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How to create an automatic email when rejecting candidates in Attract

This video will guide you on how to trigger an automatic rejection email to candidates, from Attract (Dynamics 365 for Talent). The workaround will use a workflow created in PowerApps and will start when the reject button is clicked.There are many more things that can be done in that workflow, but this is just a quick hint. Drop me a message and I'll give you more details about this.
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Extend Talent by using PowerApps and Microsoft Flow – Example scenarios

Microsoft has just updated the docs.microsoft.com page with the real-life scenarios and the solutions that can be downloaded and used to extend Talent. The key to this (and my personal advice to the Dynamics 365 for Talent Consultants) is: start learning CDS and PowerApps. That is the way!Or, if you already know Dynamics CRM Configuration and Customization, use those skills.The full article is here, published by Microsoft: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/t...
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Reporting and Power BI embedded in Attract

On the 28th of April Microsoft announced the release of a preview feature in Attract: the Analytics tab. The hiring teams can get insight into their recruiting pipeline. The application is using Power BI Embedded. This means you get all the great features of Power BI—filtering, user level security, and data refreshes out of the box—with no Power BI license required. To enable this feature, you must do the following: License the Comprehensive Hiring Add-on In your Attract environment, go ...
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How to create custom fields in CoreHR and send them to PowerApps (Common Data Services)

Starting March 26th, Microsoft opened up Dynamics 365 for Talent by allowing the creation of fields and sending the data to CoreHR. This was not possible until now and creates new opportunities for consultants to get data from CoreHR and use them in integration scenarios (with Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, but also other applications).Watch my video for how to do it:The available entities are: Worker Ethnic origin Veteran status Language code Job Job type...
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Dynamics 365 for Talent now supports Apply with LinkedIn

Dynamics 365 for Talent Attract customers can now allow their candidates to apply for jobs through the Attract career site using “Apply with LinkedIn” functionality. Once the integration is setup by the Attract administrator, candidates will now be able to easily use their full LinkedIn profile to auto-fill applications for jobs within the Attract career site.Remember, for this LinkedIn-Attract integration you need the Comprehensive Hiring Add-on, but you don't need the LinkedIn recruite...
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Dynamics 365 for Talent now supports DocuSign for Offer signatures

DocuSign is considered as one of the market leaders for electronic signatures and is accepted in over 180 countries and supported in over 40 localized languages for signing experiences. Attract administrators can now choose DocuSign as the preferred electronic signature provider and offer creators can easily connect their DocuSign accounts with Attract to create and send offers using DocuSign from Attract.read more here: https://community.dynamics.com/365/talent/b/dynamics365fortalent/archiv...
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Extending Talent with PowerApps and Microsoft Flow (Real Case Scenarios)

Microsoft Partners are still worried about the extensibility features provided by Talent, mainly because Talent is a locked application, for now. You can't modify if you have AX background , you can't modify it with CRM customization framework. You can only do things in PowerApps. This makes a lot of sense for Microsoft, thought, who tries to push (better said, force) partners to move towards CDS and PowerApps.A great article was published on docs.microsoft.com, on March 4th, providing also ...
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No Gauge? No Problem! Microsoft Forms Pro is here!

On the 31st of October 2018, Microsoft has retired the recently released Gauge. No reason was given, but it was no longer available. The Dynamics 365 Talent community was a bit surprised, because Talent (mainly Attract) is missing a very important tool for Surveys, Questionnaires, candidates evaluations etc.After almost 6 months, Microsoft has released some information about the a new version of Microsoft Forms  - Microsoft Forms Pro (more details here https://formspro.microsoft.com/en-us/) ...
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How to get the date in the European format, in Attract

This was a question that I got from my customers, but also from some Microsoft partners. When activating the trial for Attract, the users will see the different dates (for interviews, etc.) in the US format: Month/Day/Year.I managed to change it to an European format by going to Attract -> User Settings -> Language and selecting English (British) - > ApplyWhen I went on the Jobs and Interviews page, I saw it in the desired format, as Day/Month/Year.It is not so strai...
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Talent Provisioning is available in UK

Beginning February 2019, Dynamics 365 for Talent customers based in the United Kingdom will be able to provision Talent in the United Kingdom region and all Talent data will be maintained solely within United Kingdom.New environments can be created and deployed using LCS.Also very important: Data migration of existing projects from other regions to the United Kingdom region is not supported. Only new projects can be provisioned to the United Kingdom region.More on how to provision Ta...
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