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					                                            HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
                                            DEPARTMENT

                                    OCTOBER 2010




WIPO E-RECRUITMENT SYSTEM

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE

Step-by-Step Guide for Applicants




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                                                                      Introduction
OVERVIEW

           WIPO’s e-Recruitment system allows applicants to create and manage their
           personal history forms online and apply to advertised vacancy notices.

           The WIPO e-Recruitment system offers the following advantages for applicants:

           •   Provides an on-line system for submitting applications.
           •   Allows applicants to create a personal account for future visits.
           •   Enables applicants to complete their personal history form in sections.
           •   Ability to return to view or update personal information at any time.
           •   Ability to apply to multiple vacancy notices.
           •   Features available for uploading additional information (i.e. cover letter, CV,
               photo, publications and other relevant documents.)
           •   Facility to monitor the status of already submitted applications
           •   Convenience of receiving automated e-mail correspondence regarding the
               selection process.

           Note: All applications for employment opportunities at WIPO must be made via
           the WIPO e-recruitment system.



PROCESS

           You will find below a diagram that outlines the necessary steps in the application
           process using WIPO’s e-Recruitment system.

           These steps must be completed in order to ensure a successful application to an
           advertised vacancy notice for all candidates.

           A step-by-step explanation for each of these fours steps is detailed further in this
           document.



                STEP 1                STEP 2                 STEP 3                  STEP 4

                Register as          Complete Your           Submit                Track your
                a New                Personal                your                  Application
                Applicant            History Form            Application




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ACCESS TO E-RECRUITMENT


         WIPO’s e-Recruitment system can be accessed at: https://erecruit.wipo.int/public/

         Alternatively, you access the e-Recruitment system through WIPO’s Internet and
         Intranet recruitment pages.

         .



HELP AND ASSISTANCE

         If you require any help or have specific questions regarding the online application
         process please contact the WIPO e-Recruitment help desk at erecruit@wipo.int.




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                     REGISTER AS A NEW APPLICANT




                   STEP 1               STEP 2               STEP 3                    STEP 4

                   Register as        Complete Your          Submit                  Track your
                   a New              Personal               your                    Application
                   Applicant          History Form           Application




OVERVIEW


             You can register with the system within just a few minutes, you'll just need to
             supply an e-mail address and password and some basic personal details to create
             your user account. Once you've registered you'll be able to complete your personal
             history form at your own pace and time that suits you.

             Your e-mail address will be your username for logging into the system. It is
             important that you do not lose or forget your e-mail address or password as you
             will need them to be able to access your personal history form.

             If you have forgotten your password, please use the 'forgotten password' feature to
             retrieve it. Simply enter your e-mail address and your password will be e-mailed
             to you.




STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURES
Registering as a New Applicant

             1. Click on the link New Applicants Register Here.

             2. Complete all of the fields on the page.

                     Note: Be sure to include a valid e-mail address and password.



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             3. At the bottom of the page, click the button Submit this Registration.

                       Note: A confirmation of your registration will be sent to the e-mail that you
                       provided as your username.

                       You will need to wait and check your e-mail to copy the FULL link in the
                       message into a new browser window in order to return to our site and
                       complete your Personal History Form.


              Screenshot: New Applicant Registration




Returning Applicants

             1. Click on the link Returning Applicants Log In Here.

             2. In the field provided, type in your Username (the E-mail address that you used
             to register).

             3. In the field provided, type in your Password.

             4. Click the button Login.

                       Note: If you have forgotten your password, use the forgotten password
                       reminder.



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Screenshot: Returning Applicants




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         COMPLETE YOUR PERSONAL HISTORY
                                   FORM



                   STEP 1                STEP 2                 STEP 3                  STEP 4

                   Register as         Complete Your            Submit                Track your
                   a New               Personal                 your                  Application
                   Applicant           History Form             Application




OVERVIEW


              To make applying easier you can fill your personal history form section by
              section, with the freedom to return to it later. As you are filling out your personal
              history, please save your information regularly using the 'Save' buttons.

              Certain sections are mandatory and must be completed before your application can
              be submitted. Always review your entire personal history form before submitting
              your application to ensure everything is correct



STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURES

PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 1: Personal Details

              1. Complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a red *) on the page.


              2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes




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            Screenshot: Personal Details




PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 2: Contact Info

            1. Complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a red *) on the page.

            2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes.

            Screenshot: Contact Info




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 3: Email Info

           1. The e-mail and password fields are already completed in this section and are
           those that you specified during your initial applicant registration. You may modify
           any of the details if required.

           2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes.

           Screenshot: Email Info




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 4: Areas of Expertise

              1. Select a maximum of 3 areas of expertise that best relate to your CV.

              2. Tick the appropriate expertise category and complete the relevant years of
              experience and level that you have obtained.

              3. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes.

               Screenshot: Areas of Expertise




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 5: Education

           1. Read the text carefully and complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a
           red *) on the page.

           2. Indicate your highest level of education and click on the button Save Changes.

           3. To add a degree or diploma in the educational history section, click on the
           button click here to add.

           4. Complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a red *) on the page.

           3. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes

           4. The employment details will be displayed.

           5. To add another or degree or diploma that you have obtained, click the button
           click here to add

            Screenshot: Education




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 6: Contract Info

            1. Complete all of the fields on the page.

            3. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes.

             Screenshot: Contract Info




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 7: Employment History

             1. Click the button Here to add details of a current or previous employment.

             2. Complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a red *) on the page.

             3. At the bottom of the page, click the button Click here submit this employment
             listing

             4. The employment details will be displayed.

             5. To add another employment record, click the button Here

              Screenshot: Employment History




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 8: Language Skills

             1. Complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a red *) on the page.

             2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes.

              Screenshot: Language Skills




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 9: International Experience

              1. Complete all of the fields on the page.

                      Note : In this sections, it is important to specify your current WIPO
                      contract as well as any previous employment with other UN agencies.

                      International employment experience includes only United Nations and
                      Specialized Agencies (World Bank, IMF, etc.) and/or other
                      Intergovernmental Organizations (WTO, OECD, EU, development banks,
                      etc.).

              2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes.

               Screenshot: International Experience




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 10: Computer Skills

              1. Tick the appropriate computer skills category and complete the level of
              knowledge that you have obtained.

              2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Changes.

               Screenshot: Computer Skills




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 11: Family Info

            1. Complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a red *) on the page.

            2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Save Section.

            Screenshot: Family Info




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 12: References

           1. To add a Reference, complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a red
           *) on the page.

           2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Add Reference.

           3. The reference details will be displayed.

           4. To add another reference, click the button Add Reference.

            Screenshot: References




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PERSONAL HISTORY FORM
Section 13: Verification

            1. Read the text carefully and complete all of the mandatory fields (indicated with a
            red *) on the page.

            2. At the bottom of the page, click the button Submit and thereby complete My
            Personal History Form

             Screenshot: Verification




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                                SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION




                  STEP 1                STEP 2                  STEP 3                 STEP 4

                  Register as          Complete Your            Submit               Track your
                  a New                Personal                 your                 Application
                  Applicant            History Form             Application




OVERVIEW


             Once all the mandatory sections of the personal history form have been completed
             you will be able to apply to an advertised vacancy notice. Select a specific
             vacancy notice and review its details and description. Continue by responding to
             the given questions, certifying your application and finally, submitting your
             application for that specific vacancy.

             Once submitted you will be able to amend your application up to the closing date
             of the vacancy notice.



STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURES
Applying to an Advertised Vacancy Notices

             1. In the top navigation bar in your Personal Profile, Click on the link Apply to
                Current Vacancies.

             2. All vacancy notices that are currently open and advertised will be displayed.

             3. Select a vacancy notice, by clicking on the title, to display its details and
                content.




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Screenshot: Apply to Current Vacancies (part 1)




4. Review carefully the vacancy notice details and position description.

5. To apply for this particular vacancy notice, at the bottom of the page, click the
   button Submit my application for this vacancy.

Screenshot: Apply to Current Vacancies (part 2)




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6. You will first be requested to confirm that your Personal History form has
   been properly updated and that you intend apply for the vacancy mentioned in
   the above screen. Respond by selecting either yes or no from the drop down
   option.

7. Next, several multiple choice questions may appear that require your response.
   Answer the questions by ticking the appropriate response.

8. Finally, read the certification statement in the last section of the page. If you
   agree to the contents of your personal profile and application, enter today’s
   date and your name in the fields provided.

9. To submit your application, click on the button Submit my application to the
   above vacancy.

10. After, an e-mail confirmation of your application will be sent to you.

 Screenshot: Apply to Current Vacancies (part 3)




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                                  TRACK YOUR APPLICATION



                   STEP 1               STEP 2                 STEP 3                 STEP 4

                   Register as         Complete Your           Submit               Track your
                   a New               Personal                your                 Application
                   Applicant           History Form            Application




OVERVIEW

             You are able to track the status of your application at any time simply by logging
             back into the system. All correspondence will be sent to the e-mail address you
             supply during registration.



STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURES
Tracking Your Application


             1. In the top navigation bar in your Personal Profile, click on the link My
                  Applications.

             2. A list of all vacancies to which you have applied will appear. You are able to
                  view the current status of the vacancy notice in the recruitment processes.

             3.   If the vacancy notice is open and displaying the status Currently accepting
                  applications, you will be able to edit your personal history form, recruitment
                  questions and add a covering letter up to the closing date of the vacancy
                  notice.




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               Screenshot: View My Applications




Printing your CV (Personal History Form)

              1. In the top navigation bar in your Personal Profile, click on the link Print my
                 CV.

              2. Choose from one of the three options for viewing your CV (Personal History
                 Form) by clicking on the link– HTML, PDF or Word format.

              3. Choose the sections from the Personal History Form that you want displayed
                 in the output by checking multiple boxes.

              4. Click on the button Submit.

              5. Your CV (Personal History Form) will be displayed.

              6. Choose the print function to print the page(s).

               Screenshot : Print My CV




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Viewing all Correspondence

             1. In the top navigation bar in your Personal Profile, click on the link Complete
                my Profile

             2. In the Personal History Other section, click on the link Correspondence
                sent.

             3. All correspondences sent to will be displayed.

             4. You can view the details of the correspondence by clicking on the date.

              Screenshot : Correspondence Sent




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