Permissions: Site Admin, and Job Admin who can reject candidates

Product tier: Available for all subscription tiers

When your organization rejects a candidate, that person is no longer considered for the role and is removed from the pipeline for that job. This article covers how to reject an individual candidate from a job, including how to schedule a rejection email. 

Note: You can also reject prospects or reject candidates in bulk. For more information, visit Stop considering a prospect or Reject candidates or prospects in bulk.

To begin, click Jobs from the navigation bar and select a job from the All Jobs dashboard.

Screenshot of the all jobs dashboard.

Select Candidates from the left-side panel and choose your candidate from the list

Screenshot of the candidates page.

Click Reject

Screenshot of the reject button.

Fill out the Reject this Candidate box. Include a Rejection Reason and check the Start new prospect process after rejection box if you'd like to add the candidate to a prospect pool.

Screenshot of the rejection reason and rejection notes.png

Review the rejection email as needed.

When finished, click Reject and Send Email or Reject and Don't Send Email. To schedule the email to be sent at a later time, select a time from the Send email when dropdown. 

Screenshot of the reject this candidate information box.png

Note: If you selected the Start new prospect process box, the page will prompt you to add the prospect to a prospect pool and stage

The candidate's rejection information is available to view on their candidate profile.

Screenshot of the candidates profile.