Permissions: Basic and above who can manage ALL organization's API credentials

Product tier: Available for Expert subscription tier with HRIS Link add-on

To use HRIS Link, your organization must create a Harvest API key specifically for HRIS Link and provide the API key to your Greenhouse technical consultant.

Create a Harvest API key for HRIS Link

Note: Only users who have been granted the user-specific permission Can manage ALL organization's API credentials can generate an API key.

To create a Harvest API key for HRIS Link, click the Configure Configure icon icon on your navigation bar, then click Dev Center on the left. 

Screenshot of Dev Center button

Click API Credential Management.

Screenshot of API credential management button

Click Create New API Key.

Screenshot of Create new API key button

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

  • API Type: Harvest
  • Partner: HRIS Link
  • Description: HRIS Link Harvest API Key

Click Manage Permissions when finished.

Screenshot of Manage Permissions button

Click Copy to save your API key to your clipboard. Store the API key in a secure location, then click I have stored the API Key.

Screenshot of a copied API key

Note: You can't access the full API key again after clicking I have stored the API Key. If you lose your API key and need to access it later, you'll need to create a new API key and revoke access to the original.

Don't adjust any permissions on the next page.

Click Save.

Your Harvest API key is created and configured! Reach out to your Greenhouse technical consultant for information on how to securely share the API key.

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