Job Seeker Help Center

Starting, Stopping, and Managing Job Alerts

Quick summary

A job alert is an email notification tailored to your preferences. Get the most out of this feature with these tips and FAQs:

Starting a job alert

Important: You may not be able to create job alerts when searching internationally.
  1. Enter your job title, keyword, or company into the search field. Add the city, state, zip code or "remote" in the location field. 
  2. Click or tap Search to get search results.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the first page of search results. You'll see a field where you can enter your email address. 
  4. Click or tap Activate to start receiving job alerts matching your search criteria.

Managing job alerts

Where to find your job alert settings

  1. Open Settings in your account.
  2. Click Communications settings.
  3. Click Email to see your email subscriptions. From here, you can change your Job and company alerts.

Deleting, pausing, or editing job alerts

Ready to make a change to your job alerts? Under Job and company alerts, you can adjust your search terms and email frequency:

  • Edit job titles, locations, and frequencies using the pencil icon.
  • Toggle off to pause.
  • Toggling on to resubscribe.

Unsubscribe using email

If your preference is to use email to stop the alerts, you can also do that. Here's how:

  1. Open the job alert email in your inbox.
  2. Click Unsubscribe from this email
Did you know? You'll need to delete each job alert separately if you have multiple alerts.


Question: Can I improve my job alert emails?

Answer: Yes, you can always refine your job search by using search filters. Once you're done, activate the alert.

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