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2082087 - Verification Codes for External Candidates - Recruiting


  • What is a verification code for external candidate profiles? What is the risk to disable it?


  • The verification code is also known as captcha. This verification code avoid that automatic software (robot) could create profiles. Therefore this authentication ensures that a human being is really creating the profile.



  • The verification code must be matched in order to successfully create the profile.
  • The code is randomly generated by the server and is displayed as an image which is not recognizable by software.
  • This ensures that only human being can read the code.
  • If the verification code is disabled there is the potential risk that software creates not real profiles.
  • This can be enabled or disabled in Provisioning and Admin Center>Recruiting Settings (b1602: RCM-29137)(option “Disable CAPTCHA on the External Career Site”). Please ask CS for any change.
  • It is not possible to disable CAPTCHA on Email Job to Friend - it is a universal feature due to security implications of having a text field available when sending Email Job to Friend.


See Also

Move 7 Recruiting switches from Provisioning to Admin: RCM-29137


Disable CAPTCHA on the External Career Site for Email Job to Friend
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