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Locations (Countries and States)

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Page Location:
Admin > Codes > Country Codes
Admin > Codes > State Codes


These code tables contain the country and state (region or province) codes. 

User View: These fields are used/display (1) when manually adding applicants into the system (2) viewing/updating the Demographics Page (3) viewing/updating the Questionnaire page (4) creating/copying a requisition where the field is included (5) viewing/updating the Main page of the requisition where the field is included (6) on the "Company" address page.

Applicant View: The Applicant sees the description applied on his/her Contact Information page in his/her profile and will see this information during the online application process. Additionally, if requested to complete the questionnaire page, the options will display.

Import Code Key for Countries: CY
.csv file should contain Code & Description in that order.

Import Code Key for States: SC
.csv file should contain Code & Description in that order.

Creating Location Codes

Important Considerations:  Cyber Recruiter codes cannot contain certain symbols such as commas, quotes, periods, apostrophes or ampersands and the user will get an error message when trying to enter or import codes containing them. There are also certain character combinations that must be avoided because Cyber Recruiter is programmed to strip them (even if they are in the middle of a code or description) as they can be used by others to reference potentially dangerous procedures or scripts that could cause harm to your Cyber Recruiter system. These combinations include: SP_ or sp_ and XP_ or xp_. Also a double dash will be converted to a single dash. There are a few other combinations not listed here that could be stripped, but it is extremely unlikely that they would be used in codes or descriptions.

After clicking "Add new record." enter in the necessary information to create a new code.

Field Purpose
Code This is the unique identifier for the drop-down option. This code is written in the raw data and is referenced to determine the description to show on the screen. If the code is removed from the Admin > Codes section, this value will still be in the Applicant File for reporting purposes unless the file is edited and saved after the code was deleted.
Description This is what is displayed on the screens and for users when in the system.

Inactivating Codes

States and Country codes can be inactivated. When the code is inactivated it will no longer be an option to select when updating the system or displayed in grouping/search options on the website. Inactive codes in search lists and reports inside Cyber Recruiter will be segmented so all active codes appear first and then inactive codes appear under a header ---Inactive---

To inactivate a code, edit the code and check mark the option for 'Inactive'.