Various methods are provided within your applicant tracking system as a way for the hiring team to rate applicant responses to applicant elements and apply an overall score. This helps your hiring team to define which applicants should move on to the next steps of your hiring process.
The scorable elements in each Applicant File will depend on the assigned elements and selected workflow when the job was created. Applicants of the same job will have identical scorable elements, however, they may differ depending on what workflow stage they are in.
Rating Applicant Elements
Applicant elements are used to collect information from the job applicant. The Hiring team can rate Applicant Elements in Part One and Part Two of an application using the Like button to select a Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down, or Neutral icon.
Read more about Rating Applicant Elements.
The hiring team can rate assigned application content in either Part One and Part Two, including Resume, Cover Letter, Employment History, and Education History.
Read more about assigning application content in the Job Template Overview.
Question sets collect general and job-specific information from job applicants during the online job application process. When creating question sets, they can be defined as a Standard Applicant Element or AutoScore Applicant Element.
Read more about Question Set Types.
Initiated workflow actions, resulting from moving an applicant to other stages such as a phone screen, interview, and references, will be added to the applicant file. If scorable, these actions will create elements that can be rated.
Read more about Workflows.
The Score Card tab collectively displays all scorable application elements of an Applicant File.
Read more about Ratings in the Applicant File Score Card.
The Overall Score can be applied to an Applicant File manually by a member of the hiring team and should represent an aggregate score of an applicant’s entire application.