How to find more fields to search on

Inside most search and list screens in ApplicantExtra you will be able add more fields to the search criteria in addition to the fields displayed by default by selecting the search settings icon (looks like a spanner and cog)… For example, in the Candidate List screen, you can add more fields to the search criteria in addition to the […]

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Why is Outlook giving me warning messages

When you do an import from Outlook, you might get some warning messages because the Windows and/or Outlook programs are not recognizing your antivirus program. When Outlook suspects that there is no antivirus protection in the system, it enters a high security mode to prevent any unwanted incursions. Hence, instead of getting on with the […]

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The “Send to ApplicantExtra” option does not appear in Outlook

Note – Please ensure that you are using the Desktop version of ApplicantExtra (the installed version) and not the standard version that has no Outlook integration. The Send to ApplicantExtra option does not appear in Outlook if this option is disabled or deactivated. You need to do the following to activate this option. Outlook 2013 […]

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How to add a referrer

You can add a referrer to a candidate either during the process of creating a candidate record (that is, using the CV Data Helper) or any time after creating a candidate record (through the Candidate Record page). 1. When you are in the process of creating a candidate record using a CV (see here for more […]

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How to maintain Attribute Lists

Attribute lists like skills, roles, and qualifications are important for the ApplicantExtra system to function efficiently and effectively. Now that our Criteria Search section is able to find attribute keywords and alias matches directly inside CVs and against candidates, it is more useful than ever to keep on top of your attributes list. Each attribute […]

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How to Log a Conversation

To add a note, click the icon  in the toolbar of Candidates, Clients, Contacts, or Vacancies, or click the Shortlist Note button on a candidate or vacancy shortlist. In the Event Edit window, select an event type and then enter the appropriate text about the event. If you need a reminder for this, select the check box […]

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How to create a Public CV

In order to send a Candidate’s CV to your Clients through the ApplicantExtra, you ideally need a public CV attached to the candidate record. This can be done in the following ways listed here. Desktop Version only method The Desktop version of ApplicantExtra allows you to open, edit, and save any system attached documents in-place […]

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How to Advertise a Vacancy with Broadbean

The Broadbean service allows you broadcast your vacancy adverts to all your job board accounts in one go. Firstly you need to set the following things up (this only needs to be done once). 1. Contact Broadbean sales and open a new Adcourier account (mention that you will be using this through ApplicantExtra hybrid feed). […]

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How to import a LinkedIn Connection to ApplicantExtra

Any LinkedIn connections can be imported as a contact record or imported as a candidate record in the ApplicantExtra. This can be done using the Browse LinkedIn option (Side Menu->Home). This opens the LinkedIn website where you need to login to your LinkedIn account. You can then search the required connection and click Import as Candidate […]

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How to create a Reminder

User created reminders in ApplicantExtra appear in the system Diary along with the system reminders. User and system reminders (with the installed desktop version) have become more useful because of integration with MS Outlook Calendar. Reminders are created by adding a date and time to a candidate note, client note, contact note, vacancy note, or […]

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