How to use Sprockets with CareerPlug (Classic)

Sprockets is a great way to augment your current CareerPlug process.

“Candidate sourcing” platforms like CareerPlug are great for finding people, but Sprockets is built specifically to make sure you hire the right ones.  Here's how to quickly and easily send your Sprockets Survey to anyone who's come through CareerPlug.

How to Create a Sprockets Message Template Within CareerPlug

  1. Log into CareerPlug
  2. Click the Account button in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Click "Manage Hiring Process" from the drop-down menu
  4. Select "Message Templates" from the right-hand toolbar
  5. Click "Create New Message Template"
  6. On the pop-up window, select the following:
    • Template Category: Review
    • Template Type: Invitation
  7. Click "Create Message Template"
  8. On the next screen, provide the following information:
    • Template Type: Email
    • Name: Sprockets Survey
    • Subject: [Job Position] Application: Next Steps
    • Body:

      Thank you for your application.

      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.


      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!
  9. Click "Update Message Template"

How to Deliver a Sprockets Message Template within CareerPlug

Getting your applicants to complete your Sprockets survey is as easy as clicking a few buttons.

  1. From the Applicants screen, select one or more applicants
  2. At the green toolbar the top of your screen, click "Send Email Invite"
  3. Select your "Sprockets Survey" template
  4. Click "Send"

NOTE: Re-send the Survey to applicants who have not yet completed it.
After not seeing a Survey response from an applicant after a day or two, use the Mass-Select tool in CareerPlug to re-send the Sprockets Survey to those people. This should serve as a double-reminder that we need a response in order to move forward in the interview process.