1. Seek Guide

Seek Guide

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Board Overview

Integration Type Automated Job Feed
Delivery Type HTTP
eQuest Pipeline ID Seek
Board URL www.seek.com
Delivery Times (UTC) Realtime
HTML Allowed YES
Known Character Limit 20000 characters, see article for detail.
Board Posting Duration 30 days
Has Board Specific Data Fields YES - required
Special Requirements Seek must enable the "Application URL" before posting via eQuest. SEEK may also charge an additional fee for this. Please consult SEEK for full details.
Known Issues/Limitations Seek accepts only one category per job posting 
Seek only allows the following HTML tags: b,br,div,em,h2,hr,li,ol,p, and ul
Additionally, no attributes are allowed at all.
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Board Configuration (for Admins)

Field Name Field Type Required Description
Seek ID open text YES provided by your Seek Account Representative.
eQuest uploader must be registered for this Seek ID - Please provide authorization to SEEK Customer Service (This gives eQuest authority to upload files on your behalf).
Enable Exec boolean YES If the client needs access to the Seek Executive Market segment, toggle to "Yes."
Enable StandOut boolean YES If the client would like to take advantage of Seek's StandOut feature, toggle to "Yes."
Enable Video boolean NO If the client would like to take advantage of Seek's VideoLinkAd feature, toggle to "Yes."
This is a feature that advertisers can use to embed a YouTube Video into their ad details. It is usually used as a branding tool for advertisers to give jobseekers a feel for the culture of the workplace but it can be used for any role. This feature is free.
Enable Links boolean NO Only the government entities are allowed to use this feature. Please check with your Seek rep if you have correct permission enabled on Seek. Please contact eQuest Support to add this feature to your account.
Enable All Locations boolean NO If the client would like all top-level locations available on the Board Specific Data page, toggle to "Yes."  This would typically be used when a client wants to advertise outside of the country/location passed in the ATS request.
StandOut Logo ID open text NO The ID of the Seek hosted standout logo that all jobs should be associated with.
StandOut Logo ID Selector dropdown NO If you have multiple StandOut Logo IDs for one Seek account, eQuest can setup a dropdown list at backend. Once it is setup Recruiter will select a value in step 3 board specific data page. Overrides the StandOut Logo ID field. Please contact eQuest support to setup.
TemplateID open text NO The ID of the Seek hosted template that all jobs should be associated with.
Template dropdown NO Allows users to select from more than one Seek hosted template on a per post basis. Overrides the TemplateID field. See Seek Template Pages for more information. Please contact eQuest Support to setup multiple templates.
Use Internal ID boolean NO Talk to your eQuest support representative before changing this setting.  Changing it without proper guidance could result in extraneous charges!
Application Email open text NO The application email for candidates to apply via email.  Pre-populated by the value sent from the ATS.
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Board Specific Data (for Users)

Field Name Field Type Required Description
Market Segment dropdown YES --
Location dropdown YES --
Area dropdown NO --
Classification dropdown NO --
Sub Classification dropdown NO --
Specialisation dropdown NO --
Short Description open text NO The first 150 characters of your Job Description will be populated into the "Short Description" box. You have the option of deleting this, and entering a new Short Description here on the Board Specific Data page.
Work Type dropdown NO --
Salary Type dropdown YES If the Compensation Type of Salary is sent over by your ATS, a Salary Range will be displayed.
If the Compensation Type is Hourly, an Hourly pay range is displayed instead.
If no Compensation Type is sent over via your ATS, the Seek Salary Type selector will default to "Annual Package".
If the Exec market segment is selected, the salary range must be above 80k annual.
Invisible Salary Minimum dropdown YES The Invisible Salary Minimum is used for Jobseeker search results, and will not be displayed in the actual posting.
Invisible Salary Maximum dropdown YES The Invisible Salary Maximum is used for Jobseeker search results, and will not be displayed in the actual posting.
Invisible Salary Description dropdown NO Whatever text is entered into the "Visible Salary Description" box, is exactly what will be displayed on the job at Seek.
StandOut boolean NO This field will be presented only if 'Enable StandOut' is set to Yes by admin.
StandOut Logo ID dropdown NO This field will be presented only if 'StandOut' is set to Yes.
The StandOut Logo ID should be set to 'Yes' if StandOut Logo ID should be used for the requisition.
Bullet 1-3 open text NO This field will be presented only if 'StandOut' is set to Yes.
The bullet fields are main selling points which are inserted into the short description of the ad.
Video Link Ad boolean NO This field will be presented only if 'Enable Video' is set to Yes by admin.

This is a feature that advertisers can use to embed a YouTube Video into their ad details. It is usually used as a branding tool for advertisers to give jobseekers a feel for the culture of the workplace but it can be used for any role. This feature is free.
Video Link open text NO This field will be presented only if 'Video Link Ad' is set to Yes.
Enter Youtube ID.
Video Position dropdown NO This field will be presented only if 'Video Link Ad' is set to Yes.
Video Position sets where the video should appear in the job ad.

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