Setup custom fields
Updated over a week ago

Want to add more information to your candidate submissions? Set up custom fields that will enable you to add more data points to each candidate profile.

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Step 1

In order to start creating custom fields, click on your initials or profile picture in the bottom left corner of the screen. Then, go to settings and click on the custom fields item of the Shared list configuration section.

Note: The user types that can manage custom fields are Owner and Admin.


Step 2

Click the Add new field button to create a new custom field.


Step 3

A modal will pop up where you will be able to enter the Field title, description, and get a preview of the custom field.


After clicking Next you will be able to select the field type from the following options:

  • Text Single Line

  • Long text

  • URL

  • Number

  • Date

  • Checkbox

  • Single Select

  • Multiple Select

  • File Upload

  • Rate

Custom Field access explained

  • Restricted: the client will need to request and be granted access to the candidate's CV for the field to become visible - this will apply to Marketing Lists in most cases

  • or Instantly visible: the default setting for all Job Submission lists

Custom Field visibility explained

  • Public: visible to the end client

  • or Internal: only visible to your team and ideal if it is sensitive information you intend to keep confidential from the end client

Now you will be able to find the custom field when uploading a new candidate or when editing an already existing one.


Here is where your custom fields will be visible on your candidate's profile:


Pro Tip πŸ’‘: Learn how to map Bullhorn fields to these custom fields to automatically import data in our Field Mappings Help Center article.

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