CAREERS

Frequently Asked Questions

Hello! Below are questions often asked by users like yourself.

Learn more about making referrals: Watch our video.

Applying to Jobs

How do I apply?

Starting your application is easy!

Here are three quick steps to follow:
1. Find the job you want to apply to.

You may have already been directed straight to a job from a link sent by a friend. You can also search all job openings on the homepage.

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2. Click 'Apply for Job'.

A window will pop up asking you to input your first name, last name, and email address. If you were referred, this will be denoted.

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3. Start your application!

Fill in your full name and email address, and hit 'Start Your Application'. You'll then be redirected into Northern Trust Corporation's careers site to fill out the remainder of your information.

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What are Job Alerts and how do I sign up for them?

Stay up-to-date with the latest Northern Trust Corporation jobs!

Social Sourcing sends Job Alerts emails to users who want to receive them. These alerts are sent according to your own selected frequency and include open jobs that you may be interested in depending upon the interests and locations you choose when signing up. Sign up to receive job alerts today. Here's how:
1. Sign up at any time!

Not ready to apply, but want to hear about new Northern Trust Corporation jobs? Sign up for job alerts by hitting 'Sign Up for Job Alerts' on the homepage or, from a mobile device, on any job detail page.

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2. Fill in your information.

Submit your full name, email address, and the job locations/categories that best fit your career interests.

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Sharing Jobs

How do I refer my friend?

Referring your friends is easy with Social Sourcing!

In fact, there's two ways to share:
1. Share at any time!

When logged in, you can copy the URL in your browser and paste it in a message to your friend.

Additionally, any time you click a "Copy Link" button, it will generate a unique URL that will give you referral credit when you share it.

2. Share a specific job.

When logged in, click 'Recommend Job to Friend' on the job's detail page. From there you can share the job on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter

Copy and paste your unique referral link into an email if you prefer not to use social networks.

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How can I track my referral?

Tracking your referrals:

1. After sharing your unique referral link, your friend/contact will enter the site as a referral from you.

2. Once your referral starts their application, you will receive an email notification making you aware of their activity.

3. Within this notification you will be presented with the option to share your insight regarding the candidate. This endorsement will go to Northern Trust Corporation's Talent Acquisition Team.

4. Should you wish to follow-up further on the applicant's status, you will need to reach out to the appropriate Northern Trust Corporation recruiter and/or hiring manager.

What does my social network post look like?

Social Network Posting:

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Can I upload my friend's resume?

Uploading a Friend's Resume:

You sure can! Each position on the Social Sourcing site has an "Upload Friend's Resume" button. Clicking this will prompt a window to appear, requesting certain information about your friend. Fill that out, upload their resume, and submit.

Once you've done that, an application will be started on their behalf with you tagged as the referrer. They'll receive an email allowing them to continue the process, while you'll be able to endorse the candidate, providing more insight to recruiters.

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What are the 'Top Referrers'?

Social Sourcing Top Referrers:

How do I become a 'Top Referrer'?

The simple answer is... recommend jobs!

Each Social Sourcing user is given a score based on their activity. Points are awarded for sharing links, generating clicks, and/or getting someone to apply.

To view your stats, check out your referral activity on the portal page.

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What if I don't want to be included in 'Top Referrers'?

No worries, we understand.

Your privacy is important to us, and thus, any user can prevent their activity from being shown on the Social Sourcing site. To do so, access the 'Privacy' section of your user settings.

By deselecting the option to publish, your information will no longer appear in the 'Activity Feed' as well as the 'Top Referrers' sections.

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Contact Us

Please email our HR Service Center or call 1-800-807-0302 (North America), +630-276-5353 (Asia Pacific),
+44-0-207-982-4357 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) with any questions you might have about Northern Trust Careers.

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Reasonable Accommodation
Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center or call 1-800-807-0302 (North America), +630-276-5353 (Asia Pacific), +44(0)207 982 4357 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
  • APAC EEO Statement
    • APAC EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

  • Canada EEO Statement
    • Canada EEO STATEMENT

      Northern Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and other employment decisions at Northern Trust are made without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, ethnic origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, record of offences, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law, regulation, or ordinance.

  • EMEA EEO Statement
    • EMEA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

  • USA EEO Statement
    • USA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy of The Northern Trust Company to afford equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to an individual's age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic tests and information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO poster (U.S.)EEO is Law Poster Supplement