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Apply Directly from LinkedIn with LinkedIn Easy Apply

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Note: To enable this integration, your organization must have LinkedIn Recruiter.

LinkedIn Easy Apply is an integration between LinkedIn and Greenhouse Recruiting that allows candidates to apply directly through LinkedIn without the additional step of navigating to your company's careers page. To enable this feature, you will need to provide LinkedIn with your Job Board URL Token and a Job Board API Key

In this article, we will cover how to: 

 

Configure User Setup Permissions in Greenhouse Recruiting

In order to enable the LinkedIn Easy Apply integration, you will need the developer permission Can manage Job Board related 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 job board 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 Configure.png > Users > Your Name

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

Select Can manage Job Board related API Credentials so that a check is in the checkbox. When finished, click Save.

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Retrieve Job Board URL Token

Your user permission level will determine which steps you should follow to obtain your Job Board URL Token. 

Site Admin user: 

If you have Site Admin permission levels, click the Configure icon Configure.png in the upper right-hand corner. Navigate to Job Board on the left-hand panel. 

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Click the ellipsis icon inline with your external job board, then click Edit.  

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Locate the URL field. The content in the editable part of the URL field is your token. In the example below, the Job Board URL Token is bizzzz

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Save the Job Board URL Token to provide to LinkedIn at a later step. 

Job Admin user: 

If you are a Job Admin with the user-specific permission Can manage Job Board API Credentials, click the Configure icon Configure.png in the upper right-hand corner. Navigate to Dev Center on the left-hand panel. On the Dev Center page, click Configuring Your Job Board

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On the Configure Job Board page, find the Your Board Token section and copy the listed token. In the example below, the Job Board URL Token is bizzzz

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Save the Job Board URL Token to provide to LinkedIn at a later step. 

 

Generate Job Board API Key

To generate the Job Board API Key, click on the Configure icon Configure.png in the upper right-hand corner. Navigate to Dev Center on the left-hand panel. From the Dev Center page, click API Credential Management.

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On the API Credential Management page, click Create New API Key.

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In the Create new credential dialog box, give your API key a name, then select Job Board in the Type dropdown. Click Create when finished. 

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This will generate the Job Board API Key LinkedIn needs to post applications into Greenhouse Recruiting without having candidates redirect to your careers page. Copy and save the API key to provide to LinkedIn at a later step.

 

Submit Job Board URL Token and Job Board API Key to LinkedIn

Once you have generated your Job Board API Key, please send an email to greenhouse@linkedin.com with the subject line Greenhouse Easy Apply Opt-In Request. Include the following information in the email:

  • Company name
  • Company ID on LinkedIn (this can be found in the URL of your LinkedIn company page)
  • Your Job Board URL Token and Job Board API Key generated in Greenhouse Recruiting