The Send to Candidate column enables you to send the offer letter to the internal or external candidate. The options in this column only appear once the offer letter is in an Approved status. Note: Offer letters that do not have an approval workflow are automatically approved as soon as they are successfully submitted.
The following are the possible options in the Send to Candidate column:
- Send Offer
- View Details
|PERMISSION NAME||PERMISSION DESCRIPTION||CATEGORY|
|Offer: Manage Offers||
Grants ability to manage all functionality available in the Offer Letter Management table of an applicant's profile, as well as view offer letters on the Documents tab of the Applicant Profile page. This permission must be used in conjunction with the Requisition: Manage or Requisition: Owner permission. This permission cannot be constrained.
Note: Users must also be assigned the Offer: Edit Letter Content permission in order to edit offer letters that are generated from a template.
Note: Users must also be assigned the Applicants: Access Sensitive Statuses permission to access offer letters that are defined as sensitive.
Thebutton opens the Send Offer pop-up, which enables you to determine how the offer will be sent to the candidate.
A link to the offer letter displays in the Offer Letter section. Clicking the link opens the offer letter as a PDF. You can remove the offer letter from the Send Offer pop-up by clicking the Trash Can icon to the right of the offer letter title. If the offer letter is removed, thelink appears. Click the link to add the same offer letter to the Send Offer pop-up.
Additional attachments can be added to the offer. To add attachments, click. Search for the file, and then upload it to the Additional Attachments section. Attachments appear in order of most to least recently attached.
There is no limit to the number of attachments that can be added. The available file types are .doc, .docx, .pdf, and .txt. The maximum file size is 5MB.
Once an attachment is added, you can click the file name to view the attachment. You can remove an attachment by clicking the Trash Can icon to the right of the file name.
Note: Attachments only apply to the send method to which they are attached.
Offer letters can be sent to the My Profile page for external candidates, via email, or via paper mail. The Other tab enables you to record a date the offer is sent in the event that none of the other send methods are used. Offers can be sent via any or all of these methods.
Note: The offer letter content cannot be edited from the Send Offer pop-up.
The Candidate Profile option is selected by default. For applicants applying through a career site, this option sends the offer to the My Tasks panel on the candidate's My Profile page. For applicants applying through the Career Center, this option sends the offer to the My Tasks panel on the candidate's Applications tab in the Career Center.
In the Instructions field, enter information regarding the offer. For example, you may wish to indicate that the candidate can respond to the offer via their My Profile page. The maximum character limit is 500. The instructions appear for the candidate when they review the offer. This is not a required field.
Once the offer is sent, you can resend the offer, either with the same offer letter and attachments or with changes to these sections. The Candidate Profile tab displays a Note: If the version that is being resent to the candidate is the same as the current version on the candidate's My Profile page, then clicking Re-send to Candidate Profile replaces the current version, even though it is the same version. A new Sent date is recorded.button that enables you to resend the offer. The last date on which the offer was sent displays above the button.
The Email option enables you to email the offer to the candidate via the Send to Candidate email trigger, if configured in Email Management. The candidate's email address is pre-populated in the Email field.
In the Instructions field, enter instructions regarding the offer. The data entered in the Instructions field is tied to the OFFER.SEND.INSTRUCTIONS email tag. The character limit is 500. This is not a required field.
Clickto send the offer to the candidate. Any attachments in the Additional Attachments field are included.
Once the offer is sent, you can resend the offer, either with the same offer letter and attachments or with changes to these sections. The Email tab displays a Note: If the version that is being resent to the candidate is the same as the current version on the candidate's My Profile page, then clicking Re-send Email replaces the current version, even though it is the same version. A new Sent date is recorded.button that enables you to resend the offer. The last date on which the offer was sent displays above the button.
The Paper Mail option enables you to create a record that the offer is being sent via paper mail. The candidate's address from their user record is pre-populated in the Paper Mail tab. If an address is not available, then you can enter an address by clicking the Note: Editing the address does not affect the candidate's address on their user record.link in upper-right corner. From this link, you can also edit the pre-populated address. An address is not required.
In the Date Sent field, you must enter the date on which the offer will be or was sent. Then, click to commit the date sent.
The Other option enables you to record the date an offer was or will be sent to a candidate if you are not using any of the other send methods. Enter a date in the Date Sent field, and then click to commit the date sent.
For detailed information about candidate responses to offer letters, see the Offer Letter Workflow - Candidate Response topic in Online Help.
The Note: For the Paper Mail send option, entering a date in the Date Sent field on the Send Offer pop-up serves as sending the offer to the candidate.link displays in the Send to Candidate column once an offer has been sent to the candidate. In addition, the column displays the date on which the candidate's response was sent.
Clicking the link opens the Send Offer pop-up, which displays the details of the offer sent to the candidate. See the Send Offer section above for more information about the Send Offer pop-up.
- If a newer version is sent to a candidate for acceptance and a response has not yet been received for the existing version, then the new version replaces the existing version on the candidate's My Profile page.
- The same version of an offer letter can be resubmitted to a candidate multiple times.
- All candidate responses are tracked, even if a new version of an offer letter is sent or the same version is resent.
- All final versions of an offer letter are tracked, even if a new version of the offer letter is generated.