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Post by Admin on Tue May 15, 2018 12:00 am

This morning the Find a Job site became active.

All I was required to do was give an email address and a password.
No other details or information was asked for.

They sent a confirmation email to the email address that I gave them.

1. Search for jobs


2. Your activity


3. upload Your CVs


4. Your email alerts


5. Your favourite jobs


6. Manage account


Simple enough, nothing to it. No demands made, mandatory or voluntary.

Messed around on the ‘Search for jobs’ option. Well, its only the first day.

as you will see by the pics below some of those job search criteria does not match your field of expertise and i cant see the need for them being included within your jobsearches




the site privacy info
cookie policy
acceptable use policy

all on this page

http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com/t1682p25-dwp-signs-adzuna-for-universal-jobmatch

Acceptable use policy
By using our site you accept these terms

Note the very first condition:

Please read these terms of use and corresponding documents carefully. By using the ‘Find a job’ service you confirm that you accept these terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must stop using the site and the online content immediately.

for techies info of the sites cookie scan

https://webcookies.org/cookies/findajob.dwp.gov.uk/15581462

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and these below

https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/js/dist/jobseeker/Jobseeker.bundle-0.0.79-vsn.css
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/js/ie.polyfill.base64.min.js
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/js/jquery.autocomplete.js
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/css/govuk/govuk-template.css
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/js/jquery.min.js
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/js/dist/jobseeker/Jobseeker.bundle-0.0.79-vsn.js
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/css/govuk/fonts.css
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/images/govuk-crest.png
https://static.findajob.dwp.gov.uk/images/icon-pointer.png
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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by Admin on Tue May 15, 2018 12:12 am

find a job can be fully sanctionable if you allow access to it by connecting to it via an iad device or by providing printouts

if you was to provide dwp with direct access to your account as the account is fully trackable

log ins
what jobs you have applied for
uploaded cvs
ip addresses used
and a whole lot more

as goes for non direct access you need to use screen grab or windows 7 snipping tool
never screen print as this provides exactly the same info as allowing them access to your account.

however screen grab or windows snipping tool then edit in a photo program or paint program on a pc as thats a different matter altogether as all you need to do is blacken them or whiten them so they cannot be read before you print them off via your pc

zoomed in further on pics

you can see date and time stamp on applied data




what you need to do is edit or blank out the dates and times on the above pages of info if dwp advisors ask for print out screen shots

if you do print outs at dwp they have direct access to these printouts and it may cause a sanction if not done properly
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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by Admin on Tue May 15, 2018 12:13 am

all foi requests so far to do with find a job site

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/new_find_a_job_website_and_sanct

Will new 'find a job' website jobs scraping site allow Jobcentre coaches to log in &see benefit claimants Activity under any situation? https://youtu.be/bf6ZBHh64Cw?t=42s (View the job searches, job ads and job applications) https://youtu.be/bf6ZBHh64Cw?t=49s
Can coaches make it a benefit requirement to print out the Activity records, for JSA or UC claimers? What sanctions exist for refusing to provide a print out of the Activity and show it to a Coach? Will a coach have the right to keep a copy of the Activity record under any situation?

Will 'find a job' include Jobs ADs based on scraping third party websites, like on the Adzuna website? If a benefit claimants refuses to use 'find a job' because they do not want to see Third Party Job ADS can they get sanction if mandated or expected to use the site by a Coach or
in a claimant commitment?

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/find_a_job_cookies_online_identi

Andrew Wilson 14 May 2018
Unknown

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Even when asked by you to create a 'Find a job' account and upload my CV as part of a JSA or transfer to UC claim, without a shadow of a doubt I will never accept 'Find a job' cookies on any DWP controlled device or any associated ISP at a DWP location or or other devices at a library, my home or anywhere else. I am not very happy for any JSA or UC claim to also be associated to my IP address or other online identifiers and for you to ask or expect me to share with you any 'Find a job' record of job applications I make or job search activity or saved jobs history if you
can force me to create an account, accept these cookies or upload my CV. So will you then suspend, disentitle or sanction any live in-payment JSA or transfer to UC claim I have due to not wanting to do what you may ask outlined above and why can you do this?

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/find_a_job_service_voluntary_or

Stephen Toy 14 May 2018
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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

On the 14th May 2018 the Find-a-Job website, destined to replace the invasive and woeful Universal Jobmatch service, goes live and can be used by interested parties. My question is simple:

Will use of the new Find-a-Job service be voluntary or mandatory in respect to Universal Credit claimants even if such claimants do not consent voluntarily to have their activities on the website tracked on-line or have their personal data stored, manipulated, processed or used otherwise by Adzuna on behalf of the DWP?

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/adzunas_find_a_job_technology_jo

Adzuna's Find-A-Job technology: Jobcentre Work 'Coach' user account access and social security entitlement, disallowance and sanctions

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/find_a_job

S M Hall 9 May 2018
Delivered

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Is the new 'Find A Job' website a mandatory requirement for a claimant to make an account ?

Yours faithfully,

S M Hall

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/find_a_job_government_gateway_ac

Jo Walker 4 May 2018
Delivered

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

With regard to the soon to be introduced Government Gateway 'Find a Job' service, can you please forward me a copy of the terms and conditions that users are obliged to sign to access the service.

Yours faithfully,

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/find_a_job_2

Dave Petter 9 May 2018
Delivered

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please email me the information and guidance available to work coaches about the Find a job
service. Like or equal to the Jobmatch Toolkit
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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by Admin on Tue May 15, 2018 11:52 pm

frank zolas questions has been answered

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/adzunas_find_a_job_technology_jo

The recorded information we hold that best answers your question about the type of access DWP and Jobcentre Work Coaches will have to claimant accounts can be found in the extract below from the Find a job Delivery Implementation Guide which says:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history.”

thankyou frank for foi info

DWP ‘Find a job’ is mandatory for claimants? However, “DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history”

https://mrfrankzola.wordpress.com/2018/05/15/dwp-find-a-job-is-mandatory-for-claimants-however-dwp-staff-will-not-have-access-to-view-jobseeker-accounts-cvs-or-activity-application-history/
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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by osris on Fri May 18, 2018 2:27 pm

Hi, I’m new here.

In the FOI reply, the DWP’s position regarding whether it is allowed or not to opt-out of registering with FAJ or not allowing work coaches access to it is ambiguous.

The FOI reply says:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history.”

To be a an unambiguous reply it should say:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history if DWP staff ask for it and jobseekers refuse to give it.”

Or

“DWP staff currently have no access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history, but if DWP staff ask for it, jobseekers must give it.”

If the FOI reply had been one of the two answers, things would be much clearer.

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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by Jara on Fri May 18, 2018 4:42 pm

osris wrote:Hi, I’m new here.

In the FOI reply, the DWP’s position regarding whether it is allowed or not to opt-out of registering with FAJ or not allowing work coaches access to it is ambiguous.

The FOI reply says:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history.”

To be a an unambiguous reply it should say:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history if DWP staff ask for it and jobseekers refuse to give it.”

Or

“DWP staff currently have no access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history, but if DWP staff ask for it, jobseekers must give it.”

If the FOI reply had been one of the two answers, things would be much clearer.

This is one of the things we will find out eventually. I have learned the hard way that DWP's policy or even the law doesn't matter for decision makers. Now I do wonder if it is even technical possible for work coaches to view someones FaJ like they did with UJM.

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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by Non Deficere on Fri May 18, 2018 5:41 pm

Jara wrote:
osris wrote:Hi, I’m new here.

In the FOI reply, the DWP’s position regarding whether it is allowed or not to opt-out of registering with FAJ or not allowing work coaches access to it is ambiguous.

The FOI reply says:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history.”

To be a an unambiguous reply it should say:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history if DWP staff ask for it and jobseekers refuse to give it.”

Or

“DWP staff currently have no access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history, but if DWP staff ask for it, jobseekers must give it.”

If the FOI reply had been one of the two answers, things would be much clearer.

This is one of the things we will find out eventually. I have learned the hard way that DWP's policy or even the law doesn't matter for decision makers. Now I do wonder if it is even technical possible for work coaches to view someones FaJ like they did with UJM.

Many people have swerved UJM via disputed Jobseeker Agreements/JSA Claimant Commitments. I think it will be easier with FaJ, because it does not offer a better service than other aggregator sites.

DWP staff cannot access a FaJ account.
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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by osris on Fri May 18, 2018 6:57 pm

Jara wrote:
osris wrote:Hi, I’m new here.

In the FOI reply, the DWP’s position regarding whether it is allowed or not to opt-out of registering with FAJ or not allowing work coaches access to it is ambiguous.

The FOI reply says:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history.”

To be a an unambiguous reply it should say:

“DWP staff will not have access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history if DWP staff ask for it and jobseekers refuse to give it.”

Or

“DWP staff currently have no access to view jobseeker accounts, CVs or activity/application history, but if DWP staff ask for it, jobseekers must give it.”

If the FOI reply had been one of the two answers, things would be much clearer.

This is one of the things we will find out eventually. I have learned the hard way that DWP's policy or even the law doesn't matter for decision makers. Now I do wonder if it is even technical possible for work coaches to view someones FaJ like they did with UJM.

That’s my worry too—that decision makers will ignore the law even if it did say that you could opt out of giving access to FAJ.

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Post by osris on Fri May 18, 2018 7:03 pm

Non Deficere wrote:Many people have swerved UJM via disputed Jobseeker Agreements/JSA Claimant Commitments.  I think it will be easier with FaJ, because it does not offer a better service than other aggregator sites.

DWP staff cannot access a FaJ account.

I hope you are right.

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Post by Admin on Fri May 18, 2018 10:16 pm

as reference for faj it all depends on the claimant on what they do and what they use to fight dwp

many have taken a sanction to prove there is other ways around it from here and also on the other site as well

you can have a look at these

http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com/t10-corroboration-of-job-search-evidence

http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com/t12-jobseeker-direction-access-to-universal-jobmatch-account

http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com/t21-threat-of-sanction-for-failure-to-provide-corroborate-work-search-evidence

for the cc side of it however it could be different

http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com/t197-mandatory-reconsideration-appeal-work-search-doubt

just remember its down to you and how much your willing to take a sanction to prove your case

there is also access to your private email account via jcp iad device dosnt mean that they can do as much as dosnt mean that a jobcoach can hover other your shoulder when your logging into your account or demand printouts there and then from the iad device

its up to you if you refuse or print at home your jobsearch evidence and how you provide it is within the terms and conditions of your providing evidence to your jobcoach dosnt mean your jobcoach can demand that you only provide digital only either
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Re: opening an account on find a job

Post by Non Deficere on Sat May 19, 2018 9:20 am

Relevant information to use when challenging a requirement to create a FAJ account:

05 Work Search Review
Find a job or other jobsites
1.  As part of making use of the resources available to them to look for work, we can
reasonably expect most claimants to make best use of Find a job or other
jobsites.  

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/479339/response/1158772/attach/html/6/Annex%202.pdf.html
Content*

Find a job can be accessed from the GOV.UK website and can be used 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week.

•  for a summary of Find a job – see ‘Find a job overview’ below
•  if a claimant has not created an account and uploaded a CV in Find a job, or if
more appropriate another jobsite – see ‘Claimant has not created an account
and uploaded a CV in Find a job or if more appropriate another jobsite below

Claimant has not created an account and uploaded a CV in Find a job or if
more appropriate another jobsite  


Most claimants looking for work and, where appropriate, those preparing for work will
be expected to create an account and upload a CV in Find a job or if more
appropriate another jobsite.
If they have not already done this voluntarily, it will
usually be included as a requirement in the Claimant Commitment.

Mandating a claimant to create an account and upload a CV in Find a job or if
more appropriate, another jobsite


The WC uses the Claimant Commitment to mandate a claimant to create an account
and upload a CV in Find a job or if more appropriate, another jobsite. To do this the
WC:  
 
1.  Creates a work preparation activity on the Work Services Platform (WSP) for
example:
“I will create an account and upload a CV in Find a job as agreed with my
work coach. I will use (the public library/my computer/relatives computer/my
mobile etc.). If I am unable to do this I will contact my work coach to gain
access to public computer in a Universal Credit outlet and I will complete this
by (dd/mm/yyyy).”  
See Work preparation activities - recording requirements on the Work
v1.3 Universal Credit Knowledge Management

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/479339/response/1158772/attach/html/10/Annex%206.pdf.html

The requirement to use Find a job is a regular work search activity and should not be
recorded as a work preparation activity
. See Find a job and Work Services Platform.
When completed, the time and effort taken to undertake work preparation and one-
off specific work search activities will count towards the claimant’s overall weekly
work search hours.
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/479339/response/1158772/attach/html/11/Annex%207.pdf.html

Why create an account?
You can search for jobs without setting up an account. But setting up an account means you can:
• apply for jobs
• upload CVs
• keep a record of your job searches and applications
• use it to discuss your work search activity if you’re claiming Universal Credit or Jobseeker’s Allowance
• create email alerts
• save jobs to apply for later

https://findajob.dwp.gov.uk

I have not seen any employer confidentials on the new site yet.

People can apply directly to those employers who provide their company details without creating an account.

The strongest argument is that you can find sufficient suitable jobs via other jobsites and vacancies from FaJ will scraped by the aggregator sites, such as Monster and Indeed.
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Post by dboy on Sat May 19, 2018 3:03 pm

But does it not all still boil down to us refusing the terms and conditions of find a job afaik that piece of law is clear.
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Post by Non Deficere on Sat May 19, 2018 6:12 pm

dboy wrote:But does it not all still boil down to us refusing the terms and conditions of find a job afaik that piece of law is clear.

I think the question is, which terms are unreasonable and is it reasonable to refuse the 'acceptable use terms' of any jobsite.

An interesting case:
https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:_pCw9uCDtAIJ:https://www.ukvatadvice.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/TC04537-NEIL-GARROD.pdf+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ua&client=opera
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Post by Admin on Sun May 20, 2018 12:13 pm

the problem with most jobsites is they collect info on any person its also the same with job agencys

faj is different to a degree for the moment

with monster it was a sanction tool and dwp wanted full access to your account in end ico stepped in and i presume that a tick box was added to allow them access or not

the argument is plainly at the jcp roach (officers) door on there whim of you joining any site or there demand to access your accounts to prove your jobsearch

I believe the question is more on the lines is the roach being unreasonable in there demands that you join a certain site that they want you on than to use other job websites as like within ujm

jcp use the reference in the jobseekers best interest in using the site but that isnt always true its up to you to prove this is not the case
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