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2411181 - Types of requisition pre-screen questions and definitions - Recruiting Management


This article explains what will be the definition and the behaviour of each type of pre-screening questions available in the library.

  • These pre-screen questions can be used to gather information, score the applicants and automatically disqualify applicants who meet certain criteria.
  • Pre-screening questions cannot be autopopulated on a requisition; they must be set up individually on each requisition.
  • Please note that neither pre-screening questions nor pre-screening question responses are reportable.

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These are the types of pre-screening questions available in the library: Multiple Choice, Rating Scales, Numeric and Free text.

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Multiple Choice:

Define multiple answers from which the user can pick. The answers will appear as radio buttons; applicants can select one answer. The recruiting user can define a single Correct answer. There is no way to select multiple correct answers.

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Rating Scales:

Select from a rating scale defined in Admin CenterRating Scales. Correct answers can be specified as anything higher or lower than the selected value. This doesn’t provide true multi-select functionality but does allow multiple correct answers to be specified.

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Specify any number five digits or fewer, decimals included. Correct answers can be specified as anything higher or lower than the specified value. No formatting constraints can be applied to this answer range (for example, there is no way to restrict the applicant to only entering a four digit year.)

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Free text:

Allow the applicant to write any answer they wish. No correct answer can be specified. The free text response is a plain text field. It cannot be changed to support HTML, which would honor line-breaks and other formatting.

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See Also

2146051 - What is expected behavior for screening questions when candidate resubmits withdrawn application? - Recruiting
2204476 - How pre-screening questions feature works in Recruiting
2378573 - Screening details of applications are visible to managers when shouldn't
2082180 - Issues displaying questions during application process - Recruiting
2081565 - Screening Questions - Recruiting


Pre-screening questions, Question library, Job requisition questions, Auto Disqualify

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