How do I enable an integration with Slack?

 

 

Collaboration has always been at the core of hiring with Lever and with our Slack integration, it’s even easier to engage your entire team in the hiring process. Post announcements to Slack channels without leaving your workflows within Lever. Simply #mention the channel when typing a note on a candidate’s profile.

 

 

Try posting your Lever note to Slack the next time you want to:

  • Share a promising new applicant
  • Remind interviewers to leave feedback
  • Start a quick hiring huddle to determine next-steps
  • Quickly change plans while a candidate is onsite
  • Announce to the entire team when a candidate signs an offer

 

Setup couldn’t be easier. Here’s how to enable the integration in less than a minute:

  • You must be a Super Admin to enable this integration.
  • Go to Lever’s integrations settings page.
  • Authorize your Slack account and choose the channels you want to be accessible through Lever.

  • Private channels and private message groups will not appear in this list by default. To add them, please explicitly invite the Lever Slack Bot to the private channel or private message group. Here's how to do that:

 

  1. Head to the private Slack channel or private message group that you'd like added to Lever. And then invite the Lever Bot to the group by typing "/invite @lever" into the message box. Alternatively, you can @mention the bot within a message to the private channel.
  2. Then return to the Slack integration panel and hit the "Sync Slack Channels" button.
  3. The private channel will now appear in the list of available Slack Channels, and you can enable/disable them in the same way that you do for the public channels.

 

How should I use the Slack integration?
Collaborative hiring: The next time you’re writing a note, type “#” to see the list of enabled Slack channels and to select one.


Adding a note that includes a mentioned channel will post to Slack both the text of your note and a brief summary of the candidate, including a link to the profile.

Interview reminders: Never forget an upcoming interview with Lever’s Slack notifications. Easily configure interview alerts to be sent directly to your Slack account 10 minutes before an interview. Learn more about this aspect of our integration here!

 

 

Note: At this moment in time, we haven't built a way to send a direct message to one individual member of your team. Our integration works with Public Channels and Private Groups at this moment in time. 

  

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