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jobseekers vs. applicant

Theresa C. - March 3, 2017
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In the webinar on 1/31/17 – Strategic Applicant Tracking and Analysis, they talked about the differences between candidates and applicants and that if they weren’t considered they don’t have to be included in the data. Slides 22-24 – The individual’s expression of interested indicated that individual possess the basic qualifications for the position. The reason code “does not meet internet application definition/Exclude from AAP”. Maybe I misunderstood, but if I ask basic qualification questions like those below and they say no, then they weren’t a candidate???? Do I need to use reason codes calling them a jobseeker vs. applicant. I’m not sure how the data would differentiate between someone I didn’t consider (jobseeker) and applicant.

Q3. Do you have at least three years’ experience in a regulated industry in a Quality role? (required) A. Yes

Q4. Do you have at least three years’ experience in an ISO 13485 environment in a Quality role? (required) A. No

Q5. Do you have at least three years’ experience inspecting incoming machined parts and/or welded sub-assemblies? (required) A. No

Q6. Do you have at least three years’ experience conducting root cause analysis and corrective/preventative actions? (required) A. Yes

Q7. Do you have at least three years’ experience maintaining inspection and non-conformance records? (required) A. No

Q8. How did you hear about this position? (For example, if through an agency, name the agency. If through a referral, name the person that referred you. If through a website or ad, name the location). (required)

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