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Recruiting: Find Generic Candidates in the Candidate Pool

How to search for generic candidates.

  • A generic candidate is a candidate who does not apply to a specific job.
  • Their application goes into the Candidate Pool in Recruiting.
  • Follow these steps to view generic candidates: 
    1. In Recruiting, at the upper-left corner, click the Search icon , select Candidate Search, and then click Advanced Search.
    2. On the left side, mark the check box next to Only Generic Candidates and click the blue Search icon


  • In Notification Settings, you can enable Recruiting to notify you when a candidate submits their generic application.
  • When you are ready to move a generic candidate into the hiring process for an active job, assign the generic candidate to the job.

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