Application sources are tracked to reflect how an applicant applies for a requisition, either via referral, job board, Career Center, career site, the Candidate Bank, or by being added manually. An application source is automatically applied, based on how the applicant comes into the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Applicant sources cannot be manually created.
The following are the available application source values (Note: The Referral Suite application sources may also be referred to as referral methods.):
- [Job Board Name]
- [Career Site Name]
- Added Manually
- Broadbean Search
- Candidate bank
- Career Center (Note: This is the legacy Career Center.)
- External Referral-Email
- External Referral-Facebook
- External Referral-LinkedIn
- Internal Career Site
- LinkedIn Recruiter System Connect
- Other - Invited to Apply
- Referral-Search Network
- Talent Pool
The following are the pages on which an application source displays:
Note: The application source also appears in standard and custom reporting.
For portals with Referral Suite enabled, when the curser is placed over an internal application source, the Referrer Information pop-up is displayed.
The pop-up displays the user associated with the referral and includes the referrer's photo, name, position, and phone number, as well as a linked email address. Clicking the email address allows you to compose and send the referrer an email.
The following are the internal application sources:
For portals with Agency Portal enabled, when the cursor is placed over the application source, the information pop-up displays the following information:
- The name of the user that submitted the applicant.
- The submitter's job title.
- The submitter's phone number.
- The submitter's email address. Click the email address to send the submitter an email.
The following use cases identify the source value that displays in the Source field depending on how the applicant initially applies to the requisition: