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Monster is a global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and employers who need great people.

Greenhouse Recruiting's integration with Monster allows users to post jobs from Greenhouse Recruiting to Monster through a webhook. This integration also allows users to view the information in Greenhouse Recruiting for candidates who applied to jobs posted on Monster.

Create a Harvest API key for the Greenhouse Recruiting / Monster integration

To configure the Greenhouse Recruiting / Monster 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 Monster integration.


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

  • API Type: Harvest
  • Partner: Monster
  • Description: Monster Harvest API Key


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

  • Applications
    • PATCH: Update Application
  • Candidates
    • POST: Add Candidate
    • POST: Add Attachment
  • Jobs
    • GET: Retrieve Job
  • Sources
    • GET: Source List
  • Users
    • GET: List Users

Create a webhook for the Monster integration

To integrate Monster with Greenhouse Recruiting, you'll need to create a web hook. Before creating the webhook, you'll need two pieces of information:

  • Monster's Endpoint URL
  • Monster's Secret Key

To retrieve this information, share the following details with the Monster Customer Success team:

  • The Harvest API key created in the previous step
  • Greenhouse Recruiting email address

Once you have the necessary information, follow the steps in this article to create your web hook using the values below:

  • Name: A descriptive name for your integration. Most customers choose "Monster integration"
  • When:The time that the event will be sent to Monster. Select the following options for this integration:
      • Job Post Updated]
  • Endpoint URL: The Endpoint URL provided by Monster
  • Secret Key: The Secret Key provided by Monster

Create a custom job field

This portion of the configuration allows Greenhouse Recruiting users to configure which jobs should post to Monster.

Create a custom job field using the following options:

  • Field: PostJobToMonster
  • Description: Determines if the job needs to be posted to Monster
  • Type: Yes/No
  • Required: Yes

Use Greenhouse Recruiting / Monster integration

When a candidate applies to a job in Monster, Monster will add the candidate to Greenhouse Recruiting on the appropriate job. Monster will provide the following information about the candidate in Greenhouse Recruiting:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email
  • Resume

In addition to the above information, the following candidate information will be pushed to Greenhouse Recruiting based on its availability in Monster:

  • Phone number
  • Address
  • Cover letter

If you would like a job to be posted to Monster, when entering the Job Details, select "Yes" for the PostJobToMonster field.

Note: Jobs posted to Monster via Greenhouse Recruiting will inherit the job's Post Name.


Note: The Greenhouse Recruiting user whose email address is provided to the Monster Customer Success team (to retrieve the Monster Endpoint URL and Secret Key) will be used in the On-behalf-of header associated with the Harvest API key.