Company metadata allows you to capture and report on data custom to your organization in a standardized format. Greenhouse Recruiting includes company metadata for candidate tags, close reasons for job openings, interviewer tags, referrers, rejection reasons, and sources.
It may be necessary to delete company metadata as your organization grows or changes. This article covers how to replace or delete existing company metadata in Greenhouse Recruiting.
Manage company metadata
To update your organization's company metadata, select Configure, then click Custom Options.
Scroll to the Company Metadata section.
Click any entity listed under Company Metadata to view all existing metadata for that entity. For example, click Candidate Tags to manage all existing candidate tags used by your organization.
Replace or delete company metadata
Click Remove to delete any metadata entry.
Replace company metadata
Select I want any entity using this
[company metadata] to use this instead to delete and replace this metadata with other existing metadata. Use the dropdown menu to select a replacement for your deleted metadata, then click Delete.
Delete company metadata
You can also select I want to permanently delete this
[company metadata] without re-assigning to permanently delete any company metadata. Click Delete to confirm you'd like to remove this metadata.
When company metadata is permanently deleted without re-assigning, the metadata is completely removed from all candidates, reports, jobs, or other associated entities in the hiring software.