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Stage types for a better pipeline
Stage types for a better pipeline

Categorise your recruitment stages for better analytics

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Written by Ester
Updated over a week ago

Everybody loves a good statistics report, right? We definitely agree with this notion, and this is why it’s possible for you to work with Stage types. By assigning stage types to your jobs, you will be able to work with a flexible recruitment process, but still with a unified reporting pipeline.

Stage types

When breaking down your pipeline, every recruitment stage falls into one of the following stage types:

💙 Inbox*

🧡 Screening

💜 Interview

💛 Offer

💚 Hired*

*these stage types are only available for the pre-made Inbox and Hired stage and these stage types can’t be removed or reassigned.

How to assign/edit a stage type

Every time you add a custom stage to your process, you will be asked to categorise it as Screening, Interview, or Offer.

💡 Custom stages created before this feature was launched, the engineers have tried to map these for you. If you work with a stage called Second Interview we will most likely have assigned the Interview stage type.

If you want to edit the stage type assigned to a job, you can do so at any point. Just head over to the editing mode of the job, or open up the recruitment pipeline, find the three dots for more options and here you’ll find the option to reassign stage type.

Missing stage type

For all custom stages created before this update was launched, you will see a gentle nudge to assign a stage type to it. This is indicated by a small question mark at the top right of the stage.

View the pipeline analytics

Let’s get down to the good parts... your pipeline stats! With assigned stage types, you will be able to get an overview of your current pipeline. Your current pipeline reflects your recruitment process right now and includes your active jobs.

💡 In the screenshot above, you’ll learn that the company currently has 57 candidates in inbox, and that 6 is at one of the interview stages. They can also celebrate that they have 3 offers out, and successfully hired 10 candidates in their active recruitment processes.

You’ll see the current pipeline reports when you view your accounts main analytics, and your job's analytics reports (that are accessible to all your hiring team members).



Total applicants

The total number of candidates in your process, this also includes sourced and referred candidates.


The total number of rejected candidates in this process right now.

Avg. time to hire

Calculated as the time between when a candidate applied and when they got hired.

Use job filters to get more relevant data

To get the relevant data for you, you can use Job filters. This also reflects the pipeline you are currently viewing. This means you can see the current pipeline based on the filters you’re using.

💡 In the example above, you’re seeing the current pipeline of jobs posted in the Customer Service department, where the recruiter is set to a specific user.

What does In process mean?

When reviewing your pipeline report, you might notice that you have the stage type In process. This type contains all active stages between, but not including, the Inbox and Hired stages that do not have a stage type assigned. It only affects jobs that have been created before we started using the stage types.

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