Custom Fields

With custom fields, you can specify the type of data you provide or collect. Find out how to use custom fields with candidates or job postings.

With custom fields, you can collect and store specific types of data for candidates and positions.

You can choose from the following field types:

  • Text
  • Date
  • Currency
  • Attachment
  • Dropdown
  • Radio buttons

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Custom fields are only available on Pro plans. Contact our sales team for more details.

Company Admins can access custom fields in their recruiting preferences.

  1. Click the gear icon ⚙️ in the left sidebar.
  2. Hover over Recruiting Preferences.
  3. Click Custom Fields.

How to create custom fields for candidates

Custom fields can help you save specific details about candidates. Only Hiring Managers can add info to the custom fields on a candidate’s profile, but all Hiring Members can see what’s been added.

Note: Custom fields are for internal use and are not included on application forms. To specify questions for applicants, use custom questionnaires.

To create a custom candidate field:

  1. Click the gear icon ⚙️ in the left sidebar.
  2. Hover over Recruiting Preferences.
  3. Click Custom Fields.
  4. Scroll to Candidate Fields.
  5. Click + Custom Field.
  6. Enter a name for the field.
  7. Choose a data type.
  8. Choose whether to encrypt the data in the field. Note that file attachments can’t be encrypted.
  9. Click Save Changes.

How to create custom fields for positions

Custom fields can help you save and share specific details about positions. If enabled, custom fields are available when you create new positions. You can see and edit the data in custom fields in a position’s settings.

Note: Custom fields are only visible to Hiring Managers assigned to the position.

To create a custom position field:

  1. Click the gear icon ⚙️ in the left sidebar.
  2. Hover over Recruiting Preferences.
  3. Click Custom Fields.
  4. Scroll to Position Fields.
  5. Click + Custom Field.
  6. Enter a name for the field.
  7. Choose a data type.
  8. Choose if the field should be Required, Optional, or Disabled.
  9. Choose whether to make the field available for use in email and SMS templates.
  10. Click Save Changes.

Updated 5 months ago



Custom Fields


With custom fields, you can specify the type of data you provide or collect. Find out how to use custom fields with candidates or job postings.

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