Prospecting with Greenhouse prospecting Google Chrome plugin

Permissions: Job Admin and above who have access to CRM

Product tier: Available for all subscription tiers

Note: This version of the Greenhouse Prospecting Chrome plugin will be deprecated in the near future.

Check out the new version of the Greenhouse Recruiting Chrome extension which offers enhanced functionality and updated features: Greenhouse Recruiting Chrome extension!

The Greenhouse Prospecting Chrome plugin provides functionality to make searching Greenhouse Recruiting more efficient while prospecting. This browser plugin is installed on a per-user basis. You can read more about installing the plugin here: Install Greenhouse prospecting Chrome plugin.

Use the Greenhouse Prospecting Chrome plugin

Once the plugin is installed, click the Greenhouse icon Greenhouse Prospecting Chrome plugin icon to open the plugin, and then highlight any name or email address in your browser. The plugin searches your Greenhouse Recruiting account for potential matches and / or allows you to add them as a new prospect to a prospect pool or specific job.

Find a match

If you find a match, the plugin displays a link that directs you to the search results in Greenhouse Recruiting for that candidate's name or email address so you can decide whether they are truly a duplicate or simply another person with the same information.

Note: The Greenhouse Prospecting Chrome plugin only searches jobs and candidates you have access to based on your Greenhouse Recruiting user permission levels.

Add a prospect to Greenhouse Recruiting

If the person does not exist in your Greenhouse Recruiting account and you want to add them as a prospect, click Prefill to quickly add available personal information into the extension.

Note: Prefill can fill in only the first and last name of the person. For more information on this, check out LinkedIn's scraping software policy.

Manually enter any additional desired information into the available fields, such as current title or current company.

Screenshot of adding a prospect using the Greenhouse Prospecting Chrome plugin

If you want to add the person as a prospect for a particular department or office, or a specific job, scroll down to fill in the applicable fields.

When finished, click Add this Prospect at the bottom of the panel.

Screenshot of Add This Prospect button

Additional resources

If the Greenhouse Prospecting Chrome plugin isn't working as expected, try the following troubleshooting steps:

  • Confirm you're logged into your Greenhouse Recruiting account.
  • Quit and relaunch the Chrome browser.