Spark Hire is an easy-to-use video interviewing platform that makes the hiring process more accurate, collaborative, and enjoyable for everyone involved.

Greenhouse Recruiting's integration with Spark Hire allows your organization to add a Spark Hire video interviewing stage to your job's interview plan.

Enable the integration

Note: Anyone in your organization who wants to use this integration should retrieve their own API key from Spark Hire and enable the integration in their own Greenhouse Recruiting user account.

To enable the integration, first retrieve an API key in your Spark Hire account.

Log in to Spark Hire and click your Name > Settings on the navigation bar.

The Spark Hire platform shows Settings button highlighted on the navigation bar

Click Integrations under the User section.

Scroll to the Greenhouse banner, and click Activate Integration.

Your API key is shown on the subsequent page. Click Copy to save the API key for use in the next step.

Next, with your key copied, log in to your Greenhouse Recruiting account and click Integrations on the navigation bar.

Search for and click Spark Hire from the results.

Greenhouse Recruiting shows Spark Hire on the integrations search bar results

Click Connect.

Enter the API Key you copied from Spark Hire and click Save.

The Spark Hire integration is now enabled for you to use.

Use the integration

Add Spark Hire video interview stage to an interview plan

After the integration is enabled, you can add the Spark Hire video interview stage on your job. Learn more about adding job stages.

Configure your Spark Hire video interview

Once the stage has been added to the job, navigate to your job > Job Setup > Interview Plan > and click the Edit icon beside the Spark Hire stage.

Scroll to Spark Hire Test to Send Candidate to manage the following settings:

  • Test name
  • Type
  • Interview questions set
  • Expiration date

Next, scroll to Graders and Notifications and select at least one person to grade the interview.

When finished, click Save.

Note: Any configuration of the available assessment options, including the email template, needs to be performed in Spark Hire.

Send and review a Spark Hire video interview

When candidates are moved into the Spark Hire interview stage, you can click Send Test to send the Spark Hire assessment to your candidate.

Note: When you send a test from Greenhouse, the interview instructions are actually sent by Spark Hire.

The status of the assessment will be viewable in Greenhouse Recruiting on the candidate's profile.

After the candidate responds to the assessment, your graders will be notified by email, and the candidate's profile will indicate the status of the assessment has been updated.

Note: The status can take up to an hour to update in Greenhouse Recruiting after the candidate submits the completed assessment in Spark Hire.

From the candidate's scorecard, click the View Report link to view the submitted assessment in Spark Hire.

Additional resources

For additional information or troubleshooting not covered here, reach out to Spark Hire support.