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Applink by CareerBuilder

Don’t miss out on qualified candidates. Double the amount of completed applications by integrating with CareerBuilder using Applink.  CareerBuilder Applink is a free integration service that allows you to seamlessly send applicants from CareerBuilder to your ATS or CRM system, automatically formatting application data in your system. Applink also allows for a simple, intuitive and mobile-optimized application process for job seekers that ensures you receive all of the intended applications to your job postings in your ATS or CRM system.

Integration Setup Instructions:

Step 1 (Pre-Integration Requirements)

  • Follow the “Preparing a Greenhouse ATS for a new Integration” instructions provided below

Step 2

  • Enter Integration API Credentials (previously created in Step 1) in the Integration Self-Service Portal:
  • Instructions Below:
  • From the client’s recruiter desktop >> click on the bento box >> Select Admin Tools >> Hover over Company Admin in website toolbar >> select Integration Configuration >> Select Add Configuration for the Greenhouse ATS Option >> Enter client API Credentials >> Select ‘YES’ under the ‘Activate Applink?’ question >> Click Submit 

Step 3

  • A CareerBuilder team member will complete the rest of the fulfillment and notify your CareerBuilder Sales Rep that the integration is complete 

Preparing a Greenhouse ATS for a new Integration

These are the steps to prepare a new Greenhouse ATS Integrations account

Get the Job Board API Credentials

Here are the steps to create credentials:

  1. Go to the link
  2. You can also access it from the menu bar in the Configuration optioncdc6e6c3f1773082ee5e35fefcbde6dc
  3. Then click on the Dev Center link and inside this option open the API Credentials Management.
  4. Select Create New API Key option.
  5. Provide a Description for the system using the credentials i.e: CareerBuilder ATSSync and select Job Board type and click Create.


  1. Save the credentials and send it to the CareerBuilder’s integration team.

Set the Job board token

1.    Go to the link

a.    You can also access it from the menu bar in the Configuration option

b.    Then click on Job Board and inside this option click “Create a Job Board” 


2.    Fill in the details as follows:

  • Provide Company Name and Description.
  • Set URL. This will be your board token.
  • Leave other options to its default values.

And click Create.

For instance,

Job Board Source / Tracking link:

1.    Go to again.

2.    Select Tracking Link from the menu of your Board Name.


3.    Select a source and click on “Create Link

This will give you the Tracking token.

Here “bfe2ecb61” is your tracking token.

To Receive Notifications:

  • Users can receive Notifications, when a candidate submit application on a specific or all job, or when a candidate take any action that the user is following.
  • Users can receive Notifications for a specific Job as well.

Steps to set Notification by Job:

1.    Go to link.

2.    Select Set Notifications by : job and choose a job


3.    A list will come below, select which type of notification report you want and provide users to whom it is to be sent.

Steps to set Notification by User:

1.    Go to link.

2.    Select Set Notifications by : User and choose a User.

A table will display the searched User, select for which Job and Candidate you want that user to receive notifications.


Note: The User must be created in Greenhouse with a correct email Id to receive the notifications.