Talent Pool - View

The talent pool page allows you to view the candidates in the talent pool and perform actions for the candidates, such as adding them to a job requisition. You can also view their status in the talent pool and create and manage nomination lists.

The options that are available will differ for portals that only have Succession or only have Recruiting. For portals that have both Succession and Recruiting, the full functionality of talent pools will be available.

Users must have permission to manage talent pools in order to view the Manage Talent Pools page and have access to the features and functionality for talent pools. For portals with Recruiting and Succession, recruiters and hiring managers must have permission to manage talent pools in order to access and manage the Manage Talent Pools page.

Add Candidate

The Add Candidate button allows you to add internal candidates to the talent pool. Note: External candidates can be added to a talent pool via Candidate Search Query or from the Manage Applicants page.

To add candidates:

  1. Click the Add Candidate button. This opens the Add Candidate pop-up.
  2. Search for candidates using the search option.
  3. Select candidates from the Available Users table.
  4. Click Done. This adds the candidates to the talent pool. The status of the candidates is New Candidate.

Add Nominee

The Add Nominee button allows you to add nominees to the nomination list. Nomination lists allow you to categorize candidates by a certain qualification or skill. When nominees are added to a nomination list but are not currently in the talent pool, they are only added to the nomination list and are not also added to the talent pool.

The Add Nominee button only displays if the talent pool is filtered by a nomination list. Filtering by a nomination list changes the name of the Add Candidate button to Add Nominee.

To add a nominee to the nomination list:

  1. Click the Add Nominee button. This opens the Add Nominee pop-up.
  2. Search for candidates using the search option.
  3. Select candidates from the Available Users table.
  4. Click Done. This adds the candidates to the nomination list. The status of the candidates changes to Nominated.

Options

The following options are available in the Options drop-down:

  • Edit Name - Click Edit Name to change the name of the talent pool. This opens the Edit Name pop-up. Enter the changes into the text field, and then click Save. This saves the changes to the name.

Filters

The following filters are available:

  • Nomination List Status - Select a nomination list status to filter the candidates by their status in the nomination list. The page is updated to show only the candidates who are in the selected nomination list status. The filter is disabled if a nomination list has not yet been created. When filtered by a nomination list, only the Assign Dev Plan, Create Group/Add to Group, and Remove options are available in the Actions column.
  • Succession Metrics - Select a succession metric to filter the candidates by a specific metric. The metrics that display are the metrics that are available to the user.
  • Metric Rating - Once the metric is selected, you can also filter by the metric rating. Select the rating from the drop-down to the right of the metric. The All option is selected by default. Only active metric ratings display in the filter. If a candidate does not have a rating but meets the metric criteria, then the candidate will display in the list.

Once the filters are defined, click Search. This updates the table to display the candidates that match the criteria.

Actions

The Actions drop-down allows you to apply actions to candidates, such as adding to groups and adding to a requisition. You can perform bulk actions by using the Actions drop-down above the candidates table. Or, you can perform actions on individual candidates from the drop-down in the Actions column in the table.

Note: The Assign Dev Plan action is only available for portals with Succession. The Add to Requisition action is only available for portals with Recruiting.

Note: The Create Group option displays if there a group has not yet been created for the talent pool. Once a group has been created, the Create Group option is replaced by the Add to Group option.

Candidates Table

The candidates table lists all users who are in the talent pool. You can perform actions on an individual user and also change the user's status in the talent pool. You can also access the user's Universal Profile > Bio page.

Select All Checkbox

Select the checkbox in the header row to perform bulk actions from the Actions drop-down on all of the selected candidates.

Select Individual User

Select the checkbox to the left of each candidate's name to perform actions from the Actions drop-down

Table

The following information displays in the table:

  • Photo - The candidate's photo displays, if available.
  • Name - This column displays the candidate's name as a link. For internal user, clicking the name opens their Universal Profile > Bio page or My Team page. For portals with Recruiting, clicking the name of an external candidate opens their Applicant Profile page.
  • User ID - This column displays the candidate's user ID.
  • Position - This column displays the candidate's current Position organizational unit (OU). If there is no value available, then "N/A" displays.
  • Division - For internal candidates, this column displays their current Division OU. For external candidates, this column displays "External."
  • Manager - This column displays the name of the candidate's manager. If there is no value available, then "N/A" displays.
  • Added - This column displays the candidate's date on which the candidate was added to the talent pool.
  • [Metric Filter] - The name of this column is the name of the metric selected in the metric filter. The column displays the rating for the metric. If a candidate has no rating for the metric, then the column displays "N/A."
  • Status - This column displays the candidate's status in the talent pool. You can manually change the status by selecting a status from the drop-down, which helps you to better manage the candidate's lifecycle in the talent pool. The following statuses display:
    • New Candidate - This status is assigned automatically when a candidate is added to the talent pool. indicates that the candidate has been added to the talent pool.
    • In Development - This status is assigned automatically when a development plan is added for the candidate.
    • Nominated - This status is assigned automatically when a candidate is added to a nomination list.
    • Placed - This status is assigned manually and indicates that a candidate has been promoted or placed in a position.

    Note: Changing a candidate's status when viewing the candidate in a nomination list does not change their status in the main talent pool.

  • Comments - The Comments option allows you to add a comment about the candidate, as well as view the comments that others have added. Click the icon to open the Comments pop-up. Enter a comment in the text box. Only one comment can be added per user, up to 3000 characters. If comments have been added by other users, then the comments display below the text box. Any comments you enter can be viewed by the users with whom the talent pool is shared. You can edit your own comment by opening the Comments pop-up and changing the comment in the text box. To delete your comment, you can remove all text in the text box and click Save.
  • Actions - This column displays the actions that can be performed for the individual candidate. To perform an action, it is not necessary to check the box in the far left column of the table. The following actions are available from the drop-down:
    • Nominate - See the Nominate section above for more information.Note: This option is not available when the table is filtered by a nomination list.
    • Assign Dev Plan - See the Assign Dev Plan section above for more information.
    • Create Group/Add to Group - See the Create Group/Add to Group section above for more information.
    • Add to Requisition - See the Add to Requisition section above for more information.Note: This option is not available when the table is filtered by a nomination list.
    • Remove - See the Delete section above for more information.

Modification History

The Modification History section displays the changes made to the talent pool or the nomination list. The section is collapsed by default.

The changes that display are based on the user's availability. If a user is not able to view a specific candidate due to permission constraints, then the change associated with the candidate does not display in the modification history.

The following changes display in the Modification History section:

  • Talent Pool Created
  • Nomination List Created
  • Candidate Added to Talent Pool
  • Candidate Added to Nomination List
  • Candidate Removed from Talent Pool
  • Candidate Removed from Nomination List