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Recruiting Workflow Searches: Active Candidates in Your Department's Open Jobs

Release: 16.1

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Overview

The searches and reports identified in the Common Searches & Reports article are the most commonly requested, and include the following report. To learn how to run searches and reports in the iCIMS Talent Platform, refer to the Creating a Recruiting Workflow Search article. To learn how to save a report for future use, refer to theĀ Saving Search & Output Templates article.

Active Candidates in Your Department's Open Jobs

Scenario: You want to review all active candidates attached to jobs posted by your department. You will:
  • Search for approved jobs in your department with active candidates.
  • Group results by job title.

An image that displays this kind of search.

Actions:

Menu Path: Go to: Search > Recruiting Workflow.
Keywords: N/A
Filters:
  1. Use the Add Filter button to add the job Department. The selection is Filters > Job File > Job > Detail Tab > Department. Then click the blue Dynamic Filtering icon located to the right of the filter field list. Finally, select Department. The selection is Myself > Employee Tab > Department.
Tip: This search must be created by a user admin to use the Department Is My Department filter. If you are not a user admin and would like to run this search add the Department filter, then select the correct department from the list.
  1. Use the Add Filter button to add Job Folder. The selection is Filters > Job File > Job > Detail Tab > Job Folder. Select Approved.
  2. Use the Add Filter button to add Person Folder. The selection is Filters > Person File > Person > Contact Tab > Person Folder. Select Cand: Active.
Output:
  1. Clear all default groupings by clicking the red Delete button.
  2. Use the Add Group-By button to add Job Title. The selection is Group-Bys > Job File > Job > Detail Tab > Title.
Tip: By default, only user admins have access to the Dynamic Filtering button, used in the example above. However, searches with dynamic filters can be saved as templates and shared with other users, such as recruiters. While recruiters cannot modify the dynamic filter, they will be able to access the search and benefit from dynamic filtering (which will automatically update the search template to match their own department).