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Must we track candidates sent to us by a 3rd party recruiter who are not qualified?

Beth C. - Apr 17, 2019
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We work with a number of outside recruiters. They will send us resumes of potential candidates for a posted job. If the candidate they send is deemed not qualified (based on some factor like experience, education, lack of license, salary requirements), do we need to include that candidate in our Applicant Tracking System (we currently import any candidate sent from a recruiter into our ATS and then have the candidate formally “apply” if we decide to interview them)? Or, if we are not interested in the candidate from the recruiter, can we just tell the recruiter “no thanks” and not bring that candidate into our ATS?

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