Greenhouse (opens new window) is an applicant tracking system and recruiting software that is designed to help make companies great at hiring and hire for what's next.
Workato's Greenhouse connector enables you to build even more automation around applicant and candidate workflow and connect with other human resource management systems.
# API version
The Greenhouse connector uses Greenhouse Harvest API v1 (opens new window).
# How to connect to Greenhouse on Workato
Create a Workato connection to your Greenhouse instance using API token credentials.
# API token credentials
Use API token credentials to allow Workato access to your Greenhouse instance.
Authentication using API token credentials
|Connection name||Provide a unique name that identifies which Greenhouse instance it is connected to.|
|API key||The API token credential. Learn how to create an API key below.|
|User email||The user email this API token is generated from.|
|Environment||Choose between sandbox and production Greenhouse environments for this connection.|
# How to create an API token for Workato
It is recommended to use an Integration System User (ISU) for integration with Workato. This ensures that permissions are consistent and all operations can be logged on a single account.
|1.||Navigate to Settings > Dev Center > API Credential Management.|
View Greenhouse API crendentials
|2.||Create a new API key for Workato. Select type: Harvest|
Create a API credential for Workato
|3.||Provide the necessary permissions to this API key. Learn more below.|
Select API credential permissions
Ensure that you give this API credential the necessary permission. If permissions are not configure correctly, certain Greenhouse connector actions/trigger may not work as intended - even if the connection is successful. See the required permissions .
# Permissions for Harvest API
The Greenhouse connector requires an API key that has permissions to access the specific Greenhouse objects. For example, the reject application action requires the Applications permission.
# List of Greenhouse Harvest API permissions
- ✅ Applications
- ✅ Candidates
- ✅ Education
- ✅ Jobs
- ✅ Scheduled Interviews
- ✅ Users
You can view and manage the permissions for each API key from the API Credential Management page.
Manage API credential permissions