CakeHR's flexible "Group" setup allows you to configure permissions exactly as you need.

Each group can be nested under other group & this way allowing to set up a hierarchical structure of permissions.

Each group can have employees with the following access levels:

  • Group administrator
  • Hiring manager
  • Interviewer
  • External recruiter
    Can only see the specific jobs they are helping to recruit for. They can only see applicants who they themselves have uploaded to the account (i.e. they cannot see applicants who apply through a job board or careers page). External recruiters can see a applicants Timeline and perform some basic actions. They cannot evaluate candidates (score cards) or see score card evaluations from the internal team.


Here is a list of permissions for all of these groups:

Who can access and send practical tasks?

Practical task templates can be created via Settings therefore it's possible only for user with admin-level access to Recruitment module, or for a system admin.

Practical task can be sent to applicant by users with following level of access:

  • Recruitment group admin
  • Hiring manager
  • Recruitment module admin
  • System admin

Who can access Recruitment reports?

While Recruitment admin and System admin are able to see all reports, Hiring group admin will see data which is relevant to their group. 

Hiring manager has access to reports too, with data limited to the applicants the Hiring manager is assigned to



Did this answer your question?