What does the permission level 'Can create and view private candidates / prospects' do?

By now you've surely gotten comfortable with customizing and creating your own custom Job Admin permissions, and not a moment too soon! We have yet another exciting permission to throw into the mix to give you even more control over your account!

Can create and view private candidates / prospects was previously accessible to Site Admins as a user-specific permission, but this new stripe allows you to create variations of job admins that can create and manage private candidates on specific jobs while limiting their access to candidates on others. That means you could create a permission level that allows Hiring Managers or Recruiters to continue to work with candidates after marking them as hired!

Whether a candidate is Private occurs on the candidate-specific level, so if you make a candidate private on one job, they will be private on all their other jobs as well. A user only needs permission to create and view private candidates on one job a candidate is on in order to make them private on all of their jobs, so new Job Admins with this ability should take care that they aren't marking a candidate private who should still remain public on other jobs. 

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    Elvira Schuurman

    Hi Murphy, question on the prospect.
    We need our recruiters to be able to manage prospects but we don't want them to see private candidates.
    How would this work with the new permission? Same as it was before?

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    Jess Bertubin

    Hi Elvira,

    Thanks for writing in!

    Are you referring to the user-specific permission "Can manage prospects on no jobs (add as prospect to jobs, advance as candidate onto jobs, see private data) (Job Admin only)"​? If so, this can still be given to a user so they can manage prospects on their jobs, but not unattached prospects without seeing private data. ​

    Feel free to reach out to support@greenhouse.io​ if you'd like more clarification or have any further questions!