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2644556 - Changing the Required attribute via Manage Templates Feature - Recruiting Management


  • How to make a field mandatory using Manage Templates Feature?
  • How to make a field not mandatory/required using Manage Templates Feature?

NOTE: It is very important to keep in mind this tool is extremely powerful. Modifications made to templates can have a direct impact on candidate experience, integrations, custom integrations, etc. Change should only be made by a qualified individual that is familiar with the configuration.

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Using Manage Templates in Admin Centre, customers will be able to make a field mandatory. These changes will be applicable for any template within recruiting.

In order to enable Manage templates, please follow up this KBA: 2157630 - Enabling Manage Templates in Recruiting - Recruiting Management

Please see the steps below:

  1. Select the desired template

  2. Select Fields defined. Click to modify

  3. The required section can be set to true or false

  4. Also, ensure that the field has no dependency to another field(e.g. State field associated to a country/region) in order to successfully update the required attribute.

See Also

2157630 - Enabling Manage Templates in Recruiting - Recruiting Management


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