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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Client

Updated October 7, 2016

Why is HireX different from job boards?

Unlike job boards, candidate details are simply not visible to anyone until they apply for a job that their skills match. Upon application the candidate details will still only be seen by the organization that posted the matched job, and no one else. We further differentiate our service due to our proprietary conditional probability-based matching algorithms.

Why should I use HireX?

HireX delivers significant benefits by way of large cost savings due to improved efficiency and lower charges.

Who uses HireX?

There are two types of users of HireX; the first being companies looking to hire, the second being candidates looking for their next role.


Whether you are a global IT company looking for a software developer, or a management accountant looking for that next opportunity, HireX is the intelligent choice for each users.

I already have LinkedIn so why do I need HireX?

HireX is a very different platform. HireX provides a unique way to access candidates in a controlled and confidential fashion. It is not a candidate "database"; it is a talent market place where candidates are in control. Both HireX and LinkedIn are complementary platforms that address different needs.

What are the fees?

HireX is a subscription-based service. Please refer to our website for details or contact us at sales@hirex.ie.

Can I use HireX to search for candidates?

One key difference between HireX and other platforms is that candidates are in control. This means that candidates apply for roles that you create therefore, the accuracy and completeness of your specification is a key factor when candidates become matched to your roles.

Is HireX only for recruiters or can HR/TA teams use it?

HireX can be used by anyone who is looking to hire talent. Whether you are a recruiter looking for candidates for your clients, or a hiring manager within a global MNC, HireX has the reach to suit you.

I am not located in Singapore. Can I still use HireX?

Yes, HireX is an international Internet-based platform, and is accessible from almost all countries around the world.

I posted a job but I have not had any applicants. Why is this?

Our proprietary matching technology works around the clock to notify suitable candidates of your role. The candidate has complete control over their applications; therefore you will only see suitable applicants that have applied for your job.


With this in mind, it is important to carefully draft your requirements and update them when necessary, so as to attract suitable talent.

FAQ Applicant

Updated Octber 7, 2016

HireX different from job boards?

Unlike a job board, your details are simply not visible to anyone until you apply for a job that your skills match. Upon application, your details will still only be seen by the organization that posted the job, and no one else. We further differentiate our service due to our proprietary conditional probability-based matching algorithms.

Is it free to create a profile?

HireX is free for candidates to use. There are no hidden costs - when you create a profile you will have full access to the candidate platform.

I am currently not looking for a new role. Should I still sign up?

HireX is suitable for both passive and active candidates. You will receive job match alerts from us via email, so that you can keep a close eye on the job market, even though you are not actively looking to move, and with the assurance that your profile is 100% private.

Will my current employer/colleagues know that I am using HireX to find a new job?

In short, no.

When I click apply to a job, what will the hiring manager see?

The hiring manager will be notified by email of your application, and will receive a copy of your resume. Please ensure that the CV which you use to register is the correct version that you wish prospective employers to see.

How do I include a covering letter when I apply for a role?

You would do this by incorporating the covering letter into the first page of your resume.

I created a profile but I have not matched any jobs. Why?

New jobs are being added all the time. Our proprietary matching technology works around the clock to match candidates to roles. It is important to complete your profile and update it when necessary, as when jobs are posted or requirements change, match results are instantly updated. This saves valuable time and ensures that you don't miss that next opportunity.

Who uses HireX?

There are two types of users of HireX; the first being companies looking to hire, the second being candidates looking for their next role.


Whether you are a global IT company looking for a software developer, or a management accountant looking for that next opportunity, HireX is the intelligent choice in each case.