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FAQ on Recruiting Screening Functionality. (Doc ID 1295176.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Talent Acquisition Manager - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This knowledge document is a replacement for 621200.1 and 1357755.1 which have been deleted.


This document presents commonly asked questions about the screening functionality used in PeopleSoft HRMS Recruiting Solutions. For more information about Screening, see the following PeopleBooks section:

Home > PeopleBooks > PeopleSoft Enterprise Talent Acquisition Manager 9.1 PeopleBook > Setting Up Screening Processes

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 1.  Why does an applicant pass the prescreening questionnaire after answering the question incorrectly?
 2.  Is it mandatory to enter points in the 'Raw Points' field on the screening level?
 3.  A question has 4 answers, of which 3 are correct and 1 is incorrect. Is it necessary to enter data in the 'Percent Needed to Pass' field to have the applicant pass screening by entering only 1 of the correct answers?
 4.  Is it possible to set up a question with two correct answers, so that if either right answer is selected, the question will be treated as correct?
 5.  Is it mandatory to use 'Points' for the Prescreening process?
 6.  What is the purpose of defining a question as 'Required' if that also mandates points?
 7.  Prescreening messages do not reflect HTML formatting changes made to the Text Catalog.
 8.  Why do the prescreening questions appear along with the additional questions on each page of the application?
 9.  Is it possible for recruiters to enter answers to screening questions for applicants that have been added in Recruiting component (not through self-service)?
 10.  Is it possible to create distinct screening questions for external and internal applicants?
 11.  How do I turn off the Questionnaire Completion email?
 12.  Prescreening Questions are repeated in General Questionnaire section of the application.
 13. Why are the Points assigned to Screening Questions not reflected on Job Opening - Screening Main page? 
 14. The 'Required' check box has been ticked for Screening Questions in a Job Opening. When an applicant is applying for the Job Opening, they are able to submit a resume without completing the Screening Questions. What is the use of the 'Required' check box on the Screening Levels?

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