Using Lever as a hiring manager

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Understanding all of Lever's features will allow you to hire the best talent for your team - faster than ever! Lever makes it easy to source passive leads, submit referrals, review candidates, manage candidate communications, and extend offers.

Best practices

Familiarize yourself with the basics

Watch the videos below to get a full overview of how to best use Lever for your hiring needs.

Understanding candidates and opportunities

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Submit feedback in a timely manner

Submitting feedback right away helps your hiring team move quickly on top candidates.

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Be a hiring hero - refer great candidates!

Do you know someone who would be a great fit for your company? Let the team know - and get credit for the candidates you have referred. Watch the video below to learn how quick and easy it is to refer candidates in Lever (jump to 2:28 for specific instructions on referral submission).

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You can also submit referrals using Lever's Chrome extension! Check out the video below to see the Chrome extension in action (jump to 2:45 for specific instructions on using the extension to add new candidates).

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Track your team's performance using in-app reports

The Hiring Manager dashboard in Visual Insights allows you to assess the progress of a posting and visualize key recruitment metrics. To learn more, check out our Hiring Manager dashboard help article.

Other best practices for seamless hiring

Schedule a kick-off meeting with your recruiter before opening a role. Use this time to craft the job description, shape the interview process, and communicate what you are looking for in a great candidate. Learn more in our blog post: 6 Tips for the Hiring Manager-Recruiter Kickoff Call

Continue developing your relationship with your recruiting team so they can refine their screening processes over time. Learn more in our blog post: 7 Chats Recruiting Must Initiate with Hiring Managers

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