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A tracking link is a unique web link that candidates can use to apply for jobs. When a candidate applies through the specific tracking link, Greenhouse Recruiting keeps track of the candidates allows you to track the success of specific recruiting sources.

See the sections below for more information:

How do tracking links work?

A tracking link is is made up of two parts. The job post url links to the overall job posting. A source token is a combination of numbers and letters at the end of your url that uniquely identifies the link.

When you create a new tracking link, Greenhouse Recruiting will automatically add a new source token to the end of your job post URL.

Example: If you create a Tracking Link for your job board URL https://example.com/jobs, Greenhouse Recruiting will add the Source Token on the end of the URL to create a link that looks like this:  https://example.com/jobs?gh_src=abc123.

Manage your custom sources

Before you can create a tracking link, the source must be defined in Greenhouse Recruiting. You can add your sources in the Configure menu.

Click here for more information.

Create a new tracking link

Click the Configure Configure.png icon and select Job Boards & Posts in the left panel. 

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Pick the job board for the job you want to track, and click the number in the Job Posts column.

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Find the job in the Job Posts table and click the ellipses icon Icon_-_White_Ellipses.png  in the Actions column. Choose Tracking Link from the dropdown menu.

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Choose the source and the user that gets credit for the application, and click Create Link.

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Greenhouse Recruiting will generate a shortened version of the tracking link, which you can copy and paste in posts on third-party job boards, social platforms, or other sources.  After the link is created, click Copy to add it to your clipboard. 

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Greenhouse Recruiting will generate a shortened version of the tracking link, which you can paste in posts on third-party job boards, social platforms, or other sources.

Additional resources

To learn more about tracking links and Sources, review the following articles: