How do BambooHR fields get mapped in Lever?

Streamline the recruiting to HR process by allowing candidate information to flow seamlessly into BambooHR once a candidate is hired in Lever. The candidate data from Lever will dynamically populate a new BambooHR employee profile, minimizing the time spent on manual data entry.

Tip: This help article will walk you through the process of mapping your Lever data to BambooHR. For details on how the integration works and how to enable Lever's integration with BambooHR, please see this help article.

Field Mapping

Lever's native integration with BambooHR has been enhanced to pass more fields than ever before!

First Name Last Name Preferred Name
Phone Number Job Title Team
Location Department Home Address
Address 1 Address 2 City
State Zip code Country
Hire Date Pay Rate Pay Type
Job Info Effective Date Employment Status Employment Status Date

The following charts represent the fields that are supported with the standard BambooHR integration.

Please note: In order to support all data mapping options, the BambooHR integration must be authorized by a Full Admin on the BambooHR account.

Updates to these data mappings and custom fields are supported, but will require additional configuration. If you are interested in learning more, please reach out to Lever Support for more details.

Default Mapping

Lever Candidate Fields

The following candidate details will be transferred over by default (fields marked in red are required to create a new BambooHR employee profile record):

Lever Field BambooHR Field Notes
Name First Name

The first 'name' listed in Name will be used.

Ex. If Name is "Damien Hector Fernandez", then the First Name is "Damien"

Name Last Name

The last 'name' listed in Name will be used.

Ex. If Name is "Damien Espinosa Fernandez", then the Last Name is "Fernandez"

Email Home Email The first email on the candidate profile is used.
Phone Mobile Status The mobile number or if not found, the first number available is used.
- Status Set to 'Active' by default
Additional Fields Custom Please reach out to Lever Support to get these mapped.

Lever Offer Fields

If the following fields exist in the signed offer form when the candidate is hired, they will be included.

Lever Offer Field BambooHR Field Notes
Candidate name First Name Overrides Lever Candidate details
Candidate name Last Name Overrides Lever Candidate details 
Offered compensation amount Pay Rate  
Compensation Currency Pay Rate Currency  
Type of earnings  Pay Type  Acceptable values are "Year (Salary)", "Month (Salary)", and "Hour (Wage)"
Job Title Job Title Job Title must match a Job Title value in BambooHR. See below for more info.
Anticipated start date HireDate  
Anticipated start date Effective Date: Job Info  
Anticipated start date Effective Date: Employment Status  
Custom Custom Please reach out to Lever Support to get these mapped.

Lever Requisition Fields

If the following fields exist on the associated requisition for the signed offer, they will be included.

Lever Requisition Field BambooHR Field Notes
Location Location

Location must match a Location value in BambooHR. See below for more info.

Team Department Team must match a Department value in BambooHR. See below for more info.
Department Division Department must match a Division value in BambooHR. See below for more info.
Work Type Employment Status Work Status must match a Employment Status in BambooHR. See below for more info.
Custom Custom Please reach out to Lever Support to get these mapped.

Lever Profile Form Fields

If the following fields exist in a profile form titled "BambooHR New Hire" they will be included.

Lever Profile Form Field BambooHR Field Notes
First Name First Name Overrides Offer form and/or Lever Candidate details 
Last Name Last name Overrides Offer form and/or Lever Candidate details 
Preferred Name Preferred Name  
Address 1 Address 1  
Address 2 Address 2  
City City  
State State  
Zip Zip  
Country Country  
Custom Custom Please reach out to Lever Support to get these mapped.

Configuration

Setting Up the Offer and Requisition Fields

Some of the information on the offer form and requisition are transferred by default, however if you would like to customize additional fields please reach out to Lever Support for assistance with custom mappings. Additionally, you will want to read through the following help articles to learn how to prepare your Offer and Requisition data for custom mapping:

How Do I Customize the Offer Form

How do I Add Requisitions to Lever

Setting up Profile Form Fields

This optional step needs to be completed by a Lever Admin or Super Admin.

  • Navigate to the form settings page in Lever Hire
  • Add a new form titled “BambooHR New Hire”
  • Include all the fields that you would like to send to BambooHR
  • Add the form to the desired candidate profile and fill out the form

For more details on setting up a profile form and adding it to the candidate profiles see this help article.

For example, if you want to pass 'First Name', 'Last Name' and 'Preferred Name' fields you would do so by following the above steps and as shown in the screenshot below:

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Mapping Dropdown Values in BambooHR

In order to successfully create a candidate profile in BambooHR with job details, you must assure that the values in BambooHR exactly match the corresponding Lever dropdown values. These values are mapped as follows:

Lever Field BambooHR Field
Job Title Job Title
Location Location
Department Division
Team Department
Work Type Employment Status
Custom Custom
* Please reach out to Lever Support for custom field mapping
The following instructions will guide you in assuring that everything is set up correctly. Start by logging into BambooHR and clicking on the Settings icon at the top of the dashboard.
 
BHR_Settings_Icon.png
 
In the left-hand sidebar, select Employee Fields. Here you will want to assure that all of the values for Department, Division, Employment Status, Job Title and Location match exactly the values that you have configured in Lever.
BHR_Departments.png

Please note: Capitalization and special characters are important when mirroring your job values. For example, if your job location is listed in Lever as "Omaha, Nebraska - Regional Office" the location in BambooHR must be written exactly the same.

  

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