IBM Watson Candidate Assistant is an AI and cognitive talent management solution that engages job seekers in personalized discussions and recommends positions that fit a candidate's skills and experiences to help them find a job that they will thrive in and grow with. By building trust and confidence in their first interaction with your company, and recommending roles for job seekers that will fit their skills and experiences, costly hiring mistakes are avoided and new hires turn into valued employees who will contribute to the success of the company.

To enable the direct integration between IBM WCA and Greenhouse Recruiting, a representative from IBM will request:


Retrieve Job Board Token (required)

To retrieve a job board token, click the Configure configure.png icon in the upper right-hand corner and navigate to Job Board on the left-hand panel.


Click the ellipsis ellipsis.png inline with the name of a job board and select Edit from the dropdown menu.


Navigate down the Edit Your Job Board page to the URL field. The job board token is located here:


Share this job board token with your IBM WCA representative.


Create Source Tracking Link (optional)

To track applicants coming in from IBM Watson Candidate Assistant your organization can also provide you IBM WCA representative with a source tracking link. 

To create a source tracking link, click the Configure icon configure.png in the upper right-hand corner and select Custom Options from the left-hand panel.


From the Custom Options page, navigate to the Company Metadata header and select Sources.


Click Create New Source.


From the subsequent dialog box, select:

  • Sourcing Strategy: Third-party boards
  • Name of Source: IBM WCA

Click Create Source when finished.


Navigate back to the job board page (Configure > Job Board) and select the ellipsis ellipsis.png inline with a job board.

Select Tracking Link from the dropdown menu.



From the Get a Tracking Link dialog box, select IBM WCA from the Select a source dropdown menu.

Click Create Link


The source tracking link will populate in the provided field. Copy this link and share with your IBM representative.