Enabling and using the Yardstick integration

Available for Roles Super Admin, Admin, Team Member, Limited Team Member
Can only be enabled by Super Admins
Permissions • (To enable) Manage API credentials and manage integrations
• (To use) Manage profiles and view associated postings
Packages LeverTRM, LeverTRM for Enterprise

The Yardstick integration allows you to get add candidate names and resumes to Yardstick from Lever and upload Yardstick candidate scorecards to Lever. Yardstick is an Intelligent Talent Selection tool that allows growing companies to use the candidate interview process to incorporate cultural values, identify talented, diverse candidates, and raise the talent bar with structured interviews.

Setting up the Yardstick integration


You must be a team or organization with admin rights in Yardstick to install this integration.
  • In Yardstick, navigate to Organization settings. If you do not have access to it, either ask the admin in your company or reach out to Yardstick support.

Yardstick organization dashboard

  • In the integrations section, click Add ATS

Yardstick organization summary with add ats button outlined

  • Select Lever

Yardstick select integration page with Lever button outlined

  • Review the requested permissions and click Continue

Lever permissions modal showing list of permissions

  • You will be re-directed to Lever; log in with your Lever credentials
  • On the modal, review the list of requested access permissions; click Accept to authorize the integration
  • You will be be redirected back to Yardstick

Configuring the Yardstick integration 

Connect a Yardstick role to a job posting in Lever

  • Create a role in Yardstick
  • Click Import ATS Role

Yardstick create role page with import ATS role button outlined

  • Select a Job to import to Yardstick

Yardstick ATS jobs page with job and description outlined

  • The link ID identifies which Lever Job the Role is connected to

Yardstick create role page job ID outlined

  • Click Create to save the role to Yardstick

Importing a candidate from Lever to Yardstick

  • Select Import ATS Candidate

Yardstick add candidate page with import ATS candidate button outlined

  • Select which Candidate to Import

Yardstick ATS candidates page with candidate in list selected

  • Click Create to save the candidate to Yardstick

Yardstick add candidate page with candidate name field filled in

Using the Yardstick integration

Continue to use Lever to track candidates through the pipeline and schedule interviews. Use Yardstick  to build the structured interview guides and conduct interviews.A link to the Yardstick interview is on the candidate record in Lever and on the calendar invite sent to the interviewer.After t he interviews are completed in Yardstick, the feedback can be reviewed on the candidate record in Lever or on in the Debrief Meeting in Yardstick. 

Disabling the Yardstick integration

  • In Lever, navigate to Settings > Integrations and API
  • Under the 'Authorized Apps' tab locate the Yardstick app
  • Click Revoke Access to disable the integration 
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