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How to make sure that every candidate is contacted on time

When we post a wonderful job offer, chances are that there will be many candidates applying – with the perfect one amongst them, we just don’t know who it is. Of course we want to contact him, but with so many candidates, an accidental error could happen and we wouldn‘t send everyone an invitation to interview. Lumeer will help us to add two more layers of protection against such an error.


Firstly, in table view, we want to highlight candidates that applied in, let’s say, last three days. This is done by adding a formatting rule on column with date of application. It says that when the date is older than three days, then the cell is coloured red and it’s easier to spot that row.
Also, there are other column settings: constraints, which determine type and format of data in the columns, and notifications, which we’ll explore later in the article.


The resulting table looks like following:



Secondly, we also want to get a notification which reminds us about applications that are more than two days old. Let’s set that notification to be send to Slack associated with our account. We can also add custom note so it is clear to everyone in Slack channel why the notification was sent.



And this is how it looks like when the notification is received in Slack:

That was just one example of how Lumeer can do for you in HR. Others include creating comprehensive overview of postings and candidates and displaying it in calendar or map view. There is much more that Lumeer can help you with, so your work is more efficient. If you were to choose one feature that would help you most, which would it be? Let us know via email or comments!

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