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Resume

Page Location: Applicant File > Resume

Users must have "View" or "Update" access to this page in Group Security to access this information. 

Resume Page allows users to review the applicant’s text version resume, file resume and/or text version cover letter. The resume in the text box displayed is the current text resume used in the Main Menu Bar > Applicants > Applicant Searching > Resume Text Search.  

Resume Tab

The main goal of this tab is to display the current text version of the resume (in the box provided) and to access the formatted version of the resume.  The resumes accessed via this page are the ones used in the Resume Text Search feature and which can be embedded into all the standard templates.

The Resume can be added to this page a few different ways.   

Text Resume ()

  1. An applicant uses the resume parsing feature to start the application process and the system pulls the content from the resume to create 'text' resume.
  2. An applicant uses the standard resume page of the online application process to copy and paste his/her 'text' resume into the space provided.
  3. An applicant uses the standard resume page of the online application process to upload a Word Doc resume (.doc) and the system pulls the content from the resume to create or update the 'text' resume. 
  4. An applicant updates his/her resume page in Self Service with a new 'text' resume.
  5. A user uses the basic import to copy a resume from another source to start the profile creation for an applicant.
  6. A user used the advanced import to import a resume and the system pulls the contents from the resume to create the 'text' version of the resume. 
  7. A user updates the 'text' resume via the Resume page of the Applicant's profile.  

Formatted Resume ()

  1. An applicant starts the online application process by uploading a resume. 
  2. An applicant uses the standard resume page of the online application process upload a resume.
  3. An applicant updates his/her resume page in Self Service with a new 'uploaded' resume.
  4. A user uses the basic import to upload a Word Doc resume to start the profile creation for an applicant.
  5. A user used the advanced import to import a resume.
  6. A user updates the 'uploaded' resume via the Resume page of the Applicant's profile.  

Actions Available

  1. To print the text resume, click on the  icon below the resume.  
  2. To update the text resume, type over the current resume and press the  to save the changes.  A copy of the previous resume will be saved to the Resume History tab.
  3. To access the formatted resume, click on the link above the text resume 'Click here to view the formatted resume'
  4. To upload a new formatted resume, click on the link above the text resume 'Click here to upload a new document'. 
Upon clicking on this link, the user will be taken to a new screen to select the formatted resume from his/her computer or network.  Actions to be taken (in this order)
  1. Click the button "Choose File" to find the new resume.
  2. If a copy of the previous resume should be kept on file, check the box to do so ("Keep old formatted resume in history") and type in a description in the box provide.
  3. Click the button "Import" to load the file and to create the history record

Cover Letter Tab

The main goal of this tab is to display the text cover letter (in the box provided). 

The Cover Letter can be added to this page a few different ways.   
  1. An applicant uses the Cover Letter page of the online application process to copy and paste his/her cover letter into the space provided.
  2. An applicant updates his/her cover letter page in Self Service with a new version.
  3. A user updates the Cover Letter tab via the Resume page of the Applicant's profile. 

Resume History Tab

This tab will display the previous versions of the text or the formatted resume. 

History is created a few different ways.   
  1. An applicant updates his/her text resume during the application process when applying to a new position.
  2. An applicant uploads a new formatted version of the resume during the application process when applying to a new position. 
  3. An applicant updates his/her text version of the resume via the Resume page of the Self Service module.
  4. An applicant uploads a new formatted version of the resume via the Resume page of the Self Service module.
  5. A user updates the 'text' version of the resume on the Resume tab of the Applicant's profile. 
  6. A user uploads a new formatted version of the resume and selects the option to keep a copy of the old version.

Summary View

Column  Purpose 
Text This column will display the link 'View Text' if there is a text version of the resume which can be viewed. Click the link to display the content of the resume in a new window.
File This column will display the link 'View File' if there is a formatted/file version of the resume which can be viewed.  Click the link to display the document in a new window. 
Date Displays the date the backup copy was made. 
Description Displays how the resume was uploaded ("Updated on the applicant's resume page" or "Updated Online") OR will display the name of given to the resume when a new copy was uploaded by the user.
  Click this link to remove the historical resume from the applicant's file.


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