What is a CSV? 

CSV is a file format that allows you to transfer large amounts of data from one data source such as a spreadsheet to another, such as a software application. CSV stands for Comma-separated Values.


Why would you use the CSV Upload option? 

Using the CSV upload option will allow you to import large lists of candidate email addresses at one time. 


What to include

When creating your CSV: 

  • Only include the email addresses of the candidates you wish to invite to take an assessment. 

  • Put the email addresses in the first column if you are generating your CSV from a spreadsheet. 

  • Any other data in the spreadsheet will be ignored or cause the file upload to fail. 


Where to get a .CSV

There are a few ways to generate a CSV. The easiest way is by exporting a spreadsheet such as Excel or Google Sheets to a CSV. Below you will find an example: 

  • Open a new spreadsheet.

  • Enter the email addresses of the candidates you wish to invite to take an assessment in column A.

  • Do not label the column.



  • Download, Export, or Save your sheet as a CSV to your computer.


  • Save or download the file.

  • Select the file from Emmersions download CSV tool

  • Once the file has been uploaded the email addresses will appear on screen.