Frequently asked questions

Before applying for a job

Which documents should I attach to the application?
It is good to attach a CV, an application letter and contact information on referees.

Which file formats are supported?
Text files can be either .pdf or .doc(x); the image file format is .jpeg.

How do I make sure that somebody will read my open application?
Every application will be read and directed to the right person. This is one of our responsible operating principles.

Filling in an electronic job application form

How long does it take to fill in the form?
Filling in takes about 10 minutes if you have the application text ready.

Will my session expire and what does this mean?
You have plenty of time to fill in the form. The session will expire only after 4 hours.

Which browser do you recommend?
The application form can be filled in using any of the most common browsers.

Which language should I use?
You can fill in the job application either in Finnish or English.

How many files can I attach to the application?
There are 3 places for attachments. The most common attachments are a CV, a photo and an application letter. You can also add links e.g. to your own Linkedin profile.

Can I apply for several jobs using the same form?
Usually the vacancies differ so much that it is good to edit the application. If you want to use exactly the same application, we can copy your application for another job.

After submitting an electronic form

How do I make sure that Kesko has received my job application?
After having submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation message saying that that the application has come in. If you are in doubt whether your application has reached Kesko, you can email or call the contact person given in the job advertisement or call our general phone number +358 10 5311.

How long will my application remain in the system?
An open application will remain for 6 months and a targeted application for 2 years.

Can I make changes to my application after having submitted it?
You can edit the application via an electronic link. If you didn't get the link in the automatic reply message or you've lost it, you can ask for a new link by contacting hrpalvelut@kesko.fi (applicable only in Finland).

Can I delete my application?
We will delete your application on request. You can email or call the contact person given in the job advertisement or call our general phone number +358 10 5311.

Other questions on applying for a job

How do I apply for a warehouse job?
Warehouse vacancies can be applied for with an electronic form. The form and further information are available on page Warehouse vacancies.

How do I apply for a job in a K-store?
o If there are no suitable vacancies right now, you can directly contact the stores of the town or district.

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