Taleo Project FAQs

Applicant Frequently Asked Questions

A) http://www.uab.edu/humanresources/home/careersTo begin the application process, please select a user name and password that you will easily remember. You will need your user name and password to apply for other positions or to check the status of your application the next time you visit the site. You will need to create an applicant profile.
A) You will be asked to provide personal information such as name, address, phone number, etc… You will also be asked to provide information about your education and previous employment, as well as contact information regarding your employment history, references and criminal background. Please gather this information before beginning the application.
A) Yes, applications are required of each person for each position they are applying. Any required information is denoted with an asterisk (*). However, the more information you provide, the easier it will be to effectively evaluate your skills, abilities and qualifications. Completing an online application ensures your qualifications and personal information will be documented and ensures accurate applicant tracking information for every position. Answers marked “see resume” are not acceptable.
A) UAB recently upgraded the system. During the upgrade, any applications that were not used to apply for a posting were lost. You may have to recreate your application when you are ready to apply for an open position the first time. After the initial application is created, it will be saved in the system for future use.
A) You will be able to submit a resume and a cover letter each time you apply for a position. There will be directions prompting you how and when to attach your resume. Please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for completing the application form.
A) Applications are required of each person applying for a position. It is likely that you may have acquired additional skills, experience and education since you originally applied that should be considered. In addition, completing an online application ensures your qualifications and personal information will be documented and ensures accurate applicant tracking information for every position. Any updates/changes that you need to make will be made on the application. Parsing technology is not 100% accurate, please be sure to check the information that you have on the application to ensure that it is correct.
A) You can save changes to each section of the application by either clicking the “Save as Draft” button to save and come back to finish at a later time or “Save and Continue” to progress to the next page.  Quit is also an option that deletes anything you have entered.  The system asks you to confirm that this is what you wish to do.  If you confirm, all information is lost and you will need to start over.
A) Yes; for example, you can copy and paste information directly into the appropriate fields in the application form.
A) For individual assistance, contact 205-934-5246 orvisit UAB Human Resourcesat 701 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294 - Office 110.  Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. You mayalsoemail uabjobs@uab.edu withquestions relatingto theapplication process. UAB supports the employment and advancement of persons with disabilities.  Individuals with disabilities needing special assistance in any step of the application/employment process are invited to request such assistance from Recruitment Services personnel,.  IAB works in close coordination with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services.  For more information regarding the employment of persons with disabilities, contact Sherri Moultrie at 205.979.9973.  You may also contact UAB Recruitment Services at 205.934.5246 during regular business hours.
A) Once completed applications are submitted you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email in your inbox, please check your “spam” folder. Once you have submitted the application you will see a pop-up screen that confirms you have successfully submitted your application.  You may also check the status under My JobPage and viewing the Submission Status.
A) You can log in using your user name and password. To the right of the Job Search tab, click the“My JobPage” tab. You will see the status of each position for which you applied under the Status column.
A) Click the Sign In link on the top right of the main career page.  Click either the “Forgot your username or password?” link. Follow instructions on the next screen to retrieve your user name and/or password. The system will automatically log you out after fifteen minutes of inactivity.

Blazer Jobs Project Contact Us

For project related questions, please contact HRIS@uab.edu.

For questions related to UAB recruitment and support for hiring managers, please contact uabjobs@uab.edu.

Blazer Jobs Training Schedule


Training sessions will take place in CR B60. 

Additionally, there will be a Weekly “Walk-In” Blazer Jobs Users Clinic – The Blazers Job Administrative System Instruction and Development team is available every Thursday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:30 in AB B60 computer classroom to assist users of the Blazer Jobs Administrative Systems.

Click here to register for a training class - Instructions below

Registration Instructions:

To register for a training session:
  1. Log in to the Faculty & Staff Learning System (LMS)
  2. Click the Catalog tab 
  3. Search "BlazerJobs" and select the course
  4. Click "Show Class Schedule"
  5. You will see all training session dates and times that are available--click "Register" next to the time and date you wish to attend.
Additional instructions on how to register for a class in the LMS can be found here.

Blazer Jobs Project

This project was initiated in January 2014 to evaluate and implement a unified and integrated applicant tracking system that would help UAB attract and recruit top talent.

Project Vision: To implement a system that simplifies the process and optimizes technology as we attract and recruit top talent.

Project Objectives:
  • A simplified and integrated application centered around the applicant experience
  • Integrated application
  • Process improvement
  • A unified system for all applicants

Project Timeline:

Key Accomplishments:

  • Vendor Analysis/Selection
  • Project Planning and Initiation
  • Process Analysis
  • Implementation Partner Selection
  • Process Design
  • Build/ Implementation

Upcoming Activities:
  • Testing and Integration
  • Training
  • Go-Live