Enabling and using the Syft integration

Available for User roles Super Admin, Admin, Team Member, Limited Team Member
Can only be configured by Super Admins
Packages All packages

Syft is an AI-powered candidate filtering integration with Lever that will dramatically speed up your time to hire. Readers of this article will learn the following:

Setting up the Syft integration


Access role must be Super Admin in Lever to set up the integration. You must be a team or organization with admin rights in Syft to install this integration.

Installing the Syft Chrome Extension (Super Admin Users)

Installing the Syft Integration App (Super Admin Users)

  • After signing up for a Syft account, reload Lever
  • Click the Syft button located at the bottom right hand corner
  • You will be presented a window prompting you to enable the Syft integration

Syft window in Lever

  • Log in to Lever

Lever login subwindow

  • Review the list of requested permissions; click Accept

App authorization modal between Lever and Syft

Installing the Syft Chrome Extension (End users)

The following steps can be completed after the integration has been successfully installed by a Super Admin user:

Using the Syft integration

  • You can run Syft at any time by selecting a role, and clicking the Syft logo located at the bottom right hand side of the screen
  • You will be presented with a list of all candidates in Lever, as well as Syft's filters on the left-hand side; you can enable and disable each filter as you see fit
  • If you have found a candidate that is a good fit for a role, you can use Syft's 'Find Matching' feature to find similar candidates
  • Once you have found a with which you would like to move forward, click the Tag button from the candidate detail screen on the Syft extension; the integration will add a "Syfted'' tag to the candidate opportunity in Lever, so you can quickly find them again
  • Once you've Syfted your best candidates, close the Syft extension and you will see the "Syfted" tag has automatically been applied to your list of candidates
  • From here you can use Lever to take your chosen candidate(s) through your regular recruitment processes; note that Syft only works with one role at at a time

What the integration should look like in Lever

Syft uses tags to synchronize the state of candidates you liked from within the Syft extension to Lever. Once you close Syft, the integration will apply the “Syfted” tag to your candidate opportunities, and your candidates will be filtered.

Disabling the Syft integration

  1. In Lever navigate to Settings > Integrations and API
  2. Under the 'Authorized Apps' tab, locate the Syft app 
  3. Click Revoke Access to disable the integration
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