Employer Dashboard: top features & FAQ

Your Employer Dashboard is your home base for hiring on Indeed. It’s where you can do everything from editing your job posts to contacting candidates. And it’s completely free*. You can access your Employer Dashboard as soon as you post your first job.

 

At Indeed, we’re all about helping employers find the right candidates. With your Employer Dashboard, you can take care of every step of the hiring process in one place. It’ll help you stay organized and quickly identify your top candidates.

 

Keep reading to learn more about how to make the most of your free* Employer Dashboard.

 

Here are the top features you don’t want to miss:

 

  1. Filter applicants by location, qualifications, assessments, and your recorded interest level.
  2. Review candidates whose experiences and qualifications match your job posts.
  3. Let your dashboard do the work—we’ll automatically update your candidate statuses for you.

 

But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Let’s dive in and explore some common questions you might have about your Employer Dashboard.

 

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Candidate management

How can I see if a candidate applied to more than one of my jobs?

 

Click a candidate’s name to bring up the Candidate details page. Under Notes, you’ll see a list of every one of your jobs the candidate has applied for.

 

 

Where are my past notes on a candidate?

 

Click a candidate’s name to bring up the Candidate details page. On the right-hand side, you’ll see a full history of your candidate notes.

 

View of a candidate from the Candidate details page. 

 

How do I export candidates for a certain job?

 

Go to your Candidates tab, select a job, check the Select all candidates box, then click the Export candidates button.

 

 

 How do I export candidates for all jobs?

 

Go to your Candidates tab and select All open and paused jobs, check the Select all candidates box, then click the Export candidates button.

 

If you want to export candidates from a closed job, go to the Jobs tab and select the job from the Closed jobs list. Then check the boxes of all the candidates you want to export and click the Export candidates button.

 

How can I find a candidate from a past job?

 

Go to the Candidates tab and search for the candidate in the search box at the top right of your Employer Dashboard. This searches open and paused jobs by default.

 

Screenshot of searching for a candidate in the search box.

Search for a candidate in the search box.

 

If you closed the job, go to the Jobs tab and select Closed jobs at the top left of your dashboard. Then select the job title you want and search for the candidate you’re looking for.

 

 

 

Job management

 

How do I edit my job?

 

Go to your Jobs tab and click the blue Edit job text on the right-hand side of the job card. In the condensed view (see below), click the Actions button, then select Edit jobs from the dropdown menu.

Screenshot of selecting an option from the Actions dropdown menu.

Select an option from the Actions dropdown menu.

 

How do I set the status of a job?

 

To pause, close, or reopen a job, select the Status button on the right-hand side of the job card, then set the status you want.

 

To bulk set job statuses:

 

  1. Check the boxes on the left-hand side of each job card
  2. A bulk Set status button will appear above the job list on the right-hand side. Select the Set status dropdown and set the status you want.

 

How do I see my job details?

 

Click the job title to bring up the job details page.

 

You can also reach this page by clicking the Actions button and selecting View job details from the dropdown menu.

 

Screenshot of options displayed in the Actions dropdown

Options displayed in the Actions dropdown

 

How do I filter my jobs?

 

Filter your jobs by entering a job title or location in the search bars at the top left side of your dashboard. To remove the filter, click the X on the left side of the search bar.

 

By filtering, you can arrange your candidates so those who meet a qualification requirement you’ve set appear at the top of your list.

 

How do I sort my jobs?

 

Click the Sort by dropdown on the right-hand side of your dashboard. From there, you can sort by posting date, job title, location, or job status.

 

Screenshot of the Sort by dropdown helps you find jobs quickly

The Sort by dropdown helps you find jobs quickly

 

How can I review my total monthly spend for all of my Sponsored jobs?

 

Look for the Sponsored job billing widget on the bottom right-hand side of the Jobs tab. Here you’ll find your total monthly calendar for spend across all Sponsored Jobs.

 

How can I find my account-level budget?

 

Click the edit budget link on the Sponsored job billing widget on the bottom right-hand side of the Jobs tab. 

 

Account settings

 

Click the person icon in the upper right-hand part of the screen, then choose

 

Company settings.

 

Look out for upcoming improvements to the search features in the coming months.

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