Frequently asked questions

Making an application

Q: Who can i contact if i have a question about a vacancy?
Q: What if I don't see a suitable job match just now, but would like to be considered for future roles?
Q: I'm about to leave school – what's available for me?

Once you've applied

Q: Where can I get an update on my application?
Q: Can I update my CV or other details?
Q: Will I get feedback on my application?


Q: What should I expect at the interview?
Q: What happens if I'm on holiday?
Q: I didn't save a copy of the job advert - how can I get a copy?

If we make you an offer

Q: How long do I have before making a decision?
Q: Once I’ve received my offer, should I immediately resign from my current role?

Pre-employment checks

Q: How long will it take before I receive my contract?
Q: How long does it take to carry out pre-employment checks?
Q: I already work for Standard Life Aberdeen, do I need to go through pre-employment checks?
Q: What happens if my pre-employment checks are unsatisfactory?