You can import candidates directly from a spreadsheet and add them to Skillate. This is frequently useful when you are using a different ATS or maintaining data on a spreadsheet. From almost all ATS you can export all candidates infromation in CSV or XLXS.
To import the candidate in Skillate go to Settings>Bulk Import Candidates
Here click on "Bulk Import Candidate" you'll be asked to upload a spreadsheet. Make sure your spreadsheet has the following information about the candidate.
- Phone Number
- Resume Text
If resume text is not present you can include the following
- Current Position
- Years of Experience
- Recent College
Each of these fields should be represented as a column in your spreadsheet. You can use skillate_candidates_bulk_import.xslx template to start with.
Once you upload a spreadsheet you'll be asked to define the mapping of the columns as shown below.
You need to select the starting row to start the import from. For mapping, you'll also see an example data on the right side that you'll be receiving from the uploaded CSV.
Click start importing and within a few minutes all the candidates will be added to the skillate.