Zinc offers automated references and background checks. Zinc helps customers put scalable checking processes in place that will give you clear candidate insights and delight your candidates.

Greenhouse Recruiting's integration with Zinc allows you to use background checks on your interview plans.

Retrieve your API key from Zinc

To retrieve your API key from Zinc, log in to your Zinc account.

From your Zinc profile, click your name at the bottom.

Click Generate API key.

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Copy the API key to enter into Greenhouse Recruiting in the next step.

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Enable the Zinc integration

Once you've received your API key, fill out the form at www.greenhouse.io/asksupport or click here to open a ticket with Greenhouse Support.

Note: Don't send the API key in this initial email. Greenhouse Support will respond with a SendSafely link for you to securely share your API key.

Once Greenhouse Support receives your API key via SendSafely, we'll email you to confirm that your API key has been set up in your account and that your integration is enabled.

Note: To verify your identity, Greenhouse Support might request you provide a support verification code before adding the API key to your organization's account.

Use the Zinc integration with Greenhouse Recruiting

Once the integration is enabled, add the Zinc background check by first navigating to a job (Jobs > Job name).

Click Job Setup > Interview Plan.

Click + Add a Stage. Select the Zinc background check from the list.

Place the stage in your interview plan at the desired step, then click Edit on the interview kit to select the correct test. Assign graders to review the assessment.

When a candidate enters the stage with a Zinc background check, your team can click Send Test. The assessment will be sent by ZInc to the candidate so they can complete the assessment on Zinc. The graders will be notified and can view a link to their submission directly from the scorecard in Greenhouse Recruiting.

Additional options

Custom branding: If you wish to add custom branding to your candidate’s journeys please contact your Zinc account manager.

Edit your reference questions: If you wish to edit the questions asked in references, you can do so from your questions page in Zinc. You can also enter company values and things you want Zinc to analyze across your checks.

Build your background check packages: If you wish to change the background checks shown in the Greenhouse Recruiting packages please contact your Zinc account manager.