How to use Sprockets with ZipRecruiter

Send the Sprockets Survey to everyone who applies through ZipRecruiter

From our experience guiding our clients who utilize ZipRecruiter through their Onboarding Sessions, we've learned that putting the Sprockets Survey link within a message template is the most effective way to implement Sprockets.

How to Create an Email Template in ZipRecruiter

  1. Log into ZipRecruiter
  2. Click into the “Candidates” tab on the left-hand side of the page
  3. Navigate to a candidate and click "Action" (it does not matter which candidate you select to do this)
  4. From the “Action” drop-down menu, click “Email Candidate”
  5. Click the "Select Email Template" drop-down, then click "Add New Template"
  6. Give the template a name. We suggest “Sprockets [position] Survey”
  7. Choose the “Type”: Other
  8. Give the message a subject. We suggest “Application Received: Next Steps”
  9. Fill in the "Default Message" field. We suggest the following language:

    "Thank you for applying to [COMPANY NAME],

    To move forward in the interview process, we ask that you please complete a brief, three question assessment, available at the following link.  There is a minimum number of words required to complete and submit your assessment, so please think each answer through and respond clearly

    [INSERT SURVEY LINK]

    If you have any trouble submitting your answers, please use the assessment's Chat feature to speak directly with someone who can assist you.  Your responses are being recorded and reviewed, and this is a mandatory part of the application process.

    After this has been completed, we will be in touch regarding next steps.

    Thank you!"
  10. Click "Save Template"

How to Deliver a Sprockets Message Template within ZipRecruiter

Your ZipRecruiter account should now be set-up with a Message Template named "Sprockets [position] Survey" that you can send to applicants as they apply to your open position. Follow the steps outlined below for instructions on how to deliver those:

  1. Log into ZipRecruiter
  2. Click into the “Candidates” tab on the left-hand side of the page
  3. Navigate to a candidate and click "Action"
  4.  From the “Action” drop-down menu, click “Email Candidate”
  5. Click the "Select Email Template" drop-down, then click "Sprockets [position] Survey"
  6. Click "Send Email"