How do candidates appear in Lever after anonymization?

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Please note: The following features will be rolled out gradually before May 25th to all accounts.

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When you anonymize a candidate in Lever, you don’t want it to affect reporting or recruiter calibration. We’ve made sure that anonymized candidates do not have personal information visible or available within Lever, and remove personal information from all of the places where it might be visible in Lever. For more information on how to select candidates to anonymize in Lever, see this article. For more information about what data fields are deleted, see this article.

After Anonymizing

Once anonymized, the candidate name will be removed from all reports (including the ‘Data requests’ report), and replaced with ‘Anonymized Candidates’. All counts will remain accurate, but you’ll see their name replaced:


The candidate will be removed from search results, as well as any field searches (for tags, emails, etc.). If you have saved a link to the candidate profile, you’ll be brought to a blank page with a notice that the candidate has been anonymized:


When viewing archived candidates on the candidate dashboard, any anonymized candidates will be counted at the bottom of the list:


The candidate name will also be scrubbed from any notifications, failed emails or interviewer notifications.

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