Guide: How to connect Greenhouse and Yobs

Yobs' integration with Greenhouse enables the effortless schedule and launch Yobs interviews, automatic pulling of questions from Interview Kits directly into a guided display for interviewers, and seamless capture and sync of interview highlights and notes back to candidate records. In this article, we will cover how to successfully integrate Greenhouse.

Step 1: Configure user setup permissions in Greenhouse Recruiting

Step 2: Create Harvest API key for the Greenhouse Recruiting / Yobs integration

Step 3: Provide Scorecard Permission

Let's dive in!

Step 1. Configure user setup permissions in Greenhouse Recruiting

In order to enable the Greenhouse Recruiting / Yobs integration, you will need the developer permission Can manage ALL organization’s API Credentials.

Contact a Greenhouse Recruiting user in your organization with Site Admin level permissions with the additional user-specific permission Can edit another user's advanced permissions to apply the API credential management permission to your account. Have the user with Site Admin level permissions edit your user account's permissions by navigating to the Configure icon > Users > Your Name.

The user with Site Admin level permissions should navigate to the User-Specific Permissions panel on your user page and expand the Developer Permissions dropdown menu.

Select Can manage ALL organization’s API Credentials so a check is in the checkbox. When finished, click Save.


Repeat as necessary for any other user that should have access to set up the integration.

Step 2. Create Harvest API key for the Greenhouse Recruiting / Yobs integration

To create a Harvest API key for the integration, click the Configure icon in the upper right-hand corner, and navigate to Dev Center on the left-hand panel. From the Dev Center page, click API Credential Management.

From the API Credential Management page, click Create New API Key to generate the API key for BrightHire.

In the Create New Credential dialog box, make the following selections:

  • API Type: Harvest
  • Partner: Yobs
  • Description: Yobs Harvest API Key

When finished, click Manage Permissions to generate the Harvest API key and automatically assign it the appropriate permissions required by Yobs.

In the subsequent dialog box, click Copy to save your API key to your clipboard. Store the API key in a secure location to provide to BrightHire in the next step. Click I have stored the API Key once you have copied and saved the key.

On the subsequent page, confirm the following permissions are assigned to your new API key:

  • Applications
  • Candidates
  • Job Stages
  • Jobs
  • Scheduled Interviews
  • Users

If any of the permissions above are not checked, place a check in the box next to the appropriate permission. Click Save when finished.

Your Harvest API key for the Greenhouse Recruiting / Yobs integration is created and configured. Provide your Harvest API key to your Yobs onboarding team so they can set up the integration.

Step 3. Provide Scorecard Permission

To provide the Greenhouse and Yobs integration access to the scorecards, you'll need to click the Configure icon in the upper right-hand corner, and navigate to Manage Permissions on the left-hand panel. From the Manage Permissions page, click Scorecards.

Need help?

Please contact support@yobstech.com for troubleshooting assistance regarding the integration.

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