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2710882 - How to change the order of the status in the Applicant Status Pipeline - Recruiting Management


How to change the order that the status display in the candidate talent pipeline.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. In Admin Center, go to Recruiting
  2. Select any Job Requisition and open the Candidates tab
  3. See the order of the statuses are not configured as desired.


You can only configure the order of status that are non-system status. The system status are the following:

  • Forwarded
  • Invited To Apply
  • Default
  • Auto Disquelified
  • Withdrawn By Candidate
  • Declined DPCS
  • Deleted On Demand By Admin
  • Deleted On Demand By Candidate
  • Requisition Closed
  • Hired On Other Requisition


For the others status:

  1. Go to Admin Center, open Edit Applicant Status Configuration.
  2. Open the Applicant Status that you want to edit.
  3. Choose the Status, on the right side, click on Take Action.
  4. If the Status is not system status, the move the Move Up and Move Down will appear.


  1. Make the changes and save by click on I'm Done.

    Additional Note on the system statuses:
    if a different order appears the possible explanation could be the fact that the status set has been created before enable DRM2.0


Applicant, Status, Order, Change, Statuses, Position, Configure, , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM , Recruiting Management , How To


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