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Create and Edit Custom Application Questions

The Application Templates tool allows the user to create and edit custom application questions to be used in the application template(s). 

  • Find the Application Templates tool in the Settings area.
  • Click on Application Templates.
  • Create and/or edit custom questions in two areas of the Application Template tool - Manager Application Questions and/or Go To Setup.

Manage Application Questions option to create or edit questions

  • To create and/or edit custom questions directly in the Question Library click Manage Application Questions.
  • Questions in the Question Library are contained in various sections. Select the question section on the left to see the questions contained in the section. To search the library use the Search bar.
  • To edit the question text click the Pencil icon. Click SAVE to save any changes. A confirmation will appear. 
  • To edit the answer options, for any multiple choice answer types, click the Options icon.
  • Click the + to move desired available answer options from the right column to the left.
  • Use Score to enter scoring associated with specific answer option(s).
  • Use Disqualifying? to add the automatic disqualification to the answer option.
    • Please note: an automatic notice of disqualification may be sent to the applicant as part of the confirmation of receipt of application email. Please contact support@exacthire.com to activate this feature for your organization.
  • Reorganize answer options by dragging the option up or down the list.
    • Tip: to increase applicant’s speed when completing an application, consistently place answer options in the same order.
  • Create new answer options in the right column with + Create New Option.
    • Edit created answer options with the Pencil icon.
  • Default answer options are locked and cannot be changed.
  • Use the Save Options button to save the edits. A confirmation will appear.
  • Use the + Create New Question button to create new custom question(s).

  • The Insights field allows for a unique label to be created associated with the question for reporting purposes.
  • The Question Text field allows for the question text to be created. 
  • The Question Type field allows for the answer type to be selected.
    • If an answer type with options selections is chosen the options will be configured using the Configure Answer Options button.
    • Create the answer options and click Save Options. A confirmation will appear.
  • Click Create Question.

Setup option to create or edit questions

  • To create and/or edit custom questions directly in the Application Template access through the More Options icon on the Application Template specifically.
  • Click on Go To Setup.
  • Once in the Setup area, select the appropriate application section on the left. 
  • Add a question to the section with the Add Question From Library button.
  • To search the library for existing question(s) use the Search bar.
  • Create new question(s) with the + Create New Question button. Follow the instructions above.
  • Edit existing question(s) with the Edit Existing Questions button. A confirmation to enter edit mode will appear. Follow the instructions above.
  • Add the created or edited question(s) to the Application Template with the + icon.