Finalist is a trusted network of companies that provide vetted candidates for jobs. If you are hiring, you have a way to take advantage of all the money and time your peers have invested in sifting through the abundance of candidates out there.

Greenhouse Recruiting's integration with Finalist allows users complete automation to leverage the Finalist service.

Create a Harvest API key for the Finalist integration

To configure the Greenhouse Recruiting / Finalist integration, you'll need to create a Harvest API key.

Follow the steps in this article to create the key, and verify that the credentials and permissions below are selected when configuring the Finalist integration.


In the Create New Credential box, make the following selections:

  • API type: Harvest
  • Partner: Finalist
  • Description: Finalist Harvest API key


Verify that the following permissions are selected for the Finalist integration:

  • Select all permissions, except for EEOC

Create a Silver Medalist rejection reason and email template

Create a rejection reason

Follow the steps in this article to create a Silver Medalist rejection reason.

In the Create a new Rejection Reason box, make the following selections:

  • Reason Type: We rejected them
  • Name of Rejection Reason: Finalist - Silver Medalist

Create a rejection email template

Next, follow the steps in this article to create a rejection email template.

Note: Contact the Finalist onboarding team to help you craft these custom email templates for rejecting a candidate, and inviting the rejected candidate to the Finalist platform.

Manage Finalist accounts, reports, and referrals

Now that the integration is set up, use the Finalist platform to see your reports on hiring and referrals.

You can also manage your account balance, withdraw the money earned, and more. Candidates that are matched to jobs using the Finalist platform will be uploaded and managed in your Greenhouse account.

Go to Sign in using either your Google, LinkedIn, or Twitter account.

Get information on your hiring on the landing page when you sign in or by clicking the Hiring menu.

The table contains the list of candidates referred by the Finalist platform. Click on a candidate to get more information about the candidate.

Click on Open Positions to see the list of open positions you have opened in Greenhouse that Finalist imported.

Get information on your referrals by clicking on Referrals menu.

The table contains the list of all candidates you referred to Finalist historically. Click on a candidate to get more information about the candidate you referred.

Click on Active Referrals to get a subset of candidates who are active and in the process of interviewing at other companies.

Get information on your account by clicking on Account menu.

Click on a transaction to see the transaction detail. Click Deposit funds to initiate money deposits to your Finalist account. Click Withdraw funds to take money out of your Finalist account.

Invite your company of recruiters and hiring managers to the hiring platform by navigating to the New Hiring Manager menu and inviting your co-workers with their company email addresses.

Receive Silver Medalist referrals from the Finalist platform in your Greenhouse account. Just sit back and relax. No action is necessary.

Finalist uploads the best match for your job openings in Greenhouse automatically. You’ll receive a notification in your email when we do.