The business object Applicant describes a person who uses an
application to express interest in entering into a work relationship or changing an existing work relationship.
The following count as applicants:
applicants who are applying from outside the company. External applicants can also be previous employees of the company.
Internal applicants (=employees)
employees who are applying from within the company
The following types of applicants are also differentiated between:
applicants who have apply to the company without referring to an advertisement or a vacant position.
Applicants to an advertisement
applicants who reply to a job advertisement published by the company.
The applicant is the central object in the Recruitment
component. The applicant is also the central object in the Applicant Administration and Applicant Selection