VideoCV is a talent screening automation tool for HR professionals and recruiters, providing a straightforward and highly intuitive platform to assess pre-recorded video interviews and analyze candidates.

Greenhouse Recruiting’s integration with VideoCV allows the recruiters and managers to seamlessly connect their Greenhouse dashboard to the VideoCV platform, enabling the team to access candidates’ VideoCVs effortlessly by following a unique link on candidates’ profiles.

Create a Harvest API key for the VideoCV integration

To configure the Greenhouse Recruiting / VideoCV 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 VideoCV integration.


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

  • API type: Harvest
  • Partner:VideoCV
  • Description: VideoCV Harvest API Key


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


  • GET: List Applications
  • GET: Retrieve Application


  • GET: List Candidates
  • GET: Retrieve Candidate
  • PATCH: Edit Candidate

Email Templates

  • GET: List Email Templates
  • GET: Retrieve Email Template

Job Openings

  • GET: List Job Openings

Job Stages

  • GET: List Job Stages
  • GET: List Job Stages for Job


  • GET: List Jobs
  • GET: Retrieve Job
  • GET: Hiring Team


  • GET: List Users
  • GET: Retrieve User

Your Harvest API key for the Greenhouse Recruiting / VideoCV integration is created and configured. Provide your Harvest API key to your VideoCV onboarding team so they can set up the integration.

Use the VideoCV integration with Greenhouse Recruiting

Once you have copied the Harvest API key, go to the VideoCV platform and open Settings.

Screenshot of the settings button.

In the Integrations section, paste the Harvest API key in the Greenhouse API token field. Then, click Save.

Screenshot of the integrations page.

Now the integration is complete.

Tip: While creating new job listings in Greenhouse, we recommend adding a Video Interview stage in the interview plan for more convenience.

How to create a job advertisement in VideoCV

Go to VideoCV and click Add a new job listing from your dashboard.

Screenshot of the dashboard.

Listing settings

Next, select a vacancy from Greenhouse. The job advertisement must already exist in Greenhouse Recruiting.

SCreenshot of the listings search.

Some of the fields will be auto-filled. Fill in the rest appropriate fields.

Content of the listing

There is an option to insert a company video showing your culture and inviting candidates to apply. The video can be recorded in the recording window or uploaded as a file or URL link.

Please also fill in the Job description section stating your requirements, expectations, and offerings for the candidates. You can easily write the description in the relevant field or upload the description as an image.

Team members

If you want to share the candidate notifications with your colleagues who don’t have a VideoCV account, enter their emails in the Team Members field.

Select Each candidate to share every candidate’s video the moment it becomes available, or select Daily summary to share a daily summary showing all candidates from that day.

Click Continue when done. 

Screenshot of the add team members page.

Add candidate questions

In the next section, you will add questions you want the candidates to answer.

After the questions have been added, check that the information is correct.

Click Save, then Publish when done. 

Screenshot of the save and publish button.

Send video interview invites

Click Job listings to see the new listings.

Screenshot of the job listings tab.

Next, invite the candidates to the video interview from the Greenhouse Recruiting platform.

To do this, click Send invitations to apply.

Screenshot of the send invitations to apply button.

A new window appears. You can either enter the candidate emails manually or choose the candidates from the dropdown menu.

Note: The dropdown menu only shows candidates from Greenhouse Recruiting that have not yet received a VideoCV invitation. So, feel free to choose Select all

Click Send when done.

Screenshot of the send invitations to apply box.

Click on the title to open the listing. Inside the listing, you'll see the invited candidate. This is where the candidate video will appear once the candidate has uploaded it.

Screenshot of interview rounds.

You have successfully added the job listing!

View video link in Greenhouse Recruiting

The link to the candidate’s video answers is visible under their candidate profile in Greenhouse Recruiting.

Click on the candidate, open the Details tab, and you'll see the link in the Other section.

Screenshot of the candidate's profile.

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