Dover ATS - Overview
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Effortlessly attract and interview great candidates without the tedious admin work. Create a careers page and post on 50+ job boards. Auto-rank applicants across sources. Track and schedule candidates in one place.

πŸ”§ How to set up Dover as your ATS

  1. To enable Dover as your ATS, go to your Company Settings. Under ATS Settings, select Dover from the dropdown options.

  2. Create an Interview Plan for each job, input your interview plan stages so you can track candidates in your pipeline. You can fully customize your Interview Plan - click the ✏️ to edit each stage of your interview plan.

  3. You can now easily add and track candidates in Dover's ATS.

πŸ’‘ To learn more about editing your interview plan, check out this article.

πŸ‘₯ Applicants

With Dover's Application Review, you can quickly and easily sort through your applicants based on Sorting Criteria. "Best match" candidates will be sent to your slack and the Dover App for you to review.

How to post on Job Boards:

  1. Navigate to the Dover App and click on one of your active jobs

  2. Click on the Job Boards tab

  3. Select from among the job boards

  4. Select whether or not you already have a job posting on the job board

    1. If you click Yes, follow the instructions to link your existing posting to Dover. Then click I posted the job.

    2. If you click No and would like to create a job posting on your own, please click Me. You will need to create a job posting and then follow the instructions to link your existing posting to Dover.

  5. If you click No and Dover, please complete any necessary setup items, and select a subscription amount from the dropdown. Select whether or not you want to renew the job board automatically.

  6. Click Purchase Subscription to complete Dover job board setup.

Some job boards (like Wellfound) require that you authenticate your credentials in order to sync them with Dover. To do so, click Connect Account to authorize your Wellfound account. Then click Add Source.

πŸ‘€ Application Review

Once you have connected Job Boards in Dover, you can track and sort applicants in Dover. Applicants will be tagged as Best Match, Close Match, and Mismatch based on your Criteria, which you can adjust. You can πŸ‘ schedule interviews or πŸ‘Ž reject applicants directly from the Application review.

πŸ‘₯ Candidates

The Candidates view tells shows how many candidates are in each interview stage and which candidates need to be actioned. You can access it by clicking πŸ‘₯ Candidates in the left sidebar of your home page, or clicking πŸ‘₯ Candidates next to any job. See where candidates are at each stage of your Interview Plan and track whether a candidate is in scheduling, scheduled or has completed an interview stage. Our Next Up column shows what the next action for each candidate is supposed to be, so you can see candidates moving along in your pipeline.

You can view candidates in a kanban view as well.

πŸ‘€ Candidate Detail View

In the Dover App, the Candidate Detail View acts as a candidate/applicant profile. This is where you can find a candidate’s demographic information and email correspondence. Their stage and status in the interview pipeline can also be reviewed and edited from this page.

  1. πŸ”΄ Candidate’s name, current role and company, LinkedIn profile

  2. 🟠 Needs Action Card shows candidate's current status and if any additional action is needed

  3. 🟑 Notes are for your team to leave comments about candidates. You can @ your team members to notify them.

  4. 🟒 Start a new email thread with a candidate (not available with Embedded Recruiter)

  5. πŸ”΅ All Activity includes emails, interviews, resume, files, feedback, and notes about the candidate

  6. 🟣 Candidate Tracker shows which stage the candidate is in the interview process. When Embedded Recruiter is off, you can Schedule or Reject a candidate--optionally sending them emails--change the candidate's stage in the interview process, change their status (active, withdrawn, snoozed, etc.)

  7. πŸ”΄ Dover Interviewer Notes shows interview notes from the Dover Interview

  8. 🟠 Contact information includes email and phone number.

  9. 🟑 Slack link to most recent slack thread about candidate

  10. 🟒 Source will indicate whether the candidate was Outbound (Sourcing Autopilot), Inbound (Applicant), or added manually (Add candidate)

  11. πŸ”΅ ATS includes your Ashby, Greenhouse, or Lever links

  12. 🟣 Internal Notes are typically used by the Dover team

🌐 Dover Careers Page

Dover can also host a careers page for you! You can set this up in the app by completing the steps outlined in this article.

  1. In the Dover App, go to the Careers page

  2. Customize your page: add a team photo, logo link, and company information

  3. Copy the Careers page link to add it to your website

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