Institutions / scopes can be legal entities within a company (subsidiaries, branch offices) or some abstract names depending on the use case. are used to:

  • Specify, on which website a job widget should be published.
  • Specify the employer for the job.
  • Specify, in the name of which company the job should be published on job boards.
  • For user management and legal data sharing handling within a company.

In the last three cases it is especially important to specify, if the institution / scope is a legal entity within the company or not. To do this please follow these steps:

  1. Create a new institution or edit an existing one.
  2. Enter the name of the subsidiary or the branch office, select "Is an official legal entity".
  3. Specify the XING company profile for this legal entity (if there is no, leave empty, the company profile of the account will be used as fallback).
  4. Save.