Overview

When using the Candidate Care app you will see the reference 'UTC' in various places, this article describe the acronym.


Details

'UTC' stands for Universal Time Coordinated:

  1. Prior to 1972, this time was called Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) but is now referred to as Coordinated Universal Time or Universal Time Coordinated (UTC). It is also known as "Z time" or "Zulu Time".
  2. It is a coordinated time scale which is maintained by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM). 
  3. Using UTC time means that the app doesn't need to worry about determining local time for events. 
  4. You can check what your current local time is in UTC here.