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Employment History

Page Location: Applicant File > Experience > Employment History

Based on Group Security settings, users can add, edit or delete employment history.

The Employment History Tab tracks all the relevant job history an applicant has which can be evaluated in the job search.  Records can be added to this tab a few different ways. For this overview, the focus will be on the last option.  

  1. A record can be added manually by the applicant.
  2. A record can be automatically added via the parsing engine when the applicant uploads his/her resume.
  3. Records are added via the Employment History page. 

Summary View

Field/Column/Option  Purpose 
Delete Selected Check the box in the last column and use this button to remove one or more of the employment history records on the list. 
Add new Record Click this link to add a new record to the applicant.
    Click this icon to edit or view the current employment history record.
  Employer Displays the name of the employer.
  Title Displays the job title.
Employed Displays the date the applicant worked for the employer (from and to)
    Salary Displays the salary data provided for the job (from and to)
      Check this box to flag an employment history record for deletion.  Once all fields are flagged, use the 'Deleted Selected' button to remove the employment history records from the list.

Adding Employment History

Upon pressing 'Add New Record' the page will prompt the user for a few key items.  Fields are presented below in the order they are presented if the user tabs through the page. 

Field  Purpose 
Employer Enter the name of the employer.
Address 1 Enter the street address of the employer.
Address 2 Enter the city, state, zip (etc.) for the employer
Title Enter the job title the applicant held while working for the employer.
Start Date Enter date the applicant started working for the employer.

For sorting purposes, enter the date as YYYY/MM/DD.
End Date Enter date the applicant stopped working for the employer. 

For sorting purposes, enter the date as YYYY/MM/DD. If this applicant is currently employed, enter the current date.
Business Type Enter the type of business for which the applicant worked.
Phone Enter the phone number of the supervisor or contact person at the employer.
Supervisor Enter the name of the supervisor.
Begin Sal Enter the salary which the applicant was making at the beginning of employment.
End Salary Enter the salary which the applicant was making at the end of employment.
Per Select a value related to the type of salary number entered:

Responsibilities Enter the responsibilities of the applicant for the job specified. 
Leave Reason Enter why the applicant is leaving or left this employer or specific job.
Note Enter any notes (phone number, details of job, company background, etc.) which are relevant for this employment record.

Editing Employment History

Press the   icon to review the details behind the employer history record.  All the fields shown above will be available for review and editing.  If the applicant entered in the record, not all the fields may have been completed.  The applicant can only fill in the fields which are presented to him/her during the online application process.  

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