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Gross negative disqualifiers

What are the gross negative disqualifiers (GNDs)?

Gross negative disqualifier (GNDs) is another name for a killer question, which is a form of automated screening. These are questions which is asked right at the start of the application process to firstly allow a candidate to self-qualify that they are suitable for the role they are applying to (e.g. they have the necessary mandatory qualification) in order to avoid them unnecessarily having to complete the entire application form only to be screened out immediately. Secondly, from the recruiter side, these questions reduce the number of inappropriate candidates that need to be screened, so more focus may be given to more suitable candidates.

Queries related to GNDs and killer questions

Q: Can the candidate re-take the questions?

A: No, the candidate is not allowed to re-take the questions.

Q: Candidate made an error and answered the questions incorrectly. The system says he/she did not meet the minimum required for the role but they’d like to re-apply with the same email address. What do I do?

A: You can now reset candidate's killer question. Please refer to this article: https://support.advorto.com/hc/en-gb/articles/204237688

Q: Can the candidate access the page again to change the answers once they’ve gone past the page (e.g. by using “Back” button in their browsers)?

A: No, they system locks down the page so it is not possible to go back to the page once the answers are submitted.

Q: Can the recruiter report on candidates who failed the killer questions (e.g. to see individual responses)?

A: Yes, candidate answers are viewable in the back office. This might not be configured on your system by default therefore you would be required to contact Advorto support for assistance.

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