Welcome to 12Twenty! We're excited to have you join us. 
Use this article to sign up on a university's career center platform, 
or to our Employer Profile portal at employer.12Twenty.com

12Twenty offers two ways for employers (companies) to connect with top talent all around the world. They can create individual user accounts to access individual university career center platforms, or they can access all schools simultaneously through our Employer Portal

Once an employer user has created their account, they can use their credentials to sign on to any school's platform, to request access posting jobs and events, review resume books, and access candidate search.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


How do I sign up?


1) There are two ways to sign up for an Employer user account


From a University Career Center Platform

To sign up for an account on a specific university platform, reach out to the public email address for the school whose platform you'd like to join, or submit a Support ticket and our team can provide you the correct url. 

[Alt text: the image above shows the employer login page on the mba-business-burns site instance]


From 12Twenty for Employers

To sign up for an account on our Employer Portal, navigate to https://employer.12twenty.com/hire, select "sign up for an account", and fill out the form on the next page. 

[Alt text: the image above shows the employer login page on the employer.12twenty.com site instance]


Q: How will I know the difference between these two options?


A: Our 12Twenty for Employers site says "Welcome to 12Twenty!" on the sign up form, where individual university sign up pages will welcome you to that school specifically. Additionally, you'll notice differences in the url you're visiting. A university site will have the university or school's name included in the url, where 12Twenty's

[Alt text: the image above shows the employer signup form on the mba-business-burns site instance]



[Alt text: the image above shows the employer signup form on the employer.12twenty.com site instance]


2) Once you've navigated to the form of your choice, fill out each field on the Employer Sign-up form


Q: What is required on the Employer Sign-up form?



[Alt text: the image above shows the employer signup form on the mba-business-burns site instance, and points out that both the "password" and "confirm password" fields are required. It also draws the user's attention to the "terms of service and "privacy policy" acceptance checkbox at the bottom of the form that must be selected to submit the form]


A: You'll notice *asterisks* next to each field designated as required on the Employer Sign-up form. Please fill out each of these fields, as well as the "password" and "confirm password" fields. 


Q: How will I know if I've missed a required field?

[Alt text: the image above shows that missing required fields on the employer signup form will cause those fields to be highlighted in red with an asterisk "required" prompt underneath each field ]


A: If you accidentally skip a field, it will be highlighted in red and a *Required note below to indicate that you've missed it


Q: How do I set a strong password?


[Alt text: the image above shows the password requirements on the employer signup form and explains the progress bar will turn green when the requirements are met]



A: 12Twenty requires that passwords be at least 10 characters long, have at least one upper and lowercase letter, include at least one number, and at least one special character. Once your account is active, you can always reset your password in account settings.



Q: Why doesn't my Employer (Company) name show up in the drop-down list?

[Alt text: the image above shows the "Employer" field on the employer signup form with the drop down "no results" when a new user is the first person to input a new Employer name]


A: Congratulations - you are the first person to sign up for this Employer! (if you believe this is in error, please contact us at support@12Twenty.com)


Q: Will my Employer (Company) address auto-populate?

[Alt text: the image above shows how to correctly format the "city" field in the employer signup form]


A: It will not, you will need to enter in your company's address. In the "City" field specifically, US addresses are formatted as "City - State" and will provide drop-down options for you to select. Note that the "Address" and "Postal Code" fields will not auto populate. 


3) Once all required fields of the form are complete, and you feel confident you've selected a strong password that matches our stated requirements, select "Create Account"


An email verification code will be sent to the email address you provided within 10 minutes or less of selecting "Create Account." This code is active for 1 hour from the time it hits your inbox. If you do not see the email after 10 minutes, check your spam folder. 

[Alt text: the image above shows the email verification pop up window on employer signup form]


Q: What if I don't receive the email verification code?


A: Once you submit the Employer Sign Up form, a four digit code will be generated and sent to the email address you provided. If you still have not received the code 10 minutes after submitting the form, select "resend email." If you do not receive the second email, please reach out to support@12Twenty.com so we can investigate further.


4) Input the email verification code into the email address verification window and select "submit"


Q: What if I get an error that says my password does not meet requirements?


A: Revisit the password requirements, highlighted in Step 2 above


Q: What if I get an error that my account already exists?


A: Reach out to us at support.12Twenty.com. We can perform a search to determine which site instance your account is located and reset your password. 


Q: What if I get an error that I did not format the city correctly?

[Alt text: the image above shows the error that will occur if the "city" field is incorrectly formatted on employer signup form]


A: Reformat the city according to 12Twenty city format standards "City - State" (e.g. "Santa Monica - CA"), highlighted in Step 2 above. 

My account is confirmed - what next?

Get to know your new account by checking out our Enhanced Employer Profile article


Q: Where can I use my employer user account?


A: You can use your credentials to log into our school and university partners career center platforms, or to employer.12Twenty.com