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Quarterly Release Roundup: Q2 2021

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With plenty of product updates each month, it can be challenging to keep up with what’s new inside Bullhorn. To make sure you’re up-to-date with the most recent enhancements, we’ve compiled a list of the top product updates from the last quarter so you can make the most out of your investment in Bullhorn. 

Missed the other quarterly release roundups? Check out the Q1 2021 and Q4 2020 quarterly release roundups while you’re here.

Read on for a highlight of the product updates and enhancements that we released in Q2 2021. 

Bullhorn Novo & S Release Enhancements

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  • Company Ownership Feature: We have introduced a ‘Company Ownership’ feature that allows users to assign owners to Company Records. We’ve also introduced a new owner type, ‘Department Owner,’ on both Company and Contact records. 
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  • Azure SSO Login After Timeout: Azure users will now be able to log back into Bullhorn through SSO when their session times out or they manually log out.
  • isRequired Field on Credential Requirements: An isRequired field has been added on Credential Requirements to specify if the requirement is a hard or soft requirement. 
  • Field Interactions for Move to Placement: Field Interactions will now be supported when moving a Submission to a Placement from the Submission tab.
  • Implement Field Interaction for Note Forms: Field Interactions are now supported on the Add/Edit Note Forms.
  • Approved Option in Placement Header: The Placement Status field in the Placement header section will now display the Approve option as expected for entitled users. 
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S Release

          • Add an Email from a Chain to a Note: The Email Gadget (Gmail & Outlook OWA & Desktop) will now recognize which email from a chain is being added as a note.
          • Submit Candidate to Multiple Jobs: We now support the ability to submit a candidate to multiple jobs through an open window call, which is used by Bullhorn Marketplace partners such as TextKernel.
          • Full Name and Email Added to ATS from Gmail and Outlook Gadget: Creating a new Candidate, Contact, or Lead record via the Gmail and Outlook Email Gadget will now import the full name and email address as expected.
          • Mass Mail with DKIM and DMARC Available: Mass Mail with DKIM and DMARC support is now available, which reduces the likelihood of mass emails being marked as spam. Please reach out to Bullhorn Support for more information on how to enable this feature.
          • SSO Expired Session Login Prompt: When an SSO user has an expired session, they will now see a prompt to log in via their SSO provider. After completing a login, the user will be redirected back to the original Bullhorn session window.
          • REST Trigger Proceed on Error Check: Admins will now be able to control whether REST triggers are disabled upon error and the number of errors before being disabled.
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          Herefish by Bullhorn Product Updates

          Herefish by Bullhorn

          • New Automation Metrics Reporting: You can now view important metrics about your Herefish by Bullhorn automations in a summary view, including emails, texts, surveys, field updates, notifications, tasks, and notes.
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          • Location Matching: The location matching functionality in the Auto-Match & Semantic Match service has been improved to enhance user experience.
          • Field Interactions: The Field Interactions tool has been improved to increase performance and usability.
          • HelpHero: An integration with HelpHero has been added to Herefish to assist clients with application workflows.
          • New Languages in Herefish Surveys: We have added support for four non-English languages in the Herefish Survey feature, including French, Spanish, German, and Dutch.
          • Support for International Date Formats in Herefish Emails: We have added support for non-US date formats in the standard Herefish email service. Users can now format the dates in a DD/MM/YYYY format vs. the US standard MM/DD/YYYY format.


          New Features in Bullhorn’s Pay and Bill Functionality

          Bullhorn Pay & Bill


          • Direct Deposit: Users of Bullhorn Onboarding and the PrismHR Integration will be able to flow direct deposit data for new hires from Bullhorn Onboarding through to PrismHR. To ensure maximum security, direct deposit data is not available in the user interface and is not available for edits.
          • LocationID displays on Placement Overview: The locationID will now display correctly on the Placement header or details card. 


          • Billable Charge Tab Supported on Invoice Statement Record: Users can now view billable charges on an invoice via a new Billable Charge tab located on the invoice statement record.
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          • Earn Code Custom Fields Added to Invoice Term Configuration: Earn code custom text fields 1-20 are now supported on Invoice Term split/group/summarize by configuration.
          • Billable Charge List Screen Column: Branch is now available as a column on the Billable Charge List Screen. 
          • Resync Invoice Terms: Users can now update the billing cycle on Invoice Terms and update Billable Charges via a new mass action on the list. 
          • Invoice Statement List: The Invoice Statement List can now be filtered by Candidates.
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          • Billable Charge Transactions Sorted by Date: Billable charge transactions will now be sorted by transaction date when viewing the list slideout. 
          • Set Invoice Statement Number on Rebill Invoice: The invoice statement number will now be able to be set on a rebill invoice statement that contains rebill billable charges. The user will select the invoice statement to rebill. The invoice statement number will be set according to the original invoice statement number plus an optional entered suffix.
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          Rate Cards

          • Enter Earn Code Without Rates on Placement Rate Card: Users can now select an earn code on the Placement Rate Card that does not require rates to be entered. This is used for expenses, such as airfare, and is defined at the Earn Code level using the “Are Rates Required” field. 
          • Rate Card Edit History Support: Users can now view rate card edit history on the Activity tab on a placement record.
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          • Rate Card Field Interactions Supported: Field Interactions will now be supported on Placement Rate Cards.  This includes interactions executing within a row or a column of a Rate Card Group and across multiple Rate Card Groups.

          Enhancements to Bullhorn VMS Sync & Submittals

          Bullhorn VMS Integration

          VMS Sync

          • Fieldglass Special Characters in Job Description: Users can now correctly input special characters in the job description for the Fieldglass VMS Integration without errors; e.g., “caché” was previously displaying as “cach” and “6 ½ feet” was displaying as “6 feet.”
          • Flex Mapping: Users can now input their own flex map values and can create flex map links using wildcard matching.
          • Brassring Integration: A new Brassring VMS Integration has been added. 
          • Facilities Field for iCims: Parsing for the Facilities field on the iCims VMS Integration has been added. 
          • Get Attachment for Dotstaff: Get Attachment functionality is now available for the Dotstaff VMS Integration. 
          • Beeline Field Enhancements: Some variants of the Beeline integration now better support and display skill, certification, and desired title fields. 

          VMS Sync Admin Tools

          • Action Required Reminders for Position Failures: The alert emails on position upload failures have been enhanced and now include direct links to the positions in Admin Tools, making it even easier to resolve issues quickly.

          VMS Sync Submittals

          • Duplicate in Client Submission Entries: The workflow has been updated to not create a Client Submission entry when a VMS Submission status is set to Client Submission.
          • Bullhorn Submittal Added By Name: We’ve changed the handling of updates in Bullhorn ATS resulting from a Submission to not overwrite the Added By field if a value already exists in the field.
          • Beeline Puppeteer Candidate Creation: We’ve added more handling for variants when creating a candidate using the Beeline Candidate creation steps.
          • Date of Birth Parser: The parser for Date of Birth fields on certain Beeline VMS Integration submission fields now works as expected. 
          • Submittal Details Work Fails Error: Creating a dummy candidate in the Beeline VMS Integration will now work as expected.
          • Multiple Buyers and Dummy Candidates Support for Fieldglass: VMS Submittals now supports multiple buyers and dummy candidates for multi-tenant Fieldglass accounts.


          If you have additional questions about our recent product updates or enhancements, make sure to explore our full product updates on the Bullhorn Customer Portal

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