Manage Applicants - Send Customizable Email

The Send Customizable Email option allows recruiters to send a customizable email to one or more applicants.

To access the Manage Applicants page, go to Recruit > Manage Requisition. On the Manage Job Requisitions page, locate the requisition for which you would like to manage candidates. From there, click the linked number of candidates in the Applicants column.

To send a customizable email:

  1. Select up to 50 applicants by checking the box to the left of the applicant's name.
  2. Click the Send Customizable Email link in the Actions drop-down. This opens the Send Message page. The Send To field is prepopulated with the selected applicants and cannot be modified. Up to seven applicant names display. If there are more than seven recipients, then the number of additional recipients displays to the right of the seventh recipient's name.

  1. Complete the following fields on the Send Message page:
    • Remove applicants from this communication - Check the box to exclude the applicant recipients from the email. The email will only be sent to the users who are copied or blind copied.
    • Include me on Cc - This option is selected by default. When selected, the sender is copied on each message that is exchanged with the applicant. Note: The box can be unchecked when replying to applicant messages.
    • Cc - Additional users can be copied on the email. To add users, enter a name in the predictive search box or click the Select a user icon to search for and select a user from the Select a user pop-up. Recipients must have a valid email address in the system. The sender can also copy themselves. You can remove users by clicking the remove option for the user. In addition, you can Cc a relationship to the applicant using the Select Relation drop-down. The following relationship options are available:
      • Applicant Reviewer(s)
      • OU Approver
      • Hiring Manager
      • Next Level Hiring Manager
      • Requisition Owner(s)
      • Applicant Interviewer(s)
    • Show Bcc - Check the box to enable the blind copy options. Enter a name in the predictive search box or click the Select a user icon to search for and select a user from the Select a user pop-up. Recipients must have a valid email address in the system. The sender can also blind copy themselves. You can remove users by clicking the remove option for the user. In addition, you can blind copy a relationship to the applicant using the Select Relation drop-down. The following relationship options are available:
      • Applicant Reviewer(s)
      • OU Approver
      • Hiring Manager
      • Next Level Hiring Manager
      • Requisition Owner(s)
      • Applicant Interviewer(s)
    • Subject - Enter the subject in the subject line, up to 250 characters.
    • Tags - Click View Tags to view the tags available for the email.
    • Message Box - Enter the message for the recipients. There is no character limit. For detailed information about the WYSIWYG options available for configuring emails, see the Email - Create topic in Online Help.
    • You can preview the email by clicking the Preview button at the bottom of the message box, which shows the email with tags rendered. When previewing an email with multiple recipients, only the first applicant in the list of recipients is rendered in the preview.

    • Attachments - Up to three attachments can be added to the email, with a maximum file size per attachment of 5MB. File names cannot exceed 50 characters and cannot include invalid special characters. Drag and drop a file to the attachment box, or click Select a file to select an attachment from your computer. Attachments can be removed by clicking the remove option for the attachment. Click to view the acceptable file types.
  1. Click Send to send the email to the applicant and other recipients. Or, click Cancel to close the email without sending it.

Once the email is sent, the email event is logged on the History tab of the Applicant Profile page. The size of the entire message, including attachments, should not exceed 20MB.