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What are the Differences Between Job Requisition Statuses?
What are the Differences Between Job Requisition Statuses?

Understanding the different job requisition statuses: Draft, Canceled, Waiting, Approved, Rejected, Filled and On hold

Updated over a week ago

After you create a job requisition, and send it for approval, the requisition will go through different statuses.

The usual flow is that a requisition starts as a Draft and ends up either Filled or Rejected.

Below you can find more information about different Job requisitions statuses in TalentLyft.


Requisitions that are still in preparation and you are still editing the approval form.
After a requisition is saved as a Draft, you can always continue to make edits and send it for approval once you have gathered all the necessary information.


The requisition was canceled without hiring a candidate or filling your set headcount.
It can be due to major changes in the requirements or that the new hire is no longer needed.


The approval workflow is underway, but is not yet completed.

The job requisition is sent for approval and you are waiting for it to get approved.


The approval workflow is completed, and the job requisition is approved as all the approvers gave their approval.


The requisition was rejected during the approval workflow.


A candidate or candidates were successfully hired and were added to the set headcount.

On hold

The hiring for this job is temporarily stopped due to external factors. You can resume it later by using the Resume action.

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