Zoho Recruit | getFields Method

getFields

Purpose

You can use the getFields method to fetch details of the fields available in a particular module.

Request URL

XML Format:
https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/private/xml/Module/getFields?authtoken=AuthToken&scope=recruitapi&version=2

JSON Format:
https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/private/json/Module/getFields?authtoken=AuthToken&scope=recruitapi&version=2

Note: Module refers to Candidates, JobOpenings, Clients, Interviews, Contacts, CustomModule1, CustomModule2, CustomModule3, CustomModule4, and CustomModule5.

For OAuth Authentication

Header Name
Value
Authorization
Zoho-oauthtoken {access_token}

Scopes

Scope=ZohoRecruit.fields.all
(or)
Scope=ZohoRecruit.fields.{scope_name}.{operation_type}
Possible Scope Names (Case Sensitive)
Operation Types
referral, campaign, assessment, vendor, event, task, candidate, jobopening, client, department, interview, contact & custom (for all Custom Modules)
ALL - Full access to the record
READ - Get records from the module

For Authtoken Authentication

Parameter
Data Type
Description
authtoken*
String
Encrypted alphanumeric string to authenticate your Zoho credentials. 
scope*
String
Specify the value as recruitapi

Request Parameters

Parameter
Data Type
Description
type
String

Specify the value as 1 or 2

  • 1 - To retrieve all fields from the summary view
  • 2 - To retrieve all mandatory fields from the module

Note: Do not specify the type, if you want to retrieve all fields from the module.

version*
Integer
version=2 for getting response with new implementation. Kindly pass this parameter for all APIs
Note: Parameters marked with * are mandatory.
Sample Response:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<Candidates><section name="Basic Info" dv="Basic Info"><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="40" label="First Name" dv="First Name" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="AutoNumber" isreadonly="false" maxlength="120" label="Candidate ID" dv="Candidate ID" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Email" isreadonly="false" maxlength="100" label="Email" dv="Email" customfield="false"/><FL req="true" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="80" label="Last Name" dv="Last Name" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Phone" isreadonly="false" maxlength="30" label="Phone" dv="Phone" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Phone" isreadonly="false" maxlength="30" label="Mobile" dv="Mobile" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Website" isreadonly="false" maxlength="120" label="Website" dv="Website" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="30" label="Fax" dv="Fax" customfield="false"/><FL req="true" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="250" label="Mandatory Field" dv="Mandatory Field" customfield="true"/></section><section name="Address Information" dv="Address Information"><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="250" label="Street" dv="Street" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="30" label="City" dv="City" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="30" label="State" dv="Province" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="30" label="Zip Code" dv="Postal Code" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="30" label="Country" dv="Country" customfield="false"/></section><section name="Professional Details" dv="Professional Details"><FL req="false" type="Double" isreadonly="false" maxlength="2" label="Experience in Years" dv="Experience in Years" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Picklist" isreadonly="false" maxlength="120" label="Highest Qualification Held" dv="Highest Qualification Held" customfield="false"><val>-None-</val><val>M.C.A.</val><val>B.E.</val><val>B.SC.</val><val>M.S.</val><val>B.Tech</val></FL><FL req="false" type="Picklist" isreadonly="false" maxlength="100" label="Current Job Title" dv="Current Job Title" customfield="false"><val>-None-</val><val>Fresher</val><val>Project-Candidate</val><val>Project-Manager</val></FL><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="100" label="Current Employer" dv="Current Employer" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Currency" isreadonly="false" maxlength="16" fval="$0.00" label="Expected Salary" dv="Expected Salary" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Currency" isreadonly="false" maxlength="16" fval="$0.00" label="Current Salary" dv="Current Salary" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="TextArea" isreadonly="false" maxlength="32000" label="Skill Set" dv="Skill Set" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="TextArea" isreadonly="false" maxlength="32000" label="Additional Info" dv="Additional Info" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="50" label="Skype ID" dv="Skype ID" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Text" isreadonly="false" maxlength="50" label="Twitter" dv="Twitter" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="OwnerLookup" isreadonly="false" maxlength="25" label="Modified By" dv="Modified By" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="OwnerLookup" isreadonly="false" maxlength="25" label="Created By" dv="Created By" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Picklist" isreadonly="false" maxlength="25" label="Salutation" dv="Salutation" customfield="false"><val>-None-</val><val>Mr.</val><val>Mrs.</val><val>Ms.</val></FL><FL req="false" type="DateTime" isreadonly="false" maxlength="25" label="Last Activity Time" dv="Last Activity Time" customfield="false"/></section><section name="Other Info" dv="Other Info"><FL req="false" type="Picklist" isreadonly="false" maxlength="120" label="Candidate Status" dv="Candidate Status" customfield="false"><val>-None-</val><val default="true">New</val><val>Waiting-for-Evaluation</val><val>Qualified</val><val>Unqualified</val><val>Junk candidate</val><val>Contacted</val><val>Contact in Future</val><val>Not Contacted</val><val>Attempted to Contact</val><val>Associated</val><val>Submitted-to-client</val><val>Approved by client</val><val>Rejected by client</val><val>Interview-to-be-Scheduled</val><val>Interview-Scheduled</val><val>Rejected-for-Interview</val><val>Interview-in-Progress</val><val>On-Hold</val><val>Hired</val><val>Rejected</val><val>Rejected-Hirable</val><val>To-be-Offered</val><val>Offer-Accepted</val><val>Offer-Made</val><val>Offer-Declined</val><val>Offer-Withdrawn</val><val>Joined</val><val>No-Show</val></FL><FL req="false" type="Picklist" isreadonly="false" maxlength="120" label="Source" dv="Source" customfield="false"><val>-None-</val><val default="true">Added by User</val><val>Advertisement</val><val>API</val><val>Cold Call</val><val>Embed</val><val>Employee Referral</val><val>External Referral</val><val>Facebook</val><val>Gapps</val><val>Google import</val><val>Import</val><val>Imported by parser</val><val>Internal</val><val>Partner</val><val>Resume Inbox</val><val>Search Engine</val><val>Twitter</val><val>Imported from Zoho Recruit</val></FL><FL req="false" type="Lookup" isreadonly="false" maxlength="120" label="Candidate Owner" dv="Candidate Owner" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="Boolean" isreadonly="false" maxlength="50" label="Email Opt Out" dv="Email Opt Out" customfield="false" enabled="false"/></section><section name="Attachment Information" dv="Attachment Information"><FL req="false" type="UploadText" maxlength="250" label="Resume" dv="Resume" customfield="true"/><FL req="false" type="UploadText" maxlength="250" label="Formatted Resume" dv="Formatted Resume" customfield="true"/><FL req="false" type="UploadText" maxlength="250" label="Cover Letter" dv="Cover Letter" customfield="false"/><FL req="false" type="UploadText" maxlength="250" label="Others" dv="Others" customfield="true"/></section></Candidates>

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