Reject a Candidate

Lesson for full-time recruitment process

If required – follow the steps outlined below to reject a candidate. 


This knowledge article will show you how to reject a candidate.

1. Sign into HRMS using your single sign-on ID and password.

2. Click ‘Talent Acquisition’. 

3. Click ‘Recruitment’. 

4. Click ‘Recruiting’.

5. Click ‘Requisitions’ on the top menu.

6. Search the requisition using various filters available on the left-hand panel.

7. Click ‘Apply Filters’.

8. Click on the hyperlink title of the requisition.

9. Click on the number of Active Candidates on the left-hand side panel to display the list of applicants.

10. Check the box beside all the candidate’s names you wish to reject.

Note: Multiple candidates must be in the same step/status.

11.Click on ‘More Actions’.

12. Click ‘Change Step/Status’.

13. Select ‘Unsuccessful’ from the ‘New Status drop-down.

14. Select the reason from the Details or Disposition’ list.

15. Add comments, if required.

16. Click ‘Apply and Close’.

Note: You can review the step at which they became unsuccessful at on the list of candidates under ‘Step, Status, Icon’.