Zinc product update: Notification control

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Luke Shipley
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Transparency between candidates and employers is crucial. We've always been committed to keeping all parties in the loop—whether it's about completing candidate checks, any potential roadblocks, or other updates. This approach has served us well, but as our platform and users' companies continue to scale, we've noticed a new challenge—information overload.

Recognising these evolving needs, we're pleased to introduce our latest feature which allows Zinc users to customise their experience. Now, recruiters can control the type and frequency of check emails they receive, eliminating unnecessary distractions and honing in on what truly matters.

Customisable notifications for better efficiency

Notification control allows you to choose which check emails you receive.

Whether you're a hiring manager who needs detailed updates on every candidate or a team leader who only wants to be updated about flagged candidates or completed checks, this feature can be adjusted to suit your specific needs.

By giving you the reins to manage your notifications, we're aiming to help you cut through the noise and focus on what's important. With Notification control, you're in charge of your inbox and your workflow.

Tailored notifications to suit your needs

We've expanded the range of notifications you can choose to receive. Our goal is to provide you with an increasingly tailored experience that aligns with your unique needs and preferences. Here's what you can expect:

  • Not Started or Pending Checks: Stay updated about the progress of your candidates. We'll notify you when candidates haven't started their checks or when checks are pending. This will allow you to have a real-time understanding of your hiring pipeline.
  • Matches Found: Receive instant alerts about any matches found on checks.
  • Completed Checks: Be the first to know when candidates complete individual checks, such as criminal background checks. This allows for timely and informed decisions about next steps in the hiring process.
  • Completed Requests: Stay informed when a hiring-related request is fully complete. This helps you track the progress of your recruitment operations more effectively.
  • Analytics: Gain access to important insights about your hiring processes. We'll notify you about your check analytics, such as check turnaround times, helping you identify areas of efficiency and those needing improvement.

And for those who prefer a quieter inbox, we have an option for you too.

  • Mute all Check Notifications: Opt for a complete mute on all check updates. This option allows you to focus on other tasks without the distraction of email updates. Rest assured; you can always revisit your settings when you're ready to stay informed about the status of candidate checks.

Final thoughts

Now, you can adjust your settings to receive only the updates that you deem significant and you can alter your settings at any time. This ability to tailor your notification preferences allows you to minimise distractions, and, most importantly, elevate your productivity.

If you need help getting started or want to share your feedback, don't hesitate to reach out. We're excited to continue to refine your checking process for the better. 

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