FAQ's | Capability Jane


What kind of companies do Capability Jane recruit for?

Capability Jane Recruitment works with forward thinking organisations and high growth businesses who recognise the benefits of being able to access a different talent pool by providing genuinely flexible and part time career opportunities. 

Our clients range from entrepreneurial start-ups to well established global businesses, any organisation who recognise the significant advantage of hiring outside the traditional “9-5”.

What kind of roles will I see advertised with Capability Jane?

Capability Jane Recruitment specialises in sourcing high calibre, part time and flexible candidates, predominantly at management level, including:

  • CFO’s, Finance Directors, Controllers and Senior Accountants
  • Marketing and PR Directors and Managers
  • HR and Recruitment professionals
  • Sales/Business Development and Client Relationship Management
  • Legal and Compliance professionals
  • Project and Programme Managers
  • Operations and Business Management
  • IT/Technology 
  • In fact almost any management/executive role if it offers genuine flexibility.

Our Recruitment Services are entirely focused on part time and flexible working; we assist with permanent, fixed term contract, interim, job share and non-executive roles.

Can I speak to someone about one of the opportunities on the website?

We are a very small team and whilst we would love to answer everyone’s telephone queries personally, we sadly do not have the resources yet to be able to do this. If you see a role that you wish to apply for, please do register and then apply online via the website.  This way we will know you are interested and should you be shortlisted we will arrange to have an in-depth interview with you to discuss the role in detail and answer any queries you have. 

How do I register with Capability Jane?

You will need to register with us online - please click here to register with us.

Do I need a CV to register with Capability Jane?

No, you can register to be part of the Capability Jane Recruitment community and access tips, guidance and webinars to help you in your career change or return to work.  However, you will not be registered as an active job seeker and we will not be able to match you to any roles that you may be suited to.  You can always return when you are ready to start applying for jobs and upload your CV so we can help you take the first steps in finding a new role.

Do I need to upload a CV to apply for a role?

Yes, you will not be able to apply for a role without a CV.

To check documents against your record, in the community portal, click My Account and scroll to the bottom of the screen. Click the Documents tab to view documents saved on your profile.

If you wish to upload a CV and/or Covering Letter, in the community portal click My Account, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Upload Documents, select Type eg Resume and then navigate to where you document is saved. Please Refresh the page to view the uploaded document.

How does the Capability Jane recruitment process work?

If you have uploaded a CV you will be on our radar and we do encourage you to keep looking at the website and apply for any jobs you are interested for. 

If you have applied for an opportunity, the resourcing manager will review your application. If you wish to upload a difference CV/Covering Letter please do so by saving with a relevent title. This enables the resourcing manager to review the most relevant the document(s) against your profile.

We aim to review your application as quickly as possible, although this can take some time, so please bear with us. 

We will never send a CV to a client until we have had a telephone interview with you to discuss the role in more detail. 

Most of our roles attract many high quality applications but rest assured we will take care to review your details and let you know if you have been shortlisted for an initial telelphone interview with us. 

How do I apply for a role?

If you are registered with us, log in using your Capability Jane user name and password and from there it is a 1-click application process. All the jobs you have applied for will be stored in your profile. If you are not registered, you will need to register online on our website here and complete your details and upload a CV in Microsoft Word format, then apply for the job you are interested in.

How can I see what roles I have applied for?

In the community portal, click Jobs. There are two tabs, one is Available Jobs and the other is My Job Applications. Please click on My Job Applications to view the roles you have applied for.

How do I upload a new CV and/or a Cover Letter?

In the community portal, click My Account and scroll to the bottom of the screen. Click the Documents tab to view documents saved on your profile.

To upload a new CV and/or Cover Letter, click Upload Documents, select Type eg Resume and then navigate to where you document is saved. Please Refresh the page to view the uploaded document.

We strongly recommend uploading CV’s as Microsoft Word documents and please keep your CV simple and avoid complicated formatting and photos etc.

When the resourcing manager reviews your application, they view the documents against your record and review relevantly named documents, this will enable you to add different documents if you are applying for several roles.

How do I amend my details?

In the community portal, click My Account and click Edit, top right of the screen. Amend details as required and click Save.

My CV will not load, what might be the issue?

We strongly recommend uploading CV’s as Microsoft Word documents. Remove any photos from the document and any complex formatting / borders etc.

Keep your CV simple and easy to read. Check the file name to make sure it isn't too long and doesn't contain any special character(s).

Can I send a job listing to someone I know who may be interested?

Yes, you can do this at a press of a button. At the top of every role we advertise there is a Send to a friend button.

I'm returning to work after a career break and need some advice on my CV - can Capability Jane help?

We partner with a company called City CV and we run regular webinars together to help you create a better CV. Click here to watch and listen to our most recent recording of their CV Writing Webinar. You will also find a CV writing guide here.

Alternatively City CV would be delighted to review your current CV and provide access to their CV Writing Services, please click here to make contact. There is a discount for Capability Jane Members.

What additional support can Capability Jane offer?

We have been working closely with a number of Partners over the past couple of years to create some relevant and useful resources for our candidate pool. Log in to the candidate portal on our website and you will find a variety of resources to help you in your career search.

How do I delete my account?

Please email sandraplunkett@capabilityjane.com if you would like to delete your Capability Jane account.