Candidate sourcing is a crucial task. As a recruiter, you might come across several resumes daily. Downloading potential candidate profiles and adding them manually to Skillate can be a tedious task.

 

Fret not, we have got it covered for you with a new chrome extension- Skillate Hire and have the potential candidates added to your talent pool in seconds.

 

This article helps you understand:

  1. Why do you need Skillate Hire?

  2. How to add the extension to your google chrome?

  3. How to use Skillate Hire?


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Installing ‘Skillate Hire’


Note: You need an account with Skillate to use the extension: Skillate Hiring


Follow the below steps to install the chrome extension:

  1. Navigate to Chrome Web Store and search for Skillate.

  2. You will find Skillate Hire.

  3. Click on Add to chrome.

  4. Once installed, you will have the Skillate Hire extension added on the top right of the page, next to your profile.


If you can't find the extension on the top right of the page, click on the puzzle icon on top and pin Skillate Hire extension to google chrome.



Using ‘Skillate Hire’

 

Skillate provides different platform options. You can choose from the platform type with which you are integrated: Skillate, Successfactors, or Taleo and start adding candidates to the job.


 

Once logged in, we have got the instructions ready for you on ‘how to add candidates using this extension?’


 

Note: The extension works only with LinkedIn and Naukri for now.


 

Adding candidates from LinkedIn

 

If you come across any potential candidate(s) on LinkedIn, follow these steps to extract the respective candidate details to add to your Skillate account:

  1. Click on the extension by staying on the candidate profile.

  2. Choose a job from the list of jobs on Skillate. You can further filter the list of jobs that have been assigned to you by checking on the check-box.

  3. Hit Save and complete the process.

  4. Click on Visit Profile to view the profile in Skillate or else, proceed to close the extension.

 



Adding candidates from Naukri


If you come across any potential candidate(s) on Naukri, follow these steps to extract the respective candidate details to add to your Skillate account:

  1. Navigate to RMS > All Profiles.

  2. Click on the extension by staying on the candidate list page
    OR
    You can also select more than one candidate and add to a job using this extension. (Bulk action is available only for Naukri)

  3. Choose a job from the list of jobs on Skillate. You can further filter the list of jobs that have been assigned to you by checking on the check-box.



  4. Hit Save and complete the process.

  5. Click on View Profile to view the profile in Skillate or else, proceed to close the extension.

Similarly, you can add candidates from Naukri by navigating to Resdex > Search Resumes > Filters. You can add multiple candidates at once from the list of candidates or visit any candidate profile and add to a job via the extension.



View candidates added using 'Skillate Hire'

 

When you click on 'view profile' from the extension, you will be redirected to your Skillate account. You will find all available information- resume, contact information, work experience, etc. captured and mapped to respective fields within the product.

 

To view a candidate (added using the extension) from the respective job details page, follow the below steps:

  1. Navigate to Jobs and select the job to which you have added these candidates.

  2. From the job details page, click on Candidates

  3. You can view all the candidates sourced through the extension, added to the first stage of your hiring process.



Here is a video walkthough for your reference: