SeekOut is a passive candidate sourcing tool that allows you to easily move candidate records from SeekOut into Greenhouse Recruiting. 

SeekOut’s integration with Greenhouse Recruiting allows you to export candidate data from SeekOut and turn it into Greenhouse Recruiting candidate profiles, complete with contact information and work/education history. SeekOut candidate data can be sent to Greenhouse Recruiting as prospects or they can be attached to an existing job.

Create a Harvest API key

To configure the SeekOut integration, you’ll need to create a Harvest API key.

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


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

  • API Type: Harvest
  • Partner: SeekOut or Unlisted Vendor 
  • Description: SeekOut Harvest API Key


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

  • Application
    • Patch: Update Application
  • Candidates
    • Delete: Delete Candidate
    • Get: Retrieve Candidate
    • Get: List Candidates
    • Patch: Edit Candidate
    • Post: Add Candidate
    • Post: Add Attachment
    • Post: Add Application
    • Put: Anonymize Candidate
    • Post: Add Note
    • Put: Merge two candidates
    • Post: Add Education
    • Delete: Delete Education
    • Post: Add Employment
    • Delete: Delete Employment
    • Post: Add E-mail
    • Post: Add Prospect
  • Prospect Pool
    • Get: Retrieve Prospect Pool
    • Get: List Prospect Pools
  • Sources
    • Get: List Sources
  • Tags
    • Post: Add New Candidate Tags
    • Put: Add a candidate tag
  • Jobs
    • Get: Retrieve Job
    • Get: List Jobs
  • Users
    • Get: Retrieve User
    • Get: List Users
  • Education
    • Get: Get degrees
    • Get: Get disciplines
    • Get: Get schools
  • Job Openings
    • Get: List Openings For a Job
  • Close Reasons
    • Get: Get close reasons

Create a webhook

To configure the SeekOut integration, you’ll need to create a job post deleted webhook.

Follow the steps in this article to create a job post deleted webhook using the details below:

  • Name: SeekOut Job Post Deleted
  • When: Job post deleted
  • Endpoint URL: Contact SeekOut ( for URL endpoint
  • Secret Key: Contact SeekOut ( for the secret key
  • Error recipient email: Contact SeekOut ( for the recipient email
  • Deactivated?: No

Send candidate records from SeekOut to Greenhouse Recruiting

Once the integration is configured, it's simple to move candidates from SeekOut into Greenhouse Recruiting.

From a SeekOut project, select the candidates you want to add to Greenhouse Recruiting by checking the box next to each candidate. Then click Export… and choose

Select the job and click Export.

By default, SeekOut will not export a candidate if they have already been exported from SeekOut. If you want the same candidate sent again you can check Include previously exported candidate(s).

Within a few seconds, the candidates you have sourced in SeekOut will be visible in Greenhouse Recruiting.

Additional resources

For information or troubleshooting assistance with this integration, contact SeekOut Support at