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Skillate allows organizations to create custom job fields that need to be filled at the time of job creation. 

These fields allow recruiters to capture additional data apart from the default fields, providing an option for the organization to capture the necessary custom data while creating a new job. 

This article will help you understand:

1. How to create custom job fields?

2. How to add job fields to a job form?



Scenario: 
Apart from fields such as location, department, skills that are captured at the time of job creation, suppose you need additional details such as the reason for replacement, designation, any attachments for reference etc. For the same, you can make use of the custom job fields.


Creating custom job fields

Follow the below steps to start creating job custom fields:


  1. Navigate to the Settings > Custom Fields > Job Fields.

  2. All the created custom job fields will be listed down here.

  3. Click on Create New.

  4. In the following pop-up, add a title, description.

  5. Choose a field type from the drop-down menu.

  6. Please be noted that the placeholder will be automatically populated as per the title you have provided.

  7. Click on Add to complete the process.

  8. The new field will be available to use and will be listed down on Job Fields.


Adding a job field to the job form


Once you have defined the job field, you will have to map it with the form in order to have it available on a job form.


Follow the steps below to map the job field with the job form:

  1. Navigate to the Settings > Job Setup > Job Form.

  2. Scroll down and click on New Field.

  3. In the following pop-up, choose the job field from the drop-down menu. 
     

  4. If you need to have any dependency criteria defined, click on +Add Dependency. This ensures that the field is displayed only upon satisfying the criteria defined.

  5. Further, choose if you would like to have it displayed as Mandatory, Optional, or OFF.
    Only those custom fields, that are marked as ‘Mandatory’ or ‘Optional’ will be displayed on the job creation form.


  1. If you choose Yes for Can the agency view this field? - the respective field will be available for the agency to view from the job details page.


  1. To get a preview of the configured form, click on Preview Form.


Note:
1. You can edit custom job fields anytime.
2. You cannot delete a custom job field. However, you can disable it from the Settings > Custom Fields > Job Fields > More Options > Disable.
3. From the Settings > Job Setup > Job Form, you can delete custom fields. Thus, it will not be displayed on the job form.
4. Further, you can edit field details from the job forms.