Assigning Job Opening Categories in TAM

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Categories are a personal organizational tool. Your categorizations are not visible to other users.

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Instructions

Categories can be assigned from multiple places:
  • Manage Job Opening header

  • https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group426/69452/9.2managejobopeningheader.jpg

  • Search Job Opening result list

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group426/69452/9.2searchjobopeningcategory.jpg

  • My Job Openings Pagelet on the Recruiting Home dashboard

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  1. Click on the Category hyperlink; No Category is set as the default.

  2. From the My Job Categories page, select the new category to assign by clicking on the color.

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group426/69452/9.2myjobcategories.jpg

  3. The new category and color will appear.

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Personalizing Category Names

  1. From the My Job Categories Page, select the Personalize Job Categories hyperlink.

  2. In the Priority column, enter sequence numbers to set the category order.

    NOTE: This controls the category order on the My Job Categories page. Also, the grids on the Search Job Openings page and My Job Openings on Recruiting Home dashboard includes a sortable column for the job opening category. The sort order reflects the priority assigned on the Personalize Job Categories page.

  3. Change the Status to inactive to remove the category from the My Job Categories page.

    NOTE: Inactivating a category does not affect job openings that already have that category, and the category remains available as search criteria on the Search Job Openings page.

  4. Enter a Description for each category.

    warning sign  Do not use apostrophes in the description, it will result in numbers displaying instead of a color.

  5. Click Apply to apply changes to already assigned categories.

  6. Click OK.

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group426/69452/9.2personalizejobcategory.jpg



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Get Help

  • Click HERE to contact UW Shared Services - Service Operations Department or HERE for the UWSS IT HelpDesk if you have any issues with these instructions.

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