then this will not be a legitimate email from Rigzone.com.
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Are you GDPR compliant?
Yes, we are fully GDPR compliant. You can view our GDPR policy here.
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How do I deactivate my account?
Please contact support@rigzone.com to fully delete your account.