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How do I ask candidates to upload a cover letter?


SmartRecruiters' candidate application includes a Message to Hiring Manager field. Candidates can copy and paste their cover letter into this field.

If you'd like to also give candidates the ability to upload a cover letter as a file:

  1. Create a custom screening question with the Information text type, and add instructions to the candidate.
  2. Add that screening question and the Additional Attachment screening question to a screening question set. Make sure they're in this order: