Hire, reject, or delete a candidate

This article is for Admins and members of a Hiring team.

Hire a candidate

  1. Find the candidate you want to hire.
  2. Select the candidate's name.
  3. On the candidate's profile page, under the candidate's name and job title, select the down arrow Down Arrow and then Hire.
  4. (Optional) ​Enter the candidate's start date.
  5. (Optional) Under "Recipients of start date alerts," add users to notify them of the hire.
  6. Select Save

Reopen a candidate's application

If a hired candidate does not have a start date or their start date hasn't passed yet, hiring team members and Hire admins can reopen their application.

  1. Find the hired candidate's profile you want to reopen.
  2. Select the candidate's name.
  3. On the top right corner, click Edit Edit and then Reopen application.
  4. Select a stage.
  5. (Optional) Add a comment to let other hiring team members know why you've reopened their application.
  6. Select Reopen.

Unlock a hired candidate's profile

Once a candidate's start date has passed, the candidate's profile will lock and only Hire admins will be able to view the profile. The only way a hired candidate's profile can be unlocked is for admins to remove their current start date, or set a new future start date.

  1. Find the hired candidate's profile you want to unlock.
  2. Select Edit Edit > Edit start date.
  3. Under "Start date," select a future start date or delete the current one shown.
  4. (Optional) Select recipients to be notified of the changed start date.
  5. Select Save.
Setting a future start date or removing it will unlock the profile and make it visible to anyone who has permission to see the candidate.

Reject a candidate

  1. Find the candidate you want to reject.
  2. Select the candidate's name. 
  3. On the candidate's profile page, under the candidate's name and job title, select the down arrow Down Arrow and then Reject.
  4. Under "rejection reason," select a reason from the list or select Create a new reason.
  5. (Optional) Under "email template" select a template from the list.
  6. (Optional) Under "email delivery time" select a time from the list.
  7. (Optional) Select the box next to Set as rejection default to save your settings.
  8. Select Reject.
You can select Reopen below the candidate's name and choose the hiring stage for that candidate.    

Delete a candidate

  1. Find the candidate you want to edit.
  2. Select the candidate's name.
  3. On the candidate's profile page, select More   and then Delete.
  4. In the dialogue box, select Delete to confirm.

Bulk actions

Save time by managing multiple candidates at once using bulk options. Learn more.

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