Permissions: Site Admin, and Job Admin who can manage company metadata

Product tier: Available for all subscription tiers

A rejection reason is a configurable field when rejecting a candidate or prospect from a job and can reveal any potential trends keeping your team from making a hire.

This article covers how to delete a custom rejection reason from your organization.

Note: Only custom rejection reasons can be deleted. Default rejection reasons can only be hidden. Click here to learn more.

Click the Configure icon in the top right-hand corner and select Custom Options from the left-hand panel.

Screenshot of the custom options configure page.

Select Rejection Reasons from the Custom Options page.

Screenshot of the rejection reasons button.

From the Manage Rejection Reasons page, navigate to the custom rejection reason and click Remove inline with the rejection reason name.

Screenshow of the remove button.

From the dialog box, reassign a new rejection reason to candidates already assigned this rejection reason or permanently delete the reason without re-assigning the existing candidates. 

Note: Candidates and prospects impacted by the deletion of the rejection reason will be reassigned to the new rejection reason and will populate in reports based on their new rejection reason.

Click Delete Rejection Reason.

Screenshot of the delete rejection reason button.

The rejection reason is now deleted.